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Check Out Doctor '16 V' Khumalo's net worth (2022), cars, and family

One of the greatest players to ever play on South African fields was Doctor, affectionately known as "16 Valve." The former player is currently a coach.

Theophilus Doctorson Khumalo was born on June 26, 1967, in Soweto. He is also known as Doctor Khumalo or 16 V. In addition to his skills on the field, Doctor is also one of South Africa's most recognizable figures, thanks in part to the decade's iconic S-curl and perm hairdo.

Doctor began his professional career with Swallows, but Kaizer Chiefs and the South African national team are better known for the outstanding midfielder he was for them.

This decision was influenced by Eliakim "Pro" Khumalo, the late Eliakim Khumalo's father and one of Kaizer Chiefs' top players of the 1970s and early 1980s.

In 1986, Khumalo joined Amakhosi and later became a key member of the squad. Only leaving for brief periods to play soccer abroad, he never played for another South African soccer team.

He spent 18 years in Amakhosi, during which time he earned the moniker "16 V."

His original Kaizer Chiefs jersey number was 16, but it was later changed to number 15.

The Executive Chairman, Kaizer Motaung, officially retired the number 15 jersey when Doctor Khumalo eventually hung up his boots, solidifying Khumalo's status as a true Amakhosi great.

after a football career

After retiring in 2004, Khumalo began working as a TV soccer commentator and broadcaster. However, being off the field proved to be too much for him, and he later consented to accept the position of national coach for the South African under-17 team.

Khumalo has received a number of coaching certifications, including the SAFA Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 coaching licenses, the English Football Association license he received in 2005, the German Football Federation license he received in 2007, and the UEFA B license.

Khumalo finished his license training and then went back to his second family, Kaizer Chiefs, as an under-17 coach.

He was promoted to assistant manager of the team after that.

Aside from football, Khumalo has dabbled in acting as well, making his acting debut in the German/South African film THEMBA (2010). where he presents himself as the under-21 coach for the team.

In the movie, Themba, a young and aspirational football player, overcomes significant challenges and eventually joins the South African national team.

Assets and vehicles

Because of his extensive playing career in football and easy transition to coaching after retiring, Khumalo has amassed a fortune for himself.

One of the wealthiest ex-soccer players in the country, he is estimated to have a net worth of $5 million (R70 million) as of 2022.

Khumalo is a fairly reserved individual who, aside from discussing his soccer career on social media, doesn't share much about his personal life.

He currently owns or has previously owned the following vehicles:

rewind Audi A7 Sport

a convertible Ford Mustang

Khumalo has a number of endorsement agreements, one of which is with Ford. He has obviously been frugal with his money.

The 5.0 L engine in Khumalo's fabled mustang has a top speed of 250 km/h and a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time of less than 4.5 seconds.


Before divorcing after eight years of marriage, Khumalo's longtime love from Namibia, Nolly Blanche nee Garises, died.

The couple's child was their only child. For Khumalo, there were a total of four children. In 2017, one of his daughters tragically perished in a car accident.

Among the most important life lessons you need to learn is the value of patience. Because his success and ours didn't happen overnight, we should all learn to be patient.

You can draw a lot of inspiration and motivation from Doctor Khumalo's life for the young people in your life. Success takes time, so start out small and before you know it, you'll be able to breathe in the heavens.


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