Elma Smit

Elma Smit
Elma Smit

Age: Elma Smit is 34 years young.

Born: 5 February 1986.

Nationality: South African.

Home Town: Bellville.

Profession:sports Presenter/Anchor/Journalist.

Channel: SuperSport(2011- Present).

Past: Netwerk 24.

MFM 92.6

About: Elma Smit also known as Elma Kapelma is a sports journalist, who is currently working as a digital insider for ICC Cricket World cup 2019. She is a sports presenter and sports journalist for Super Sports South Africa.

Some of the Interesting Facts about Elma Smit: Elma’s first job was Flipping burgers to provide herself Pocket Money.

Though she came to limelight after ICC included her as a digital insider for World Cup 2019, but cricket is not her 1st love, her favorite sports is Rugby.

Playing Golf in free time, gardening and sewing are her hobbies.

Elma’s favorite holiday destination is Barcelona of Spain.

Handmade Paella by her husband Richard is her favorite food and also she likes Peanut Butter and Jam toast.

Her pet peeves is any kind of queue or traffic. Her determination is her best characteristics trait. Chocolates, Coffee,shoes and naps are some of her guilty indulgences.

Watching the 1995 rugby world cup final When South Africa lifted that cup is her best memory and seeing the loss of South Africa at 2011 Rugby world cup quarter final is her worst memory.

She called herself a Cat Person.


Elma Smit got her post graduation diploma in journalism degree from The University Of Witwatersrand.
She received her law Degree from University Of Stellenbosch.


Elma Smit started her broadcasting career at the age of 18 at the community radio station at Bellville. In 2007 sheco-hosted a Tv-show named Studio 1.

She interviewed many people incliuding Jared Leto,Dan Carter ,Bantu Holmosia and Jodi Picoult.

After that She worked as a Rugby Anchor for Super Sport Channel. In 2011 She went to New Zealand to cover the Rugby World Cup.

She is still working for Super Sport as a sports presenter.Elma Smit is the presenter of Breakfast With Martin Bester on JacarandaFM.

Some of Her Popular Show:

  • The El-alternative(Sunday Night Show Telecast in 2012).
  •  Dagbreek.
  • The Roger Goode Show(aired in 2014).

Apart from her role as a Sports Presenter she also worked as feature writer for news paper,stylist for various fashion industry,DJ at radio station.

She also worked as a marketing manager for South Africa’s rugby Association.

Elma is currently appointed by ICC as a digital Insider for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 along with Zainab Abbas and Ridhima Pathak.

Elma Smit’s Husband: Elma Smit got married to a South African Golf Presenter.Elma Smit Husband name is Richard Maspero.


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