Born and raised in Soweto, Mr Thipe credits his upbringing to the strong virtuous women in his life. His late grandmother Selinah Dineo Mabanyana played an instrumental role in teaching him the power of prayer and fundamentals of faith. His mother, Naniki Batseba Thipe has been a pillar of strength and played a significant part in raising leaders, that includes Mr Thipe’s siblings Tumelo and Palesa.
An Evangelist by calling, Mr Thipe is the Founder of New Life Evangelical Ministry. He also runs an NPO called Man Power Factor, a movement that focuses on helping men become a greater version of themselves and overcome life’s challenges. He is passionate about eradicating poverty and is deliberate in the fight against the ill-treatment of those less fortunate. As the National Mobiliser at African Content Movement, a vehicle that he strongly believes will bring change to the citizens of South Africa, he has dedicated himself to serving communities. He is a motivational speaker that constantly encourages people across all ages to look beyond their current situation.
Mr Thipe is married to Ncamisile Charmaine Thipe and is a father of two, Amogelang and Karabo Thipe.