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Bonang Matheba

  • Birth name: Bonang Dorothy Matheba
  • Born: 25 June 1987
  • Place of birth: North West, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Main activity: Television presenter, radio personality, actress, model, businesswoman

Bonang Matheba is a South African television presenter, radio personality, actress and social media personality who has won many awards for her work. She is famous for her charismatic presentation style and her distinctive voice. She has hosted various shows and events, such as LIVE (now Live Amp), Clash of the Choirs SA, Top Billing, MTV Africa Music Awards 2016, Miss South Africa 2018, and Global Citizen: Mandela 100 concert.

Career path

  • In 2002, she competed in the Manhattan Fantasy Challenge
  • From 2007-2012, she co-hosted LIVE (now Live Amp)
  • In 2011, she created and starred in B*Dazzled
  • From 2013-2014, she hosted Clash of the Choirs SA
  • In 2013, she became the international ambassador of Revlon
  • In 2014, she hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards pre-show
  • From 2014-2016, she co-hosted Afternoon Express
  • From 2015-2017, she co-hosted Top Billing
  • In 2015, she starred in an E! News Special Africa on E!
  • In 2017, she hosted the KFC Taste Kitchen
  • In 2017, she authored a book called From A to B
  • From 2017-2019, she starred in and was the executive producer of Being Bonang
  • In 2016, she hosted the MTV Africa Music Awards
  • In 2016, she hosted the BET Awards pre-show
  • In 2018, she hosted Miss South Africa
  • In 2018, she co-hosted the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 concert


Bonang Matheba does not have children.


Bonang Matheba’s parents are Charlotte Mokoena and Gampi Matheba. She has a younger sister named Reabetswe Sechoaro.


Bonang Matheba has received several awards for her work in the entertainment industry, such as:

  1. Glamour Woman of the Year Award (2012)
  2. South African Film and Television Award for Best TV Presenter (2013)
  3. SA Style Award for Most Stylish Media Personality (2015)
  4. Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for Favourite South African Radio DJ (2015)
  5. SA Style Icon Of The Year at the SA Style Awards (2015)
  6. Sunday Times Generation Next Award for Coolest TV Personality (2015)
  7. African Women Awards for Star Power (2015)
  8. YOU Spectacular Award for Most Stylish Female Celeb (2016)
  9. YOU Spectacular Award for Social Media Star (2016)
  10. Sunday Times Generation Next Award for Coolest TV Personality (2016)
  11. IARA Award for Best Media Personality (2018)
  12. Sunday Times Generation Next Award for Coolest Online Influencer (2019)
  13. Cosmopolitan’s Best Celebrity Influencer (2019)
  14. DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Award for Favourite Personality of the Year (2020)

Dating timeline

Bonang Matheba has been in relationships with several celebrities, such as:

  • Slikour (2007-2008): A South African rapper and co-founder of Skwatta Kamp
  • DJ Euphonik (2009-2012): A South African DJ, music producer and radio presenter
  • D’Banj (2014-2015): A Nigerian singer, songwriter and entrepreneur
  • AKA (2015-2018): A South African rapper, singer and record producer
  • Fatmir Hysenbelliu (2019): An Albanian businessman and owner of a football club

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