Patrice Motsepe is set to be installed as the new African Football head, who has the backing of FIFA president Gianni Infantino to take over CAF leadership from Ahmad Ahmad. Many readers requested to know about his wife, and our editor looked that up and found out that Precious Moloi-Motsepe is his wife.
With the ban of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) chair by FIFA, an election to determine the new CAF head is looming and South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe has announced his bid to run for the post. This move has been backed by FIFA president Gianni, as he looks the best placed candidate for the seat.
WHO IS PRECIOUS MOLOI-MOTSEPE?
Precious Moloi-Motsepe is a South African fashion entrepreneur and a philanthropist of Tswana descent. Her company ran the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Dr. Moloi-Motsepe is a passionate advocate for women’s rights, and promotes initiatives aimed at achieving economic, political, and social equality.
In addition to that, Precious is also the legal wife to South African Billionaire and club owner Patrice Motsepe.
PRECIOUS MOTSEPE AGE AND BIRTHPLACE
Moloi-Motsepe Precious was born on 2nd August 1964 in Soweto, South Africa. Her parents names are not well known owing to her decision to keep her life private. however, trusted sources relay information that her father was a teacher while her mother was a nurse. Precious is 56 years old as at 2021.
Moloi-Motsepe was brought up in Soweto. She attended Wits University from 1982 to 1987 (MBBCh degree) and became a hospital physician and general practitioner. In 1993 she opened a women’s health clinic in Johannesburg.
In 1989, she married her current husband Patrice Motsepe, a lawyer who was also brought up in Soweto.
Forbes Magazine estimated her family’s wealth at $2.5 billion and noted that they were South Africa’s wealthiest black couple. They have said that they intend to donate half their wealth to charity and that they are the first couple from Africa to make such a pledge.
PRECIOUS MOLOI-MOTSEPE CAREER
Precious is a businesswoman and philanthropist who started her career in medicine. Dr Moloi-Motsepe is a passionate advocate for women’s rights, and promotes initiatives aimed at achieving economic, political, and social equality.