South African Motivational Speakers

Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban & Other
Alison Botha

Alison BothaInspirational SpeakerGeorge

Audiences sit in rapt attention as Alison speaks of the brutally cruel torture to which she was subjected and how she has overcome the challenge of that experience by applying her own ABC - Attitude, Belief and Choice.

Amor Vittone

Amor VittoneAfrikaans Solo Artist and MCJohannesburg

Apart from her role as singer and entertainer Amor is a choreographer and a regular master of ceremonies (MC) for public and corporate events. Her positive attitude, charm and elegance makes her a popular choice as motivational speaker and she can speak on various topics.

Barry Hilton

Barry HiltonComedian, MC and Motivational SpeakerWestern Cape

Barry Hilton A celebrity for sure, Performing his original brand of South African humour, his sell-out shows are proof of his popularity as “the cleanest” comedian in the country.

Becoming Dr. Andy

Becoming Dr. AndyMotivational SpeakerCape Town

Andiswa Bhiya, commonly known as “Becoming Dr Andy” is a Medical student at University of Cape Town with ambitions to cement herself in the medical field and help those who come after to do the same.

Billy Selekane

Billy SelekaneMotivational Speaker and MCJohannesburg

Billy Selekane is an Author, Internationally acclaimed Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Personal, Team and Organizational Effectiveness Specialist.

Brent Lindeque

Brent LindequeMotivational Speaker and MCJohannesburg

Many have the power to inspire. Many have the ability to use social media for good. Few are able to combine the two, whilst remaining true to themselves.

Brett Shuttleworth

Brett ShuttleworthMotivational SpeakerJohannesburg

He motivates and inspires clients to create their own masterpiece and bring out their greatness, utilizing ground-breaking techniques to achieve this through first-hand seeing.

Bruce Fordyce

Bruce FordyceMotivational Speaker and MCJohannesburg

He has written a book, "The Marathon Runners' Handbook", and had a book written about him, John Cameron-Dow's "Bruce Fordyce: Comrades King", and has become a sought-after motivational speaker.

Cindy Pivacic

Cindy PivacicMotivational and Keynote SpeakerCape Town

Cindy Pivacic is a Speaker, Trainer, Author, HIV Activist and IEC (Information-Education-Communication) Facilitator on HIV & AIDS.

Claire Newton

Claire NewtonMotivational and Keynote SpeakerDurban

With 23 years of experience, Psychologist Claire Newton brings us real insight into the challenges we are currently facing with the Coronavirus. With entertaining and empowering talks Claire delivers practical psychological tools to assist us to address these challenges.

Clive Simpkins

Clive SimpkinsMotivational and Keynote SpeakerJohannesburg

Clive Simpkins is a marketing and communications strategist, public speaker and author.

Dr Criselda Kananda

Dr Criselda KanandaMC, Motivational and Keynote SpeakerJohannesburg

Criselda Kananda is a mother, Radio and Television Presenter, dynamic business woman, Facilitator, Inspirational Speaker, Professional Counselor, Former Nurse and medical underwriter.

David Grier

David GrierChef and Motivational SpeakerCape Town

A Chef by profession and a Humanitarian by passion. Extreme Adventurer, Bestselling Author, and Inspirational Speaker.

David Molapo

David MolapoMotivational and Keynote SpeakerJohannesburg

Dr David Molapo was born at the height of the apartheid era, but has never allowed the bitterness of the past to dictate his future. "You are no longer a prisoner of your past, but a pioneer of your future"

Deshun Deysel

Deshun DeyselMotivational and Keynote SpeakerJohannesburg

Deshun Deysel - best known as the only black female high altitude mountaineer in the world, Deshun has diverse experience in self–image psychology, business performance management, corporate social responsibility and conference facilitation.

Dricus Du Plessis

Dricus Du PlessisMixed Martial ArtistPretoria

Dricus Du Plessis also known as ‘Stillknocks’ was born on the 14 January 1994 in Hartfield, South Africa. He made history by being the first South African Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) belt holder.

