Anele Mdoda Biography
Anele Mdoda hails from Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa. She is a versatile figure known for her roles as a television presenter, radio personality, producer, businesswoman, and author.
Mdoda embarked on her career journey at the age of 20 in 2004, starting as a radio DJ after completing her degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Pretoria.
Anele Mdoda Age
Mdoda was born in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa, on May 19, 1984. She is currently 39 years old.
Anele Mdoda Height
Mdoda’s height measures 5 feet 4 inches (162 centimeters).
Anele Mdoda Family
Mdoda was born and raised in in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa, alongside her sister Thembisa Mdoda. She has not yet displayed any details regarding her parents or her upbringing.
Anele Mdoda Husband/Boyfriend
Mdoda’s prominent relationship was with Thandile, lasting a significant period during which they welcomed a son, Alakhe-Ilizwe, in August 2015. Her association with Thandile concluded shortly after the birth of their child. Since then, Mdoda has concentrated on raising Alakhe, who turned six in 2021.
Mdoda garnered attention on social media when she began a relationship with Thoba Mkangisa, rumored to be her boyfriend. Speculations arose that Thoba intended to propose marriage to Anele Mdoda. Given their cultural values, the pair contemplated progressing towards preparing for lobola, a traditional marital custom.
Despite ongoing rumors spanning a year and a half, neither Mdoda nor Thoba has addressed these allegations. Their relationship remains unaddressed on social media platforms as well.
Anele Mdoda Career
Anele Mdoda, born on May 19, 1984, in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, is a prominent South African television personality. She holds a degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Pretoria. Beginning her career as a radio DJ after her studies, she initially worked at Highveld FM before moving to 5FM. Anele also took part in the fifth season of Strictly Come Dancing.
Between 2009 and 2010, Mdoda co-hosted the SA’s Got Talent show on SABC 2 with Rob van Vuuren. She later became a judge on Miss South Africa and Clash of the Choirs reality competitions in 2012. On M-Net in 2013, she hosted the docu-reality series Dream School SA.
Anele’s hosting journey continued with the co-hosting of Tongue in Cheek talk show in 2014, followed by her own daytime talk show, Real Talk with Anele, in 2016. She also co-hosted Our Perfect Wedding and The Voice South Africa in subsequent years.
In 2020, she was a judge for the Miss South Africa pageant. Anele’s career expanded further as she hosted the Pan-African TV show, The Buzz, in 2021. She also became a host for Miss South Africa alongside Nico Panagio.
Notably, she hosted the Miss South Africa Beauty Pageant in 2022. Anele also ventured into production, co-producing the Ludik Netflix Afrikaans series. In 2023, she acquired the rights to the African version of the Masked Singer, set to be broadcast on SABC 3 and hosted by Mpho Pops.
Anele Mdoda Net Worth
Mdoda is believed to possess a net worth of approximately $10 million. Nevertheless, she has yet to officially confirm the accuracy of the numbers.