Amapiano Star Khutso Steven Kgatle AKA King Monada Net Worth

Amapiano Star Khutso Steven Kgatle AKA King Monada Net Worth

King Monada: Biography, Net Worth, Age, Wives, Cars, House, Awards, Career And Lifestyle

Khutso Steven Kgatle, better known by his stage name King Monada, is a South African singer, songwriter, and record producer.

King Monada Age

The South African-born artist was born on the 25th of November 1992.

Nickname: King Monada
Real Name: Khutso Steven Kgatle
Net Worth: $1 million
Birthplace: Tzaneen Town, Limpopo province, South Africa
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married with 2 wives
Spouse: Lerato Ramawela, Cynthia Nthebatse Leon
Children: Junior, Boitumelo, King Etso
Girlfriend: None
Date of Birth: November 25, 1992
Gender: Male
Height: 1.75 m
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Record producer
South African
Source of Wealth: Music
Education: Sebone Primary School, Magoza High School
Father: Elvis Kgatla (Deceased)
Mother: Thandi Matlala
Brother: Michael Kgatla, Lucky Kgatla
Sister: N/A

Early Education

  • King Monada attended Sebone Primary School and Mafutasane High School. Unfortunately, due to some personal issues, the artist had to drop out of High school before reaching 8th grade and decided to follow his passion and work on his music career with the help of his uncle.
  • However, he had started performing in his school and then at talent shows.

Owning A Private Jet?

  • Is it a bird, Is it a plane? No, it’s King Monada.
  • The Limpopo-based hitmaker who has been keeping the social streets in stitches with his gimmicks recently shared a picture of his private plane.
  • The musician took to social media to share this image, saying his past time is flying over his neighbors.

King Monada Wives

  • Monada is A happily married man with two wives.
  • He has kids and does some charity work which makes him a philanthropist.
  • He spend much of his time in studio.
  • He is currently a father of five children and he seems to be quite happy with his life.

King Monada’s house

  • Monada hosted other celebrities in his home who congratulated him on his big achievement.
  • The likes of Clement Maosa, Connet Mamabolo attended the housewarming and celebrated with the Malwedhe hitmaker.
  • The mansion is located in Mokgolobotho, Tzaneen, Limpopo.
King Monada's house
King Monada’s house


Humble Beginning

  • King Monada hails from Mokgolobotho Village outside Tzaneen Town in South Africa.
  • He discovered at an early age that he loved music and started working on it.

Career In Music

  • King Monada got his big breakthrough after releasing his hit song “Ska Bhora Moreki”, which became internationally acclaimed and on top charts for a long time. However, music for him started at a very young age when his uncle started helping him with his music.
  • In his early life, he met Tsotsiman in 2008, who taught him more about music and introduced him to top producers like DJ Letsatsi, Master Chutza and other artists.
  • After a while, he got signed to Open Mic Record in 2015. Then, he released the visuals for the hit song “Ska Bhora Moreki”, which put him into the spotlight.
  • Monada later parted ways with the record label and opened his record label known as “King Monada Music”, where he released his popular Malwedhe (Idibala), which became a hit worldwide. Malwedhe became the first song from Tzaneen to trend all over the world.

King Monada’s  Music Albums

King Monada has, since his debut, released two studio albums

Molamo (2016)

This is his first studio project that was released officially in 2016. The album became fans’ favourite with the top-notch songs on it.

Ex Ya Drama (2020)

This is his second and most recent studio album, which was released officially in 2020. The album is one of the year’s top albums and has received positive reviews.

Awards And Nominations

King Monada, since his debut has gotten himself various nominations and awards. Among these is his song of the year award and the award for the best male artist at the Limpopo Music Awards (LIMA).

In addition, he also got an award for the Favorite Music artist at the DSTV Mzansi viewers choice awards in 2020.

King Monada Cars

  • An unapologetic car lover, King Monada has got a fine collection of whips, including A Mercedes Benz V Class, Mercedes Benz G Wagon, Mercedes Benz C63 AMG, Range Rover, A BMW M4, Toyota Extra Cab Legend and a Mercedes Benz CLK 350 among others.


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  • He’s also one for buying cars for the women in his life.
  • He’s bought a car for his mother, as well as another, a Volkswagen polo, for his wife, Lerato Ramawela.
  • King Monada of the “Malwedhe” fame has a mansion in the Mokgolobotho area of Limpopo. The house has six bedrooms and reportedly costs about R3 million. On his choice of location, Monada says that’s where his family feels at home.

King Monada Net Worth 2024: $800,000

  • King Monada is one of the best and biggest house music artists not just in South Africa alone but across Africa as a whole. This singer has managed to generate a lot of income since he got into the limelight several years ago.
  • King Monada went extremely mainstream and had his major breakthrough in 2018 with the release of his massive hit Malwedhe a song that became so huge and successful with a lot digital downloads and streams between 2018-2019 generating him a lot of money, and word is most his earned money came from shows which he charged as much as 20-50 thousand dollars per show.
  • King Monada have managed to remain at the top since then with the release of several successful singles and albums and signing lucrative deal with several brands.
  • Estimates by Nubia Magazine says King Monada net worth in 2024 is currently over 800,000 thousand dollars.

Rise To Fame In Amapiano

  • King Monada’s breakthrough came with the release of “Ska Bhora Moreki,” a song that captured the essence of Limpopo’s vibrant culture and propelled him to national fame.

  • His distinctive blend of Afro-pop and Amapiano beats struck a chord with audiences, earning him a devoted following and establishing him as a trailblazer in the genre.


Frequently Asked Questions About King Monada

1.Was King Monada Atatacked?

Award-winning artist King Monada’s family was attacked after the musician failed to pitch at a paid gig at a lodge in Limpopo on Saturday. Monada, whose real name is Khutso Kgatle, has since apologised for his no-show.

2.What Is King Monada’s Net Worth?

  • King Monada’s exact net worth is estimated to be around one million dollars.
  • However, as a successful musician and entrepreneur, he is estimated to have amassed a significant fortune.

3. How Did King Monada Accumulate His Wealth?

  • King Monada accumulated his wealth primarily through his success in the music industry.
  • His hit songs, album sales, live performances, and endorsements have contributed to his financial prosperity.
  • Additionally, his entrepreneurial ventures, such as owning a recording studio and a clothing line, have diversified his income streams.

4.What Language Does King Monada Speak?

  • Monada Speaks Khelobedu language
  • He is known for singing in the Khelobedu language, which are local dialects of Northern Sotho.

5. What are some of King Monada’s notable achievements in music?

  • King Monada has achieved numerous milestones in his music career, including producing hit singles, releasing successful albums, and winning awards.
  • His songs have topped music charts and garnered millions of views on digital platforms, earning him widespread acclaim and recognition.

6.How Many Wives Of King Monada Are There?

Personal life. He is married to Lerato Ramawela and Cynthia Nthebatse Leon.


7.Why Did Monada And Makhadzi Fight?

Musicians King Monada and Makhadzi have left their joint fans confused, as it appears that just days after teasing their new song together, the pair are now in a full-on war over the ownership of the unreleased song Ghanama, which features artist Prince Benza



  • King Monada’s journey is a testament to the power of perseverance, passion, and the unwavering spirit of Limpopo.
  • As he continues to inspire audiences with his music and entrepreneurial ventures, his legacy will endure as a beacon of hope and possibility for generations to come, reminding us all that greatness knows no bounds

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