Kaizer Motaung, born on October 16, 1944, in Orlando East, Soweto, South Africa[4], is a retired South African footballer and the owner of Kaizer Chiefs[1]. Motaung is also a co-founder of the South African Premier League (PSL)[2].

Motaung began playing soccer at a young age and turned professional at the age of 16 when he joined Orlando Pirates[4]. He entered the international soccer scene when he was recruited by the North American club Atlanta Chiefs, where he played from 1968 to 1971[3]. Motaung also played for the Denver Dynamos from 1974 to 1975[3].

Known as a renowned South African soccer specialist, Motaung’s contributions to the sports sector have had a significant impact[5]. His career path has been an inspiration to many people in the country with similar interests. Despite facing many challenges, Motaung has remained true to his passion for soccer.

As of 2023, Kaizer Motaung is 78 years old[3]. He has built a substantial fortune through his career and involvement with Kaizer Chiefs, with a net worth of $60 million or 869 million South African Rand[9]. As the founder of Kaizer Chiefs Football Club, Motaung serves as the chairman and managing director of the club[10].