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|Stage Name:||Anoj Singh|
|Real Name:||Anoj Singh|
|Occupation:||Chartered Accountant, Chief Financial Officer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||Unknown|
|Place of Birth:||Indian Ethnicity|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Education:||University of KwaZulu-Natal|
Anoj Singh is a famous South African chartered accountant and Chief Financial Officer. He is a known name in the financial world. He is renowned for his affiliations with many popular industries, including Eskom and Transnet.
While his age is unknown to Mzansi, Singh has shared some information about his educational background. He attended the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he graduated as a South African chartered accountant [CA (SA)] . He also furthered his studies at the University for his Bachelor of Accountancy.
It is unknown when Anoj Singh was born. The South African CFO of Indian ascent has not revealed his date of birth to the public, so his age remains a mystery to all of us.
Between 2012 and 2019, Anoj Singh reportedly made over R19 million. He is believed to have saved every bit of his income since then. When asked by the State Capture Commission how he has managed to keep the money without touching it, he stated that he is a good saver. Many have questioned this, wondering how he keeps up an affluent lifestyle without touching his fortune. No one has come up with answers since. He has revealed that he has eight safety boxes where he stored personal items while going through a divorce. He paid R35,000 every year for the safety boxes.
After being for a while to his first wife, the couple called it quit in 2014. Anoj Singh revealed to the State Capture Commission that he lived with Miss Naicker when he left his matrimonial home. He reportedly stored his valuables in various safety boxes during that time. Since his divorce, Singh has not revealed his ex-wife’s identity and the reason for their divorce.
In 2021, Anoj Singh announced that he was married again. He was excused from testifying after he revealed that his wife had an emergency cesarean section and was currently taking care of their baby. While people expected him to unveil the identity of his wife, Singh has kept her private and away from the public.
Anoj Singh is known for being a very private person. He does not share photos of his house on social media. He is known to reside in Johannesburg, South Africa, but his home is unknown.
Anoj Singh has worked with various companies in South Africa. Below are the companies and his job description;
- ESKOM: Chief Financial Officer (2015 – 2018)
- Transnet SOC Limited: Chief Financial Officer (2012 – 2015)
- Transnet SOC Limited: Executive Officer (2009 – 2012)
- Freight Rail Division – Transnet SOC Limited: Senior Financial Manager (2003 – 2009).
In 2017, Anoj Singh was officially suspended as ESKOM’s CFO pending a disciplinary hearing. He resigned from the role in January 2018.
Following the exposure of the dirty business the Guptas ran in South Africa, Singh was called to explain how they made away with several billions under his watch. The Gupta brothers are believed to have pocketed an estimated 85 percent of R49 billion in State Funds through dirty deals.
According to reports, Singh allegedly knew about the deals because he made several trips to Dubai between 2014 and 2015. The trips were believed to have been organized by Gupta associate Salim Essa. He also reportedly stayed in the same hotel as the Guptas. His driver testified that he collected briefcases filled with cash which he deposited into safety deposit boxes. In his defense, Singh stated that he was in Dubai for cultural and religious reasons.
After being found guilty of 12 out of the 18 charges brought against him, including gross negligence and dishonesty, Singh was stripped of his South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) membership.
In August 2022, Anoj Singh, Brian Molefe, and more were arrested in a R93m locomotive corruption case.