Mogoeng Mogoeng Biography: Age, Wife, Salary & Net Worth

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Mogoeng Mogoeng (born 14 January 1961) is a South African retired judge who served as the Chief Justice of South Africa from 8 September 2011 to 11 October 2021.

He is also a pastor at the Winners Chapel International Church in Highlands North, Johannesburg.

Mogoeng Mogoeng

Mogoeng Mogoeng Age

He was born on January 14, 1961, in Goo-Mokgatha (Koffiekraal) in the North West Province of South Africa. As of 2024, he is 63 years old and celebrates his birthday on January 14th every year.

Early Life

He was born to Gaboipone and Setshwaelo Herbert Mogoeng. He was born and raised in Goo-Mokgatha, where he spent most of early life.

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His father was a miner and his mother was a domestic worker. Mogoeng is the eldest child of three sons.

Education

He attended Mokgatlha Primary School and later on proceeded to high school where he was politically active.

In 1983, he obtained a Bachelor of Jurispendence degree from the University of Zululand.

He went on to receive a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Natal in 1985.

He also holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of South Africa.

Mogoeng Mogoeng Wife

He is married to Mmaphefo Mogoeng and they have three children, two daughters and a son.

His children are Oteng, Johanna and Mogaetsha Mogoeng.

Career

  • 1986 – 1990: Prosecutor of the Supreme Court in Mafikeng, North West Province.
  • 1991: Worked as an advocate in Johannesburg
  • 1992 – 1993: Worked as a part-time senior lecturer at the University of the North-West Mafikeng campus.
  • 1994: Worked with Independence Electoral Commission.
  • 1997:  Appointed as the Judge of the North West High Court.
  • 2000: Appointed as the Judge of the Labour Appeal Court.
  • 2002: Appointed as Judge President of the North West High Court.
  • 2009: Appointed to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa
  • 2011: He was appointed as the Chief Justice of South Africa.
  • 2017: President of the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa
  • 2017: Appointed as Chancellor by the Council of the University of KwaZulu-Natal

Salary

He earns an estimated R235,255 per month.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of the North West.
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Johannesburg.

Mogoeng Mogoeng Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of R20 million which he has earned as a legal practitioner.

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