Aleit Swanepoel, the well-known kykNET presenter, wedding planner and founder/chairman of The Aleit Group, has passed away at 47-years-old.
The Aleit Group announced Swanepoel’s passing on social media, expressing that he passed away in his sleep.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our founder, Aleit Swanepoel. Aleit passed away in his sleep, and while there is no further information to share at this moment, we ask that you keep his family in your thoughts as they go through this difficult time. Aleit was an innovator, perfectionist, and creative genius whose flamboyant persona and dedication will be greatly missed. We will continue to uphold and nurture his great legacy through all Aleit businesses and entities,” the statement read.
Swanepoel was synonymous with creativity, and grew the Aleit Group to become a premier destination for wedding and events, as well as being a popular personality across television and radio.