Gavin Hunt Biography: Age, House, Net Worth, Salary, Career, Wife, Daughter & Nationality

Basic Information

Stage Name: Gavin Hunt
Real Name: Gavin John Hunt
Occupation: Football Player, Football Coach, Athlete
Date Of Birth/Age: 11 July 1964 (59 Years Old
Place of Birth: Cape Town
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Karen Hunt (Divorced 2013)


Gavin Hunt is a South African football player and coach. He currently manages Supersport United. Hunt previously managed the Premier Soccer League club Kazier Chiefs. He was released from his contract with Kaizer Chiefs on 28 May 2021 following poor results with the club.


Gavin Hunt was born in Cape Town, South Africa, on the 11th of July, 1964. He celebrated his 58th birthday in July 2022.

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Gavin Hunt is all about his love for football. He does not show anything else off but that. He has not shared any photos of his home on social media.

Net Worth

The net worth of famous football coach Gavin Hunt is unknown to the general public. Neither he nor anyone on his team has revealed it. However, Hunt has been listed as one of the highest-paid coaches in the PSL. He is believed to earn a salary between R300 000 to R400 000. This means that Gavin has good money in the bank. Several news outlets estimate his net worth to be around $5 million.

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Gavin Hunt is one of the most respected coaches in South African football. He earned a spot on the highest-paid South African coaches in the Premier Soccer League. According to reports, his salary ranges from R300 000 to R400 000.


Gavin Hunt started as a football player and was great at it. He gained recognition for playing for two teams. He played as a defender in Hellenic FC between 1981 and 1994. Then, he scored six goals out of the 302 appearances he made. In 1993, he featured in Ajax Spurs Cape Town. He made 11 appearances with the club but did not score any goals.

After suffering an Achilles Tendon, Hunt retired from playing football. He made the transition from playing to coaching players. He became more famous as a coach than he was as a player. From 1995-1998 he coached the Seven Stars. He joined Hellenic FC in 1998 and coached the team until 2001, when he got an opportunity to coach Black Leopards.

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He coached Black Leopards until 2002, when he was contracted by Moroka Swallows. He coached Moroka Swallows for five years. He joined SuperSport United Football Club in 2007 and coached the club for six years. He recorded so much success as the club’s coach. With them, he won the PSL championships in the 2007-2008 and the 2009-2010 seasons. In 2013, he got an opportunity to coach Bidvest Wits, which he pulled off successfully for seven years.

Nothing solid happened for him in 2020. He said he would accept opportunities to coach clubs outside the country. Many times, Hunt had turned down claims of him coaching the Kaizer Chiefs. He is quoted saying he can’t coach the club because he always needs to have control of the signings. He coached Kaizer Chiefs from 2020-2021 and was let go due to poor results. In 2021, he coached Chippa United and moved back to Supersport United in 2022.


Gavin Hunt is currently a single man. He was married to Karen Hunt. The exact date of their wedding is unknown. However, the couple got divorced in 2013. Their marriage was blessed with two children.


Gavin Hunt is a father to two daughters. The public is more familiar with one of them. Her name is Kaitlin Hunt. Following Hunt’s employment as the new coach of the Kaizer Chiefs, Kaitlyn excitedly tweeted about it, celebrating her dad. The tweet went viral and was reported by many news outlets.


Gavin Hunt is South African. He was born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

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