Hire / Book Hykie Berg Celebrity MC and Business Speaker
Inspirational Speaker,Corporate Speaker,Master of Ceremonies
Hykie Berg, is a leading controversial and forefront player in the dynamics of media and the engagement there-off. With more than 10 years of experience, in and around the Entertainment Industry of S.A, as well as his direct engagement with media and sales on most avenues, Berg has trained and worked with some of the absolute prodigies in his field.
Hykie enrolled in the University of Pretoria for a B.Com in marketing and communication. He furthered his studies as a scholar in Dramatic arts B.A Dram graduating Cum Laude at the University of Stellenbosch. As a guest lecturer or speaker at various institutions he has conducted many training, media workshops and Multi Media camera-Acting courses (Soaps, T.V, Sitcoms)
Berg has appeared on almost every South African TV Channel, as well as abroad (Canada, U.S.A, Africa) This includes SABC 1, 2, and 3, E-TV, MNET, and DSTV, as well as the big screen. He is a regular performer at most of the S.A arts festivals- Aardklop, Grahamstown, KKNK. His involvement either as performer or conceptualist has stretched and covered almost every national leading Arthouse and Showcase Authority in S.A: The State Theatre PTA, Arts-Cape CT, The H.B Thom C.T. The Civic Theatre JHB and the Sanlam Auditorium. He has been a T.V personality, producer and leading actor appearing in almost all the S.A. local soaps and various Drama productions. 2002 M-Net nominated Berg as the most promising and dynamic upcoming actor of S.A. As a local guest on Radio Shows and T.V. Talk Shows, as the likes of PASELLA, KWELA- KYK-NET, GERAAS, SATURDAY NITE, GLITTERATI, K.TV, ROER, MAATBAND and GONS, Berg has captivated and mesmerised his audiences. His involvement in international films as well as local productions has acclaimed him numerous prestigious awards, as the likes of the Pansa Award, Crystal Award and two of the 2006 Apollo film festival awards. He also won the prestigious ‘Veertjie’ award in 2010 for best T.V Actor South Africa.
A regular media source, Berg has made front cover news on various publications and have appeared in almost every single Media- print publishing institution in S.A. He has been a requested favourite as the voice of Cooperate training material for local as well as U.K. based entities, and have endorsed numerous international cooperate, financial, hospitality and fashion institutions: brands such as Vodacom, Honda SA, Safilo, Planet Fitness, Kai Thai Group, The Dress Suite, Law Firms such as Nelson and Associates, and was one of the founding members, and Managing Director of Specialized Home Loans (Pty). Ltd.
Whether a guest speaker, colleague, patron or friend, He has been associated with those of the highest measure and influence in the S.A. culture of Showbiz. He is a general favourite in the judging of Fashion Events, a local Guest at the annual SA Fashion Week and a pro-active Patron of the Artistic expression, where he personally worked with and performed with the honourable SABT in the all known classical piece, Sleeping Beauty.
Berg was also requested amongst celebrities like Miss Masepeke Sekhukhune, Head of the Newtown Film School, Elana Afrika,well known TV personality and Radio 5 DJ, Derrich Gardner and Jan Du Plessis, Head of Channels at M-Net, for the presenting of the T.U.T Film Awards amongst 35 categories. Berg also hosted the 2007 South African Music Awards (Vonk)
He is currently seen on M-Net in one of South Africa’s most popular dramas called “Binnelanders” where he is portraying the charming but quite ruthless, Dr. Conrad Bester.
Berg was also the winner of the 4th series of Survivor- SURVIVOR MALDIVES, which has allowed him to become one of our most bankable and reputable celebrities in the country.
Berg is also Marketing Executive of attooh-Group of Companies: The extra Dimension in Financial Services.
“We make ordinary people millionaires and make millionaires financially independent”
Hykie Berg struggled with the disease of addiction for more than ten years. From a heroine junkie on the streets of Hillbrow, to winning Survivor Maldives and becoming one of our countries most successful and reputable actors and celebrities, his story of courage, faith and perseverance is truly extraordinary and inspiring. He travels the country and does monthly seminars on Servant Leadership, true wealth and self-esteem, and willingly shares his story from absolute hopelessness and utter desperation, towards total