Bonang Matheba Profile: Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Net Worth

Bonang Matheba Profile: Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Net Worth

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Full name Bonang Dorothy Matheba
Nickname Queen B*
Gender Female
Date of birth 25 June 1987
Age 37 years (as of January 2024)
Zodiac Cancer
Place of birth Mahikeng, Northwest Province, South Africa
Current residence New York, USA
Nationality South African
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christian
Sexuality Straight
Height in feet and inches 5’3″
Height in centimetres 160
Weight in pounds 148
Weight in kilograms 67
Eye colour Brown
Hair colour Black
Marital status Single
Ex-boyfriends AKA, D’Banj, DJ Euphonik
Parents Gampi Matheba and Charlotte Mokoena
Profession TV and radio show host, author, businesswoman
Net worth $10 million
Alma mater University of Johannesburg
Bonang Matheba’s Instagram @bonang_m
Twitter @Bonang


Bonang Matheba Profile: Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Net Worth
Bonang Matheba Profile: Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Net Worth

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Bonang Accolades

  • Global brand Ambassador for Revlon Cosmetics
  • Presenter of Afternoon Express, daily Talkshow on SABC 3
  • Presenter on SA’s Premiere Lifestyle and Magazine Show – Top Billing, SABC 3
  • Radio DJ: The Front Row, 10am-12, weekdays. Metro FM
  • African Woman Of The Year, New African Woman Magazine, December 2015
  • SA Style Icon Of The Year- SA Style Awards, November 2015
  • Female Continental Style Influencer Of The Year, Abryanz Fashion Awards (Uganda), Nov. 2015
  • Star Power Award Winner, African Women Awards (Zimbabwe) Nov, 2015
  • Digital Influencer Of The Year, Channel 24 Social Media Awards, Nov 2015
  • Winner: Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards 2015 (Best South African Radio Dj)
  • Nominee: African Personality Of The Year, 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards
  • Nominee: South African Film And Television Awards 2015 (Best TV Presenter)
  • Judge: SABC 3 Presenter Search 2015
  • Judge: Miss South Africa Pageant 2014
  • Biggest Digital Influencer in Southern Africa: Over 2 million followers (FB & Twitter & Instagram)
  • Most Stylish Female Celebrity in South Africa: You Spectacular Awards 2014
  • Most Glamorous South African Celebrity : Glamour Magazine 2014
  • 1st Black Local Star to cover Glamour SA, December 2014
  • Forbes List: 13 African Celebrities To Watch In 2013
  • 10 of South Africa’s Most Powerful Women: Bona Magazine 2014
  • New African Magazine: Top 50 African Trailblazers in 2013
  • Favourite TV Presenter In South Africa – You Spectacular Awards, July 2013
  • Glamour Magazine’s Woman Of The Year Reader’s Choice Award Winner – July 2012
  • South Africa’s Coolest Female TV Star – Sunday Times Generation Next Survey
  • The Most Stylish Media Personality – SA Style Awards
  • Most Stylish Female Personality – Feather Awards
  • One of the Most Influential Young South African’s in Media – The Mail & Guardian Newspaper
  • First Black South African Celebrity to grace the cover of FHM Magazine (June 2011)
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine Cover Star (July 2013)
  • Grazia Magazine South Africa (June 2013)
  • Elle Magazine Cover Star (October 2012)
  • First Local Star to grace the cover of International magazine, Cleo (October 2011)
  • Inaugural Inductee: Africa’s First ‘Walk Of Fame”, July 2015
  • “The Queen Of South African Media’- People Magazine, 2015

About Bonang

Bonang Matheba  is currently the face of Gert Johan Coetzee’s Haute Couture line and also designs her own range of handbags called Baby Star. She has collaborated with Woolworths South Africa, to design her very first lingerie line

Interesting Facts About Bonang Matheba

  • She is known for her flamboyant presenting skills and her signature voice.
  • She presented the SABC 1 music show LIVE (now Live Amp) which built her spotlight in the industry.
  • She is also known for being the first Black South African to be featured on numerous magazines.

Bonang Matheba’s talent, work ethic and determination commands attention.

