Make Money Mondays

Danny K answers decidedly personal questions about his money

We grew up very modestly… We, at first, lived in a one-bedroom flat…

Danny K

I get nervous speaking about Bitcoin… I’m intrigued, but nervous… I really like the technology side of the coins… A little knowledge is very dangerous… I’ve committed what I’m willing to lose…

Danny K

I’ve put a lot of money into my businesses… I’ve got a FMCG business…. and an electronics business…

Danny K

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 singer, songwriter and actor Danny K (aka Daniel Koppel).

Koppel, a Wits alumnus, is a four-time SAMA-award winner.

What does he believe about money?

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

I couldn’t rely on my parents to make ends meet.

Danny K

Every holiday I would work in a youth entertainment act… We performed at Gold Reef City… It was called ‘Boss’ [Beginners on Stage]…

Danny K

I am [an investor]… I like to invest in things that interest me…

Danny K

I’ve made residential property investments.

Danny K

I’m a Jewish Boy! I have to do some business!

Danny K

I fell in love with the idea of building a brand…

Danny K

Some years I’ve made not-so-good music…

Danny K

A divorce, for me [K is married to the daughter of Billy Gundelfinger, the biggest divorce lawyer in SA], would be very expensive!

Danny K

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