Make Money Mondays

John Robbie answers exceedingly personal questions about money

I’m a pensioner!

John Robbie

My biggest money mistake ever was investing in an Irish pub.

John Robbie

You can only sleep in one bed at night, no matter how wealthy you are!

John Robbie

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week Whitfield interviewed John Robbie.

Robbie - a former Ireland international rugby player – is probably most well-known as a presenter on 702.

But what does he believe about money?

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

I’m a very lazy person. I can’t do something I’m not passionate about!

John Robbie

I grew up in a middleclass family.

John Robbie

My parents never really cared about money.

John Robbie

When I was 8 I was paid 25 pounds for playing in an advertisement.

John Robbie

It was more than love… rugby was a total and utter obsession!

John Robbie

I got R1000 per game, tax free! I thought I had died and gone to heaven!

John Robbie

Louis Luyt became paranoid when he found success… the same kind of personality than Hitler… He always had a self-destruct button…

John Robbie

Click here (then “like” the page) to follow Bruce on Facebook.

Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.

Subscribe to our Business Wrap Newsletter


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Thapelo Mokoena (Quinn) talks about money and literally being born under a tree

Thapelo Mokoena (Quinn) talks about money and literally being born under a tree

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Mokoena about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

I see money as energy – David Scott, The Kiffness

I see money as energy – David Scott, The Kiffness

The new billionaire is not the person with a billion rand, but the person who can touch a billion people’s lives, says Scott.

'All South Africans who can, must give. It’s our responsibility and privilege'

'All South Africans who can, must give. It’s our responsibility and privilege'

Bruce Whitfield interviews former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers about his attitude to money and beliefs about it.

'I want to ensure my money delivers change to as many people as possible'

'I want to ensure my money delivers change to as many people as possible'

Black Business Council president Sandile Zungu on his attitude toward money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

'We discuss stocks and options with our children at the dinner table'

'We discuss stocks and options with our children at the dinner table'

Bruce Whitfield interviews Basetsana Kumalo about her attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

John Berks ("the least amiable man on radio") hilariously opens up about money

John Berks ("the least amiable man on radio") hilariously opens up about money

What does 702’s former Breakfast Show host John Berks believe, hope for and fear about money? Does he have, and want, lots of it?

Popular articles
[UPDATE] No fatalities in N1 north bus fire

[UPDATE] No fatalities in N1 north bus fire

Passengers and JMPD give details of what led to the fire on the bus.

[VIDEO] Real estate company surprises employees with R740,000 bonus each

[VIDEO] Real estate company surprises employees with R740,000 bonus each

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[VIDEO] Dad accidentally dunking baby in 20-inch snow goes viral

[VIDEO] Dad accidentally dunking baby in 20-inch snow goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook videos that have gone viral.

[WATCH] Baby saved from falling off counter while mom shops for a gun goes viral

[WATCH] Baby saved from falling off counter while mom shops for a gun goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

'Centurion was built in a floodplain, that's the problem,' says environmentalist

'Centurion was built in a floodplain, that's the problem,' says environmentalist

Water and Environment specialist Professor Anthony Turton says Centurion Lake has always been a controversial development.

[WATCH] Woman sharing her most embarrassing moment at parking lot goes viral

[WATCH] Woman sharing her most embarrassing moment at parking lot goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[VIDEO] Good Samaritan convincing guy not to jump off Brooklyn bridge goes viral

[VIDEO] Good Samaritan convincing guy not to jump off Brooklyn bridge goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Did you know? SA exports electricity to seven countries in Southern Africa

Did you know? SA exports electricity to seven countries in Southern Africa

Senior Researcher at Africa Check Kate Wilkinson shares their latest from their fact-finding missions.