Simphiwe Ngema Biography, Age Family, Education, Career, Husband, Wedding, Dumi Masilela, Window, Songs, Boyfriend, Pregnancy, Son, Car And Net Worth

Simphiwe Ngema Biography, Age Family, Education, Career, Husband, Wedding, Dumi Masilela, Window, Songs, Boyfriend, Pregnancy, Son, Car And Net Worth

Simphiwe Ngema is a beautiful woman with a great personality. Widowed at 28, a few months after her traditional marriage to Rhythm City star Dumi Masilale, her happy-ever-after was cut short. After the mourning period, Simphiwe Ngema went ahead to rebuild her career as an actress, singer, MC, choreographer, and presenter.

Simphiwe Ngema Age

Simphiwe Ngema was born on August 29, 1989, in Klipspruit, Soweto in Johannesburg, South Africa. Simphiwe Ngema age is 32 years old as of 2021. Simphiwe Ngema maintains that her birth was a difficult one and her parents were expecting a boy when her mom fell pregnant.

Simphiwe Ngema Family

Simphiwe Ngema grew up in Johannesburg’s Soweto Township. Her nickname is Simz. Simphiwe has three sisters. She is the middle sibling. The actress was named after her father Given, who is a pastor. Her parents thought they were going to have a boy and settled on the name Simphiwe, which means “we have been gifted” or “our gift”. When her parents learned they were getting a girl instead they stuck to their original name.

Simphiwe has a special bond with both her mother and father. “Meet my parents. My mother taught me how to love and my father taught me how to be loved. I will forever be grateful for that,” she wrote on Instagram in October 2018.

Simphiwe Ngema Career 

Simphiwe rose to fame on popular SABC soapie, Muvhango, She played a character named Thuli. The role was not her first professional acting gig. Simphiwe started her career in a 2016 theatre production. TV producer and director, Duma Ndlovu, gave her a role in his play, The Game. The Muvhango creator also gave her her big TV break.

Entertainment runs in the family. Simphiwe is related to theatre producer Mbongeni Ngema – her father’s uncle. Despite their family connection, Simphiwe says Mbongeni had no idea they were related. Simphiwe made her debut as “slay queen” Buhle on The Queen in 2018. She also appeared on Broken Vows and Vuzu reality show, Preachers’ Kids. Simphiwe hosted’s cultural show, Isiko, in 2015

Simphiwe Ngema & Dumi Masilela 

Simphiwe Ngema was married to actor and singer Dumisani ‘Dumi’ Masilela. The couple started dating in May 2014. Sadly, Dumi was killed in a failed hijacking in August 2017. He was driving his Golf GTI 7 when he was shot. The Rhythm City actor managed to drive himself to hospital but later succumbed to his wounds.

Simphiwe told True Love magazine in 2018 that she thinks Dumi knew he was going to die.  “We were sitting in our room and he said to me, ‘Babe we’ve been through so much but we’ve kept our relationship’,” she told the magazine. Simphiwe added that her husband also started acting strange. “He stopped talking to me which was weird, but when we’d go to bed, he’d hold me tightly. When I asked what was wrong he didn’t give me an answer.”

Simphiwe was just 27 when she became a widow.“Nothing prepares you for one day to be a 27-year-old widow. That all the dreams you’ve dreamt of will be taken away from you,” she said at Dumi’s funeral.

Simphiwe Ngema & Dumi Masilela Wedding 

Simphiwe Ngema and Dum Masilele held their traditional wedding in May 2017 – a few months before his death. The couple kept their relationship private and quietly tied-the-knot on the weekend of May 20 and 21. Simphiwe and Dumi shared pictures from their wedding one month later.

Simphiwe revealed in August 2018 that she has a love-hate relationship with her wedding ring following her husband’s death. “Sometimes I look at you and I smile. Sometimes I look at you and my heart bleeds. It’s almost time to let you go and the thought of living without you makes me anxious but holding on to you is more painful. I promise to keep you safe and to one day give you to the woman who will be Kgosi’s heartkeeper. I will love you, forever and always,” she captioned a picture of her ring.

Simphiwe Ngema Song

Simphiwe Ngema released a song called Thanda Ngempela in 2019. She dedicated the song to her late husband, Dumi Masilela.  She called the song her “final goodbye” to her “eternal crush”.

“Losing Dumi two months after our wedding was worse than my worst nightmare and after he passed away I was afraid that people would forget him, so I did everything I could to keep his memory alive but at some point, I realized that holding on hurts so much more. It felt like I had a memorial service every time I did something to keep his memory alive and I went through all the emotions all over again… This song is my final love letter to him. it’s time to let go and this is my final goodbye. Eternal crush forever and always,” she wrote.

Simphiwe Ngema Boyfriend

The actress is currently Dating The Zimbabwean Model Tino Chinyane. The two kept their relationship under wrapt until they announce that they are expecting a child. Tino is the well-Know model and TV Presenter. he was born 1994, he is 27 years old this year 2021.

Simphiwe Ngema Pregnant

Glad to see Simphiwe Ngema has found happiness again. She is expecting her first bundle of joy and she took to Instagram to share her joy. The actor who is excited about her pregnancy, lost her husband Dumi Masilela in 2017, and it seems as if she has now found new love in the arms of model and TV presenter Tino Chinyani. Simphiwe posted a series of snaps of their photo-shoot and it is cute to see them both together.

Simphiwe Ngema Son

The lovebirds welcomed their baby boy Tiyani Kemorena Michael Chinyani, in June 23 2020. This has to be one of the most well-kept baby arrival secret and relationship in SA. The lovebirds posted a video on their social media platforms, debuting their baby. The video also debuted his legacy which is a brand named Tiyani Afrika. The brand has a collection of tracksuits, gym wear and a necklace.

As unexpected the pregnancy announcement was, Mzansi expressed excitement and congratulated the pair, but there were those who spew bile on Simphiwe. She was accused of moving on too soon, but her defense team came to her rescue. Her fans slammed those who were hating on their relationship and said Simphiwe deserves to be a happy woman again.

Even Tino came to her girlfriend’s defense. Trolls resorted to being xenophobic but Tino did not allow them to reign on his line, “Such ugly souls, I pray you find peace in your lives. Coz y’all amusing,” he wrote. “To all the negative energy on the TL, I can’t hear you over the sound of God blessing me and my family,” he clapped back.

Simphiwe Ngema Car

The actress is accused of living off her late husband’s life insurance. A picture makes rounds on social media suggesting the actress whips up a searing BMW series earlier this year. Simphiwe rejects the rumours and reveals how she is left high and dry after Dumi dies, with no penny and has to start all over.

Simphiwe Ngema net worth

Dumi’s sudden demise leaves the actress without a dime and a car her husband is murdered in. She starts afresh and from the look of things Simphiwe is bouncing back. Her net worth is still under wraps but she his bagging loads of acting gigs, her music career is flooded and her brand ambassadorship at Gold Series and Super Vite is paying off.


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