Bonang Matheba Net Worth, Age, Residence, Height and Relationship with AKA

Bonang Matheba is an actress, radio personality, social media influencer and South African award winning television personality. Her real name is Bonang Dorothy Matheba. But professionally she is known as Bonang Matheba.

She also has two other names which her fans refer to her as. These are “Queen B” and “Your Girl B”. Bonang Matheba is also famous due to her voice signature and flamboyant presenting skills. She was born on 25 June 1987 in Mafikeng borough of North West, South Africa. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Bonang Matheba Net Worth, Age, Residence, Height and Relationship with AKA

Here is more information about the popular South African actress, including her relationship with the late AKA and D’banj, net worth and age, where she lives and how Bonang makes her money.

Bonang Matheba net worth and relationship with AKA

How old is Bonang Matheba?

Born on Thursday, 25 June 1987, Bonang Matheba is 36 years, 9 months and 26 days old on 21 April, 2024.

  • Total Years: 36
  • Total Days: 13,450
  • Total Months: 441
  • Total Weeks: 1,921 and 3 days

Her Early Life

Bonang Matheba is the daughter of Charlotte Mokoena (mother) who is an executive vice-president for human resource and Corporate Affairs of Sasol. Her father, Gampi Matheba, is a senior lecturer at North-West University.

She belongs to Tswana ethnic group, which is a Bantu-speaking group.

Bonang Matheba was born in Mafikeng, but later the family relocated to Leondale, East of Johannesburg. Queen B attended a government co-ed school (co-ed is co-education, which means mixed-sex education) in North Johannesburg called Fourways high school.

Later while still in her schooling years in 2007 she joined the University of Johannesburg.

The South African TV presenter has two siblings, a half-sister named Reabetswe Sechoaro and a half-brother, Thabo Mokoena. Bonang Matheba and Reabetswe share the same mother but have different fathers.

Reabetswe Sechoaro is a South African model and a businesswoman. She is well known for being among the Top 12 finalists in the Miss South Africa Pageant 2016. Sechoaro is the younger sister of Bonang, and she hails from Pretoria East, Gauteng.

Bonang Matheba and her half-brother Thabo Mokoena also share the same mother but have different fathers.

Profile summary

NameBonang Dorothy Matheba
GenderFemale
NicknameYour girl B & Queen B
Date of Birth25 June 1987
Place of birthMafikeng, Northwest, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionModel, businesswoman, author & TV and radio show host
ParentsGampi Matheba (father) and Charlotte Mokoena (mother)
Sun signCancer
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityBlack
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net Worth 2024About $7 million
Ex-boyfriendsAKA, D’banj & DJ Euphonik
SchoolUniversity of Johannesburg
Social media profilesInstagram @bonang_m, Twitter @Bonang and TikTok

How tall is Bonang Matheba?

Bonang Matheba age and height

Queen B weighs about 67 kilograms, and she is 5 feet and 3 inches tall. Her eye color is brown while her hair is black in color.

Her Career

When Bonang was at the age of 15 she made her first debut on television. This was on the SABC2 kids show known as Manhattan Fantasy Challenge. She also appeared on other SABC2 kids shows.

After sometime she was auditioned for the launching of SABC1 music show LIVE currently known as (Amp). She got the opportunity to co-host the show alongside Tbo Touch. Following her well representing skills, Queen B was later crowned the winner of the show. Bonang left LIVE on August 2012.

Besides presenting LIVE she hosted other several shows including Afternoon Express, Top Billing, Clash of the Choirs SA, and KFC Taste Kitchen.

In her career years she has hosted other famous and prominent award shows like MTV Africa Awards 2016, Miss South Africa 2018 and pre-shows for 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards and BET Awards 2016.

Bonang also co-hosted Global Citizen: Mandela 100 concert with Trevor Noah (the famous comedian) and supermodel Naomi Campbell, alongside other public figures already in the limelight.

Bonang Matheba as Nurse Seipati

In InterSexions, a show that was aired on SABC1, Bonang Matheba appeared and played the role of Nurse Seipati . In 2019 Matheba co-produced and starred in “Public Figure”, a documentary film which premiered at the Manchester Film Festival in March 2019.

She is the founder of Bonang Matheba Entertainment that was founded in 2017. The production has one show so far known as “Being Bonang”, a reality show that airs on 1Magic channel on DStv.

The show focuses on Bonang’s daily life and has three seasons.

Queen B also co-hosted Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award in May 2022.

Radio DJ on Metro FM

On radio, Bonang has worked with YFM, “The B* Hive” was her own weekend show that focused on young listeners. But later in 2014 she left the show. In 2015 she became the new radio DJ for South African radio station Metro FM. As DJ she replaced Siphokazi January who became the new Metro Fm veteran.

In fashion Bonang has also excelled. In 2008 she had a collaboration with a retailer and launched her first cloth line and named it “Just B”. Bonang has collaborated with other entrepreneurs, including high-end retail brands “Woolworths” and “Superbalist”.

Her Relationships

Bonang Matheba and AKA

AKA, real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, was a famous and well-known South African rapper, businessman and record producer. He gained more fame due to his style of music, and AKA blended hip-hop and urban music in a unique way.

