Who is Walter Mokoena? Pearl Thusi’s ex-husband Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Daughter, Job

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Walter Mokoena (born January 20, 1978) is a highly skilled South African news anchor, journalist, and former soccer talk show host. 

He has garnered widespread popularity for his in-depth understanding of football dynamics. Renowned for covering live matches and sharing his opinions on various sports issues, Walter Mokoena surprises many admirers by leading a private life away from the public eye. 

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Walter Mokoena
Born: 20 January 1978 (age 46 years old)
Place of Birth: Carolina, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Education: Catholic University of Paris, University of Johannesburg
Height: 1.61 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Mokoena
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Nosizwe Zuma (m. 2016), Pearl Thusi (div.)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Thandolwethu Mokoena
Occupation: Journalist • News Anchor
Net Worth: $500,000 (USD)

Early Life & Education

Born on January 20, 1978, in Carolina, South Africa, Walter Mokoena, a notable media personality, has always maintained a discreet stance regarding his family during public appearances.

As a student at Mphanama Comprehensive High SchoolMokoena‘s leadership skills were evident when he was elected president of the Student Representative Council (SRC) at 16. 

Following his high school graduation in 1996, he embarked on a journey of academic pursuit. Walter Mokoena‘s educational path led him to study transitional justice at the Catholic University of Paris and later at the University of Johannesburg. Ultimately, he successfully earned a degree in policy and African studies.


In 1998, Walter Mokoena embarked on his radio career with a position at Heart FM, simultaneously freelancing as a soccer correspondent for the City Press newspaper. This marked the inception of a distinguished career that has elevated him to a respected status in the media industry.

As an accomplished sports anchor, Mokoena initiated his journey at Kaya FM in August 1998. His talents were soon acknowledged, leading to his becoming the anchor for SABC’s “Mabaleng” in 2000. This pivotal opportunity in Saturday afternoon prime-time sports broadcasting became a cornerstone in establishing him as a prominent figure in the field.

A major milestone occurred in 2010 when Walter Mokoena was chosen to present at the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, catapulting him to international recognition. This exposure extended to his involvement in covering the Athens Olympics. After this global stint, Mokoena returned to South Africa in 2015, continuing his work as a football anchor. His impressive achievements and widespread recognition underscore a successful and impactful career.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Walter Mokoena (@waltermokoena)
  • Twitter handle: Walter mokoena (@waltermokoena)

Personal Life

Pearl Thusi, a renowned South African actress and television personality, was previously married to Walter Mokoena, a 46-year-old sports anchor known for his marriage to Nosizwe Zuma, one of President Jacob Zuma‘s daughters.

Walter Mokoena is also the proud father of Thandolwethu Mokoena, who happens to be Pearl Thusi‘s only daughter. Despite the conclusion of their past relationship, Pearl and Walter maintain a steadfast commitment to co-parenting their cherished child.

Net Worth

It has been estimated that Walter Mokoena‘s net worth is approximately $500,000. This suggests that he has accumulated considerable wealth throughout his career. It is unclear how he acquired this fortune, but it could be attributed to his various professional pursuits and successful ventures. 

Walter Mokoena may be considered financially stable and well-off compared to many individuals in society, given the substantial figure associated with his net worth.

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