  • As one of the four brand ambassadors for international cosmetics brand, Revlon, Bonang made history in June 2013 as the ONLY Face of Revlon outside of the United States Of America, joining Halle Berry, Olivia Wilde and Emma Stone. A WORLD FIRST for Revlon.
  • She is the owner of Bonang Matheba Entertainment, Presenter on SA’s Daily Lifestyle/Talkshow offering ‘Afternoon Express’ and also plays host on SA’s Premier Lifestyle Show Top Billing, Presenter of Clash Of The Choirs South Africa and on-air presenter of the popular radio show,“The Front Row’ on Metro FM. Weekdays 10am -12; boasting 6,7 million listeners in South Africa.
  • Bonang regularly shares the stage with well respected international and local performers as a Master of Ceremonies, hosting events such as the Sentebale Gala Dinner in the presence of Prince Harry Of Wales (2013), the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards, the recent E! Entertainment Brand Evolution Celebration Event, the Brutal Fruit campaign with the Kardashian sisters, The 17th Annual MTN South African Music Awards, The 2014 Inaugural South African Of
  • The Year Awards, The Channel O Africa Music Awards, The Glamour Women Of The Year Awards, The GQ Best Dressed Men Of The Year Awards, AFI Africa Fashion Awards, Trey Songz Concert, 50 Cent and G-Unit Concert and was the youngest host of the Metro FM Music Awards, speaking to over four million viewers.
  • In 2008 Bonang launched her first clothing range with Legit, called Just B and followed that up in 2009 with her own range of trendy handbags called Baby Star. She now has a lingerie line, Bonang For Distraction, with premium retailer Woolworths which launched in January 2014.
  • With fashion being one of her many passions, Bonang has quickly become a South African Style icon; winning numerous prestigious awards including the SA Style Icon Of The Year at the 2015 SA Style Awards, Female Continental Style Influencer Of The Year 2015 at the Abryanz Style & Fashion Awards in Uganda, A GSport Style Star and has COVERED international fashion magazines like the July 2013 Cosmopolitan South Africa, Elle (October 2012), Grazia (March 2014), FHM (June 2011) ,Cleo (March 2012) and recently, the December 2014 issue of Glamour Magazine South Africa.
  • In 2012, she was named a Glamour Woman Of The Year by international women’s magazine Glamour after winning an online poll and beating some of SA’s A-list celebs. And in March 2014, was named one of the most Glamourous Women In South Africa by Glamour Magazine.
  • In 2015, she walked away with the Favourite South African Radio DJ at the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles and nominated at the MTV Africa Music Awards for African Personality Of The Year. She also walked away with the Star Power Award at the African Women Awards in Zimbabwe and was named one of Africa’s Most Powerful Women In Media by New Africa Magazine in December 2015.
  • In 2011, she became the 1st South African celebrity to launch an online reality show, called B*Dazzled, it has become a very popular portal for all her adoring fans. To watch, click on the ‘blog’ tab.
    Bonang is not one to rest on her laurels, making the time to serve as an Ambassodor for the Nelson Mandela International Day and does monthly mentoring sessions and motivation talks to young women across the country. Her most recent work: speaking at the Glamour Magazine Women’s Day Celebration.
  • 2013 saw Bonang starring in the award winning documentary Intersexions Season 2 which debuted on SABC 1 in February 2013.

Bonang Matheba Boyfriends

Bonang Matheba And Aka

  • Matheba dated record producer and disc jockey Euphonik. Euphonik was charged with assault after it surfaced that he physically assaulted her.
  • She then dropped the charges after the couple reconciled. As she dropped the charges, people had accusations that Matheba lied about the incident.
  • Bonang Matheba’s relationship with rapper AKA was the talk of the town in 2015.
  • The couple’s romance allegedly started while AKA’s girlfriend, DJ Zinhle, was pregnant with their first child.
  • Zinhle made the accusation on her blog in a post about their break-up. Both Bonang and AKA denied the cheating claims and threatened to sue.
  • Neither one ever did, and it soon became clear they indeed were a couple.
  • After months of toying with their fans, AKA and Bonang made their relationship official on Instagram in 2016.
  • Their romance ended in late 2017.

Q&A On Bonang Matheba


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  • Matheba has over 5 million followers on Instagram and Twitter.
  • In 2016, she graced the cover of Forbes Woman Africa, alongside three other women who were all given a headline for being the Faces of Entrepreneurship.

  • She released her book From A to B and premiered her own reality show Being Bonang, both in 2017.


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Bonang Matheba Dresses

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Bonang Matheba Dresses-Some of Bonang Matheba’s best looks. Photo: @bonang_m (modified by author) Source: UGC

Bonang Matheba House

  • Bonang Matheba’s house has been a big topic of conversation ever since she opened her doors to the Top Billing team for an exclusive tour of her fabulous home.

    PICS: Inside Bonang Matheba's lavish home | AfroMambo
    Bonang Matheba House

  • Up until that point, many of us had only seen glimpses of her new house, but we could already tell that it was a palace fit for a queen.
  • Many fans might have missed the airing of her first episode on Top Billing,which is why we were extremely grateful to see that the entire segment had been uploaded online.
  • Queen B played a key role in both the design and the interior decoration of her new home, working closely with leading designers and architects during the entire process. The result she achieved was the kind of home that many dream of, but few ever get to live in.

CSA has released a statement confirming Bonang Matheba’s full ownership of the House of BNG after a longstanding dispute

How Old Is Bonang Matheba?

