Bonang Matheba Biography
Bonang Matheba is a South African award-winning television presenter, actress, social media personality, radio personality, author of the book From A to B, and reality tv star. She is best known for presenting the SABC 1 music show LIVE. She has made a name for herself through her amazing voice and great presenting style.
Her accomplishments include; The first South African celebrity to launch an online reality show called B*Dazzled in 2011; the first African ambassador for the cosmetic brand Revlon in 2013; the first South African host of the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards pre-show and the first African to receive an E! News Special Africa on E!
In 2017, she premiered her own show Being Bonang, and published her book From A to B. Bonang has been featured on Forbes Woman Africa, and GQ SA. Matheba is one of the new cast members appearing on the reality tv show Young, Famous, and Africa season 2.
Bonang Matheba Age
Bonang was born on June 25, 1987, in the Mahikeng borough of North West, South Africa. She is 35 years old as of 2022.
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Bonang Matheba Height
Bonang stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 centimeters). She weighs around 56 Kg (124 lbs). Her body measurements are approximately; chest: 34 inches, waist: 23 inches, and hips: 33 inches. Her hair is black and paired well with her brown eyes.
Bonang Matheba Family
Matheba was born and raised in the Mahikeng borough of North West, South Africa. She was born to her parents Charlotte Mokoena and Gampi Matheba. Her mother is the Executive Vice-president for Human Resource and Corporate Affairs of Sasol and her father is a senior lecturer at North-West University. Her family relocated to Leondale, in the East of Johannesburg. Matheba went to Fourways High School, a government co-ed school in Fourways, Johannesburg. She later graduated from the University Of Johannesburg.
Bonang Matheba Husband | AKA
Matheba is not married yet, however, she has been in several public relationships with celebrities. Back in 2012, she was in a relationship with record producer and disc jockey Euphonik. Their relationship hit a rough patch when Matheba accused Euphonik of physically assaulting her which led to his arrest. Matheba later dropped the charges and they go back together.
After dropping the charges, fans speculated that she might have lied about the assault. The couple later broke up for good. At the end of 2015, Matheba got into a relationship with the late rapper AKA. Their relationship started as an affair because AKA was still in a relationship with DJ Zinhle who was pregnant at that time. Matheba has not disclosed information about her most recent relationships.
Bonang Matheba Career
Matheba made her tv debut in 2002 at the age of 15 when she appeared in the SABC 2 kids show, Manhattan Fantasy Challenge. She later became the host of the SABC 1 music show LIVE (now Live Amp) alongside Tbo Touch. She gained success on the show due to her amazing presenting style. Matheba left the show in 2012. She went on to present other shows like Clash of the Choirs SA, Afternoon Express, Top Billing, and KFC Taste Kitchen.
She has also hosted various award shows including; MTV Africa Music Awards 2016, Miss South Africa 2018, and the pre-shows for the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards and BET Awards 2016. Matheba also co-hosted Global Citizen: Mandela 100 concert alongside celebrities like Trevor Noah and Naomi Campbell. In 2008, Bonang played the role of Nurse Seipati on the SABC 1 show, InterSEXions.
In 2019, she co-produced the documentary film Public Figure in which she also appeared. Her own production house called Bonang Matheba Entertainment was launched in 2017. Matheba started her radio career in 2009 when she started presenting her own show “The B* Hive”, on the radio station YFM. In 2015, she became the new radio DJ for radio station Metro FM.
Matheba has also had a successful career in the fashion industry. She has collaborated with various brands including Woolworths and Legit. She collaborated with Woolworth in launching a range of luxury Méthode Cap Classique (MCC) called, “The House of BNG”. Matheba became the first woman to be added to the Méthode Cap Classique Association.
Bonang Matheba Net Worth
Bonang’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million as of 2022. She has gained impressive wealth from her successful career as a television presenter, actress, social media personality, radio personality, author, and reality tv star.
Facts About Bonang Matheba
How Old Is Bonang Matheba?
The tv-personality was born on June 25, 1987, in the Mahikeng borough of North West, South Africa. She is 35 years old.
How Tall Is Bonang Matheba?
Bonang stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 centimeters). She weighs around 56 Kg (124 lbs).
How Much Is Bonang Matheba Worth?
The television personality has managed to make an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Who Is Bonang Matheba Married To?
Bonang is currently not married, she has also not disclosed information about when she plans to get married or her current relationships.
Where Is Bonang Matheba From?
Matheba was born and raised in the Mahikeng borough of North West, South Africa. Her family relocated to Leondale, in the East of Johannesburg when she was in high school.