With his distinctive bald head, charismatic personality and easy-going demeanor, Mark is one of South Africa’s most recognisable radio and tv personalities. He has spent over 18 years entertaining millions of listeners on radio. He started his career on 5fm, and now broadcasts simultaneously on 94.7 Highveld Stereo in Johannesburg and 94.5 Kfm all across the Cape.
Mark has also hosted many television shows over the years, including the country’s first ever reality show, Big Brother SA and South Africa’s biggest ever game show The Power of 10. Mark is a well-polished master of ceremonies, corporate deejay, as well as motivational speaker. In addition, he is a professional voice artist, having done countless radio and television commercials and audio-visual narrations.
Mark is happily married and lives in Sandton Johannesburg with his wife Nicole and daughters Tayla-Jean and Alyssa. He is a cancer survivor, having been diagnosed at the age of 18 with stage 4 testicular cancer, which spread to his lungs and kidneys. In 2008, at the age of 38, he survived a severe and sudden heart attack, caused by a genetic condition.
Despite narrowly cheating death twice, his positive and genuinely happy attitude towards life is infectious and motivates others to achieve their own personal goals in life.