Noxolo Grootboom is a renowned South African Broadcasting Corporation veteran broadcaster and linguist. Noxolo delivered information in isiXhosa when she began working in the 1980s.
Xhosa also isiXhosa as an endonym is a Nguni language and one of the official languages of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Xhosa is spoken as a first language by over 8 million people in South Africa.
Noxolo Grootboom was the newsreader in isiXhosa for SABC. The well-known commentator retired in 2021 after her 37 years of dedication in the News business, based on the current news.
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Noxolo Grootboom Family Biography
Noxolo Grootboom was born on the 8th of October 1960 at Lady Frere Hospital, in the area that is now called Cacadu located in the rural Eastern Cape. The legendary anchor was named “Noxolo” by her grandparents.
Grootboom’s name translates to “mother of peace” and during her time working in the business, many have confirmed that she was able to be a true believer in the meaning behind her name. Grootboom has always been about bringing peace and love to everyone who surrounds her.
As a young fan of media, Grootboom pushed all boundaries and saw her position as an opportunity since she didn’t have any prior knowledge of journalism. Awarded for her distinctive ability to master speaking the isiXhosa dialect, Grootboom was promoted from typist work into the newsroom, which led to her as a news anchor for the isiXhosa News channel.
How Old Is Noxolo Grootbom?
Noxolo Grootboom was born on 8 October 1960.
Noxolo Grootboom Net Worth
Noxolo has a reported net worth of around $300,000.
Noxolo Grootboom Family
Noxolo is married and Along with her husband, they have four children and grandchildren. The beauty claimed that her husband has always backed her in reporting on the news and she always adores him.
Noxolo Grootboom Profile
- Full name: Noxolo Grootboom
- Nicknames: uMamNoxolo, uMam
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: 8 October 1960
- Place of birth: Lady Frere, Eastern Cape, South Africa
- Nationality: South African
- Religion: Christian
- Sexuality: Straight
- Height in feet: 5’6″
- Hair color: Black
- Eye color: Brown
- Marital status: Married
- Children: 4
- Schools: Healdtown Primary School, Lovedale Primary School, Davis Primary School, and Lamplough High School College: Bethel College
- Profession: Retired IsiXhosa television newsreader