Eddie Botes

Eddie BotesKeynote and Motivational SpeakerCape Town

Eddie Botes is a sought after International speaker, Trainer, Facilitator and Change Artist

Erik Vermeulen

Erik VermeulenKeynote and Motivational SpeakerJohannesburg

Behavioural Strategist, Erik Vermeulen, brings over 20 years of Leadership and Consulting experience in growing the leadership skills of Leaders across several industries.

Eugene Khoza

Eugene KhozaComedian, MC and Motivational SpeakerJohannesburg

His rise in the comedy ranks began when he made the semi-finals of M-Net’s Laugh Out Loud comedy competition and in the same year won the Ricoffy Comedy Challenge.

Fanie De Villiers

Fanie De VilliersMotivational Speaker and MCJohannesburg

A popular player, de Villiers was known by the nickname Vinnige Fanie.

Fred Bohasu

Fred BohasuMotivational Speaker and FacilitatorJohannesburg

His method of talks and facilitation involves a lot of interactions, role plays, energizers, short video clips, including the usage of PowerPoint presentations.

Gcina Mhlophe

Gcina MhlopheMotivational Speaker and MCDurban

After a business brief, Gcina then creates her stories around the company’s needs. The stories message can vary from teamwork and commitment to dealing with complacency and negativity.

Gerry Rantseli-Elsdon

Gerry Rantseli-ElsdonMC and PresenterJohannesburg

Gerry Rantseli-Elsdon is a South African television presenter, host, MC and businesswoman best known for co-hosting the first season of the reality television competition Big Brother South Africa, in 2001.

GG Alcock

GG AlcockBusiness and Motivational SpeakerJohannesburg

GG is a regular contributor and speaker on a range of topics ranging from motivational to trend talks on entrepreneurship, the informal market, diversity & culture in our society, marketing communications to the mass market and route to market strategies for the informal sector.

Henning Gericke

Henning GerickeSports, Motivational, and Keynote SpeakerPretoria

Dr. Henning Gericke is Team Psychologist for the Springbok Rugby Team and is in France with the team for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2007.

Ian Thomas

Ian ThomasMotivational SpeakerPlettenberg Bay

If you're looking to motivate your team, you should seriously consider motivational speaker and keynote speaker, Ian Thomas.

Itumeleng Mpofu

Itumeleng MpofuMotivational SpeakerJohannesburg and Cape Town

Itumeleng Mpofu is young leader, motivational speaker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Itumeleng was born in the township of Evaton North situated in the outskirt of Johannesburg.

Jaden Hendrickse

Jaden HendrickseRugby Player and Motivational SpeakerDurban

Jaden Hendrickse is a rugby player known for his speed, agility, and ability to control the game from the scrum-half position.

Jean de Villiers

Jean de VilliersFormer Rugby Player and Sports SpeakerCape Town

Jean de Villiers is not just a rugby legend but a true embodiment of the spirit of the game. Known for his electrifying pace and razor-sharp instincts, de Villiers dazzled fans around the world with his dynamic play as a centre.

Joel Stransky

Joel StranskyMotivational SpeakerBallito

Former SA, Natal & Western Province Stand-off. Started off as a promising fly-half in Pretoria, before starring in the 1990 Natal team that clinched the Currie Cup for the first time in their history.

Joey Evans

Joey EvansInspirational SpeakerJohannesburg

The short version of Joey's story is he had a dream that became a goal to race in the world’s most gruelling off road race - The Dakar Rally.

Justin Cohen

Justin CohenMotivational Speaker and MCCape Town

Justin Cohen is the author of nine books. He speaks and trains internationally. Justin’s areas of expertise are in motivation, sales, customer satisfaction, leadership and change. He has an honours degree in Psychology.

Kenni Gambo

Kenni GamboMotivational and Business SpeakerJohannesburg

Motivator, community builder, and Author, Kenni Gambo has trained and coached sales and client service people across Africa.

Kevin Rene Richardson

Kevin Rene RichardsonMotivational SpeakerJohannesburg

Through his remarkable relationships with the animals he has also made a name for himself in the feature film industry as one of South Africa’s leading animal consultants and as a handler.

Kevin Woods

Kevin WoodsMotivational SpeakerDurban

Kevin Woods is living proof that even on the darkest days there's hope and a way out.

