Who Is Gayton McKenzie’s Wife Nicolette Joubert Mckenzie?

Nicolette Joubert McKenzie is the ex-wife of Gayton McKenzie – a South African businessman, politician, author, and motivational speaker. She works as an advocate and married Gayton in 2003.

Nicolette Joubert met Gayton McKenzie while he was serving a 15-year sentence for armed robbery at Grootvlei Prison. She was an advocate sent by the Jali Commission of Inquiry to interview Gayton and three other inmates who exposed the illicit activities going on in the prison. Though the businessman was grateful to the SA government for sending his wife to him, his marriage to Nicolette Joubert was short-lived. It is, however, unknown when they divorced.

Nicolette Joubert McKenzie’s Biography Summary

  • Full name: Nicolette Joubert McKenzie
  • Gender: Female
  • Nationality: South African
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Nicolette Joubert McKenzie’s Ex-husband: Gayton McKenzie
  • Nicolette Joubert McKenzie’s Children: 2
  • Famous for: Being an advocate and the former wife of Gayton McKenzie

Does Gayton McKenzie Have a First Wife?

Nicolette Joubert McKenzie was Gayton McKenzie’s first wife. Having been sent by the Jali Commission of Inquiry to interview McKenzie while the Commission was investigating corruption at the Grootvlei Prison, Nicolette and Gayton McKenzie developed a close relationship. They later took their affair to the next level as they ended up as a man and wife.

The Patriotic Alliance leader once disclosed in an interview that he usually gets very angry when people say that the government is doing nothing for the people as they sent him a wife. Though the love between Nicolette and Gayton seemed strong and they made a few public appearances together, their marital relationship eventually got strained.

The couple divorced and the reason behind the split has remained unknown. However, in January 2013, McKenzie revealed in a tweet that he hurt his ex-wife indescribably, nevertheless, she never spread a bad word about him to strangers or their children.

Who is Gayton McKenzie’s Wife?

Moloko Masemola McKenzie is the wife of Gayton McKenzie. She was born in 1990 and is a beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss SA Teen in 2007. She attended Bryanston High School and presently works as a director at the Witherow Dam Development. She is also associated with the House of Slate and the National Geo-spatial Information (NGI) as a director.

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Gayton McKenzie and his wife, Moloko McKenzie (Image Source)

Moloko Masemola was first romantically linked to Gayton McKenzie in 2011 when the two attended the wedding of Jacob Zuma‘s daughter, Duduzile Zuma, and Lonwabo Sambudla as a couple. The lovebirds also made the news when the R2 million worth Audi R8 Spyder they attended the wedding with was involved in an accident that left Moloko unconscious for a while and Gayton was hurt in the leg.

Afterward, Moloko managed to keep her marital relationship with the former Mayor of the Central Karoo District Municipality low-key. And thus, she has set her Instagram account private.

When Was Gayton McKenzie’s Wedding?

Nicolette Joubert and Gayton McKenzie tied the knot in 2003 shortly after McKenzie was granted remission by former President Thabo Mbeki. Thus, he spent seven years instead of 15 years in Grootvlei Prison, Bloemfontein. Regarding his union with Moloko Masemola, it’s unclear when they got married, however, by 2011, the former Miss SA Teen had changed her surname from Masemola to McKenzie.

Nicolette Joubert and Gayton McKenzie’s Children

Gayton McKenzie reportedly had two daughters named Kenya and Zara McKenzie with his first wife, Nicolette Joubert McKenzie. The famed politician has a total of eight children―five sons and three daughters from six different women. Besides the children he shares with his now wife, Moloko McKenzie, he also welcomed more than one child with Kim Dawson.

In his memoir entitled “The Choice: The Gayton McKenzie Story”, he revealed how he fell in love with Kim who lived in Riverlea, a Johannesburg Suburban. After disclosing that he has eight children from six different women, McKenzie’s family values as a leader had been questioned. He, however, has emphasized that his family dynamics are a private matter that should not diminish his public image and contributions to society.

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