Motlanthe is married to a beautiful lady by the name of Gugu Mtshali and he seems to love her so much as he married her.
Kgalema Petrus Motlanthe was delivered into the sector on 19 July 1949 at the Boksburg-Benoni Clinic. He experienced early life in Alexandra, Johannesburg, Transvaal (presently Gauteng).
His oldsters, Louis Mathakoe Motlanthe, a cleanser and Masefako Sophia Madingoane, a homegrown laborer wedded in 1946.
Motlanthe (otherwise referred to as Mkhuluwa, the senior one) has two more youthful siblings, Tlatlane Ernest and Lekota Sydney.
Motlanthe’s maternal granddad, Kgalema Marcus Madingoane and his grandma, Louisa Mmope Sehole lived in Summit, a vagrant camp on Benoni [East Rand, Transvaal, presently Gauteng] Old Area in which they moved to seeking out work.
Here, Madingoane got engaged with local vicinity problems and in the long run was a Councilor in Pinnacle. He was instrumental in establishing the municipality of Daveyton in 1955 in which he ran a burial provider parlor and an basic enterprise.
At the point when he become eleven, his parents had to pass from Alexander to Meadowlands [Johannesburg, Gauteng]. He firstly went to elegance in Ga-Mothiba, Northern Transvaal [now Limpopo].