Fortune Makaringe Biography: Age, Wife, House, Parents, Net Worth, Salary, Language, Place Of Birth & Education

Basic Information

Stage Name: Fortune Makaringe
Real Name: Fortune Makaringe
Occupation:  Footballer, Athlete
Date Of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth:  Johannesburg, South Africa
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Single
Education:  University of Johannesburg

Fortune Makaringe Biography

Fortune Makaringe is a South African footballer and the spitting image of his father on the pitch. Being the son of a footballer father who was keen he should dwell in the game, it was inevitable that Fortune Makaringe’s interest in the game was ignited pretty early.

He currently plays for Orlando Pirates, a club he happened to have a great love for, like his father, when he was pretty young.

While his interest in football started pretty early, it wasn’t until the age of 15 that he truly snapped attention as a footballer and gained the attention of key names in the game that would push his career into the big success that it is today.


Fortune Makarainge was born in 1993, meaning he is 29 years old at the time of writing. He celebrated his birthday in June.


Fortune Makaringe is known for being somewhat private about his personal life, which is why it is hard to determine. In June 2022, however, a couple of photos and videos had popped online indicating he was married. We couldn’t independently verify this. Still, you can check out the video below.

In July of the same year, he flaunted a child online, which meant he’s probably married.

It’s unclear what Fortune Makaringe’s is, but given that he’d be one of the rich players out there, he probably has a splendid crib. He has a great love for songs, which happily shares his house.


Fortune Makaringe is a man deeply enamoured of his parents. Given his upbringing, this shouldn’t be surprising, perhaps. While details about his mother are not plentiful, it’s on record that the football ace delights in spoiling his mother, especially during her birthdays. Her 2021 birthday was truly memorable, as he spoiled her the way only he knew how to.

He also has a great relationship with his father. In fact, the older Makaringe was a football great who was often counted on to score several goals during a match. Recalling those moments, Fortune Makaringe’s father noted that he was always practising and could dribble very well.

His football career was ruined at the age of 30 when he had an accident. A year after that, his second son, Fortune Makaringe, was born. According to the elder Makaringe, Fortune Makaringe developed a keen interest in football when he was quite early, and he made it a point to teach his sons the game along the way.

Net Worth

He might still be young, but Fortune Makaringe has already amassed a net worth that many would call significant for a young South African. At the time of writing, based on reports from multiple sources. He has a net worth of $950k. Now that’s an impressive sum by South African standards.


Footballers earn pretty high, and Fortune Makaringe is no exception. He was said to be earning R185k per month at Orlando Pirates, excluding bonuses. The sum might have been increased since it was initially made public.


Fortune Makaringe speaks English fluently. However, it’s unclear if he’s conversant with other languages and speaks them with as much fluency as he does English.

Place Of Birth

Fortune Makaringe was born in South Africa, and that’s where he’d spent most of his life d a soccer player.


In a sport where many people neglect education and just pursue their football dreams, Fortune Makaringe is one of the few exceptions. Not only is he a lover of education, he thinks no one should neglect it at all.

He had a four-year stint at the University of Johannesburg, where he studied education.

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