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What does funny-man Marc Lottering fear (and love, and hope for…) about money?

My first memory of money was giving a 10th of it to church. I never saw money as a worldly thing.

Marc Lottering

My father thought for many years that he was in charge of the budget.

Marc Lottering

My father worked extra hours to help pay my university fees.

Marc Lottering

After the Sauvignon Blanc kicks in I pay for people I don’t even like!

Marc Lottering

Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.

This week Whitfield interviewed stand-up comedian Marc Lottering.

Listen to the hilariously informative interview below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

The first time I walked on stage I was 30 years old.

Marc Lottering

Academically, I was not fabulous at all.

Marc Lottering

I was an usher at the Baxter Theatre when I was a student at UCT.

Marc Lottering

I’m a very sweet boy! I have a lovely fragrance about me!

Marc Lottering

We weren’t rich, but we never lacked anything.

Marc Lottering

There was never a discussion about money; it was never an issue.

Marc Lottering

My first bank account was with my first job in 1987.

Marc Lottering

I had glamourous ideas about life. I knew I had to be amazing.

Marc Lottering

On my 30th birthday – after three tequilas – was the beginnings of what I do now.

Marc Lottering

In 2000 I bought my folks a house... I foolishly sold it after they passed on.

Marc Lottering

My apartment in town has been a good investment.

Marc Lottering

Unfortunately, my partner is very on us being grownups now. I’ve now got a pension, insurance… all sorts of things that makes me feel like an adult.

Marc Lottering

You’ve got to keep writing, because that’s what brings in the money as a comedian.

Marc Lottering

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