Matshela Koko- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Matshela Koko

Matshela Koko is a well-known former Eskom CEO. He made headlines in October 2022 when he was arrested on charges of fraud, corruption, and money laundering. He is presently awaiting the final verdict of the Judge as of October 2022. If convicted, he will face a significant jail term. You could see him spend the rest of his life in prison in the future.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameMatshela Moses Koko
NameMatshela Koko
Age (as of 2023)47-48 years old
Popular forGetting involved money laundering in R2.2 Billion Kusile Matter
ProfessionFormer CEO of Eskom
Place of BirthSouth Africa
Current ResidenceSouth Africa
EducationSc Eng Hons Chemical UCT
SchoolPrivate School
Date of Birthb/w 1975-1976
Net worth$1.4 million USD
Zodiac SignNot Known
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 82 kg
In Pounds: 180 lbs
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 10″

Matshela Koko Age & Early Life

Matshela Koko’s full name is Matshela Moses Koko. His birthplace is South Africa. In September 1996, he graduated from the University of Cape Town. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. He went to work for Eskom after finishing his degree.

Matshela Koko Height & Weight

Matshela Koko is 5 feet 10 inches tall. He weighs approximately 82 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and Black locks. There is no information on his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, and so on.

Matshela Koko

Matshela Koko’s Net Worth

How much is Matshela Koko’s net worth? The average Eskom CEO compensation is R7.04 million South African Rand ($388165 USD). We estimate Matshela’s net worth to be greater than 1.4 million USD as of December 2023 since he worked in several jobs at Eskom.


Matshela Koko began working for Eskom in 1996. He began as a trainee engineer. He was trained in the Duvha power plant at Mpumalanga’s Work Station. In 2000, he became a pressure component engineer and started working as a boiler Plant Manager. He subsequently continued to work hard and was promoted to Senior Manager of the Engineering Division at Eskom in 2004.

Then, in 2009, he was appointed Chairman of the Asset Creation Programmes Committee. He later gained international acclaim for his efforts with Eskom. Later, he took over as Chairman of VGB Power Plant Concepts. Along the way, he was elected to the European Committee of Standardization.

Matshela Koko Wife & Marriage

Who is Matshela Koko Wife? Matshela Koko has been married twice in his life, according to our study. We still don’t know anything about his first marriage. His second wife’s name, however, is Mosima Koko. When he married Mosima Koko, she already had two kids. Matshela has two stepdaughters presently. Koketso Aren and Thato Choma are the names of his stepdaughters.

His stepdaughter and wife were both freed on bail after being accused in a money laundering case. The bail for his wife and stepdaughter has been set at R70,000. According to reports, Mathshela negotiated a deal with a firm to which his stepdaughter is also tied while serving as CEO of Eskom.