DJ Zinhle Net Worth, Age, Boyfriend, Ethnicity, Height, Career

DJ Zinhle

DJ Zinhle is a well-known South African DJ, entrepreneur, social media personality, and producer from Dannhauser, KwaZulu-Natal. She is well-known for her roles in shows such as Jika Majika and 1’s and 2’s.

Many people are also familiar with Zinhle for her 2019 hit single ‘Umlilo,’ which received over 5 million views in the first three months of its release. I’ve covered DJ Zinhle’s Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Height, Family, and Facts in this article.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameNtombezinhle Jiyane.
Known AsDJ Zinhle.
Date of BirthDecember 30, 1983 (Friday).
Age40 years old.
Place of BirthDannhauser, KwaZulu-Natal, South African.
ProfessionDJ, Businesswoman, Social Media Personality, and Producer.
Net worth$5 million – $10 million US Dollars (approx.).
NationalitySouth African.
Zodiac SignCapricorn.
ParentsMom – Jabu Jiyane.
SiblingsSis – Gugu Jiyane.
Bro – 1. Zak Jiyane.
2. Zenzele Jiyane.
ResidenceNewcastle, KwaZulu-Natal.
SchoolSiyamukela High School.
Alma materUniversity in South Africa.
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Boyfriend1. Kiernan Jarryd Forbes ‘AKA’ (ex).
2. Bongani Mohosana ‘Murdah Bongz‘ (Present).
ChildrenDaughter – Kairo Owethu Forbes.
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 4″.
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 54-58 kg.

DJ Zinhle Biography

Ntombezinhle Jiyane was born on December 30, 1983 (Friday). She is 40 years old as of 2024. Her birthplace is Dannhauser, KwaZulu-Natal, and she spent the majority of her childhood there. In her later years, she relocated to Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, where she completed her education at Siyamukela High School.

Emadadeni, Newcastle, is the location of her school. Ntombezinhle Jiyane then attended one of South Africa’s top universities for her college education.

She has a close relationship with her mother, Jabu Jiyane, who prefers to keep her personal life out of the spotlight. The name of Ntombezinhle Jiyane’s father is not available on the internet. She is of multiracial ethnicity and believes in Christianity.

According to a source, this celebrity grew up with three siblings: two brothers, Zenzele and Zak Jiyane, and a sister, Gugu Jiyane.

DJ Zinhle
DJ Zinhle (Source: Pinterest)

DJ Zinhle Professional Life

She began her professional career as a television presenter in the year 2004. Her interest in becoming a DJ began at the very end of her life. Fortunately, she got her first break as a resident DJ for a youth dance show called Jika Majika. It was broadcast on the SABC 1 channel.

Throughout her successful career, she had numerous opportunities to collaborate with various prominent South African musical figures, including Boom Shaka. She worked on the album I Put It In with the band Boom Shaka.

DJ Zinhle was also spotted with Khanyi Mbau, Dr. Malinga, and Mphoza. Her Sisters with Soul concert was a huge success. She collaborated with Amanda Black on this.

DJ Zinhle released her song Umlilo on December 6, 2019, and it has over 7.4 million views as of the time I am writing this article. She co-hosted 1’s and 2’s with DJ Tira and DJ Speedsta this year. Sabc 1 is hosting a talent show competition.

DJ Zinhleet Net Worth

How much is DJ Zinhle’s net worth? Ntombezinhle Jiyane is a DJ, record producer, entrepreneur, and social media personality. She has been earning money since 2004 by working in a variety of events and tours, including the Zimfest 2019 live concert in Zimbabwe.

This musical personality was also given numerous opportunities to showcase her talent on special occasions, one of which was the inaugural Red Bull Music Experience in Cape Town. The Recording Industry of South Africa certified her song Umlilo three times platinum.

DJ Zinhle has a net worth of $5 million – $10 million US dollars as of January 2024, thanks to his hard work and consistency.

DJ Zinhlem Boyfriend & Dating

Who is DJ Zinhle dating? This DJ’s love life has been extensively searched on the internet by her fans. The only publicized romantic relationship was with Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, also known as AKA. He is a rapper from South Africa.

For many years, the couple was in the spotlight due to their on-again, off-again relationship. Dj Zinhle and AKA have a daughter named Kairo Owethu Forbes, born on July 8, 2015.

Her grandmother Lynn Forbes manages her official Instagram account, which has over a million followers. In January 2020, this couple decided to end their relationship.

She is currently dating Bongani Mohosana aka Murdah Bongz as of 2021. In addition, the couple is expecting their first child together. Her pregnancy was announced on Instagram on August 23, 2021.

She posted a video clip of her upcoming show ‘Expect the Unexpected’ on Instagram, and by the end, she was seen rubbing her baby bump.


  • Her upcoming project is a reality TV show ‘Expect the Unexpected’, which will be be released September 18, 2021.
  • She was honored by Channel 24 who named her as the 4th most powerful celebrity in South Africa.
  • Her biggest hit Umlilo was dubbed as Song of The Year.
  • She was also featured on the cover of Glamour magazine. She was also listed as Woman of the Year by the magazine.
  • She received nominations from SAMA 19 and 12th Metro FM Awards in the Song of the Year category.
  • In her successful career, she was also named on the list of South Africa’s Top 10 most influential women.