Theophilus Khumalo, also known as Doctor Khumalo, is a South African former soccer player. He is best known for being a star midfielder for Kaizer Chiefs as well as the South African national team.
Having started playing soccer in 1984 with Swallows Reserves, Khumalo then went to Kaizer Chiefs, where he initially played for the junior team. His father, Eliakim Khumalo, a renowned player of the 1970s and early 1980s, served as his mentor.
Khumalo was promoted to the senior team by coach Ted Dumitru the following year, when he started a game against arch rivals Orlando Pirates.
Doctor Khumalo Net Worth
Doctor Khumalo is one of the richest Soccer Player & listed on most popular Soccer Player. According to Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Doctor Khumalo’s net worth is R90 million.
The high-point of Khumalo’s soccer career was the 1990s; he was part of the Kaizer Chiefs teams that won three South African league championship titles and five knockout trophies and was also voted South African Footballer of the Year in 1992.
During his career at the club, he played in a total of 397 league and cup games, scoring 75 goals.
After the re-admission of South Africa to FIFA in 1992, Khumalo was selected to be a member of the South African squad for its first official international match in July of the same year, against Cameroon. South Africa won the match 1–0, due to a penalty scored by Khumalo.
He was also a leading member of the winning South African national team at the 1996 African Nations Cup. He also represented South Africa in the 1998 Football World Cup.
Throughout his whole international career, he played for South Africa 50 times (twice as captain), scoring nine goals making him the 13th most capped South African footballer.
Doctor Khumalo’s wife
According to our records, Doctor Khumalo married to Blanche Garises (m. 2007). As of January 12, 2023, Doctor Khumalo’s is not dating anyone.
He has a SAFA Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 coaching licences, an English Football Association licence which he got in 2005 and a UEFA B licence through the German Football Federation in 2007.
He previously worked as head coach for the Kaizer Chiefs Under-17 team and together with Khuse. He is the assistant coach for Kaizer Chiefs
Khumalo made his film acting debut with the German/South African production Themba. He plays himself as the coach of the under 21s.
The movie is about Themba, a young and ambitious football youth, who is faced with poverty, AIDS and violence, but eventually makes his way on to the South African national team. The film is based on a novel by Lutz van Dijk and premiered at the Berlinale 2010.
Cars owned by Doctor Khumalo
Undoubtedly, the Kaizer Chiefs legend has a really good taste when it comes to cars. He owns a Ford Mustang vehicle, you may have a look at the pictures below: