What made DJ Zinhle Famous?
DJ Zinhle is a South African DJ, TV producer, Actress, Entertainer and serial Entrepreneur.
She rose to fame after headlining the Sisters With Soul concert alongside Amanda Black.
Zinhle also headlined the Zimbabwean festival held in England called Zimfest Live 2019.
DJ Zinhle Quick Bio and Achievements.
Growing up with big dreams of becoming a TV presenter, DJ Zinhle never knew that she would one day become the most coveted DJ in South Africa.
She started her career in 2004 when her brother’s passion for mixing vinyls got into her and she started developing passion for Disc Jockey.
Her big break came along when she became tbe resident DJ at SABC 1’s youth show called Jika Majika.
DJ Zinhle has worked with different South African music icons including Boom Shaka, Dr Malinga, Khanyl Mbau, Mphoza, AKA and many more.
She also headlined one of the biggest shows, Sisters with Soul Concert, alongside Amanda Black.
Zinhle has won two awards of the Best house DJ and Best Female artist in the second Ceremony of Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards.
Her hit single ‘Umlilo’ hit over 5 Million streams in just 3 months and certified three times platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa.
The song was also voted by fans as 2020 song of the year in the 26th South African Music Awards.
The song also made DJ Zinhle book a headliner gig at the inagural Red Bull Music Experience in Cape Town.
In 2021, she also co hosted the 1s and 2s talent show competition alongside DJ Tira and DJ Speedsta.
In 2021 she also released a reality TV show called ‘The Unexpected’ which was released on ShowMax.
DJ Zinhle Accolades, Awards and Nominations.
Nominee for song of the year South African Music Awards (SAMA) and Metro FM Awards 2019.
Bona Magazine named her one of the top influential women in South Africa.
Oprah Magazine named her one of 21 most powerful women in Africa.
4th most powerful celebrity in South Africa by Channel 24.
DJ Zinhle was also named Woman of the Year by Glamor Magazine.
She also launched a women empowerment TV series titled ‘It Takes a Village’
For the secont time in 2019, she was named the top Female DJ in Africa.
In 2020, DJ Zinhle won the Forbes’ Woman African Entertainer Award.
On DJane’s top list of 2021, DJ Zinhle was named as the Africa’s number one Female Dj.
In 2020 She won the Pan African Artist of the Year at the Namibian Annual Music Awards.
In 2021, the video of ber hit song ‘Umililo’ was nominated for 27th South African Music Awards as the Best Music Video of the Year.
In 2022, DJ Zinhle was named the Best DJ of the Year by Global Music Awards Africa.
What degree does DJ Zinhle have?
DJ Zinhle is not only a brilliant marketer and entertainer but also very educated with a first class degree from University of Johanesburg.
She pursued a degree in Marketing Management where she was hired by the University asa Graduate assistant professor.
DJ Zinhle Age, Real Name, Siblings and Parents.
How old is DJ Zinhle?
Ntombezinhle Jiyane popularly known as DJ Zinhle or Her Majesty was born on 30th December 1983 in Danhauser, KwaNzulu Natal, South Africa.
She has three siblings Zenzele Jiyane, Gugu Jiyane, Zak Jiyane.
One of her parents is Jabu Jiyane.
DJ Zinhle Education Background.
After leaving Dannhauser, Zinhle moved to new castle where she joined Siyamukela High School in Emadadeni, New Castle.
DJ Zinhle and AKA.
DJ Zinhle and Kiernan Jarryd Forbes popularly known as AKA were dating for a while before they parted ways in 2015.
The two met in 2012 but made their relationship public in 2014.
They were in love untill 2015 when AKA cheated on Zinhle with Bonang Matheba leading to their breakup.
They later rekindled their relationship in 2018 but it did not work again so they broke up again in 2019.
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The two, however, have a 7 year old baby girl Kairo Owethu Forbes who has often given them a title of the best Co- Parents ever.
DJ Zinhle Husband, Murdah Bongz (Bongani).
After being in an on and off relationship untill 2020 with South Africa’s finest AKA, DJ Zinhle finally settled down.
She got married to her beloved husband Murdah Bongz also known as Bongani and together they have a baby girl called Asante Mohosana.
Bongani is one of the most sought after South African DJs.
Murdah Bongz also has his first born son with South African writer Lorato Matsoso.
DJ Zinhle Children.
After being in different relationships with different South African celebrities, DJ Zinhle had mothered two children.
In 2015 she was in a relationship with rapper AKA and together they have a child called Kairo Owethu Forbes.
In 2021 she got married to Murdah Bongz and together they have a baby girl, Asante Mohosana.
DJ Zinhle and Pearl Thusi.
To many it might seem like its a gay relationship between the two but it is evident that DJ Zinhle and Pearl Thusi are just in a sisterhood relationship.
The two met in 2015 when DJ Zinhle broke up with AKA and started dating Bonang Matheba.
Allegedly, AKA had cheated on DJ Zinhle where the rummors were confirmed to be true.
So Pearl Thusi came in her rescue just to offer consolation since Zinhle was pregnant with AKA’s child.
They both had mutual hate towards Bonang Matheba which then led to them solidifying their friendship.
When Zinhle’s first born child, Kairo Forbes, was born, Pearl Thusi was the one who hosted them while her house was under construction.
Recently, the two still affirmed their friendship and dismissed the rumors of their alleged split and misunderstandings.
DJ Zinhle Cars.
DJ Zinhle definitely rides in style with a fleet of luxury cars in her parking lot.
She has a number of both sport and posh cars, including;
Range rover Lumi.
DJ Zinhle Net Worth.
With her shear determination and business savvy personality, DJ Zinhle has not only made a name for herself in the entertainment scene but also a couple of millions.
She has ammased over 4 Million followers on Instagram alone, which always earns her huge brand deals bith locally and internationally.
Apart from being a DJ, brand influencer and international DJ, she us also the CEO of Boulevard Rose.
She has definitely made a fortune for hersenf in the recent years.
DJ Zinhle has an estimated net worth of over $3 Million.