Nico Matlala Uber DriverNico Matlala is now an Uber driver (Image: ZiMoja)

Fall from Grace: Millionaire Businessman Nico Matlala Now an Uber Driver

Nico Matlala, once a flashy and extravagant entrepreneur, has experienced a major change in his fortunes, now earning his living as an e-hailing driver in the Gauteng area. His story resembles the riches-to-rags tales we often witness on the popular TV show “I Blew It.”

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A Glamorous Past with High-Profile Connections

In his prime, Matlala was a familiar face alongside media stars like Palesa Madisakwane and actress KB Motsilanyane. He had a tumultuous relationship with businesswoman Lebohang Mabe.

Life has certainly brought this once high-flying businessman back down to earth. These days, you’ll find him behind the wheel of a white Hyundai i20, known as “P Nico” on his In-Ride profile.

In his prime, Matlala was known for showering women with extravagant gifts, ranging from high-end handbags to luxury vacations. He spared no expense on bottles of fine French champagne, always eager to put on a show. His wardrobe was filled with the finest Italian brands, such as Gucci and Giorgio Armani. And to add a final touch of luxury, he flaunted his collection of pricey timepieces.

The flamboyant ladies’ man wasn’t shy about donning designer sunglasses and juggling multiple relationships at once.

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Millionaire turned Uber Driver Nico Matlala Reveals What Went Wrong

In a recent social media video, Matlala asserted that he couldn’t blame his downfall on drugs or alcohol, claiming he was a responsible individual who steered clear of such vices.

Reflecting on his past, he shared,

“I let the media take over my feelings,”

When approached for a comment, he simply replied,

“Hey my man I have nothing to say to you.”

By Tayana

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