Jub Jub Biography, Personal Life, Career and Net Worth

Jub Jub, popularly known as Molemo Katleho Maarohanye, is a South African Media Personality, Hip Hop artist and Tv host.

This article contains info about Jub Jub Biography, personal life, career, net worth and court case.

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Real Name      Molemo Katleho Maarohanye

Stage Name.     Jub Jub

Date of Birth    26 June, 1980

Age                    41 years

Nationality.      South Africa

Occupation      Artist, Media Personality

Net Worth      Under Review

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Jub Jub was born in Soweto, Orlando East on 26th July, 1980. He was born in to a family of 5.

Also, he is the son of controversial businesswoman Jackie Maarohanye. At an early age, Jub Jub starred in a Coca Cola commercial and other popular commercials.

Since 1991, Jub Jub has appeared and hosted several TV shows and films.  Some of the maul tools TV shows includes, Jam Alley, Channel O and Selimathunzi amongst many.

Jub Jub is one of the heat selling hip hop artist in South Africa, with several platinum achievements for his albums Rare Breed” and “My Shine“.

Court Case

On March 2010, Jub Jub and his friend Themba Tshabalala caused a fatal accident which killed four school children.

The rapper and his friend were racing on a public road near a school, which led to the brain damage of two children and four death.

Both where later sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder, attempted murder and three other charges.

However, on February  2014, the case was taken to an appeal court which later overturned the judgement to culpable homicide.

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Later, there sentence was reduced from 25 years to 10 years, starting from the time they were convicted in 2012.

Both were later released on February 5th, 2017. Jub Jub and Tshabalala were released under parole.

Personal LifeJub Jub Personal Life

Jub Jub had a son, Christian, with popular actress Kelly Khumalo. The couple were dating  but broke up after Jub Jub’s conviction.

His ex-girlfriend Khumalo accused him of physically abusing her while they were together.

Jub Jub Marriage

In a recent interview, Jub Jub revealed he’s married to a mysterious woman. However, said his wife is a very private person amd he wouldn’t be exposing their private life to the public.


Jub Jub is a child star who started his career in 1991, when he partook in a popular Coca Cola advisement.

His debut album “The Rare Breed” which came out in 2006, sold several copies. Later it became one of the most played songs on multiple radio stations and TV channels.

Jub Jub second album “My Shine” was later released in 2007.


You can follow Jub Jub on Instagram @official_jubjub

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