Kirsten Garbini

Kirsten GarbiniMotivational and Keynote SpeakerCape Town

Kirsten Garbini is a hypno-coach and mindset expert, motivational speaker and human resources executive who delivers high-energy motivational keynote programs aimed at changing MINDSETS.

Kobus Wiese

Kobus WieseMotivational Speaker and MCCape Town

Although a fearsome presence on the field, Kobus Wiese is a sought-after Master of Ceremony and public speaker who uses his experiences on the field to demonstrate how motivation and team spirit are essential to success of any kind.

Lance Brown

Lance BrownInspirational SpeakerCape Town

Lance Brown is a living testament to his “Creating Opportunities” philosophy and presentations.

Leanne Manas

Leanne ManasKeynote Speaker and MCJohannesburg

In addition to her media career, Leanne also supports many charities, doing work for the Topsy Foundation and Child Welfare, amongst others. She is also a 46664 Ambassador, working closely with HIV/AIDS initiatives.

Lebo Mashile

Lebo MashileGuest Speaker and MCJohannesburg

In her work as a life skills facilitator for adolescents – focusing on topics like gender issues, teamwork and sexuality – poetry has been her preferred medium.

Letshego Zulu

Letshego ZuluMotivational SpeakerPiketberg

Letshego is the Managing Director of RL Media & Marketing, a Level 1 BBBEE Out Of Home Media Business providing a portfolio of impactful & iconic billboards across the country.

Lisa Bobbert

Lisa BobbertComedian, MC & Motivational SpeakerDurban

Lisa Bobbert has won the hearts of South African theatre audiences with many hit productions including Abbamaniacs, The Rocky Horror Show, Defending the Planet, Brutal Tunes and Sally Bowels, in the musical Cabaret.

Lukhanyo Am

Lukhanyo AmRugby Player and Motivational SpeakerDurban

Lukhanyo Am is a rugby player who played a pivotal role in the Springboks' triumph in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, showcasing his defensive prowess, astute rugby intelligence, and ability to create opportunities for his teammates.

Lumka Msibi

Lumka MsibiMotivational, Keynote and Guest Speaker Johannesburg

Lumka Msibi is an Innovative Award Winning Qualified Rocket Scientist. At the age of 24 she has travelled to all 6 world continents, won numerous prestigious awards and spoken alongside many notable leaders.

Lynette Beer

Lynette BeerMotivational SpeakerPretoria

Lynette Beer is one of South Africa’s most acclaimed and prestigious inspirational motivational speakers on Personal Development and Corporate Growth.

Lyntjie Jaars

Lyntjie JaarsSpeaker, Storyteller and MCCape Town

A proudly South-African woman who’s probably best known in Namaqualand as the former home drive Radio DJ on the program Hamba Khaya, on Radio NFM 98.1, the voice of the Namaqua people.

Malcolm Marx

Malcolm MarxRugby Player and Motivational SpeakerSouth Africa and Japan

A key figure in South African rugby, Malcolm Marx's ascendancy to international prominence came with his inclusion in the Springboks squad.

Mamikie Molapo

Mamikie MolapoMotivational Speaker and MCJohannesburg

Dr Mamikie Serobatse Molapo (JHB) Dr. Mamikie Molapo is a professional speaker, trainer and educationalist and an Inspirational Speaker and a Management Consultant. Mamikie is a recognized expert in the field of women and children issues.

Martin Brown

Martin BrownKeynote and Inspirational SpeakerJohannesburg

Martin is one of the most powerful inspirational and motivational speakers you will find because he knows how to stir passion, inspire action and genuinely move people to change.

Njabulo Zulu

Njabulo ZuluMotivational SpeakerJohannesburg

Njabulo Zulu not only rose above bullying, she’s now helped victims and bullies alike through her work as a motivational speaker.

Nicky Abdinor

Nicky AbdinorKeynote and Inspirational SpeakerCape Town

Nicky’s inspiring personal story, along with her expertise as a Clinical Psychologist, makes her an ideal candidate for an inspirational keynote speaker at your next conference or event.

Nomalanga Sitole

Nomalanga SitoleMotivational Speaker and MCJohannesburg

Her love for public speaking, the entertainment and events industry has been the driving factor that enabled her to apply herself with passion, and excellence in everything she does.

