Dosto Noge is one of the most celebrated and also the best television presenters in South Africa. New age presenters like Andile Ncube can borrow a leaf or two from him. Dosto did not want to make television presenting his full-time profession. He loves teaching and has been doing so since the 1990s. He says teaching is what he could fall back on whenever television presenting was not working out.
Dosto Noge is the best at what he does. He is a responsible family man with successful teaching and television presenting careers. The following is a detailed Dosto Noge biography.
Dosto Noge profile summary
- Full name: Dosto Noge
- Gender: Male
- Marital status: Married
- Nationality: South African
- Occupation: Television presenter, teacher
- Dosto Noge Instagram: @dostonoge
Dosto Noge personal life
Dosto Noge age is believed to be in the early fifties in 2020. He has not shared his exact date of birth to the public. He is happily married, and the Dosto Noge family is made up of three kids. His wife is called Matsie, and they have been together for more than two decades. Professionally, he studied to be a teacher.
Dosto Noge career as a television presenter
The television presenter is known across South Africa for hosting the Selimathunzi variety show on SABC1 from 1996 to 2004. He was expected to stay on the Selimathunzi show shorter than that because he was supposed to hold the fort as they looked for a suitable presenter. He invented the moniker duku duku while on this show. Before being considered for Selimathunzi, he was involved in shows like Ezimtoti, Ngomgqibelo, and Shell Road.
He was also the host for Speak Out, a consumer reality series on SABC2, from 2008 to 2010. In 2008, he was a contestant panellist on the Where Were You? game show on SABC2. He was also a host on the Please Step In docu-reality series on Mzansi Magic in 2015 together with Angie Diale.
Dosto Noge education career
The renowned television presenter is a professional teacher. In the 1990s, he used to teach at Aha Thuto High School in Orange Farm, South of Johannesburg. In 2006, he started teaching at Thuto-Tiro High School in Sebokeng after failing to make it in the production business.
In 2008, Dosto joined the Sedibeng College in Vereeniging as a lecturer of business-related subjects. He was working at the TVET college even when working as a host on Speak Out. He says he left the Speak Out show because it was interfering with his permanent job at the college. He admits that back then television presenting had no job security, and as a family man, he could not risk it. In 2012, he moved to campus management at the Sedibeng College.
Dosto Noge is an inspiration to many across South Africa. As a believer in education, he encourages young people to study because, with an education, you can have something to count on, especially if you are working in the unpredictable entertainment industry.