Who is Bob Mabena? Bob Mabena Wiki
Bob Mabena is a famous South African DJ and host for radio and TV. He was born in 1969 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is the owner of the Bob K. Mabena Foundation which promoted country education. He has worked with Metro FM, Highveld Stereo, Khaya FM, and other prominent media houses for more than thirty years of his career. The celebrity suffers from a chronic disease that its lifestyle induced.
His grandmother raised him because when he was 11 years old he lost his mother. This year the Bob Mabena age will be 51. He won a contract in 2010, to host a music show on e.tv called Unplugged Joy of Jazz.
Bob Mabena Age
He was 51 years old.
Bob Mabena Career
He started his career in Radio Bop in Bophuthatswana in 1989, where he hosted afternoon and morning concerts. He also went on TV in the three years he spent in the North West. He went to music on Bop TV. Koos Radebe, the manager of Radio Metro station, offered him a position at the national radio station where he presented a number of TV shows including Pick a Tune and Studio Mix. He relocated as a mid-morning host to 94.7 in 1996 and joined the management team as well.
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In 1999 Kaya FM employed him as program manager and presenter of a morning show. He was promoted to the position of a Group level Primedia Business Development Manager, a position he held for two and a half years. He worked as the executive manager of commercial radio stations for SABC from 2007 to 2009, where he was placed in charge of Metro FM, 5FM, and GoodHope FM. Bob returned to Kaya FM as a breakfast show presenter and was entrusted with overseeing Gagasi FM and Heart FM as MRC Radio’s director.
Bob Mabena Wife & Children
Bob Mabena’s wife’s name is Eucharist Hadebe. In 2015 the couple got married. They gave birth to a boy in 2016. He has six children more from past love affairs, the Gossips have it. The first wife of Bob Mabena Zandile Nzalo is a television presenter and businesswoman, and they have a child. In 2013, in the presence of Bob, Nzalo fought the Eucharist.
The incident happened in Fourways, Johannesburg, a restaurant in Pallazzo, when Nzalo claimed that the Eucharist had stolen its men. The women traveled to courts in the face of assault and harassment.
Bob Mabena Death Cause
The 51-year-old has hosted some of the biggest radio shows in South Africa, with a career spanning more than 31 years. Given confirmed on-air. But the circumstances of his death are still not known.
It is true that our brother, our colleague, the legend Bob Mabena passed away this afternoon
So sad for your loss Ntando. Your experience is almost the same with my grandmother this past week. She contracted Covid in a hospital whilst going in for a lung infection. Within 3 days, she was gone. The hospitals aren’t ready https://t.co/xtu84i6NqJ
— Bob “The Jammer”Mabena (@mabena_bob) June 28, 2020
Radio legend and personality Bob Mabena has passed away 💔 He has paved the way for many radio enthusiasts and his voice will be sorely missed on the airwaves 📻
Rest in peace 🕊 pic.twitter.com/TxrLXoiqHe
— UJFM #ShapingTheFuture (@ujfm) August 10, 2020
— MoAfrika Matlala (@tokollom) August 10, 2020
Hard to believe. You did radio with passion and joy. Pure radio talent. A Star. You set the bar, showed how it’s done. You defined & shaped it for years to come. You loved it & it loved you back like crazy. A radio legend has fallen.
Moya wa hao o robale ka khotso #RIPBobMabena
— Azania (@Azania_) August 10, 2020
— Tiddo (@Tiddom) August 10, 2020