Lerato Mbele Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, CNBC, Net Worth

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Lerato Mbele Biography

Lerato Mbele is a South African journalist and broadcaster working for the BBC. Currently, she presents Talking Business Africa for the network. Before, she presented the Africa Business Report and Newsday.

Lerato Mbele Age

Lerato is 44 years old. She was born on June 2, 1977, in South Africa.

Lerato Mbele Height

Mbele is tall in stature. Nevertheless, her height is undisclosed.

Lerato Mbele Education

Mbele graduated from the University of Cape Town and a master’s in development studies from a university in London with a bachelor’s degree in politics and international relations.

Lerato Mbele Parents

Lerato was born and grew up in South Africa. She hasn’t shared any information about her family.

Lerato Mbele Husband

Despite being a media personality, Mbele has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known whether she is married, single, or in a relationship.

Lerato Mbele CNBC

Mbele started serving for the South African Broadcasting Corporation in 1999, rising to become an anchor for its programme News at Ten.

In the year 2007 Mbele joined CNBC Africa at its launch as one of the channel’s senior business presenters. While at CNBC she hosted regular programmes on the channel in addition to coverage of many other business events, such as the World Economic Forum.


In the year 2012 Mbele joined BBC News to help launch and present Newsday on the BBC World Service along with Lawrence Pollard. The two presented from 6–8.30 am (UK time) each weekday.

Currently, she is the presenter of “Talking Business Africa” a lifestyle business show focusing on prominent entrepreneurs as well as their business mindset in the boardroom and on the factory floor, which Mbele explores alongside them for a hands-on experience.

She was also the long-standing presenter for Africa Business Report, a weekly programme that provided analyses on different sectors of the economy across African countries. It also featured leading business personalities from the African continent.

Interviews by Mbele also appear on BBC World News and on World Business Report. Mbele was named a Young Global Leader by the Switzerland-based World Economic Forum, in the cohort selected in 2014.

Lerato Mbele Net Worth

Mbele has a net worth of $300 thousand dollars and a salary of $90,502.

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