What Happened to Broadcaster Noxolo Grootboom? Is She Sick?

Noxolo Grootboom is sick and retires from her SABC News on March 30, 2021. Here are the details about her health and family background.

An experienced news broadcaster Noxolo Grootboom is a famous media personality. She has been working as a news anchor for 37 years. On March 30, she bids bye after anchoring her last news bulletin in the Xhosa news desk, reported by MSN

Before, she began her career as a typist at SABC. Later on, she was allowed to work as a news correspondent. She is a diligent, ambitious, and resilient personality who has gained huge fame as a newsreader. 

Apart from an anchor, she is also a journalist and philanthropist.

Noxolo Grootboom Sick And Health Status: Is She Still Alive?

Noxolo Grootboom is sick. That’s the reason she has retired from her current position.

Talking about her health status, Grootboom is not well physically. However, she hasn’t disclosed the reason to retire from the post. Her millions of fans are quite sad because of her departure on the show. She bows down her head at the end of her news anchoring time. 

Regarding her age, Noxolo must be around 60 years as of 2021, according to Dreshare.

Is Noxolo Grootboom HIV Positive?

Well, Noxolo hasn’t revealed any news of being HIV positive. 

Whatsoever, she was born to her parents in Eastern Cape, South Africa. 

Meanwhile, Grootboom has an African nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.


The legendary anchor departure news has been the talk of the town. Her fans are showing their sorrow by doing retweeting her post on Twitter.

Noxolo Grootboom Husband Unveiled

Noxolo’s husband’s name is not known in the media, and there’s no news of his death as well.

Surely, she is married, but she has kept her partner and children’s details confidential.  

Moving on to her physical appearance, she stands at a tall height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 68 kg, as per our records. 


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