Nelli Tembe Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Husband, Wedding, Death, Cause Of Death And Net Worth
Nellie Tembe real name Anele Tembe is a South African chef and the wife of rapper AKA.
Nellie Tembe Age
Her date of birth is in 1999 and reports covered that the Nelli is from Durban, a beach city in eastern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Nelli Tembe is 22 years old.
Nelli’s father is businessman Moses Tembe who is the Chairman of Phumelela Gaming & Leisure Ltd. He is also on the board of 9 other companies with interests in tourism, retail as well as industrial operations.
Nelli has an older sister Nondumiso Tembe, a popular actress in South Africa. Her sister is known to cast on the popular Mzansi television series Generations. She portrayed the role of Miss Maya in the television series.
Nelli Temba Education And Career
Nelli attended the Jackie Cameron School of Food and Wine where she enrolled for an 18-month-long cookery course between 2018 and 2019. During this time she was also accepted to join the school’s work placement section at The Test Kitchen in Cape Town.
Nelli Tembe Husband
Nelli Tembe is dating a popular rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes. The couple has been dating for a while now has decided to rise another ladder in their relationship. In February 2021, the couple set the internet on fire after revealing that they were engaged.
The trend was fueled by the picture of a stunning engagement ring on Nelli’s finger. The post gathered over three thousand retweets in no time after AKA shared it.
It was confirmed on Nelli’s Instagram page after she couldn’t hold back her joy to be a fiancée to the popular rapper.
South Africans had little or no Knowledge of Nelli until a video of her and AKA kissing in a restaurant went public in January 2020. People thought AKA was a cheat at that time without knowing that DJ Zinhle and the rapper had ended their relationship.
To set the record straight, AKA had to address the video telling fans and those interested that it was on some “TMZ” level. The rapper also said that he owes no one an explanation since he had been single since 2019.
Nelli Tembe Wedding
Nelli Tembe was traditionally married to AKA after the rapper paid lobola for her in March 2021. AKA broke the news on his social media platforms, Twitter and Instagram. In a post that he captioned with emojis of a cow and a heart, are a few photos of him and those believed to be his lobola delegation and those of Nelli and individuals believed to be her family.
On Instagram Nellie commented by saying “My husband” to which AKA replied “My wife”.
Nelli Tembe Death
On Sunday 11 April 2021, there was news Nellie had jumped out of the 10th floor at Pepper Club in Cape Town. Twitter users alleged that AKA pushed Nellie whereas some said she committed suicide. One Twitter user alleged that AKA was at Ayepyep Lifestyle in Cape Town promoting Cruz Vodka a few hours before he allegedly pushed Nellie out of a window.
Western Cape police spokesman Captain Frederick van Wyk told Daily Sun, “Crime scene experts are still on the scene combing the area for clues. Cape Town central police are investigating an inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 7:45 on the corners of Loop and Bloem streets in the Cape Town CBD where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased.”
UPDATE: Official statement from Tembe & Forbes family
Anele Nellie Tembe, who was engaged to popular rapper Keirnan AKA Forbes, passed away this morning.
— Kgopolo Mphela ☕️ (@PhilMphela) April 11, 2021
Nellie and AKA was said to be at the hotel as part of the celebrations for one of the rapper’s friends.
Nelli Tembe Net Worth
Currently, there is no specified or estimated net worth to her name. So far, we have not discovered any property or income of the young female.
However, it is safe to assume that her net worth should be around 50,000 Rands (this is an assumption).
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