Lindiwe Dube (born May 17, 1989) is an award-winning South African female sports journalist, presenter, and sportscaster. She is best known for working with SuperSport.
In 2012, during the African Cup of Nations, Dube quit her job to pursue a career in journalism. On Sunday 19 May 2019, she was named one of the three recipients of the Chairman’s Awards at the PSL Awards.
|Full Name:||Lindiwe Dube|
|Born:||17 May 1989 (age 33 years)|
|Place of Birth:||Daveyton, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Alma mater:||Imagination Lab|
|Occupation:||Sports Presenter • Sportscaster|
|Husband • Spouse:||Sibusiso Nxumalo (m. 2022)|
|Net Worth:||US$1 million|
Lindiwe Dube was born on May 17, 1989, in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng. Her mother Mukile Dube single-handedly raised her and her three siblings.
Growing up wasn’t easy for her family, she spent all her life in her informal settlement without a television. Her mother made sure that she had basic formal education. She was influenced by the soccer field eGroundini close to her home.
On weekends, Dube would go to games and competitions on the field. The feisty sportscaster refused to be defined by the poverty she was born into.
Lindiwe Dube did a one-year program in advertising at the Imagination Lab and graduated in 2018. She tried applying to the YFM internship initiative YFM but failed twice. The third attempt was successful, she learned the basics of broadcasting.
Dube worked in sales as a receptionist but quit the job after two years. In 2012, during the African Cup of Nation, she decided to pursue a career in journalism. After watching the AFCON final match, she knew that she wanted to do broadcasting.
Power FM offered her a job but saw a better opportunity in a post about SuperSport MultiChoice Diski Challenge looking for presenters. She entered the challenge and made it to the finals, her knowledge of sport placed her on top of hundreds of hopefuls.
Lindiwe declined her work at Power FM moving from radio to television. She was announced among the recipients of the Chairman’s Awards at the PSL Awards, which carries an R250,000 prize.
Lindiwe Dube got married to her partner Sibusiso Nxumalo on Thursday 10 March 2022. The duo had a beautiful white wedding ceremony
Sultry Supersport presenter Lindiwe Dube was engaged to her partner Sibusiso Nxumalo. Her fiancé proposed on Thursday 28 October 2021, at the top of the range Nambithi Hills in the KwaZulu-Natal. Her partner is believed to be a pilot.
Lindiwe recently built her mother a seven-room house. Growing up, she was a tomboy but her looks now are more girlie. In August 2016, she bought her first car.
The sultry sportscaster is on many social media platforms. She posts pictures about work, love life, and other moments. Lindiwe now mentors girls always reminding them that they can be anything they want to be.
Lindiwe Dube is estimated to have a net worth of US$1 million. She has worked for years as a sportscaster.
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