DJ Zinhle Biography
DJ Zinhle is a South African born Dj well known as the former resident Dj of the musical show Jika Majika on SABC1. She is also an actress and entrepreneur who has her own line of watches called Era by Dj Zinhle. She has created a name for her self in the South African music scene as the best female Dj in South Africa and across the world.
Dj Zinhle Age
Ntombezinhle Jiyane is 36 years old. She was born on 30th December 1983 in Dannhauser, South Africa. She celebrates her birthday every December 30th.
Dj Zinhle Mother | Brother | Sister
Zinhle was born in a small town in KwaZulu, Dannhauser to her mother Jabu Jiyane. She has two siblings, her brother Zak Jiyane and her sister Gugu Jiyane.
Dj Zinhle Boyfriend
The Dj public relationship with rapper AKA has been the talk of the town since 2015. The two began their relationship and broke up in 2015 when she found out that the rapper had cheated on her with Tv personality Bonang Matheba. The two, however, got back together in mid-2019.
Dj Zinhle Daughter
Zinhle was blessed with a beautiful daughter in June 2015 with rapper AKA. Their daughter is called Kairo Owethu Forbes. Kairo means ‘victorious one’ Owethu means ‘ours’ thus our Victorious one.
Dj Zinhle Presenter | DJ
Zinhle first wanted to be a Tv presenter when she was young. She admired people on Tv and wanted to be like them. She did not know the hard work that entails becoming a Tv presenter. Her stumbling on being a Dj is bay chance as her brother used to own a company that hired sound equipment. Her brother Zak used to mix and play music whenever he was stressed at their home. Zinhle got interested and he taught her how to mix.
Her first chance to mix for a crowd happened when she was helping her brother set up the sound equipment for the event. The scheduled Dj for that event was late and she had to fill in. Since then, she has thrived in the industry which was mostly dominated by men.
Dj Zinhle Actress
She is also an actress, having appeared on television series like Rhythm City and eKasi: Our Stories.
Facts and Body Measurements
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Dj Zinhle
- Full Name: Ntombezinhle Jiyane (Dj Zinhle)
- Age/ How Old?: 36 years old
- Date of Birth: 30th December 1983
- Place of Birth: Dannhauser, South Africa
- Education: To be updated
- Birthday: 30th December
- Nationality: South African
- Mother’s Name: Jabu Jiyane
- Siblings: Zak Jiyane, Gugu Jiyane
- Married?: No was in a relationship with AKA
- Children/ Kids: One daughter, Kairo Forbes
- Height/ How tall?: To be updated
- Profession: Musician, Dj, Actress
- Net worth: R22 million
Dj Zinhle Net Worth
Zinhle has an estimated net worth of around R22 million which she has earned through her successful career as a Deejay and form her other songs.
DJ Zinhle House
In the whole of 2017, she was living in a rented house because she was still waiting for her house to be complete. Gladly, the female Dj is now a homeowner. She recently completed building herself an extravagant house that has kept people talking all day long.
To say the least, the house is an inspiration to many people looking to build a house in 2019. She welcomed her friends such as Pearl Nthusi and Zari Hassan for her house warming party.
Zinhle moved into her place ages ago but has slowly been beautifying the place up, giving fans a glimpse of her place on occasion. She has been decorating her house and giving her fans a glimpse of her decorations. She is a leader in the interior decorating game if you don’t believe then just check out her crib.
Dj Zinhle and AKA
People are always eager to know who their favorite celebrities are dating. The love affair that was the talk of the town in South Africa was the one between Dj Zinhle and AKA. They dated until 2015 when they broke up. Zinhle wrote on her blog that she found out AKA was cheating on her with media personality Bonang Matheba. They broke up when she was weeks away to giving birth to their daughter Kairo.
Things got pretty bad between AKA and Bonang and they had to end their relationship in early 2018. Zinhle, on the other hand, was dating a South African businessman who later was arrested for being a fraudster.
AKA and Dj Zinhle rekindled their love in mid-2019 and confirmed their relationship when photos of them together surfaced online. They at first denied that they were just hanging out but begun posting pictures of each other on their social media accounts. They have been going on vacation as a family together with their daughter Kairo.
