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Who is Mark Mathabane? Wiki, Biography, Age, Spouse, Net Worth

Mark Mathabane Wiki – Mark Mathabane Biography

Mark Mathabane is a well-known celebrity from South Africa. So let’s check out Mark Mathabane’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details. Mark Mathabane was born in the Alexandra, Transvaal, South Africa

in 1960.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

So first, let’s take a look at some personal details of Mark, like name, nickname, and profession.

Real Name Mark Mathabane
Nickname Mark
Profession Athlete

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Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

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This section will get Mark’s age, birthday, religion, hometown, food habits, and birthplace details.

Age (2021) 61 Years
Birthplace Transvaal
Date Of Birth 18 October 1960
Sunsign Libra
Hometown Transvaal
Food Habits Not Available
Nationality South African

Mark Mathabane was born on 18 October 1960 in Transvaal. Mark age is 61 years as of in 2021 and his birthplace is Transvaal.
Currently, He is living in Transvaal, and working as Athlete.
By nationality, He is South African, and currently, his food habit is mix vegetarian & non-vegetarian.
He also worships all the Gods and goddesses and also celebrates all the festivals.
His hobby is acting. He loves doing acting in movies and shows.

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

Mark’s height is Not Available tall and he looks tall when standing with his friends. Though he is a little tall as compared to his friends still he manages to maintain his weight.
His weight is around Not Available and he always exercises to maintain that. He loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that.
According to Mark, you must have to do exercise regularly to stay fit. his body measurements are not available currently, but we will update them very soon.

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Mark Mathabane Spouse, Wife, , Personal Life

Parent Not Available
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Brother Not Available
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Marital Status Married
Wife Gail Ernsberger
Girlfriend Update Soon
Children 1

Mark’s father’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Mark Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Mark’s mother’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Mark Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Also, we have no idea about his brother and sister, and we don’t know their names either.
But we are trying hard to collect all the information about Mark and will update you soon.
his Girlfriend’s name is Not Available. They are in relation from previous few years of strong relationship. We have no information about Mark’s Girlfriend.
But we are sure that Mark is Married and his Wife’s name is Gail Ernsberger. Now, his relationship is perfect. We have no more information about his Wife.
Also, we have no information about his son and daughter. We can’t say their name. If you know some information, please comment below.

Mark Mathabane Net Worth

The Mark Mathabane Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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Fast Facts You Need To Know


Mathabane’s latest work of fiction, The Proud Liberal, was published in 2010. The Proud Liberal is a modern-day thriller, which deals with controversial issues such as terrorism, racism, and intolerance in America.


In 2000, Mathabane established a non-profit organisation which he named after his mother Magdalene. As stated on Mathabane’s website, the fund’s mission is to: “create hope in an impoverished, bleak part of the world by providing scholarships, books, uniforms and school supplies for needy children attending Bovet Primary School in Alexandra Township, South Africa.”

Miriam’s Song was published in 2000, and was nominated for the Alan Paton Award. Miriam’s Song is a true account of the struggles of Mathabane’s sister Miriam in apartheid South Africa.


In 1999, Mathabane wrote his first novel Ubuntu. Ubuntu is a fictional thriller of a human rights lawyer in post-apartheid South Africa.


African Women: Three Generations was Mathabane’s fourth book, published in 1994. African Women tells the true story of the struggles of Mathabane’s grandmother, mother, and sister in South Africa.


Mathabane had his first visit to the White House in 1993 after being invited by President Bill Clinton, who had read Kaffir Boy. From 1992–1993, Mathabane served as a White House Fellow under US President Bill Clinton, and assisted him with his educational policies. Mathabane has written articles for some print sources. He has also been a guest on several different TV and radio shows, and is also a well-known speaker. Mathabane and his wife, Gail (née Ernsberger), their three children (Bianca, b. 1989, Nathan b. 1991 and Stanley b. 1994), and his extended family lived in North Carolina. They relocated to Portland, Oregon in 2004, where he was formerly director of multicultural education at Catlin Gabel School.


In 1992, Mathabane coauthored his third book, Love in Black and White: The Triumph of Love over Prejudice and Taboo, with his wife Gail. Love in Black and White examined Mark and Gail’s interracial relationship, and the obstacles that they faced.


Mathabane’s second book Kaffir Boy in America: An Encounter with Apartheid was also his second autobiography, and was published in 1989. Kaffir Boy in America picked up where Kaffir Boy had left off and followed Mathabane’s early life in America.


Mathabane wrote his autobiography, Kaffir Boy, in 1986. Kaffir Boy illustrated his prior life in apartheid South Africa, and became a national best-seller. After reading Kaffir Boy, Oprah Winfrey invited Mathabane to appear on her show. Mathabane went on to write several other literary works. (See LITERARY WORKS section.)

Mathabane’s first book was Kaffir Boy: the True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa, which was published in 1986, is an autobiography of his early life in apartheid South Africa. This book was listed as number one on the Washington Post’s best-sellers list, and as number three on the New York Times best-seller list. Kaffir Boy has also won a Christopher Award, has been translated into several different languages, and is also used in many American classrooms.


While attending Dowling College Mathabane became the first Black editor of the school magazine. He graduated Dowling College cum laude with a degree in Economics in 1983. Mathabane also pursued graduate level studies at Poynter Institute and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.


Mathabane was faced with a whole new world in America. Even though he had escaped apartheid from South Africa, racial discrimination and prejudice still existed in America. Mathabane attended Limestone College in 1978 and then moved to Saint Louis University in 1979. Following that, Mathabane attended Quincy College in 1981 and then moved to Dowling College.


1972 Wimbledon tennis star Stan Smith, was a key element in helping Mathabane obtain a tennis scholarship to the United States. Mathabane met Smith in 1977 at the South African Championship tennis tournament in Johannesburg. In 1978, with the aid of Smith, Mathabane moved to the United States and started attending Limestone College in South Carolina.


Mark Mathabane (born Johannes Mathabane, 18 October 1960) is a South African author, lecturer, and a former collegiate tennis player and college professor.