Somizi Mhlongo In Real Life, Age, Parent, Brother, Daughter, Baby Mama, Girlfriends, Husband, Wedding, White wedding, Arrest, pregnancy, TV, Songs, Cars, House, And Net worth
Somizi “Somgaga” Mhlongo is a South African radio personality, brand ambassador, TV presenter, actor, choreographer, SA Idols judge, and singer. He’s currently a co-host of #TheBridge on Metro FM, the celebrity first gained fame after appearing on Sarafina in 1992. Since his appearance in the entertainment scene, Somizi Mhlongo has disturbed up a number of appearances in films and Television shows.
Somizi Mhlongo Age
Somizi was born on December 23, 1972. He is currently 46 years old turning 47 years old later this year. Somizi’s parents named him Somizi Buyani Mhlongo. He grew up in Johannesburg’s Soweto Township. The entertainer did not grow up like other children. The acting bug had him from an early age. He got his first acting job when he was just 13 years old and has been working ever since.
Somizi Mhlongo Parent And Brother
Somizi’s grew up in a house with two famous actors, his parents, Marry Twala and Ndaba Mhlongo. Mary who is now 80 years old has been in the entertainment industry for over 60 years. She has starred in feature films such as Hopeville, and Vaya. Mary has also made appearances in several local TV shows Including Generation and The Imposter. She is a SAFTA winning actress. In 2019, Mary was honored with the National Order of Ikhamanga in silver, one of South Africa’s highest honors.
Somizi’s father Ndaba was an actor, comedian, and assistant director. He has starred in many movies and theatre productions, including Bad Company and Strike Force. Ndaba was nominated for a Tony Award in 1988 for his Choreography work on Sarafina. Somizi often traveled with his parents during their theatre tours.
Somizi had a brother named Archie. He was gravely stabbed at a tavern in 1985.
Somizi Mhlongo Daughter
Somizi Mhlongo has a daughter named Bahumi with actress Palesa Madisakwane. His daughter is 24 years old. Bahumi is the well known talented actress and she’s also showcased in her father reality show Living Dream with Somizi on Mzansi magic.
Somizi Baby Mamas
The Idols SA judge baby mama is actress Palesa Madisakwane. They met when he was 19 years old. Actually they met when Somizi was already dating other men, Palesa could not help it but fall for him and they started dating. During their time together, Somizi came out as gay but by then Palesa was already expecting a child, but could no longer stay in the relationship as he realized he is gay. Despite the end of their relationship, he was excited to be a father.
Somizi Mhlongo Girlfriends
Somizi is openly gay but there was once a time he was confused about his sexuality. His parents never questioned his sexuality and accepted his lifestyle no questions asked. “When I was personally confused and scared, not of society but as I was still finding out how to handle some of the intricate situations I would be in, my family supported me as I prepared myself for what was to come. Trust me, your parents know from day one, they know from your behavior what your sexual preference is” he told the Sunday World in an interview.
Before coming out as gay, Somizi dated women and had a few girlfriends. One of his girlfriends was actress Palesa Madisakwane.
Somizi Mhlongo Husband
Somizi is currently married to Mohale Motaung. The lovers met in 2017 after they both secured an exclusive invite to a Louis Vuitton and Moët & Chandon event. Only 20 customers were invited to the champagne launch. Mohale later sent him a direct message on Instagram and the rest is history.
Somizi proposed during a romantic trip to Paris in 2018. In early 2019, rumors spread like wildfire that Somizi and Mohale had broken up. The lovers have unfollowed each other on Instagram. Their lovers’ argument was over in no time and the pair started posting pictures of each other together again.
Somizi Mhlongo Wedding
Somizi and his husband Mohale reportedly tie-the-knot in September 2019. According to the City Press, the couple hold their traditional wedding on September 28. Their white wedding took place in January 2020.
So the traditional wedding happened and it was filled with all the stylishness and glamour the world has to offer. From the set up even to the wedding cake itself, Somizi and Mohale went all out to calculation wedding was attended by some A-list celebs like Nhlanhla Nciza and Rami Chuene, and the fashion was on point.
Somizi Mhlongo White Wedding
It’s something that the fans had been waiting for and yes they finally got to see their favorite couple tie the knot. After the wedding, many said #Somhale had surely raised the inn when it comes to weddings and their wedding was marked as the wedding of the year.
The couple saved no expense in order to throw the most overgenerous wedding that South Africa has ever seen. From the decor to the outfits that the A list celebs who attended came stunned in, the couple had strict rules when it came to how they wanted their day to go. It was all an all-white wedding and people had to put on their best red bottoms.
As if Mzansi has not seen enough, Somizi and Mohale had just announced that they are going to have another wedding in Italy where it all began. Fans were told to get their Louis Vuitton masks ready, but due to the outbreak of the COVID 19 virus, the couple has decided to cancel the white wedding for now. Though they are not going to Italy anymore, they are still searching for another venue.
Somizi Mhlongo Pregnancy
Somizi Mhlongo pregnancy Yes, you read that right! He wants to be the first African man to get pregnant. About 2 years ago, some unconfirmed sources reported that he has already gone through the surgery in Brazil to have a womb implanted in him.
Somizi Mhlongo Arrest
In a viral video that made the rounds on social media, Somizi was heard on metro FM radio host and colleague Dineo’s Instagram Live video, informing them that there will be an announcement and that the lockdown will be extended. In the video, the name drops Fikile Mbalula and claims that he was informed by the minister.
Minister Fikile Mbalula came out to deny the claims that were being made by Somizi. He stated that he hadn’t talked to Somizi at any point in time and he didn’t inform him of any extension of the lockdown.
Although Somizi, later on, apologized for his actions and the Minister accepted his apology, he still had to face the music. The department of transport announced that Mbalula would take legal action against Somizi. Fikile Mbalula will make his way to the Sandton Police Station to lay charges against the personality for breaking the government lockdown regulations, which prohibits the spread of fake news. Somizi handed himself over to the police and he was arrested but was later on released on bail pending a court appearance.
Somizi Mhlongo On TV
Somizi has made many TV appearances since starting his career as a teenager. He is most known for his work on Idols SA. He started as a choreographer on the singing competition before being promoted to the judge’s table. Somizi’s other TV appearances include City Ses’la, Dance Your Butt Off, 10 Over 10, Zaziwa, and Zero Tolerance.
He currently has his own reality show called Leaving The Dream With Somizi. In 2018, he allowed his peers to make fun of him on The Comedy Central Roast of Somizi. Somizi also has his own fitness DVD, Grind with Somizi, which was released in 2017.
Somizi Mhlongo Songs
Not only Somizi an actor and choreographer but he is also a singer. One of his most recent songs is a 2017 collaboration with producer and DJ Mkhululi ‘Heavy K’ Siqula called Ngibonile. His fans were excited about hearing new music from star but he was obstinate that he would not be releasing an album as he was just having fun and wanted to make people dance.
Somizi Mhlongo House
Somizi Mhlongo house Somgaga has an over-the-top home featuring creature comforts like a designer kitchen, a lounge, suede coaches, a painting, and other things. He bought another house worth R6 million in July 2018 at the well-known Zimbali Coastal Resort & Estate in Kwazulu-Natal..
Somizi has owned several posh vehicles including a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon worth R2 million and R1.7 million BMW i8. He reportedly sold the BMW to help pay off his SARS debt.
Somizi Net Worth
Somizi is allegedly worth millions of Rands but his exact net worth is not known. Celebrity Net Worth claims the entertainer has a fortune of around R74 million ($5 million). The amount appears to be an overstatement.