Leanne Manas has questioned a painting by the infamous Rasta who paints and celebrates all well-known South Africans, from the showbiz to the politics of the country!ong-serving SABC2’s Morning Live host,
“Thank you so much Rasta – I really enjoyed my birthday!! Who’s the lady in the picture? she’s got a very… unique look. Love your work, Sir!” wrote Leanne Manas responding to Rasta’s gift.
Rasta captioned a painting of an unknown lady saying happy birthday to Leanne Manas and he hopes that she enjoyed it.
“Happy birthday to TV presenter and Goodwill Ambassador @LeanneManas! We’re grateful that she continues to use her voice and talents to raise awareness and advocate for displaced people around the world. #WithRefugees,” wrote UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
“The honor is ALWAYS mine! Thank you for the wishes,” replied Leanne Manas.
“Many happy returns to the queen of the screen @LeanneManas. Such a pleasure to work with you” wrote SABC’s Mzwandile Mbeje.
Leanne Manas is a South African radio and television presenter, finance journalist, and motivational speaker best known for hosting the SABC2 breakfast news show Morning Live, since 2004.
A qualified Speech and Drama teacher with Honours in English, Manas started her career as a radio news anchor at Radio 702. She then moved to Johnnic Publishing’s African Business Channel where she became the news anchor for Classic FM.
She took a keen interest in financial journalism and completed a postgraduate certificate in Economics Journalism from Rhodes University. She was a nominee for the Sanlam Business Journalist of the Year awards in 2002.
Leanne Manas began her television career as the main news anchor for the business channel Summit Television, before moving to SABC3 to host two business programs, Business Focus and Business Update.
Leanne Manas was chosen as the national news anchor for the 2004 South African general elections and presidential inauguration, along with Vuyo Mbuli.
We are not certain what else Leanne Manas did on her birthday. However, here’s a snap she posted on Instagram with the following caption: “Me dropping into my next year of this life! May the shoot open soon 🥰😂🥰 #happybirthdaytome”