Tbo Touch's Net, Career, Businesses, House, And Cars

Is he the highest paid radio personality?

By  | Dec 21, 2022, 10:30 AM  | Tbo Touch  | Top of The

Tbo Touch
Thabo Molefe better known by his stage name- Tbo Touch is a South African DJ, rapper and businessman who has been in the industry since the early 2000s and has established himself as not just one of the most renowned radio personalities but also one of the highest paid.

Here is a look at Tbo Touch’s net worth, his career and businesses which have helped him grow his wealth, as well as his house and cars.

What is Tbo Touch’s net worth?

According to several online sources, Tbo Touch’s net worth is estimated at about $700,000 which is roughly equivalent to around R 12 million.

Tbo Touch’s career

Tbo Touch, source: Facebook

Tbo Touch’s net worth has mostly been built from his successful career in the entertainment industry.

He kick started his career after moving to the USA where he landed an internship at Def Jam Recordings when he was 19 years old. The internship provided an opportunity for him to meet some big names in the industry including Jay Z.

In 2004 and while still in the US, Tbo Touch met Lesley Ntloko, who was the station manager for Metro FM at the time. He landed a job at Metro FM as a host for Metro FM Live in New York City. He also continued to grow his deejaying skills.

He was the face of a three-hour-long show called Rhyme and Reason in 2005 and the following year he hosted the Metro FM Awards.

In 2019,  Tbo Touch was appointed as the acting CEO of Soweto TV. He resigned after damning allegations were made against him regarding abuse of office.

After 11 years, Tbo Touch resigned from Metro FM in 2016 where he hosted the Touch Down 326 drive. He made a comeback on Metro FM in 2022 with rumours that he was pocketing a close-to-half a million rand monthly salary.

Tbo Touch’s business

Besides his career, Tbo Touch’s net worth has also grown from his profitable investments in businesses.

In 2018, he announced his entry into the alcoholic beverage industry with the launch of his 48 Gin. It reportedly took him 13 months only to make.

Tbo Touch has also invested in the entertainment industry. After leaving Metro FM, he started his online radio station called TBO Touch radio station.

Tbo Touch’s house and cars

Tbo Touch, source: Facebook

Thanks to his incredible net worth, Tbo Touch can afford a life of luxury. The radio personality reportedly lives in a beautiful house in the affluent Parklands Estate, Steyn City. 

He also drives some of the most expensive machines including a Mercedes Benz G-Class and A45 AMG as well as an Audi R8 Spyder.
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