Talent, skill, hard work and resilience are the best words that you would use to describe Noxolo Grootboom. The phenomenal woman radiates wisdom in all aspects and lives by the meaning of her name, which speaks of peace. Throughout her life, she speaks the language of love and seems to be enjoying every single day of her life. She looks at everything as an opportunity.
Noxolo Grootboom has had a considerable influence in the entertainment industry. Being a talented media personnel has earned her a spot in the list of the most celebrated media personnel. She has worked as an editor and news anchor. Her rise the media industry has earned her lifetime opportunities like reading Akhumi Jezile’s obituary.
SABC veteran news anchor Noxolo Grootboom brightened the living rooms of many South African news lovers in the 1990s with her unique presenting style.
Many were captured by how mama Grootboom presented news in isiXhosa, and her use of humour to ensure viewers were entertained.
The name Noxolo (mother of peace) was given to her by her grandparents.
Grootboom grew up in rural Eastern Cape.
After 37 years of service Noxolo Grootboom is retiring. What an absolute legend she is! NEXT WEEK, Tuesday (19:00), on SABC1 as the legendary Noxolo Grootboom she will be reading the news for the final time before she retires.