Samkele Maseko – Biography, Age, Salary, Wife, eNCA, Twitter and Net Worth

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Samkele Maseko (born 30 September 1978) is a South African journalist popularly known as the “Lion of The Media.” Maseko is controversial as a result of the way he handles his journalistic work. Samkele has been in the Broadcasting industry for many years while contributing significantly to Journalism as a profession in South Africa. He specializes in politics, socio-politics, and various topics that add value to humanity.

Samkele Maseko

Samkele Maseko Biography

Maseko was born on the 30th of September 1978 to a black family in South Africa and is thought to have been conceived during the Apartheid Era in South Africa. Samkele’s lifestyle has been quite discrete, which could be a result of the technicality of conducting his investigative journalism. Maseko’s writing talent started in high school when he used to write for his class. He gained much love, and he has made a name for himself through writing and reporting. Maseko is considered one of the best professionals in South Africa.

Samkele Maseko comes from a family that supports education which helped him become a journalist. Maseko studied Broadcast Journalism between 2012 to 2014. He obtained a diploma before enrolling for a Bachelor of Technology (BTech) from the Durban University of Technology. Furthermore, he is known to be furthering his education through online classes from diverse institutions worldwide.


Maseko, popularly known as “The Lion of The Media,” is a notable journalist in South Africa. He started his broadcasting career at eNCA, where he worked for some years as a Tv news broadcaster. Maseko was a political reporter but later resigned in December 2019. Currently, he works as a journalist with SABC, which he joined and was announced on the 2nd of January 2020.

Samkele Maseko Age

He is currently 43 years of age as of 2022.


Although, we have no details on this information he still remains one of the highest-paid South African journalists.


Not so much is known about his wife but according to information obtained by Nerdville’s Lethabo Ndlovu, he has two (2) children.

Social Media

You can connect with him via his social media channels.


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Net Worth

Nerdville estimates his net worth to be between R4 million to R8 million.


Lethabo Ndlovu

Lethabo Ndlovu is a KwaZulu-Natal-born writer. He is the Editor-in-Chief at Nerdville. Ndlovu is happily married to Sarah Ndlovu with children and they both live in Johannesburg South Africa. His interests include football, writing, and trying to make himself better by reading.

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