Kuli Roberts

Kuli Roberts is a famous fashion and beauty icon in South Africa, famously known for being a great journalist as she is a TV presenter and host. She is a co-host at a show known as ‘What Not To Wear’ that is aired on SABC2 Television as well as a host of a breakfast show on Kaya FM.


She was born on 16 December 1982.

Kuli's early life

Kuli Roberts grew up being identified as Nomakula Roberts. At that time, her father was an assistant dean at the University of Cape Town. She grew up alongside her stunning sister, Hlubi Mboya who is currently an actress. She is married to Kristen Arnold which makes him Kuli Roberts’s brother-in-law.

Kuli grew up mostly with her grandparents who were business people. She used to help out in the shops they owned and during that time she would get opportunities to bond with my grandmother. 


Kuli Roberts family

During her marriage with her ex-husband, Beyers Roberts, they got to gorgeous children, a daughter, and a son. She once stated that having her children is the best decision she has ever made as they bring her so much happiness to her life. Kuli Robert’s children are Tembela, the firstborn, followed by her son, Laeun. On the 25th of January 2017, Kuli Robert’s daughter gave birth to her first child who was named Isabella.


Roberts started as an editor of Drum Magazine on Fashion and Beauty. She also played the role of columnist on Sunday World. As from 2004, she became a TV Host on SABC 2 until 2005. In 2008, she co-hosted for the second and third seasons on the SABC1 gossip show known as ‘The Real Goboza’. In 2010, she began hosting ‘Headline’ which was a show for celebrity gossip magazine till 2013.

Still in 2010, she was made TV Host at Mzansi Magic and later in 2012, she started co-hosting on Kaya FM. In 2013, she was one of the competitors in the sixth season of SABC3 reality competition which was called ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. In 2016, she was part of the group that headlined ‘Trending SA’, a daily talk show on SABS3.

Interesting facts about Kuli Roberts

During an interview with drum, Kuli stated that during her pregnancies, she had excruciating experiences and went through extreme emotional pain. She also stated that since she got divorced, she has not been able to get into numerous serious relationships as she fears heartbreak. Therefore, she has mostly preferred to keep her heart protected as she is quite vulnerable in that sector.

Back in the day when she did not love her job and was going through so much drama in her life, she used to drink a lot. However, when she decided to quit drinking, she has been able to attain a happier life and take care of her children. Whenever she is not at work or an event, she loves staying at home as it is her safe haven since she is able to escape from the world and regain some peace. She lives with both her children, plus several dogs and cats.

Love life

From a young age, Kuli Roberts has always been interested in being in a relationship. When she was a teenager, she once flew to Germany to meet her boyfriend as she enjoyed dating white boys. This arrangement was made secretly as her parents did not even know about it. Interestingly, Kuli also got married without informing her parents. Kuli Roberts is currently not married as she got divorced many years ago. On February 26, 2018, she tweeted about bumping into her ex-husband while at the airport.

Alleged affair

In 2013, Roberts was alleged of having an affair with late media personality Vuyo Mbuli. She was claimed by Vuyo’s estranged wife, Savita, to be one of the eighteen women Vuyo was having affairs with.

Following the accusation, she explained that she was bullied by a group of women. She said that she was not that close to Vuyo but cites him as a good person.


Net worth

Kuli Roberts earns a good salary and has been able to accumulate good net worth. However, her exact net worth has not yet been revealed but the information will be updated as soon as it is available.


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