Tbo Touch (born 4 April 1981) is a South African Hip Hop DJ, TV personality, rapper, and entrepreneur. He is best known for being the presenter on the radio program Pimp my Fridays and Rhyme and Reason on Metro FM.
He has also hosted the SABC1 music show Live. The successful television personality is notable in the South African entertainment industry.
|Other Name:||Tbo Touch|
|Born:||4 April 1981 (age 40)|
|Place of Birth:||Thokoza, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Wife • Spouse:||Nаndі Ganda (m. 2014)|
|Occupation:||Media personality • Businessman|
|Active Years:||1999 to date|
|Phone Number:||+27 72 528 8110|
Tbo Touch was born on 4 April 1981 in Sharpeville, South Africa. He was named Thabo Molefe and grew up under the care of his grandparents.
As a teenager of 15 years, he moved to Syracuse, New York in the United States of America. Bishop Robert and Majorie Jones adopted him into their family and treated him like their biological child. He always regards them as his parents.
He had his primary school education in Sharpville when he was living with his grandparents. He attended Thokoza Secondary School and moved to the U.S. at 15.
Then he was enrolled at Bishop Grimes High in the United States of America. As he studied, he developed an interest in entrepreneurship. He created an Entrepreneurs Club which earned him the Business Skills Award.
Tbo Touch was dating the multi-award-winning South African actress Thuli Thabethe. They spent six years as a couple before ending the relationship in 2010. They had a son Ruri and co-parent their child.
Later in 2014, he found love again and engaged to the model and PR Agency owner Nandi Molefe. They had planned to exchange their marriage vows in 2015.
However, the wedding did not hold and rumors had it that there was trouble. They reunited and had the wedding ceremony in 2015. He has a son with Nandi who they named Zuri.
Ever since he was a child, Tbo had always wanted to work in the media industry. After he relocated to the United States of America, he invested more to make his dreams a reality.
At 19, he interned at Def Jam Records and met with many prominent personalities. He met with Def Jam President Jay-Z and other celebrated personalities like Kelvin Liles.
He met with the then station manager at Metro FM Mr. Lesley Ntloko in 2004 in Manhattan. At the meeting, he got a job to work as the new host for Metro FM Live in New York City.
This marked the beginning of his radio career. He became in charge of the international ‘Metro FM Live’ show. He became the official face of the 3-hour show Rhyme and Reason in 2005.
In South Africa, he is the first to host four different programs including two live shows on TV. He worked for Metro FM and Touch Central.
He became the host of the Metro FM Awards consecutively for two years in 2006. He was the recipient of the 2009 Best Host by Metro FM.
He became the Chief Executive Officer of Soweto TV in 2019. Tbo became the host of the SABC3 magazine show Flash! from Season 2, in 2011.
Tbo Touch announced that he has ventured into the gin industry. The business-oriented personality spent thirteen months making the wine. He owns 48gin.
He is also a radio station owner which he established after leaving Metro FM. Tbo Touch launched the online radio station TouchHD.
He spends the money he had earned from the media industry and his business on luxury. He has a high taste and his cars confirm that he lives a lavish lifestyle.
He possesses a Mercedes-Benz G Class, Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG, and Audi R8 Spyder. His cars are worth hundreds of thousands to millions of Rand.
On social media, the businessman share posts of his lavish lifestyle. From flying in a private jet to showing off his Nike snickers to driving his cars. On his verified Instagram account, he has over 677k followers and 2979 posts.
The entertainment site Zalebs named him the second highest-earning Disk Jockey in South Africa. He was paid a salary of R200,000 per month.
According to the entertainment site, Tbo Touch has a net worth that is over $700,000.
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