Fascinating information about Kaizer Motaung's net worth, house, cars, age, and wife

Fascinating information about Kaizer Motaung's net worth, house, cars, age, and wife

Kenneth Mwenda
updated at April 22, 2024 at 8:39 AM

What is Kaizer Motaung's net worth? Did you know his son Kaizer Motaung Junior was also a footballer? The 77-year-old played for North America's side Atlanta Chiefs until 1970, when he returned to form Kaizer Chiefs. The club's name was derived from his name and that of North America's side, Atlanta Chiefs. Join us as we unfold his fascinating facts.

Fascinating information about Kaizer Motaung's net worth, house, cars, age, and wife
Kaizer Motaung. Photo: @Masandawana
Source: Twitter

He is the owner of the Kaizer Chiefs (Amakhosi) and a retired player for the South African national team. He is presently the club's Chairman and Managing Director.

Profile summary

  • Full Name: Kaizer Motaung
  • Date of Birth: 16 October 1944 (77 years old as of 2022)
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Nationality: South African
  • Net worth: $40 million
  • Place of birth: Soweto, South Africa
  • Spouse: Valeta Motaung
  • Children: 5
  • Twitter: N/A
  • Instagram: N/A
  • Facebook: N/A

Kaizer Motaung's net worth

Kaizer Motaung is reported to be worth $40 million. He was appointed as a non-executive director to the board of Primedia Limited in February 2005. Primedia, South Africa's largest private media holding firm, owns 40% of Kaizer Chiefs.

He has also been on the boards of several other firms, including Royal Beechnut, Simba, New Age Beverages, and Get Ahead. According to reports, the South African has been involved in over 30 firms, with over 14 of them continuing in operation.

Kaizer Motaung's house

The former footballer has an excellent lounge within Naturena's Chiefs Village. Other than the family home in Phefeni, Soweto, there hasn't been much information on the number of residences he owns.

Kaizer Motaung's age

The legendary and former South African footballer was born in the Orlando East neighborhood of Soweto in 1944. At the age of 16, he made his professional debut for the Orlando Pirates FC. 16th October is Kaizer Motaung's birthday.

Kaizer Motaung's cars

The renowned businessman owns a large number of automobiles. Toyota provided him with 20 automobiles as part of his team's cooperation with the automaker. There isn't much information regarding his cars, but given his riches, it is reasonable to presume he can afford just about any car he wants.

Who are his family members?

Fascinating information about Kaizer Motaung's wife and family.
Kaizer Motaung and part of his family. Photo: @kaizerm_jr
Source: Twitter

According to South African publications, his wife's name is Valeta, and the couple has both children and grandchildren. Kaizer Motaung's family currently consists of four sons and two daughters.

Kaizer Motaung's businesses

He is also regarded as one of South Africa's most successful people in business, having interests beyond sport. Kaimot Investments (PTY) LTD and Kaizer Investment Holdings Limited are two of his well-known businesses.

KMS Marketing and Promotions, Technology and Publishing companies, Chiefs Village, and Connectivity Partners are some of the firms controlled by the multi-millionaire. Amakhosi Stadium, South African 2010 Bid Company, and ZOK Cellular are among his defunct firms.

Kaizer Motaung's educational background

In 1968, he won trials to join the Atlanta Chiefs, a newly formed club in the North American Soccer League (NASL) in the United States. The trials were held in Zambia.

According to multiple sources, he breezed through the tryouts and made his Atlanta Chiefs appearance as a substitute in a friendly against Manchester City of England, scoring twice. As a result, the South African was named NASL Rookie of the Year at the end of that season. The Atlanta Chiefs won the championship that year.

The the former soccer star returned to South Africa in 1970 to form the Kaizer Chiefs. The name Kaizer Chiefs was drawn from his name as well as from the name Atlanta Chiefs. He later returned to North America in 1975 to play with the Denver Dynamos for two seasons.

Social media presence

There are no clear sources about the 77-year-old's social media accounts. However, his son, Kaizer Motaung Jr, is a great lover of social media. He has quite the following on Instagram and Twitter. He was also a footballer but retired to join Kaizer Chiefs as the sporting director. He is also the CEO of Kaizer Motaung Jr Foundation.

Kaizer Motaung's net worth has much been boosted by his desire and investment in football, and his exploits off the pitch. He is considered one of the founders of South African football.

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Kenneth Mwenda is a business and sports writer with over five years of experience. At Sportsbrief, he contributes to writing biographies and listicles.