Make Money Mondays

Michael Mol (SA’s hunkiest, most well-known doctor) bares his soul about money

My first paying job was as a waiter at a Chinese restaurant.

Michael Mol

My first investment was a bad decision… My father has, since then, never taken investment advice from me… I lost R250 000…

Michael Mol

The first thing I do when my paycheque comes in is to take 10% and give it away.

Michael Mol

Each 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 he interviewed Michael Mol, a medical doctor that is most well-known for anchoring Top Billing and Expresso.

Mol – who graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1995 – started his career as a medical doctor with interests in emergency medicine and HIV management.

He won the Mr South Africa title in 1996.

In 1999, despite continuing medicine, he began his stint at Top Billing.

In 2011 Mol started producing and presenting SABC 3’s “Hello Doctor”.

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

I’m still a registered doctor.

Michael Mol

The greatest gift my parents gave me [was paying for my education].

Michael Mol

My father was an industrial psychologist.

Michael Mol

I used to be a salesperson at Edgars.

Michael Mol

I’ve spent most of my hard-earned cash on transfer duties.

Michael Mol

We know what we spend.

Michael Mol

We lack for nothing. We have enough.

Michael Mol

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