Kairo Forbes' bio: An insider's look into the mini influencer's life story

Kairo Forbes' bio: An insider's look into the mini influencer's life story

Kairo Forbes is a South African social media personality and celebrity kid best known as the daughter of DJ Zinhle with the late rapper AKA. A renowned DJ, actor and businesswoman, Zinhle debuted on-screen as a judge on Jika MaJika. Conversely, AKA was widely recognized for his studio albums Touch My Blood and Levels. Sadly, he was shot dead on 10 February 2023.

What does Kairo Forbes do for a living?
Kairo Forbes' zodiac sign is Cancer. Photo: @kairo.forbes on Instagram (modified by author)
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Forbes gained notoriety thanks to her parents’ celebrity status. Nonetheless, she has created a name for herself as an Instagram star. Currently, Kairo’s account is managed by her grandmother, Lynn Forbes, AKA’s mum.

Kairo Forbes' profile summary and bio

Full nameKairo Owethu Forbes
NicknameKairo
GenderFemale
Date of birth8 July 2015
Age8 years old (2023)
Zodiac signCancer
BirthplaceSandton Medic Clinic, Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality South African
EthnicityBlack
ReligionChristianity
Marital statusSingle
ParentsKiernan Jarryd Forbes (AKA) and Ntombezinhle Jiyane (DJ Zinhle)
Half-siblingAsante
Famous forBeing a celebrity daughter
ProfessionSocial media personality
Net worth$700,000
Social mediaInstagram

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How old is Kairo Forbes?

Does Kairo Forbes have siblings?
South African hip hop artist AKA and daughter Kairo Owethu Forbes at the NBA Africa Game. Photo: Frennie Shivambu
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Kairo Forbes (aged 8 as of 2023) was born on 8 July 2015 in Sandton Medic Clinic, Johannesburg, South Africa. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Kairo Forbes’ parents

How did AKA and DJ Zinhle meet? The duo met in Botswana in 2012, where they were both booked to perform at the same gig.

They started dating and managed to keep their relationship private until 2014. However, the pair separated in 2015 after the birth of their daughter following infidelity allegations by AKA, who was reportedly seeing TV personality Bonang Matheba.

They got back together in 2018, but like the first time, their relationship was short-lived as they broke up in 2019. The ex-couple remained good friends as they co-parented their daughter until AKA's untimely death.

Does Kairo Forbes have siblings?

Kairo’s half-sister, Asante, was born on 8 September 2021. As of 2023, she is 3 years old. Asante is DJ Zinhle’s daughter, with her boyfriend Murdah Bongz.

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What does Kairo Forbes do for a living?

How old is Kairo Forbes?
The celebrity kid is active on social media. Photo: @kairo.forbes on Instagram (modified by author)
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In 2017, Forbes graced the cover of Hip Hop magazine Hype alongside her father, AKA. She and her mother were also featured on the cover of Destiny magazine. In 2020, Kairo modelled for her mother’s fashion brand This Girl Can and Kiddies face masks.

In addition, she was signed by Truworths Fashion to promote their children’s clothing brands Earthchild and Naartjie. The celebrity daughter has also worked with Baby Expo, iStore and Mama Magic. In 2023, she secured an advert with one of the country’s big banks, Nedbank.

How much is Kairo Forbes’ net worth?

Various sources pen Forbes’ net worth at $700,000 in 2023. She has amassed this wealth from several brand endorsement deals. On the other hand, her late father, AKA, had an alleged net worth of $15 million at his death. DJ Zinhle has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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Kairo Forbes’ profiles

Kairo Forbes' parents
AKA was shot dead in 2023. Photo: @kairo.forbes, @akaworldwide on Instagram (modified by author)
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The Johannesburg native is active on social media. She has 1.4 million Instagram followers as of 12 September 2023.

Kairo Forbes is a renowned Instagram sensation and celebrity child. Her father is the late hip-hop star AKA, while her mother is DJ Zinhle.

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Source: Briefly News

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Ruth Gitonga (Lifestyle writer) Ruth Gitonga has a background experience in Mass Communication for over six years. She graduated from the University of Nairobi with a degree in Mass Communication in December 2014. In 2023, Ruth finished the AFP course on Digital Investigation Techniques. She has worked for Briefly.co.za for five years now. She specializes in topics like lifestyle, entertainment, travel, technology, and sports. Email: gitongaruth14@gmail.com.

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