Make Money Mondays

John Robbie answers exceedingly personal questions about money

I’m a pensioner!

John Robbie

My biggest money mistake ever was investing in an Irish pub.

John Robbie

You can only sleep in one bed at night, no matter how wealthy you are!

John Robbie

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 John Robbie.

Robbie - a former Ireland international rugby player – is probably most well-known as a presenter on 702.

But what does he believe about money?

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

I’m a very lazy person. I can’t do something I’m not passionate about!

John Robbie

I grew up in a middleclass family.

John Robbie

My parents never really cared about money.

John Robbie

When I was 8 I was paid 25 pounds for playing in an advertisement.

John Robbie

It was more than love… rugby was a total and utter obsession!

John Robbie

I got R1000 per game, tax free! I thought I had died and gone to heaven!

John Robbie

Louis Luyt became paranoid when he found success… the same kind of personality than Hitler… He always had a self-destruct button…

John Robbie

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