Many young South African men and women admire Bongani Bingwa for his achievements. Bongani is a renowned actor, television presenter, voice artist and journalist. He is best known for presenting the Carte Blanche Show and its spin-off series. His journey to success has taken a lot of hard work, patience and commitment.
Bongani Bingwa is a multi-gifted South African celebrity. He has been in the limelight since his teenage years and is now highly experienced in the media industry.
The journalist has kept most of his private details away from the media. Details of Bongani Bingwa family background are limited. He is yet to disclose his date of birth. Consequently, his exact age is hard to establish.
Bongani Bingwa birthplace is South Africa, but the specific province and area are yet to be established. Even in his adulthood, most of Bongani Bingwa personal life has been kept away from the media. He is fluent in English, isiZulu and isiXhosa. He also speaks some Afrikaans.
Bongani Bingwa wife
Is Bongani Bingwa married and to whom? What is Bongani Bingwa wife name? Some people have been spreading Bongani Bingwa gay rumours for years now. These speculations are driven by the fact that he keeps his love life off any forms of media. Bongani Bingwa marital status is, therefore, unconfirmed.
Who then is Bongani Bingwa partner? He recently posted a picture on Instagram that indicated that he might be in love. The name of the mysterious lady is not known.
Bongani is a loving father who spends quality time with his family. He is passionate about fatherhood and is a fun and easy-going person when he is off-air. He believes that children learn more via imitation, so he strives to be an excellent father. Bongani Bingwa child is a girl, and she resembles him a lot. Who is the mother of Bongani Bingwa daughter? Nothing is known about it.
The journalist went to South African schools. After graduating from secondary school, he joined Wits University. At this institution, he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree. English and History were his majors. After his university education, he also took and completed a few courses on the development of youth. He is passionate about mentoring young people.
The journalist started his broadcasting journey over two decades ago. In 1993, he was a presenter on a children’s show on SABC’S TV1. Later, he began hosting more mature content on various television shows. He hosted Your Own Business on Channel O.
He then worked as a journalist and presenter for the investigative television show, Carte Blanche. In his career, he interviewed high profile guests among them politicians, authors, community leaders and celebrities. Some of them are Graca Machel, Tony Blair, Al Gore, Thabo Mbeki and Rudi Giuliani. He has also had the opportunity to speak in big conferences at both government and corporate events.
After Carte Blanche, he joined the Radio 702 podcasts on 702. He joined this station in 2005. His first job was as a news anchor. Later, he hosted the afternoon drive show, Talk At Nine. In his Talk Radio 702 podcasts, he addressed different issues that affect our country and society. In 2014, he was an anchor host during The Oscar Pistorious Trial on Channel 199.
As an actor, the journalist has starred in the following shows:
- Generations: He featured in this soap opera as a lawyer in the first season.
- Isidingo: He was in the first season, where he portrayed the role of Clement Khanyile.
- Jozi Streets: He acted in season one of this show as Patrick.
- Zero Tolerance: The journalist featured in the first, second and third seasons. He portrayed the character of Zach Zongwane.
- Sesame Street
- Investigate Your Universe
Bongani Bingwa Twitter and Instagram
The journalist is very active on social media. He has a Twitter account that has over 75.4k followers. He also has an Instagram account with at least 15.3k followers. On the latter, he often posts beautiful images of himself and his daughter.
On the other hand, he uses his Twitter account to address issues that affect modern society. He is vocal about various topics that make news both in South Africa and beyond.
Bongani Bingwa is a popular South African radio and television journalist and actor. He has starred in shows such as Generations and Isidingo. The media personality is known for keeping his personal life away from the limelight. Nonetheless, his success in the media industry inspires many young people in the country.