Jub Jub Biography: Age, Education, Baby Mama, Son, Wife, Career, Music, Prison Sentence, Abuse Allegations, Uyajola 9/9 And Net Worth
Jub Jub is a South African hip hop artist who worked his way up the titles but had his career cut short over an accident that claimed the lives of four children .He served his term and returned to society a changed man with a committed mind of growing his brand.
Jub Jub landed a role on being the host of MojaLove reality show Uyajola9/9 and he captured the hearts of many. He has the streets taking almost every week because of his hosting skills. Though the show has landed the personality a few haters, Jub Jub, however, has no time for those hating on him as he is hard at work exposing cheaters.
Jub Jub Age
Jub Jub was born on the 29th of June in 1980. He is now 39 years old, turning 40 years later this month. The star was born and raised in Soweto, Orlando East. He was raised by both his parents in a family of five. His real name is Molemo Maarohanye.
Jub Jub Education
After finishing his Primary Studies, Jub Jub got a scholarship to go study in the United States. Jub Jub was fortunate to score a scholarship and attended La Guardia High School for Performing Arts in New York, Manhattan.
Jub Jub Baby mama
Before his sentence, Jub Jub was in a relationship with Kelly Khumalo in 2010.The two were blessed with a son, Christian. Jub Jub and Kelly Khumalo had a stormy, which ended when Kelly Khumalo made claims that Jub Jub had been physically and emotionally abusing her. Kelly made it clear that she does not need Jub Jub’s help to raise their son and she wants nothing to do with him.
Jub Jub Son
Jub Jub had a son, Christian, with Kelly Khumalo. Christian is a handsome child, who according to online buzz sites, will turn a lot of heads in his adulthood.
Jub Jub Wife
Jub Jub marriage to a secretive woman. In a recent publication by all4women, Jub Jub confirmed his marriage to a secretive woman. He positively pointed out that he is a married man, but was not ready to open up about the woman.
When asked why he said that he did not want to expose his woman and their affair to the public because his wife is a private person. He was also quick to deny the accusations demolished against him, sometimes back, about beating up his girlfriend.
Jub Jub Career
Jub Jub was the first South African to get a scholarship at the popular FAME school, La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts. The school is located in NewYork, Manhattan, where he finished high school.
Jub Jub had a passion for the entertainment business ever since he was young. He was also equally stimulated to pursue his passion to the end. At some point in time, the star took a 7-year break from public life to look into his life, therefore resulting in what we know him for today.
Jub Jub had his entrance album in 2006 when he released The Rare Breed that had a good market reception through the country. In his album, he had the hit song, Good Time Of Your Time which saw it gaining more publicity and it was aired on television musical channels. The song maxim Jub Jub being invited to sing it at the 2006 Metro FM Music Awards.
Jub Jub released his second studio, My Shine in 2007, which grew his fan vile exponentially and had the song Ndikhokhele crash hit that got everyone hooked to it. Ndikhokhele was a team work between Jub Jub and the Jaziel Brothers, a gospel song that united musicians from different compasses and types. It is a song with Hip Hop basics and also a different section to the approach of gospel music.
Jub Jub was already in the spotlight, had him become one of the most wreathed gospel rappers in the country. The song Ndikhokhele was nominated for multiple music awards. It was nominated for the 2008 SAMA Awards for Best Hip Hop category and the Song of the Year category. It was also nominated for the Metro FM Music Awards for Song of the Year in 2008.
Jub Jub was detailed to have sold 150 000 copies (X5 Platinum). In 2009, he launched his record label, Rare Breed Entertainment where he worked closely with Sheer Music. In his musical journey, Jub Jub has work together with different award-winning artists that included Thembisile Ntaka, RJ Benjamin, Lungelo, BonezittoAmu, Zwai Bala, and Guffy Pilane.
Jub Jub had the opportunity to release his first single, after prison, Ke Kopa Tshwarelo (Please forgive me) in 2017. He then released the video for the single in 2020. During an interview, Jub Jub even revealed that he was a changed man.
Jub Jub Prison Sentence
Jub Jub alongside his friend Themba Tshabalala caused an accident on the 8th of March in 2010. According to the court report, they were drag racing under the influence of hard drugs on a public road near a school and that accident led to the loss of four school kids and two more suffered permanent brain damage.
On the 5th of December in 2012, Jub Jub and his friend received a 25 years jail sentence each, for attempted murder and three related offences which also included driving under the influence.
In 2014, two years after serving, they had an appeal on the 7th of February 2014. Later on, during the year on the 8th of October, their appeal was successful and the murder decision weighed down to guilty killing and their sentence reduced to 10 years starting from their initial arrest in 2012.
In 2017, Jub Jub and Themba were both released on parole after serving over 4 years of their sentence.
Jub Jub Abuse Allegations
The South African legendary singer, Kelly Khumalo had an interview with MTV Base in 2016. During the interview, she accused Jub Jub of physically abusing her. According to Kelly Khumalo, during Jub Jub’s 2010 arrest, she was dealing with a partner who was going through a very serious case, who was also very abusive, emotionally and physically.
Jub Jub however, denied the accusations. In 2019 Kelly Khumalo revealed that to protect her son from all the hurt, she does not allow Jub Jub to see him.
TV – Uyajola 9/9
Jub Jub is the mastermind behind the new show which is getting more viewers each time it airs, Uyajola 9/9, as it seeks to expose unfaithfulness. It is the South African version of Cheaters, which features different dramatic exposes of cheating moments. In his first official interview after he was released from prison, Jub Jub mentioned that he was working on a show which will be the first of its kind in the country.
“ I am very proud to be pioneering a show that is a very first of its kind in Mzansi. There is no doubt that cheating and infidelity are social ills that are wreaking havoc in South African communities. Therefore, my quest with this show is to shed light on the impact infidelity has on all affected individuals. As you can imagine doing a show like this takes a lot of courage as you are dealing with people’s lives and their pain on a daily basis. I’m telling you it’s not for the faint-hearted”.
Jub Jub believes that through the show, he will be assisting South Africans who need answers and learning if they are being cheated on. “I am a firm believer that once people have answers they are able to make informed decisions about themselves and their relationships moving forward.”
Jub Jub’s presenting skills have been celebrated for growing the channel and the program to being what it is today. Even celebrities have weigh up in and praised Jub Jub for being daring with the different cases that he handles on the show.
Jub Jub Net Worth
The star net worth is unknown, but we will update it when is reveled .