DJ Zinhle Bio, Wiki
DJ Zinhle, whose birth name is Ntombezinhle Mohosana, is a multi-talented South African individual renowned for her skills as a DJ, producer, media personality, and successful businesswoman.
In addition to her accomplishments in the music industry, Zinhle has ventured into acting. She marked her debut on the small screen by serving as a judge on popular shows such as Jika MaJika, Idols South Africa, Turn It On, and 1s and 2 (2021). Furthermore, she made guest appearances on television series like eKasi: Our Stories (2011), Play Your Part (2012), Tropika Island (2012), The Close Up, and Rhythm City, and even hosted her own show titled “DJ Zinhle The Unexpected.”
DJ Zinhle Age
Zinhle’s birthdate is December 30, 1983, and she hails from Dannhauser in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In 2023, she is currently 39 years old.
DJ Zinhle Height
Zinhle’s height is 5 feet 7 inches.
DJ Zinhle Family
Zinhle is a very private person when it comes to her personal details. Thus she has not disclosed any details on her family. We will be sure to update you once this information is available to us.
DJ Zinhle Husband/Boyfriend
Zinhle had an intermittent relationship with South African rapper AKA, which eventually ended in January 2020. She shares a daughter with AKA. In 2021, she welcomed a baby girl with her husband Bongani, who is also known as Murdah Bongz.
DJ Zinhle Education
Zinhle was born and resided in Dannhauser, KwaZulu-Natal. Following her time in Dannhauser, she relocated to Newcastle, where she attended Siyamukela High School in Emadadeni, Newcastle. Subsequently, she pursued higher education at the University of Johannesburg.
DJ Zinhle Career
DJ Zinhle embarked on her career journey around 2004 with aspirations of becoming a TV presenter. Surprisingly, her path took a different turn when her brother’s passion for mixing vinyl records influenced her, igniting her own love and dedication to becoming a DJ. Her breakthrough moment arrived when she landed a role as a resident DJ on the youth dance show, “Jika Majika,” which was broadcast on SABC 1.
Throughout her career, she collaborated with renowned South African music icon Boom Shaka on the album “I Put It In.” This project featured other notable artists such as Dr. Malinga, Khanyi Mbau, Mphoza, and many more. DJ Zinhle also headlined the “Sisters with Soul” concert alongside Amanda Black. Her talent was duly recognized at the second Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards, where she scooped two awards, including Best House DJ and Best House Female Artist.
She even graced the stage as the headlining act at the 2019 Zimfest live concert, a Zimbabwean festival held in England. One of her standout singles in 2019, “Umlilo,” achieved remarkable success with 5.1 million streams in just three months and was certified 3× platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA). It also earned the prestigious title of “Song of The Year” for 2019. DJ Zinhle was chosen as the headline act for the inaugural Red Bull Music Experience in Cape Town.
In 2021, she co-hosted the talent competition show “1’s and 2’s” on SABC 1, sharing the stage with DJ Tira and DJ Speedsta. Towards the end of the same year, she made an exciting announcement about her upcoming reality show, “Unexpected,” which is set to premiere on BET Africa.
- Jika Majika
- eKasi: Our Stories
- Rhythm City
- It’s OK We’re Family
- Tropika Island
- Idols South Africa
- Turn It Out
- 1’s and 2’s
- DJ Zinhle- TheUnexpected
Awards and nominations
- 2020 – 26th South African Music Awards – Record of the Year (fan-voted)
- 2020 – Namibian Annual Music Awards – Pan African Artist of the Year
- 2021 – 27th South African Music Awards – Best Music Video of the Year
- 2022 – Global Music Awards Africa – DJ of the Year
- SAMA 19 and 12th Metro FM Awards Song of the Year nominee.
- Named one of South Africa’s Top 10 most influential women in Bona magazine.
- Named one of the 21 Most Powerful African women by Oprah magazine.
- Channel 24 named her as the 4th most powerful celebrity in South Africa.
- Glamour magazine’s Woman of the Year.
- Launched the women empowerment TV series It Takes a Village.
- In late 2019, she was named as the Top Female DJ in Africa for the 2nd year in a row.
- On 7 March 2020, she won the Forbes Woman Africa Entertainer Award.
- She was announced as Africa’s number 1 female DJ on the DjaneTop list of 2021.
DJ Zinhle Net Worth
Zinhle possesses an approximate net worth amounting to $3 million.
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