Leanne Manas Biography
Leanne Manas is a South African Journalist, a News presenter, and a TV presenter. She works for SABC as the anchor of the network’s show called Morning Live. Leanne is also a presenter on SABC News Channel. She previously worked for Essential Business Channel Summit TV as an anchor for two years.
Leanne Manas Birthday and Age
Manas is 42 years old as of 2022. She was born on 14th October 1978, in Johannesburg, South Africa. She praises her birthday every 14th of October. Her birth sign is Libra.
Leanne Manas Height and Weight
Manas stands at an average height and weight.
Leanne Manas Family and Parents
Manas was born and raised by her loving and dedicated parents in Johannesburg, South Africa. However, she has not shared any information regarding her childhood, parents, or siblings. This section however is under review and will be updated soon.
Leanne Manas Husband and Children
Manas is happily married to Marc Menelaou. Marc is a businessman a shareholder at Sanlam Capital Markets. Manas and her husband are parents of two adorable children, namely Alexandro and Gabriella. Manas and her husband Marc Menelaou were married in 2005 in a colorful wedding attended by their close family and friends.
Moreover, no rumors about divorce or any inconvenience have surfaced in the media in Leanne’s 17 years of marriage. So, it is apparent that their relationship is a feat worth to be appreciated.
Leanne Manas House
Manas and her family shifted to a new house. She described it as “A train station with so many people coming to see their baby Alexandro.” She and her husband Marc decorated the house bringing furniture and other households from their previous two-bedroom house.
They moved to their new house in August 2020. The main reason for their house shifting was a shocking experience. They experienced a traumatic incident at their previous home in Northcliff, Johannesburg.
Leanne Manas Education
Manas has a BA (Hons) in English and Communications and a diploma in Speech and Drama teaching from Trinity College London, England.
She had interests in finance, economics that led her to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics Journalism from Rhodes University.
Leanne Manas Nationality
Manas holds a South African nationality and has Lebanese roots.
Leanne Manas Career
In 2001 Manas worked at Essential Business Channel Summit TV as an anchor for two years. The role ended in 2003. Afterward, on the same TV Channel, she started hosting SABC 3 programs, Business Focus and Business Update.
She was enrolled as a presenter on South Africa’s longest-running breakfast program, SABC 2’s Morning Live in 2004. She has also worked in various radio stations, including East Coast Radio Radio Algoa, SAfm, and Jacaranda FM.
Before she has worked as the National Anchor during the 2004 elections and the Presidential Inauguration. She also worked as an Ambassador to Nelson Mandela’s 46664 campaign, and this was a huge achievement for her.
Leanne began her professional career at Radio 702 as a news anchor. Afterward, she joined Johnnic Publishing’s African Business Channel, where she was a news anchor for Classic FM. She also served for other top radio stations such as Radio Algoa Live, East Coast Radio, and Jacaranda.
Leanne Manas UNHCR
Manas was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador by UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency in 2019. She supports the UNHCR’s work through her LuQuLuQu campaign and believes in helping those in need in our society. During her campaign, she has visited countries like Malawi, Kenya, and other African countries in their refugee camps.
Manas is multiple award-winning presenter and TV anchor.
Leanne Manas house robbery experience
In 2007, she was attacked by four armed men after getting home right before 6 pm. It was on a weekend, and she had just left work. At this time, she lived in Northcliff, Johannesburg. They tied her with a necktie belonging to one of the thieves in her house. They took electrical appliances, money, and cellphone. After her failure to receive her parent’s call, they decided to drive to her house to check if she was okay. When they arrived immediately they contacted the police for investigations to be done.
Leanne Manas Salary
Working for SABC as the anchor of the network’s show called Morning Live, Leanne earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $ 75,000 – 134, 000.
Leanne Manas Net worth
Manas has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million. However, her career as a media personality is her primary source of income.
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