AKA was born 0n 28 January 1988 in Cape Town South Africa. But he was raised up in Johannesburg. AKA died on February 10, 2023 at the age of 35 after he was shot in the head while standing outside a restaurant with his friend Tabello Motsoane. They were killed by two gunmen.

This incident happened in Durban, South Africa.

Bonang and AKA started dating in 2015, and their relationship was one of the most loved celebrity couple in South Africa. While AKA was dating Bonang, he was in another relationship with DJ Zinhle who by then was pregnant with their daughter Kairo.

But after sometime the high-profile relationship started to get messy to a point where AKA released a song just to diss Bonang.

The title of the song was “Beyoncé”. The relationship  between Bonang and AKA came to an end in 2018 because of unresolved differences.

Besides Bonang Matheba, AKA had dated other beautiful ladies already in the limelight, including DJ Zinhle, the late Anele Tembe, Nicole Nyaba and Nadia Nakai.

Bonang Matheba and DJ Euphonik

Dj Euphonik’s real name is Themba Mbongeni Nkosi. He is a South African DJ, radio presenter and music producer. Bonang and Euphonic started dating in their career days. They started off well, but after sometime they started to experience back-and-forth fighting.

Euphonic was allegedly physically assaulting Bonang. She filed for a permanent restraining order but after a while the DJ apologized and the charges were dropped.

But in 2019 things went haywire, which lead to a messy social media breakup.

With D’banj

D’banj’s real name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo. He is a Nigerian superstar famous as a television personality, singer and rapper. The love story between Bonang Matheba and D’banj began in 2015 when steamy pictures trended on social media in both countries.

Bonang confirmed her relationship with the Nigerian superstar, and even visited her then boyfriend in Nigeria with Somizi Mhlongo (her then BFF).

Unfortunately their relationship did not last enough, and D’banj dumped Bonang Matheba and reunited with his ex-girlfriend, Adama Indimi.

Bonang and Banele Mbere

Banele is one of the founders of Major League DJz with his twin brother Bandile. Rumours has it that Banele and Bonang had an affair. But more details about this relationship remains unknown.

In conclusion Bonang Matheba’s love life has been full of drama, passion and a lot of commotion just like others do!

Where does Bonang Matheba live now

Currently, Queen B lives in the Waterfall Country Estate located in Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa. She is a multi-faceted person, and is currently in Television and radio, business ventures, social media influencing, brand ambassadorships and philanthropy.

Bonang Matheba Net Worth

Bonang Matheba is worth around $7 million. Her sources of income include business, brand ambassador, and TV and radio among others. You can tell Bonang is one of the top earning celebrities in South Africa. This is because she lives a lavish life.

Bonang Matheba owns a mansion in Waterfall Country Estate. Besides that, she owns several luxury cars. Her car collection is expensive and includes Rolls-Royce Phantom 7, Mercedes Benz G 63 AMG, Range Rover Sport and BMW I 85.

Filmography

TitleYearNotes
Young Famous & African2022Reality show on Netflix
Live Amp2007-2012host
18th South African music Awards2012host
Top Billing2012presenter
InterSEXions2011television series
Don’t Judge2013 
2014 MTV Europe Music Awards2014pre-show host
Zaziwa2014guest
Afternoon Express2016presenter
E! Africa Red-carpet2016host
BET Awards 20162016pre-show host
MTV Africa Music Awards 20162016co-host
2017 Namibia Annual Music Awards2017host
KFC Taste Kitchen2017host
2017 DSTV Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Award2017host
Being Bonang2017main role
Miss South Africa 20182018host
Real Talk2018guest
2018 DSTV Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards2018host
Global Citizen: Mandela 1002018co-host
Tropika Smooth Fan2018celebrity guest
Miss South Africa 20192019host
PSL Awards2019host

Bonang Matheba F.A.Q.

What made Bonang Matheba famous?

Bonang’s journey to fame is linked to many factors, including her dynamic presenting skills. She gained fame by hosting the SABC1 music show LIVE, and she also featured on numerous magazines as the first black South African woman to be featured in them. She is also innovative and is the first South African celebrity to launch an online reality show. Bonang is a social media darling. She has over 5 million followers on Instagram and Twitter (X). She also hosted the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards pre-show, and this also stimulated her journey to fame.

How does Bonang Matheba make money?

Bonang Matheba has gained her wealth through different avenues. This include her career on TV and radio, acting, and being a brand ambassador for big brands like Samsung and Revlon. Being a social media influencer earns her well too, as well as her participation in public speaking events, conferences and engagements. Bonang is a businesswoman who owns a wine brand called ”House of BNG”. Her book “From A to B” also contributes to her earnings. Bonang is also consistent in her work, and it has made her stay in the industry for long thus earning her a steady stream of income.

Which university did Bonang Matheba go to?

Bonang attended the University of Johannesburg in 2007 and she did marketing. But she cut short her studies after landing a job on SABC1 Music show LIVE. That marked the beginning of her journey to success in the entertainment industry.

How tall is Bonang Matheba?

Bonang Matheba is 5 feet and 3 inches tall.

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