How old is Derek Watts? Wiki, Age, Cause of death, wife, children, and net worth. Derek Watts was a South African “authentic” journalist. He was an executive producer of Carte Blanche on MNet. He was known for his anchoring for over three decades on MNet Investigative TV program, Carte Blanche.
Unfortunately, Our South-Afican anchor passed away at the age of 75 years. Derek Watts died due to cancer on 22 August 2023, at 75 age.
South-African broadcasting news channels share the news on Twitter.
A sad day in broadcasting it is as @DerekWatts he unfortunately lost the battle with cancer. The full statement will be released shortly. Please give family space and ti.e to process. #RIPDerekWatts we shall continue to fly the Media and Journalism flag high. One love. pic.twitter.com/Y2crlwkzXQ
— Zola Hashatsi ka Motsiri (@zola_hashatsi) August 22, 2023
On 12 June 2023, he rested from all his work to focus on his health. In July 2023, he announce his retirement from TV. He worked with Carte Blache for over 35 years.
In this blog, we talk about Derek Watt’s age, Wikipedia, Wife, Children, and net worth as well.
How old is Derek Watts? Age
Derek Watts, an authentic tv anchor died due to cancer at the age of 75 years. Derek Watts was 75 years old at the time of death and also we can say that he was born in 1948.
In 2022, he was diagnosed with skin cancer. In 2023, he visited many times in the hospital because of strokes.
Morning! Looks scary but collapsed with suspected stroke in Hoedspruit 14 days ago and despatched to super pro Mill Park Hospital ICU. Diagnosed severe Sepsis which destroyed the bod in an hour! So learning to walk again. But back on your #carteblanche screen asap! @MNet @DStv pic.twitter.com/EuwubujWIU
— Derek Watts (@DerekWatts) April 2, 2023
Derek Watts Age Carte Blanche
75-years old Derek Watts died due to cancer. He worked with Carte Blache for over 35 years as a co-anchor. He passed away on Tuesday Morning, he was known for being the co-anchor of Carte Blanche. He battled skin cancer and spent 14 days in ICU. He leaves behind his wife and children.
Derek Watts Birth Place, Wikipedia
Carte Blanche co-anchor Derek Watts was born in Zimbabwe and later moved to South-Africa with his family. He started his journalism career in the 1970s. According to Derek Watt’s Wikipedia and Instagram Bio he is a freelance motoring journalist.
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Derek Watts Wife and Children
We know very well that there has been always a query along with so many details of ‘Carte Blanche’ presenter Derek Watts that is about his personal life.
Derek Watts had been married to a very mature and decent woman named Belinda who supported always him in his tough time and she had been standing by his side when he was suffering from bad days in his life’s last days.
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He met Belinda at the Benmore-based Pick n Pay in the pet food section. She used to go there for food for her cat whereas Derek used to pick up a stray dog in the Magaliesburg. Even this couple has a pet Gucci (Belinda’s miniature Yorky dog) and another dog Coco.
After being in a relationship for a few years, they got married and had been married until Derek’s demise.
Derek and Belinda have been blessed with a son named Tyrone and a teenage daughter named Kirstin.
Derek Watts Net Worth 2023
South-Afican Journalist, Carte Blanche co-anchor had a net worth of $300K before death. Derek Watts earn his wealth through his career as a journalist.
Derek Watts Cause Of Death, Funeral
Derek Watts died of cancer at age 75. He was battled with skin cancer from last year and he spent 14 days in ICU before death. according to his family information, the funeral is yet to be finalized. So stay with us for more updates.
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