Siyabonga Mpontshane Biography: History, Age, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, House, Cars & Stats

Basic Information

Stage Name: Siyabonga Mpontshane or Marobha (nickname)
Real Name: Siyabonga Mpontshane
Occupation: Football Player, Goalkeeper
Date Of Birth/Age: 17 April 1986 (37 Years Old
Place of Birth: Ingwavuma, South Africa
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Married
Education: Unknown


Siyabonga Mpontshane is a famous South African professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Orlando Pirates. Siyabonga is one of the richest and most talked about goalkeepers in the country. He has played for the Platinum Star and also for the Nathi Lions. He is known for wearing jersey number 40 and has been with the Buccaneers for a total of 7 years (as of 2022) and counting. Siyabonga is popularly called Marobha by football fans. He is a well-known family man who constantly shows off his wife and kids.


From an early age, Siyabonga Mpontshane, a.k.a Marobha, has always been passionate about sports, especially football. He started out playing for the U19 team at Wits. Due to his technique and skill, he joined the National First Division of the Nathi Lions and also did well there. He made his debut in a 3-2 win over Mpumalanga Black Aces on 29 August 2010. In the same year, he began playing for the Platinum Stars. He stayed with the club for five years and was recruited by Orlando Pirates in 2015.


Siyabonga Mpontshane was born in Ingwavuma, South Africa, on April 17, 1986. He celebrated his 36th birthday on April 17th, 2022.


Siyabonga Mpontshane has never been one to hide his wife from social media. He is happily married with two beautiful children. His children are named Cairo and Ndalo. He constantly shares photos of them on social media.


There is no information about Siyabonga Mpontshane’s salary. His Transfer Markt profile shows his current transfer value is €75Th. In January 2019, he was worth around €300Th.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of Siyabonga Mpontshane’s net worth is unknown to the general public. Neither he nor anyone on his team has shared it with the public. Several outlets, including Savanna News, have reported that he has made a fortune as a professional goalkeeper. They estimated his worth to be around $600 000. This is still an unconfirmed estimate because Siyabonga Mpontshane has not said anything about it.


Siyabonga Mpontshane does not show off his house on social media. However, some of the photos he has shared of his family have been taken inside their home. The interior looks pretty good. He and his wife seem to be minimalists because of the furnishing of their home.


Although not much is known about Siyabonga Mpontshane, it is evident that he has a good taste in cars. According to Savanna News, he always pulls up driving a Mercedes-AMG A 45 4MATIC, which costs over R930 000. It is unknown if he owns more cars apart from that.


Siyabonga Mpontshane’s jersey number is 40. His height is 188 cm, 6 ft 2. From June 2010 to January 2015, Siyabonga played 101 matches with the Platinum Stars. From February 2015 till now, he has made 81 appearances with the Orlando Pirates. He appeared in 4 games at the 2022/2023 Premier Soccer League. He has not received any red cards this season.

In the 2020/2021 Premier Soccer League season, he was not involved in many of his club’s games. He made three appearances overall and played for a total of 270 minutes. Soccerway reported that he was selected in the starting XI in all three of these appearances across their 30 fixtures. His last PSL game was played on May 30, when Orlando Pirates faced TS Galaxy. He played as the club’s goalkeeper for a total of 90 minutes, after which they suffered a 1-0 defeat. Soccerway reports that he has kept one PSL sheet clean this term.

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