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At the age of 26 he won the first Big Brother competition in 2001 in South Africa.

A few highlights of his life:

  • Born  1975 Worcester on Leipzig Wine Farm in the NUY Valley
  • Matriculated Paarl Gimnasium in 1993
  • Studied Marketing & Tourism in 1995 and also started FERDINAND’S TOURS and ADVENTURES in the same year
  • 2002 - Mc with Miss Universe Michelle McLean at Miss Namibia
  • 2002 – Hosted his own talk show "Voorblad"
  • 2003 – Hosted a TV talk show, “Ferdi gee gas”
  • 2007 – Hosted 2 seasons of “Laugh out Loud” on Mnet
  • 2007/8 – Award for the best viewed program “Laugh out Loud”

After a few years on the TV circuit, Ferdi also runs 2 successful businesses  Ferdinand’s Tours & Adventures and Strongman Events.


Ferdinand Rabie, the owner of Ferdinand’s Tours in South Africa, has been in the travel and tours business for more than 20 years. With extended knowledge of Southern Africa, he and his team will take you on an unforgettable tour. You will experience fun-filled and entertaining tours for you, your friends, family and colleagues.

Ferdinand’s Tours offers the traveller a wide variety of tours: wine tours, cultural tours, corporate events, corporate team building to golf tours to event planning and more. Providing extremely high-quality and personalized services is our number one goal and we can assist in coordinating every detail. For MC’ing, auctions and booking bands for festivals, Ferdinand’s Tours get the best prices. All of our tours can be combined and tailor-made to suit your needs. For example, enjoy a half day wine tour combined with a sunset cruise.

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