Tumi Makgabo Biography
Tumi Makgabo is a recognized South African broadcaster who from 2000 to 2005 was the recent affairs anchor at Cable News Network (CNN) International and presenter of its Inside Africa program interviewing George W. Bush and other high profile people. She showed up on talk shows for M-Net from 2006 and is presently hosting a talk show called ‘Talk with Tumi Makgabo’ in 2019.
Tumi Makgabo Age, Birthday
Makgabo was born in South Africa in 1974. Her age is nevertheless estimated to be around 48 years as of 2022. She celebrates her childbirth every year though she has disclosed the month and the date. Moreover, her zodiac sign is not accessible.
Tumi Makgabo Husband
Tumi Makgabo Education
After matriculating from high school, Tumi went on and attended the University of South Africa earning a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
Tumi Makgabo Parents
She was brought into this world and grew up by her loving mom and dad in South Africa. Tumi likes to keep her personal life from the media outlets as has not disclosed any information about her parents or siblings. Nevertheless, updates will be out following the ongoing research.
Tumi Makgabo Wikipedia/Career
Makgabo has been a broadcaster for more than ten years both in South Africa and co-producer and as an anchor of ‘Inside Africa’ at the global news network CNN International’s headquarters in Atlanta, US. In 2006, she began her production company, ‘Tumi & Co.’, which produced ‘Talk with Tumi Makgabo’ for M-Net and carried on to produce long-form and documentary content for broadcast and in-house use.
Before landing CNN, Tumi reported NewsHour, the current affairs program, and news at SABC 3. She also presented a current affairs program for SABC Radio and anchored the channel’s prime-time evening news.
Her firm also runs media skills development programs for associations as well as individuals. In early 2008, Makgabo was the International Affairs, spokesperson, and Communications Manager for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa. In the same year, Tumi was selected to join the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders. Makgabo has also operated as a commentator and speaker on broadcasting and media in Africa for global organizations including the United Nations Development Fund, The World Economic Forum, the European Commission, Kofi Annan’s Association for a Green Revolution in Africa, and the IUCN.
Tumi Makgabo Awards
Makgabo holds multiple board positions such as South African Tourism, Sun International and is a newly appointed member of the Global Agenda Council on the Gender Gap. In acknowledgment of her work in broadcasting, Makgabo is a receiver of an Eagle Award, a Rapport City Press Prestige Award, a DuPont Award as well as the African People’s Intercontinental Broadcaster of the Year Award in the company of others. Makgabo is part of the director at Foschini Group (TFG).
Tumi Makgabo Height, Weight
She appears to be quite tall in stature in her images. Tumi stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 6 inches equaling 1.68 meters.
Tumi Makgabo Salary
Makgabo holds an estimated yearly salary ranging between $ 89,050 to $180,180.
Tumi Makgabo Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of more than 2 million. Nevertheless, her professional occupation as a journalist is her main source of income.
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