Fri. May 20th, 2022

Somizi Buyani Mhlongo-Motaung recognised professionally as Somizi Mhlongo is a South African actor, media persona and choreographer. He first gained prominence after acting within the hit musical and political film, “Sarafina!” which stars Whoopi Goldberg and other pinnacle actors. Somizi also became the lead choreographer for several pinnacle occasions and shows consisting of the outlet and remaining occasions of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. He is also recognized for his song and the hit display “Dinner At Somizi’s”.

Somizi was born to well-known parents, iconic actors, Ndaba Mhlongo and Mary Twala (late). He became inquisitive about the entertainment enterprise at age 13 when he landed his first position in 1978’s “Scavengers”.

Ndaba Mhlongo

South African actor, choregrapher and talk show host, Somizi Mhlongo, and his actress mom, Mary Twala.

He has been working considering that then. He began his choreography career with the film, “Sarafina!”.

Somizi joined Metro FM’s Breakfast Show in April 2017, and switched to “The Bridge” a few years later. He has appeared in several movies, and is understood for doing Gospel & Kwaito music.

Somizi On Metro FM


Somizi Mhlongo became born on the 23rd day of December, 1972. He is forty eight years old.


The complete information of Somizi’s instructional history is unknown. In an interview on eTV’s The Close Up in 2014, he’s quoted saying “At the age of seven, I went to school for the first 12 months. Then 6 months later I couldn’t take it being with out my mother and father – I desired to join them and I didn’t like going to school”


Somizi owns houses. One is placed within the widely known Zimbali Coastal Resort & Estate in KZN. Reports state that he and his husband bought it for R6 million. The couple showed off their home for the duration of the lockdown in 2020. It features numerous tastefully provided rooms, a totally huge pool, an workplace, and lots extra.

Somizi Zimbali Home:


Somizi owns several expensive whips along with Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon well worth R2 million and a R1.7 million BMW i8. Reports state that he sold the BMW to help pay off his SARS debt.


Somizi has a daughter, Bahumi with South African actress, Palesa Madisakwane.

Somizi and daughter (Bahumi)

When he and Palesa first met, he thought he became Bisexual. He stated on Kaya FM, “When Bahumi’s mom got here to me and stated ‘I am interested in you’, I informed her I’m bisexual. I didn’t say I am instantly, I didn’t say no. I informed her I have a boyfriend. And she said ‘oh k, if you are bisexual, it approach you date both sexes?’, and I stated sure because at the time I notion I was bisexual,”. 

Palesa Madisakwane

After finding out Palesa was pregnant, he promised to be a father to his daughter forever.

Net Worth

The specific estimate of Somizi Mhlongo’s net well worth is unknown but in line with reports, he is worth millions. A document by Celebrity Net Worth claims Somizi is worth around R74 million ($five million) however that has but to be showed.


Somizi is married to Mohale Tebogo Motaung. The couple dated for a while earlier than formally tying the knot. Their traditional wedding held in September 2019, even as the white wedding ceremony occurred in January 2020.

He is man who had inspired so many young people in Mzansi . On his latest post on social media he shared pictures of him dressed in fashion which left many speechless in Mzansi . We can all learn something from him and I believe you enjoyed reading about him . 

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