MacG Quick Bio and Achievements.
Mac G is reported to have started his music dj career way back when he was still in High school.
His love for live entertainment led him to learn how to mix records in front of a live audience of his local school.
He started branching out in the audio industry and ventured into radio broadcasting where he hosted a youth show called craze on eTV from year 2000 to 2006
Mac G then switched to a community radio in Joburg City where he did a top 40 show that came once a week on every Saturday.
He then later got hired at YFM, a radio station based in Guateng, where he hosted different shows at different times of the day throughout the duration of his stay.
He was a radio dj for a while before he got fired when he made a contriversial statement about the gay community including making fun of his then producer Junior Dikwa.
To make the matter worse, he supported a mockery statement made by a Ugandan priest on an audio clip that he played on his live radio show.
He later appologised for his statement but still remained fired from the station.
The matter was registered with the Broadcasting Complaints of South Africa.
In 2010 Mac G joined 947, one of Joburg’s number one hit music stations.
He hosted weeknights from 10p.m to 1a.m everyday and a dance show, 947 Bloc Party, every saturday from 6 – 9p.m
In 2018, he quit working for the station and started his own podcast show called Podcast and Chill with Mac G.
Mac G Real Name, Age, Family Background.
Macgyver Mukwevho popularly known as Mac G was born on 6th November 1988 in Guateng, South Africa.
He attended Hyde Park High School where he kick started his entertainment career.
The whereabouts of his family is still yet to be disclosed to the public.
Mac G Girlfriend, Wife, Children and Marriage.
Being a controversial entertainer often asking hard questions to his guests, Mac G has somehow managed to keep his private life out of the public ege.
However, in thus internet and social media era it can be challenging because rummor has it that MacG has a child with a South African YouTuber.
At 35 years of age right now, Mac G is not yet married.
Mac G Girlfriend Assault and Gender Based Violence.
With the long time struggle with domestic violence and gender based assaults which often leads to violence in South Africa, Mac G was easily caught up doing exactly that.
In 2018, he was reported to have allegedly assaulted his then girlfried over allegations of cheating in the relationship.
The matter was reported at the Midrand Police Station by his victim who happened to be a young lady who cheated on him.
Mac G spent a night at the police station since the lady opened a case of having experienced thorough beatings from him where he intended to inflict extreme bodily harm unto her.
The case was later withdrawn as the lady decided to drop the charges but it was then later reinstated.
Mac G Podcast Show.
After his long-term successful radio entertainment career came to an end at 947 hits in Joburg, Mac G had to curve a new career path.
This time round he chose to bet on himself and create his own media house.
Podcast and Chill with Mac G is what he has been working on since 2018.
In the podcast, he is interviewing and having a conversation with various artists and personalities in South African entertainment scene.
Mac G has featured big artists in the game including Big Zulu, Nasty C, Zola 7 among many others.
The podcast has since been successful, attracting some viral moments and over 1Million views and listens every month.
With that level of success, he still hits some dead ends here and there whenever he tries to book an artist/guest on the show.
Some play cat and mouse with him including Boity, Casper Nyovest, Dj Euphonik among others.
But compared to the numbers of guests he hasnt manage to host on his show, Mac G has created one of the most coveted platforms for interviews and conversations.
He has often been labelled as the Charlamagne Tha God of South African when it comes to the way he conducts interviews.
Mac G Transphorbic Statements.
In 2021, Mac G found himself again in some serious trouble that led him to lose brand endorsement deals both on his podcast shows and influencer deals.
Mac G and Sol Phenduka made some transphorbic comments about a woman reffering her as ‘shemale’ and women with male private parts.
Sol Phenduka also aired an episode where he reffered transgender community as ‘trannies’.
Different brands and entertainment platforms distanced themselves from Mac G, his podcast and Sol Phenduka.
These brands include:
- Old Mutual who sponsored his podcast.
- Studio 88 who had a four episode sponsor deal with Podcast and Chill with Mac G.
- Amstel who had a sponsorship deal with Mac G and Sol Phenduka.
Mac G Entertainment Career.
Having been known as the guy who could turn up the crowd and heat up the dance floors, Mac G has been a go-to host and MC.
From his Background experience hosting different shows for the youth on live radio, he has developed a reputation and a profession in the process.
He has toured Africa with MTV Base hosting shows in Angola, Mozambiq and the after party of the first ever MTV Africa Music Awards in Nigeria.
With his numerous entertainment tours in South Africa, Mac G has managed to share a DJ Booth with big DJs like Afrojack, Dj Diplo, Black Coffee, Dj Euphonic, Dj Fresh, Louise Vegas among many others.
Mac G Occupation.
Growing up with alot of music and entertainment influence, MacG has found a way to curve a career for himself in both the mainstream and online media.
He is a radio dj, Music producer and a podcast host with most of his audience being in the southern part of Africa.
Mac G Net-Worth.
With his long career in the entertainment industry, Mac G has found a way to always re-invent himself as an entertainer.
Though he has also been losing alot when it comes to new businesses and deals, he is still pushing his work and staying relevant.
Mac G Net-Worth is currently standing at approximately $750,000.