Bonang Matheba ; (1987-06-25)  was born in 25 June 1987 (age 36). Mahikeng,North West, South Africa · Queen B · Your Girl B · University of Johannesburg. She is 36 yrs Old as at April 2024.

Bonang Matheba and Big Zulu

Look | Bonang Matheba & Big Zulu Were Spotted Flirting With Each Other
Look | Bonang Matheba & Big Zulu Were Spotted Flirting With Each Other
  • Big Zulu said there was nothing going on between him and Queen B.
  • Rapper Big Zulu has poured cold water on the hot news that there might be sparks between him and media personality Bonang Matheba.
  • Taking to Instagram to share a clip of them chatting it up. Big Zulu said there was nothing looming between them.
  • “Nkabi Nation, Uthando Lunye. Cha besixoxela nje noSisi @bonang_m akukho okutheni ukwazane nje nodadewethu ngibonge futh ngethuba nokuzehlisa.”
  • His caption, translated into English, reads: “Nkabi Nation, One love. No we were just chatting with sis @bonang_m. There is nothing going on. Just knowing my sister. Thanks again for the opportunity and being humble”.
  • Though Big Zulu cleared it up, his followers couldn’t help but notice the chemistry between the two, with some still pushing the idea they should date. Others said their clip might be a publicity stunt.
  • “Maybe there’s a song coming out called ‘Bonang’ so it’s just for publicity for now,” wrote one of his followers.
  • “You guys look so cute together, iyavuma iSouth Africa… Mthathe isisi please,” another said.

Minnie Dlamini And Bonang Matheba

  • Despite recent rumours, these two Mzansi celebrities may not be beefing anymore as Minnie shares the love with Bonang

    Minnie Dlamini on Winning the Live Presenter Search and Working Alongside Bonang and Sizwe - AfroMambo
    Minnie Dlamini And Bonang Matheba

  • In 27 May 2015, — The TV personality has set the record straight on her failed relationship with Itumeleng Khune and the “beef” with Bonang Matheba.

Bonang Matheba And Aka Wedding

During their relationship, AKA showered Bonang with expensive gifts and constantly posted their cosy pictures on social media. Their relationship ended in 2018 with allegations of cheating by Bonang. AKA went on to attack Bonang even accusing her of witchcraft.

“I think marriage, for me, has always been finding and marrying your best friend. It’s about being at a time and space in your life where you are ready to settle down and it can happen whenever. I mean, I’m good now, I’m content so I can get married,” she said.

While B didn’t bluntly state that AKA will be the groom waiting for her at the altar, she did openly declare him “the one”.

“He [AKA] is my best friend, my confidant, my right hand man, my biggest fan, my partner in crime, my BFF and so much more,” she said.


Bonang Matheba Boyfriends List

  1. Siyabonga ‘Slikour” Metane
  2. Thema “Dj Euphonik” Nkosi
  3. Itumeleng “Itu” Khune
  4. Drama: Itumeleng Khune Kissed Bonang Matheba Infront Of Euphonic
  5. Siphiwe “Shabba” Tshabalala
  6. Leslie “Da L.E.S” Maple
  7. Nigerian Singer D’Banj
  8. Kiernan Aka Forbes Relationship With Bonang Matheba
  9. Bonang Reveals She’S Been Dating An American Guy For Over A Year

Bonang Matheba On Aka Death

Bonang Matheba’s silence at AKA’s death caused a stir

Where Is Bonang Matheba Now

Mzansi’s favourite media personality Bonang Matheba is back in New York, which has become her second home

She is the owner of Bonang Matheba Entertainment, Presenter on SA’s Daily Lifestyle/Talkshow offering ‘Afternoon Express’ and also plays host on SA’s Premier Lifestyle Show Top Billing, Presenter of Clash Of The Choirs South Africa and on-air presenter of the popular radio show,“The Front Row’ on Metro FM.

Bonang Matheba Latest News

  • Bonang Matheba,South African artist partners with global audio brand
  • South African artist partners with global audio brand
  • A sneak peek at some of the fascinating events happening at SA Fashion Week
  • Bonang Matheba, Miss SA Natasha Joubert, Thembi Seete to appear in L’Oréal Paris’ first local ‘Walk Your Worth fashion show
  • Maybe it’s Bonang, but Thuso Mbedu ‘worth it’ as L’Oréal Paris spokesperson for Africa says beauty brand
    Bonang Matheba’s luxury beverage brand toasts to 5 years

Does Bonang Matheba Have A Child

While Bonang does not have offspring of her own yet, she has been vocal about her plans of having babies one day

Bonang Matheba Siblings

Model Reabetswe Sechoaro is Bonang Matheba's sister,
Model Reabetswe Sechoaro is Bonang Matheba’s sister,

Model Reabetswe Sechoaro is Bonang Matheba’s sister

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