Robin Kohl is the ex-husband of Lerato Moipone Molapo who celebrates his birthday every September 9th. His net worth is estimated at R240 million.
Robin was thrust into the public eye after he got connected to Lira sometime in 2004. From mere business partners, the connection between the two metamorphosed into something romantic that would eventually lead to marriage. Kohl and his wife broke the hearts of millions when they announced their divorce. Since then, he’s been fully focused on his thriving musical career.
Robin Kohl was Born in Pretoria, South Africa
Robin Kohl is a citizen of South Africa by birth. His parents gave birth to him in Pretoria, Gauteng province, on September 9th. However, he hasn’t publicly revealed his year of birth age.
It appears that the music star was born in the early 1970s judging by one of the pictures he posted on his Instagram page some time ago. The picture captured him in 1976 as a little kid with his mother during the Women’s Celebration Day.
Robin is of mixed ethnicity, however, there is no available information about his exact roots. He is the son of Hedy (mother) and Rainer (father) Kohl. The latter has since passed away. Hedy clocked 83 years on March 1, 2023, as shared by Robin.
Lira’s former husband is not an only child. He has an older brother whose identity is not public knowledge. He once shared a photo of his brother and father looking out for him while he was still a baby.
Kohl is an Accomplished Music Multi-Hyphenate
Robin Kohl boasts an impressive career portfolio; he is a successful music and TV producer, studio and live engineer, entrepreneur, creative, and content director. Lira’s ex-husband is also a respected talent manager and concert promoter.
Some of the notable projects he has worked on include Return To Love (Deluxe Edition), Lira: The Captured Tour – Concert Film (2012), Man in the Street (2013), and From Scratch (2020).
In the course of his career, he has worked with numerous A-list South African artists including the late Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, professionally known as AKA. In 2008, he banded together with the sensational American singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran during his visit to South Africa for the Global Citizen Festival.
Sheeran spent 2 days in his studio, where he also had some performances. In 2022, Khol was among the African music executives who were honored with their own featured playlist by Apple Music.
He was given the privilege to select 21 songs that he has either produced, remixed, mixed, or mastered of late turned into Dolby Atmos / Spatial Audio pieces.
List of Robin Khol’s Filmography
- Man in the Street (2013)
- Return To Love (Deluxe Edition)
- Lira: The Captured Tour – Concert Film (2012)
- From Scratch (2020)
Kohl’s Net Worth
Robin Kohl has an estimated net worth of R20 million. He apparently made his money from his various music endeavors. He has a functioning business that fetches him extra income.
However, he hasn’t mentioned his line of business publicly.
Robin Kohl and Lira Divorced in 2019
Robin and Lira are no longer married, having ended their relationship in 2019 after being together for almost a decade. The two first encountered each other in 2014 as business partners and started dating in the same year.
Robin was not only Lira’s producer but also acted as her manager for the duration of their relationship. On September 9th, 2009, the two held a grand wedding ceremony in Mauritius in the presence of 15 family members.
The Feel Good hitmaker announced on July 26th, 2019 that she and her husband of many years have decided to end their marriage. She gave no reason why they were calling it quits, however, she asked for privacy on the matter, revealing that she and Robi had been living separately and were in the process of deciding the future of their marriage.
To all my beloved fans,friends,family and business associates,
It is with great sadness that I announce my seperation from my husband of many years,Mr Robin Kohl. Robin and I are currently living apart and are in… https://t.co/gk6gFTXQfR
— First African Barbie Role Model🌺 (@Miss_LIRA) July 26, 2019
Lerato Moipone Molapo and her former husband did not give birth to kids because they made up their minds to fully focus on their respective careers. In one of her posts on social media before their divorce, the singer shared that she and her husband were not ready to have kids.
The kind of relationship that exists between the two former lovers is not known as it’s been years since the two of them were seen together at any public function or music gathering.