Ntlantla Skweyiya

Ntlantla SkweyiyaMotivational, Business Speaker and MCCape Town

Ntlantla Skweyiya is an experienced e-Commerce Specialist, with 10 years of industry experience. Armed with a B-Comm degree in Financial Risk Management as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing, she currently heads up the e-Commerce division of a multi-national FMCG corporation.

Palesa Mosiea

Palesa MosieaMotivational speaker and MCJohannesburg

Palesa Mosiea decided to change the negativity she experienced growing up and being teased for her skin colour, into a positive. She has used the life story to inspire and motivate others.

Paula Quinsee

Paula QuinseeInspirational Speaker and Relationship ExpertJohannesburg

As a Relationship Expert, she teaches individuals and organisations the importance of healthy relationships using emotional intelligence skills.

Quinton Shaun Mlaza

Quinton Shaun MlazaMotivational Speaker, TV Presenter and MCJohannesburg

Majoring in Business Studies under the faculty of Management Assistant were he progressed and graduated in 2015 with his qualification as a professional Management Assistant.

Ray Wicksell

Ray WicksellMotivational SpeakerPretoria

Ray Wicksell is a Motivational Speaker who brings a unique twist to Sales and Customer Service talks.

Robby Kojetin

Robby KojetinMotivational & Mental Health SpeakerJohannesburg

Robby takes the audiences on a journey that is raw and authentic from the operating table to the top of the world and beyond.

Rolene Strauss

Rolene StraussMotivational SpeakerCape Town

Rolene Strauss is a South African model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss South Africa 2014 and in December the same year won Miss World 2014 in London.

Ronel Jooste

Ronel JoosteMotivational SpeakerPretoria

Ronel Jooste is a Chartered Accountant by profession and spent more than a decade in the corporate world.

Saray Khumalo

Saray KhumaloMotivational SpeakerJohannesburg

Saray Khumalo delivers motivational and actionable talks to drive meaningful outcomes for organizations and communities.

Sibusiso Vilane

Sibusiso VilaneMotivational Speaker and AuthorNelspruit

Sibusiso Vilane is a motivational speaker where he shares his experiences and inspiring others to overcome challenges and pursue their dreams.

Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse

Sipho “Hotstix” MabuseSinger, Musican and Motivational SpeakerJohannesburg

One of South Africa’s proudest musical treasures who loves his country as much as he does performing.

Thuli Madonsela

Thuli MadonselaPolitical SpeakerCape Town

Thuli Madonsela is South Africa's former Public Protector. Thuli is also a Human Rights Lawyer and Equality Expert.

Toby Shapshak

Toby ShapshakKeynote Speaker and Thought LeaderJohannesburg

Toby Shapshak is a distinguished South African journalist, author, and commentator renowned for his incisive coverage of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship across Africa.

Tony Wake

Tony WakeHypnotist, Keynote Speaker and MCJohannesburg

The Human Mind… we are all human and we all have one. Some know how to use theirs to the greatest of extent while others have lost theirs decades ago.

Trevor Nyakane

Trevor NyakaneRugby Player and Motivational SpeakerFrance

Trevor Nyakane is a South African professional rugby player. He made his professional debut and quickly gained recognition for his scrummaging skills and athleticism.

Vusi Thembekwayo

Vusi ThembekwayoMotivational SpeakerJohannesburg

Vusi Thembekwayo is an acclaimed business mogul and global speaker.

Walk With Us

Walk With UsMotivational SpeakersCape Town and Oxford, UK

Tom David and Warren Handley are two South Africans who at 24 years-of-age took the first steps of a life-changing journey. In a story of extreme pain and even greater kindness, overcoming challenges and lessons learned, they have a message to share.

Wolfgang Riebe

Wolfgang RiebeMC, Motivational Speaker and Comedy MagicianCape Town

Wolfgang talks from solid experience and shares sustainable, usable, achievable and practical skills that result in memorable magical moments for life!

Zelda la Grange

Zelda la GrangeMotivational and Keynote SpeakerWestern Cape

Zelda was officially appointed one of President Nelson Mandela’s three private secretaries in 1997 and, upon his retirement in May 1999, President Nelson Mandela requested Zelda to remain in his service.

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