Faith Mangope (born November 7, 1986) is a 36-year-old broadcaster, entrepreneur, and business owner. She is also an accomplished property owner and investor.
The television personality is best known for anchoring the E.tv television show Sunrise. Faith is also a radio personality and hosts Power Lunch on Power FM 987.
The year 2018 was a memorable year for the radio personality. Faith left an impressive performance and experienced a spike in the radio industry.
|November 7, 1986 (age 36 years old)
|International Relations and Industrial Psychology
|University of Witwatersrand
|Broadcaster, entrepreneur, business owner
|Instagram • Twitter
Faith Mangope was born on November 7, 1986, in South Africa. She has three siblings and became the sole breadwinner of her family after her mother’s marriage collapsed.
Assisting her mother with her collapsed marriage, she tried to clear the family’s home bond. After paying them off, she then focused on putting in an offer on a home of her own.
Faith Mangope studied international relations and industrial psychology at the University of Witwatersrand.
Mangope is a property investor, television personality, and radio personality. She has over a decade of experience in the media industry and worked with many top radio stations in South Africa.
After joining Massiv Metro, she skyrocketed from being the senior producer to head of programming to the station manager. The radio personality has worked for other radio stations like 702 and YFM.
The veteran radio personality revealed that excellence is her secret to success. She has worked alongside the radio host Sibusiso Leope on YFM’s DJ Sbu Breakfast Show.s
Apart from being a station manager and TV anchor, Faith is also a business owner. She has two businesses – a technology solution company and media communications firm.
Her passion for property investment dates back to her younger days. She believes it restores dignity and encourages women to invest in properties.
TV personality Faith Mangope is from rural Nelspruit, in Mpumalanga, a province in eastern South Africa. She has three younger siblings.
People think she is a Barbie doll upon meeting her the first time. She takes her time to look good and has a weave, eyelashes, and makes her nails.
The media personality appears in front of millions of viewers and wants to look good and present a certain image. Though it doesn’t bother her, she says:
“You might think that I’m a Barbie doll, but you’d better learn that this Barbie doll has got brains, and I’m proud of it.”
While in high school, Faith would borrow R40 to buy electricity for her family. The accomplished TV anchor owns a five-bedroom home with six bathrooms.
In October 2020, the media personality was reportedly arrested for speeding. According to reports, Mangope was going 163km/h in a 100km/h zone in Sandton.
The police requested her to pull over for speeding and then arrested her after police digital recorder caught her. She was taken to the holding cells of the Sandton police station and released on bail.
Faith is on many social media platforms, where she shares the progress and highlights of her work. The Power Lunch Host is on Instagram with over 13.1k followers.
On June 27, 2022, she shared a picture of herself near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. She has also spoken to and hugged the former president of America, Barrack Obama.
Faith has spent many years in the media scene. As a property investor, she owns properties in South Africa worth tens of millions of Rand. Mangope is a multi-millionaire as of September 2022.