Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife Mpho: bio, net worth, divorce

Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife Mpho: bio, net worth, divorce

Kevin Omuya, Jackline Wangare
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:59 PM

Mpho Maboi is a renowned South African radio presenter. She is best known for her work at SABC1, where she hosts a show that deals with all SAFA (South African Football Association) matters, including team news, coaches, referees, and players. Besides her career, Mpho is also famed for being Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife.

Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife's salary
Mpho Maboi in the field. Photo: @mphomaboi_ (modified by author)
Source: UGC

Reneilwe 'Yeye' Letsholonyane is a South African retired professional soccer player who played as a midfielder. At the peak of his career, he was one of the most prolific South African footballers.

Profile summary

Full name

Mpho Maboi



Date of birth

September 22, 1980


42 years (as of 2022)

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Place of birth

Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Current residence

Johannesburg, South Africa


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Reneilwe 'Yeye' Letsholonyane




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Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife's biography

How old is Maboi? Mpho was born on September 22, 1980, in Benoni, Gauteng, making her 42 years old as of 2022. Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife's age has often been the subject of public debate since she is marginally older than her husband. She attended Wordsworth High School and later enrolled at the University of Johannesburg.

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After completing her high school education, Mpho and her family moved to Daveyton, West of Johannesburg. Her first job after finishing her university studies was at YFM. She was hired as a disk jockey and hosted shows alongside the hugely popular DJ Fresh.

After working at YFM for a while, she left and joined Supersport, then Metro FM. Mpho currently works as a presenter at SABC and Metro FM.

What is Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife's salary?

Mpho Letsholonyane
Mpho enjoying the outdoors. Photo: @mphomaboi_ (modified by author)
Source: UGC

There is barely any information on how much the former footballer's wife makes from her career in the media industry. Reneilwe, on the other hand, earned quite a fortune from his career as a footballer and allegedly has a current net worth of about $1.7 million, according to Allfamousbirthday.

Is Mpho Maboi married?

Yes, the radio presenter is married to Reneilwe Letsholonyane, a former South African footballer. The two got married in a traditional ceremony in 2018. Reneilwe Letsholonyane and his wife have since been blessed with two children. Their children are Keneilwe Letsholonyane and Thato Letsholonyane.

Shortly after her wedding, Mpho was given a traditional name by her husband's family, in line with the local culture.

Did Mpho Maboi divorce her husband?

The renowned radio presenter recently had her fans talking when she reverted to her maiden name on social media. For several years, she had used the name Mpho Letsholonyane. She changed her name to Mpho Maboi on Instagram, fueling speculation that she and her husband were divorcing.

However, the divorce rumours turned out to be untrue. Speaking about it, Mpho asked the blogger who had started the rumours to post something true, like her getting back on radio after a brief break.

Interesting facts

Here are some interesting details about Mpho.

  • She loves cars and currently drives a BMW.
  • She once worked as a sports blogger.
  • Her love for football was hugely influenced by her father.

How many children does Reneilwe Letsholonyane have?

Reneilwe and his wife have two kids together, Keneilwe and Thato.

Is Reneilwe Letsholonyane still alive?

Yes, he is. He is currently the head coach for a small football team known as Pimville Young Stars.

How old is Yeye Letsholonyane?

He was born on June 9, 1982, making him 40 years old as of 2022.

What is Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife's name?

The former footballer's wife is known as Mpho Maboi.

Reneilwe Letsholonyane's wife is an accomplished radio presenter. She rose to fame following her role in SABC1's sports show as well as her brief stint as a radio DJ. Mpho became even more famous when she married the renowned former Mzansi footballer Reneilwe Letsholonyane.

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