Bonang Matheba Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bonang Matheba Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthJune 25, 1987
Zodiac SignCancer
BoyfriendFatmir Hysenbelliu

Bonang Matheba is an award-winning South African TV presenter, radio personality, model, author, and entrepreneur. She has more than 2 million followers on Facebook and more than 4 million followers on Instagram and Twitter.

Born Name

Bonang Dorothy Matheba

Nick Name

Queen B, Adebimpe, Mafanda (Given by her mother)

Bonang Matheba taking a selfie before hosting the 3rd Annual All Africa Music Awards in 2016
Bonang Matheba taking a selfie before hosting the 3rd Annual All Africa Music Awards in 2016 (Bonang Matheba / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Mahikeng, North West, South Africa

Residence

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Nationality

South African

 

Education

Bonang attended Fourways High School in Johannesburg.

She went to the University of Johannesburg to study Marketing but dropped out to focus on her television career.

Occupation

Television Presenter, Radio Personality, Actress, Model, Producer, Author

Family

  • Father – Gampi Matheba (Senior Lecturer at North-West University)
  • Mother – Charlotte Mokoena (Executive Vice-President for Human Resource and Corporate Affairs at Sasol Limited)
  • Others – Reabetswe Sechoaro (Younger Half-Sister) (Model, Beauty Pageant Winner), Thabo Mokoena (Younger Half-Brother)

Manager

Bonang is represented by Celebrity Services Africa located in Cape Town.

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Bonang has dated –

  1. Slikour (2007-2008)
  2. Da L.E.S
  3. Siphiwe Tshabalala
  4. Euphonik (2009-2012)
  5. D’banj
  6. AKA (2015-2017) – Rapper AKA hooked up with Bonang when his girlfriend DJ Zinhle was pregnant with his child. Nevertheless, their relationship lasted from 2015 to 2017.
  7. Itumeleng Khune (2014)
  8. Fatmir Hysenbelliu (2018-Present)
Bonang Matheba as seen in October 2014
Bonang Matheba as seen in October 2014 (Bonang Matheba / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

She is of Setswana descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Bright smile

Shoe Size

7.5 (US) or 38 (EU) or 5 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

Bonang has endorsed –

  • Revlon
  • Ipanema Footwear
  • Brutal Fruit
  • Cîroc Vodka
  • Peugeot
  • Intec College
  • Balenciaga
  • BIC Razors
  • Lifestyle Pads
  • Courvoisier
  • Ashluxe
  • Chanel
  • Prada
(From left to right) Bonang Matheba, AKA, Jen Su, and Lorna Maseko backstage at the South African Music Awards 2012
(From left to right) Bonang Matheba, AKA, Jen Su, and Lorna Maseko backstage at the South African Music Awards 2012 (Jennifer Su / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 )

Bonang Matheba Favorite Things

  • Designers – Taibo Bacar, Gert-Johan Coetzee, Toju Foyeh
  • Sound – Children laughing
  • Items – Revlon Colourburst Matte Balms, Givenchy Antigona tote bag, Prada sunglasses, Her trophies, Tom Ford knee-high boots, Leopard print chemise from her ‘Bonang For Distraction’ lingerie collection
  • Color – Green
  • IconBeyoncé
  • Holiday Destinations – London, Paris
  • Spots In Johannesburg – Kong Restaurant, Circle Bar, The Michelangelo Towers, Sandton City Shopping Mall

SourceYouTube, SowetanLive.co.za, Bona.co.za, YouTube, YouTube

Bonang Matheba seen with Jen Su at the Prince Harry Sentebale Charity Dinner in South Africa
Bonang Matheba seen with Jen Su at the Prince Harry Sentebale Charity Dinner in South Africa (Jennifer Su / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Bonang Matheba Facts

  1. She launched her online reality show called B*Dazzled in 2011, making her the first  South African celebrity to do so.
  2. In 2013, Bonang became the first global ambassador to represent the cosmetic giants Revlon outside of the United States.
  3. She partnered with the retail brand Woolworths to launch her signature lingerie line called Distraction by Bonang in 2014.
  4. She launched a collection of t-shirts under the name Bonang by Bonang Matheba in 2018. The fan-favorite t-shirts had her popular quotes like ‘#IAmBonang’, ‘Mo’ghel’, ‘Give The People What They Want’, etc. printed on them.
  5. Matheba launched The House of BNG, a range of luxury sparkling wine (known as Méthode Cap Classique in South Africa), in 2019.
  6. Her 2017 memoir From A to B was widely panned by critics for containing numerous factual and grammatical mistakes. After the book was taken out of circulation, a revised 2nd edition was released.

Featured Image by Bonang Matheba / Instagram

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