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Iman Rappetti Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth And Salary

Iman Rappetti Biography

Iman Rappetti born Vanessa Lena Rappetti is an American award-winning journalist working at eNews Channel where she anchors the eNCA’s prime evening show called News Night. This is the program that includes top stories of the whole day along with business, sports and weather segment. She has been associated with this channel since its inception in 2008, and now she is a senior news anchor. The channel broadcasts in Africa, the Middle East and some countries in Asia.

Rappetti even interviewed the former South African President Thabo Mbeki, President Jacob Zuma, and Oprah Winfrey.  in addition to that, she once came into the cover of Destiny magazine.

Iman Rappetti Age

Rappetti was born on April 04, 1985  in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. She grew up in the same town of birth. Iman (meaning faith) is not the name she was born with. And what many don’t know is that from her humble beginnings in Phoenix, Durban, she took a path that even the bravest would spurn. Rappetti’s memoir is one of the most gripping I have ever read, with not much left to the imagination as she vividly lays bare her life.

Iman Rappetti Family

Rappetti was born to a colored mother and an Indian father, which was the start of a difficult childhood as it often played havoc with her identity and spelled further trouble in a traditional, unforgiving Indian family. Her parents moved to Phoenix KwaZulu-Natal, in 1985, Rappetti describes herself as ‘the youngest of five children.

One Rastafarian brother (passed away), one ex-con brother (who can dance the pants off any woman and has a wicked sense of humour), another brother who’s a big shot in the marine engineering industry (he makes a mean curry), and a sister who has the thankless task of staying at home and raising the rugrats (she has a way with words, and also makes a kick-ass briyani)’. In this moving and entertaining memoir, Iman shares stories and what she has learned from her colorful journey through life.

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Iman Rappetti Husband | Iman Rappetti Children

Iman maintains the low key to sharing information about her life, she doesn’t leave her fans in the wind. She said she was committed to marriage just a few years ago in 2012, but she didn’t reveal who was to be her husband in public. Also, there are no rumors surrounding Iman Reppetti yet.

As of 2019, she maintains her successful life with care. There are speculations that she later married the said man and they have children but the anchor hasn’t confirmed yet.

Iman Rappetti Career

Iman started her professional career as a reporter in South Africa before traveling to the Islamic Republic of Iran, where she lived for two years working on a current affairs TV show for the state broadcaster. She then returned back to South Africa and worked at the SABC for three years.

Iman joined Businessday next as a sub and layout editor before taking on the role of senior editor at Talk Radio 702. After her stint with Talk Radio 702, Iman joined eNews Channel and continues to work there as a senior anchor for the evening show “News Night”.

She is also the host of the program POWERTalk at PowerFM. A successful journalist, Iman, during her time, has also interviewed and encountered with several high profile personalities like former South African President Thabo Mbeki, President Jacob Zuma and the queen of TV talk Oprah Winfrey.

Iman Rappetti Education

She started her education at Lenarea High School in Phoenix and later graduated from the ML Sultan Technikon.

Iman Rappetti Net Worth And Salary

Rappetti earns a good salary from her work and has managed to maintain a well-deserved net worth in her life. But as of now, her exact amount of net worth is not out. As of 2019, the average salary of a journalist is reported $72,710-$146,230. Well, she’s tough and won the award so she may have more than those salaries.

She has also published a few books, among which her recent memoirs, written from a comedic point of view, have received enormous appreciation. Her net worth is believed to be well over $ 1million. Hence, Iman is having a luxurious life and happy life with her family.

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Iman Rappetti And Jeremy Maggs

The best co-anchor TV news duo on South African television Jeremy Maggs and Iman Rappetti both left Newsnight by the end of April 2017. The widely respected news duo had been eNCA’s co-joined prime time faces for the past five years, with their imminent big exit being the latest visible eNCA on-air disruption, part of the ongoing sea of change taking place behind-the-scenes at the eMedia Investment run channel.

Iman Rappetti Becoming Iman

In this moving and entertaining memoir, Iman shares stories from all aspects of her life. From a moving homage to her mother to thinking about growing up as a girl in apartheid South Africa, to her path of change and a shift in her faith and her experiences of becoming a mother. Told with searing honesty and humor, Becoming Iman is as charismatic and inspiring as the author herself is.

Each chapter holds significant moments, functioning as critical insights into the shaping of a life. On the surface, the memoir tells the story of how the young Vanessa morphs into Iman, the radio and television broadcaster and journalist known across South Africa.

Iman Rappetti Power Fm Podcast

These were the opening words from POWER Talk host Iman Rappetti as she announced her departure from POWER 98.7. Rappetti left the station after five years behind the mic in April 2019 and she handed over the baton to broadcaster Aldrin Sampear. The pair were in conversation on POWER Talk. Iman explained why she felt it was time to say goodbye.

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