George Maluleka Biography, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Cars, House, Wife, Stats & Current Club

Basic Information

Stage Name: George Maluleka or Mido
Real Name: George Nyiko Maluleka
Occupation: Professional Football Player
Date Of Birth/Age: 07 January 1989
Place of Birth: Tembisa, Gauteng, South Africa
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Larelle Wagner (Wife)


George Nyiko Maluleka is a South African soccer player. He plays for AmaZulu F.C. in the South African Premier Soccer Division. George has also played for several popular soccer teams in South Africa, including Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns. For years, he has been a household name in South African football since starting his junior career at Pretoria University in 2006. George plays central midfielder.


George Maluleka was born in Tembisa, South Africa, on January 7, 1989. He was born the last of three kids. He has two older sisters who adore him. As a kid, he played with plastic balls with friends in the streets of Tembisa. His friends nicknamed him Spijo, but the nickname was converted to Mido when he joined the academy. George celebrated his 34th birthday on January 7, 2023.


According to several Sports outlets, George Maluleka’s monthly salary at AmaZulu F.C. is R320 000. Football-Lifestyle reports that he takes home an estimated £720,000 per year. He has played for several top clubs in South Africa, including Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs, etc., and has earned a whopping amount with each.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of George Maluleka’s net worth is unknown to the public. However, based on his earnings throughout his successful career as a professional soccer player, several outlets have estimated his worth to be over $3 million. He has made quite a fortune in his career.


Looking at his social media, George Maluleka loves the lavish lifestyle. A few years back, the soccer star drove a red SUV. It was featured in the list of “Top 5 Expensive Cars Owned By Kaizer Chiefs Players” by Soccer Laduma.


On several occasions, George has posted photos taken in his beautiful home. However, he has never revealed the location of his house. He has kept the information private.


George Maluleka was in a long-term relationship before finally getting married in 2017. He married his girlfriend, Larelle Wagner, in a private ceremony held in Limpopo. The media described their traditional marriage as “colorful.” It was attended by their close friends and family, his colleagues from the soccer world, and several top Mzansi celebrities, including Black Coffee, Minnie Dlamini, and Enhle Mbali. While George is a famous guy, his wife has avoided the internet. Not much is known about her. The couple is blessed with two beautiful children who they constantly dote on. Their first child is a girl named Zoe-Lee. They have also kept information about their family away from the public.


George Maluleka played 8 seasons; 5 with Kaizer Chiefs (2015-2020), 2 with Sundowns (2020-2022), and one with AmaZulu (as of April 2023). As of April 3, 2023, Maluleka has assisted 4 goals in 19 matches. Find his full stats info here.

Current Club

In July 2022, Sports outlets reported that George Maluleka had found a home at AmaZulu F.C. This was after a difficult two-season spell at Chloorkop. He reportedly joined Usuthu on a two-year deal with the option of extending for another season. His arrival was confirmed by AmaZulu president Sandile Zungu in Durban. It was reported that coach Brandon Truter was rebuilding after doing away with many players signed by Benni McCarthy.

Zungu said, “We are very excited about him. Not only does he have the pedigree to with titles but we felt he brings balance in the team, something ought to be done in that midfield. He is a perfect fit for us. He is excited about joining AmaZulu and we are equally excited about having him come to Usuthu.”

“So it’s now signed, sealed and delivered. He is now a fully-fledged AmaZulu Football Club player. It’s a two-year contract plus an option of a further year. He is happy and we are very happy.”

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