10 Things You Didn’t Know About Phat Joe (The Real Phat Joe)
Whether you love him or not, Phat Joe is here to stay. He is one of South Africa’s outspoken personalities. Phat Joe is making waves in the entertainment industry. With his most unapologetic character, the real Phat Joe isn’t afraid to let people know that he is all about saying it like it is.
1. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Phat Joe Holdings (Pty) Limited.
2. He is the Co-Presenter of SABC1’s The Real Goboza
3. He hosted the comedy talk show The Phat Joe Show, first on e.tv (1999-2001) and later on SABC1, from 2001-2005.
4. He has worked for Radio stationswhich include Radio Bop, Yfm, Metro FM, Kaya FM and Heart 104.9 FM.
5. In 2010, he was named as one of the new presenters of the SABC1 celebrity gossip show The Real Goboza for the show’s fourth season, alongside Brenda Ngxoli.
6. In 2011. he was the co-host (with Bonang Matheba) of the 17th Annual South African Music Awards.
7. He was also the co-host of the 13th Annual Metro FM Music Awards, alongside Pearl Thusi.
8. In 2014, he was the host of the SABC1 dating reality show Take Me Out South Africa.
9. During 2013, Radio station Kaya FM fired controversial motormouth DJ Phat Joe for making listeners eat cat food, drink his urine and “making a frivolous prediction” that President Jacob Zuma would be raped.
10. Phat Joe WAS announced as one of the judges forthe newly revamped Presenter Search on 3 for 2015 alongside Bonang Matheba and Jeannie D.