Nhlanhla Nciza Biography: Age, Family, Husband , Kids, Divorce, Career, Music, Awards, Business And Net Worth

Nhlanhla Nciza Biography: Age, Family, Husband , Kids, Divorce, Career, Music, Awards, Business And Net Worth

If you‘ve heard of Mafikizolo then you will know who Nhlanhla Nciza is. Nhlanhla Nciza is a South African singer who is part of the musical group Mafikizolo with Theo Kgosinkwe. Apart from her career in music, Nhlanhla is also a fashionista who has inspired a number of women with her fashion ensembles.

Here’s a look at her biography

Nhlanhla Nciza Age

Nhlanhla Nciza was born on March 15, 1978She is 43 years old. Nhlanhla was born in the Northern Province at a small town called Schweitzereneker. Her parents moved to Kagiso in Krugersdorp when she was a year old and that’s where she grew up.

Nhlanhla Nciza Family

Nhlanhla is the first born in her family and the only girl with 3 little brothers.

Nhlanhla Nciza Husband

The multi-talented artist was married to TK Nciza. The full name of Nhlanhla Nciza husband is; Thembinkosi Nciza. Thembinkosi is a businessman and producer at TS Records executive. The two had been married for more than fifteen years before they split.

Nhlanhla Nciza Kids

 Nhlanhla and TK were blessed with four kids, 1 girl and 3 boys. Their daughter, Zinathi Nciza sadly passed away in 2009 in a terrible accident. Zinathi had been travelling with her grandmother when the accident occurred. The vehicle they had been with travelling in accidentally hit a tree which led to little Zinathi sustaining serious head and neck injuries she did not recover from.

In a heartfelt message on her Instagram account, Nhlanhla shared that Zinathi would’ve been fifteen-years-old in 2019 and although she’s still in so much pain after losing her child, she is thankful for the short time she got to spend with her baby.

Her message read: “She would be 15 today, our beautiful princess Zinathi. There is so much I wanna say but the words fail me. Can’t believe it’s been 9 years. My heart is filled with so much so much pain as if it were yesterday when you left us. But in the midst of it all, I thank God for giving me the best 6 years of my life. I love you now and forever more my angel. Happy 15th birthday my Zinathi iNtsikelelo Nciza. MaRhade omhle, Ndlebentle zombini. Rest in Eternal Peace.”

Her son who seems to be following in her footsteps, had his single released and she couldn’t be happier. The young rapper’s single is titled Come Alive and Nhlanhla Nciza couldn’t stop gushing over his son’s single, and said it is flames!  “I’m a proud momma, my sons hit single dropped on the radio today and its flames.”

It seems this music thing runs in this family, and her son is  carving out his own career in music as well.

Nhlanhla Nciza Divorce

On 20th June 2019, Nhlanhla Nciza Instagram was the center of attraction for most people, especially after the artist took to her Instagram page to confirm that there was trouble in paradise and that she and her husband had separated. To set the record straight, she posted a picture of herself and her husband. The message in the caption said it all.

Nhlanhla divorce

It read; “After almost 15 years of our strong bond of marriage, my husband TK Nciza and I have come to a tough but amicable decision to bring an end to our union,” She went further to state that she was grateful for the support that TK had given her and for the time they were married and for helping her raise their children.

To affirm that there was no bad blood between them, she stated; “We shall remain on good terms and continue our endeavor to be great and exemplary parents to our children,” To wrap it up, Nhlahla thanked the public for their support. She also pleaded with the public to grant them privacy, especially for her kids.

The two, have, however, not gone the extra mile to explain further the reasons for their ‘tough but cordial decision’. The split comes a few days after Nhlanhla peened down a touching father’s day message to TK.

Nhlanhla Nciza Career

 It was in 1997 that Nhlanhla Nciza made her debut in the spotlight when the music group, ‘Mafikizolo’ became popular. The group released their first album in 1999 called Music Revolution and the next one in 2000 called Gate Crashers. Mafikizolo is known for its strong afro beat rooted signature, and the ability to reinvent themselves by constantly collaborating with younger great artists.

Mafikizolo consisted of three memebers, Nhlanhla, Theo Kgosinkwe and Tebogo Madingoane. Sadly, the group lost one of their members on Valentine’s day in 2004, Tebogo in a fatal accident. The death of one of their members really shook the nation, however that did not stop Mafikizolo from producing great hits.

After taking a break in 2009, Nhlanhla came back stronger in 2013 with Theo when they released their hit Khona which featured Uhuru. They released their next album in 2017 which was titled ‘20’. The album was in celebration of their 20 years in the music industry. Having been able to stay on top of their game for 20 years Theo said,

“Music is a universal language, and as a band, we figured that the only way to stay on top is through collaboration”. Fast forward to 2020, Mafikizolo released yet another banger, ‘Thandolwethu’ and as always it’s what the fans expected and more.

Thandolwethu is another successful collaboration saga as it is co-written by the amazing artist and songwriter Msaki. “Working with Msaki has been such a blessing, she is a gifted artist and an exceptional writer “said Nhlanhla.

Thandolwethu celebrates the love between two people who never gave up on each other. This single is nothing short of that Mafikizolo sound that will keep fans on their feet.

In her solo career, Nhlanhla has managed to release two albums; Inguquko (Change) and Lingcinga Zam’ (My Thoughts).


Nhlanhla Nciza Awards & Nominations

When Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe made the huge comeback to the music scene, they came back bigger and better and that earned them the recognition they deserved.  With them releasing great music all the time, they have earned the following awards and nominations over the years;

2013 – Best African Act at the Music of Black Origin Awards
2013 – Most Gifted Dance Video for the song ‘Khona’ at the Channel O 10th Music Video Awards
2013 – Most Gifted Video of the Year for the song ‘Khona’ at the Channel O 10th Music Video Awards
2014 – Best Group at the MTV MAMAs Awards
2014 – Song of The Year at the MTV MAMAs Awards
2015 – Best International Act-Africa at the Black Canadian Awards

Nhlanhla Nciza Business

 Nhlanhla Nciza is the creative director of the fashion brand called NN Vintage. Nhlanhla revealed that the line was for a ‘young Afro-chic female’. Even the likes of Ayanda Thabethe have been spotted stunned in Nhlanhla’s clothing line.

Her clothing line also appeared at the 2015 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week but what’s also amazing about the brand is that it has also opened up it’s doors to up and coming designers to showcase their talent through the NN Vintage.

In 2015, the singer announced that she was launching a record label that she called; Home Base Records. Nhlanhla did reveal that she had always wanted a record label and this move was in the right direction for her.

The award-winning artist even went as far as announcing her very first artist to be signed under her label. In her hometown of Kagiso, Nhlanhla actually has a charity that supplies school uniforms for poor children

Nhlanhla Nciza Net Worth

A famous fashion star whose fashion sense never fails to excite, Nhlanhla Nciza is among the rich artistes out there in Mzansi, although she may not say it to your face. She is comfortable.

While one can give the exact figure of her net worth, one thing that is not in doubt is that Nhlanhla Nciza is a millionaire with profitable investments across the country


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