Floyd Mbele Biography

Basic Information

Stage Name: Floyd Mbele
Real Name: Floyd Mbele
Occupation: Sports Executive
Date Of Birth/Age: 53 years old (As of April 2023)
Place of Birth: South Africa
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Unknown
Education: Unknown


Floyd Mbele is a South African football executive. He has been recognized for his work with popular local football clubs, including Orlando Pirates and Platinum Stars. He was an administrator at Orlando Pirates before he officially resigned from the post in April 2023.


According to the well-known South African news outlet, as of April 2023, Floyd Mbele is 53 years old. The exact date of his birth is unknown.


Floyd Mbele worked as an administrator at Orlando Pirates before he announced his resignation in April 2023. The club confirmed his resignation but did not reveal the reason. He had previously left the club in August 2011 and became the chair of Platinum Stars in 2012. He was suspended from the club by Shauwn Mkhize after being plagued by many controversies.

He later returned as the Orlando Pirates’ administrator. Mbele tendered his resignation on Monday, 24th April 2023, and immediately vacated his position as Orlando Pirates’ administrative officer. Orlando Pirates management confirmed the news and announced they wished him the best in future endeavors. There were speculations that Sinky Mnisi would replace him as the club’s administrator in June 2023.

Further reports reveal Mbele resigned after landing a more lucrative role as the managing director of the Royal Bafokeng Sports. He had previously been affiliated with them while at Platinum Stars.

Earlier on, Mbele dominated the news after former Orlando Pirates Thulasizwe Mbuyane alleged he forced the former coach Roger De Sá to have him benched.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of Floyd Mbele’s net worth is unknown to the public. He has not shared his worth with the public. Also, his salary as an administrator at Orlando Pirates is undisclosed. He was known to work out the financial aspect of signing players.

After the COVID-19 pandemic, Floyd announced that it affected the club so much that they had to trim paychecks. He told IOL, “At the moment, it is too soon to tell if there will be salary cuts or not. Given that this situation affects everybody, it is one of those where sooner rather than later, if we don’t return to normality,”

“You must understand that running a club is a business. How do we get revenue, we get grants from the league. We get money from the sponsors. We also get gate takings. If this funding model does not work, then something is going to give.

“What is important is that everybody needs to be consulted and kept informed about the developments. Let us get the involvement of the technical team. We have to change the financial model,”


Floyd Mbele has successfully kept his private life away from the media. He has not revealed his wife to the public. It is also unknown if he is married or still single. He has only been open about his sister on social media. She is named Lerato Mbele and they have often interacted on Twitter, showing love to each other.


Floyd Mbele has not spoken about having children. It is unknown if he has any. He keeps details about his personal life private and away from the media.


Floyd Mbele is a very private person. He does not share photos of his house on social media. He has also not spoken about his home to the media.


Floyd Mbele does not share photos of his cars on social media. It is unknown what type of car he drives.

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