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Expresso’s Katlego Maboe answers personal questions about his own money

I moved to Potchefstroom in 1989 after my parents got divorced… It was a tough upbringing…

Katlego Maboe

I’m terrible when it comes to sneakers… I’ve tried to curb it… I have about 120 pairs… I’ve got a pair of, literally, gold-plated shoes… it was for a show…

Katlego Maboe

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, Personal Edition” feature.

This week Whitfield interviewed Expresso’s Katlego Maboe.

Maboe - a multiple award winning media personality – is well-known for his wicked sense of humour and speaking fluently in Setswana, Afrikaans and English.

He is also one of acapella boy-band Flip a Coin’s lead vocalists and beat-boxers.

Maboe is a philanthropist and avid cricketer (and boxer!).

  • What does Maboe believe about money?

  • Does he spend like crazy, or save compulsively?

  • How did his childhood experiences of deprivation, or abundance, shape his views on money?

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

My first job was in primary school, working as a runner at Saddles… I was cleaning tables…

Katlego Maboe

Hopefully, pretty soon, I’ll release my first single…

Katlego Maboe

I think I’m good with money… I think of myself as being very disciplined when it comes to money…

Katlego Maboe

I save quite a lot…

Katlego Maboe

I’ve got a financial advisor who I’ve been working with for the past five years… I’m not there to nurse his ego!

Katlego Maboe

No I don’t [when asked if he drives an expensive car].

Katlego Maboe

One day you could be the hottest thing in the entertainment industry… the next you could be a pile of ash…

Katlego Maboe

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