Reneilwe Letsholonyane Biography: Age, Wife, House, Cars, Net Worth, Salary & Current Team

Basic Information

Stage Name: Reneilwe “Yeye” Letsholonyane
Real Name: Reneilwe Letsholonyane
Occupation: South African Footballer
Date Of Birth/Age: 9 June 1982
Place of Birth: Soweto, South Africa
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Married (to Mpho Maboi)
Education: Morris Isaacson High School

Reneilwe Letsholonyane Biography

Reneilwe Letsholonyane is a South African footballer and member of the national team,  also called Bafana Bafana. He stands out as much for his skills on the pitch as for his family life, which many consider exemplary amid the noise.

Reneilwe Letsholonyane’s football career began when he was a child in White City in Soweto. At the Morris Isaacson High School, he joined the Cosmos Juniors. Thereafter he’d gotten a pair of boots from his parents. It would be one of the best investments in their son, as he’d go on to become one of South Africa’s most successful footballers, with stints at Kaizer Chiefs and other top clubs.


Born in 1982, Reneilwe Letsholonyane is currently 39 years. He celebrated his birthday last month. On his birthday on June 9, South Africans had celebrated the soccer star. Among the prominent people who had celebrated Reneilwe Letsholonyane was his best friend and fellow footballer Siphiwe Tshabalala.


Reneilwe Letsholonyane is married to Mpho Letsholonyane (nee Maboi). Mpho is a sportscaster and one of the most respected in the field. Born in 1980, she’s two years older than her man. But the age disparity hasn’t stopped them from loving each other fiercely.

She attended Wordsworth High School and the University of Johannesburg.

Mpho and Reneilwe are blessed with two children, Keneilwe and Thato, that they adore and celebrate every chance they have.

Earlier this year, Mpho had posted on social media that she would not mother the way her mother did, taking the roles of super wife, mother, big sister and super friend. She said it was exhausting, and she no longer desire to be emotionally drained and exhausted all the time.

As soon as she made the post, social media users hit the town with news that she and her husband were divorcing. She laughed off the divorce rumours, stating that she merely went on vacation alone. In a tweet to which she tagged her man, she had asked him if he knew they were divorcing, dropping eight laughing emojis for effect.


He may not have lived in the perfect house growing up, but Reneilwe Letsholonyane, having made a success of his football career, has got himself a choice home in the Fourways area of Johannesburg. His home is said to be one of the best among South African footballers.


Footballers are known to have a soft spot for choice cars. Reneilwe Letsholonyane is no different. His garage glitters with some exotic wheels, including a Mini Cooper, a Range Rover, and a BMW X5.

Net Worth

Reneilwe Letsholonyane was one of the top earners on the pitch. Expectedly, his net worth is pretty high -based on estimates. While some estimates put his net worth at $4 million, others put it at $6 million


Reneilwe Letsholonyane cannot be caught dead speaking about how much he earns on the PSL. But then soccer buffs count him among the top earners in the South African league.

Current Team

Reneilwe Letsholonyane is currently with TS Galaxy FC, where he plays the position of midfielder – well, that was until a few hours ago. The Bafana Bafana ace has just announced his retirement from professional football.

True to form, he did that in style, in a video posted to Twitter. In the said video, he had displayed the jersey of the South African national team as well as that of his career.

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