Dj Zinhle and Bonang Matheba
Bonang Matheba dated AKA for a while when he had broken up with Dj Zinhle. Many expected Zinhle to have ill feelings toward the media personality. She revealed during a Durban’s East Coast Radio interview that she forgave everyone for her own peace of mind. She also said
“…we’ve never been friends before that, I think that’s the mistake… but we cool, we don’t look at each other funny … we are decent girls, we are good girls…”
Dj Zinhle and Brendon Naidoo
Zinhle fell in love with a South African businessperson called Brendon Naidoo in 2016. Brendon later made headlines in 2017 for defrauding business owners their money. Their relationship ended quietly without anyone of them speaking about it.
Dj Zinhle Jika Majika
Zinhle hosted the dance show Jika Majika on SABC1. She always wanted to be a Tv presenter and at least she kicked off her career with the opportunity to be the resident Dj of the show. she was the Dj for the show from 2006 until 2009. The show gave her a platform where more people knew more about her.
DJ Zinhle Songs
- Against The Grain
- My Name Is
- Terry Hunter Bang Is
- Black Motion Ritual Mix
- Banna Madisasi
- Renato Xtrova
- Thabzen Bibo
- DJ X Trio
- Da Capo & Punk Surreal Experience
- DJ Garphie Africa to Brazil
- Monocles & Slezz Township Dub
- House n Hd Mix
- Alpha & Olmega Drum Arena
- Blaq Soul Zulu Dance
- Francesco Tarantini Rework
Dj Zinhle FUSE
Zinhle has been at the forefront of developing and educating aspirant female deejays. In 2009, she partnered with Nomndeni Mdaki to launch The Firm Understanding of Sound Entertainment Academy (FUSE), the first DJing academy in South Africa that specifically targets female DJs. Their vision was to empower young females interested in a career within the entertainment industry.
Through the DJ Zinhle Scholarship, this goal will continue to be realized. FUSE Academy aims to empower young talented females in becoming DJ’s and the approach adopted by FUSE is a holistic one aimed at identifying and nurturing talent.
“I’m excited to be part of this program, the thought of even one woman receiving the opportunity to change their life makes me happy. I can’t wait to meet and work with whoever is deserving of this life-changing opportunity.” – Zinhle.
Dj Zinhle Awards and Achievements
Zinhle’s legacy ranges from being the best female DJ to humanitarian causes. She is undoubted, a fine businesswoman as outlined in the following awards and accomplishments
- In 2009, Mail & Guardian nominated her as one of the 300 “Young South African You Have to Take to Lunch”.
- She is a SAMA 19 song of the year nominee, 12th Metro FM Awards song of the year nominee and a Channel O Awards nominee.
- In 2014, Bona Magazine named her as one 10 of SA’s Most Influential Women.
- Oprah Magazine named her as one of 21 Powerful African Women In 2014.
- In 2016, Channel 24 named the 4th Most Powerful Celeb in South Africa.
- She is Glamour Magazine’s Woman of Year for 2016.
- In 2017, she designed and showcased a fashion line alongside a young designer Chesney Williams at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg.
- She launched her line of watches called Era by Dj Zinhle
Dj Zinhle Book
Zinhle was promoting her book, “Meeting Your Power – Returning Home to Yourself”. The book is empowerment for today’s women. She authored the book together with Nokubonga Mbanga.
Frequently Asked Questions About Dj Zinhle
Who is Dj Zinhle?
DJ Zinhle is a South African born Dj well known as the former resident Dj of the musical show Jika Majika on SABC1. She is also an actress and entrepreneur who has her own line of watches called Era by Dj Zinhle.
How old is Zinhle?
Zinhle is 36 years old as of 2020. She was born on 30th December 1983.
How tall is Zinhle?
She has not shared her height with the public. Her height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Zinhle married?
She was in a relationship with South African rapper AKA. They have a daughter called Kairo Forbes.
How much is Zinhle worth?
She is an accomplished Deejay with an estimated net worth of R 22 million.
Where does Zinhle live?
She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. She moved to her dream home in 2019 after living in a rented house since 2017.
Is Zinhle dead or alive?
Zinhle is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Zinhle now?
She is in South Africa promoting her line of watches called Era by Dj Zinhle.