Big Zulu Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Songs

Big Zulu net worth

Read the complete write-up of Big Zulu net worth, biography, age, height, songs, wife, date of birth, cars as well as other information you need to know.


Big Zulu is a South African actor, songwriter, and rapper. He rose to spotlight after releasing the single “Donsa Nkabi” in 2016. Zulu also appeared in multiple television shows Isibaya, One Mic , Uzalo (2020).

Early life

Name Big Zulu
Net Worth$500,000
ProfessionRapper, Singer, Songwriter,
Age34 years
Big Zulu net worth 2022 – biography

Big Zulu who real name is Siyabonga Nene born on April 7, 1987 (age 34 years) in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal.

He grew up listening to Maskandi and Isichathamiya music, influenced by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Phuzekemisi and Imithente. 


Big Zulu spent several years as a taxi driver and quit out in 2008 to purse his career in music. In 2009, he started penning song’s and performing and earned title King of Rap in the Rap Battle contest held by Back to the City .

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His debut single “Donsa Nkabi”, was released in 2016. After he spent many years as independent artist he got signed record deal with Universal Music Records in 2015 and released his debut album Ushun Wenkabi in 2018, with singles include “Ang’mazi umama” and “Home”. “Vuma dlozi” and “Ama Million” was released as singles, which certified platinum.

Big Zulu second studio album Ungqongqoshe Woongqongqoshe (2019), certified gold by the Recording industry of South Africa (RISA) and earned him a nomination at South African Music Awards (SAMA26) as Best Hip Hop Album.

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He established his own record label Nkabi Records. “Mali Eningi” was released as a single 2020, certified double platinum and surpassed 6 million view on YouTube.

In 2021, he released a single “Inhlupheko”, which peaked #1 on iTunes charts. His genre is influenced by Maskandi and Scathamiya.


In 2019, Zulu founded the record label Inkabi Records. Zulu has since signed Mduduzi Ncube.

He was nominated in 2019 SAMA 26 as he won Best Hip Hop Album of the year.


Big Zulu is currently in a relationship with Makenete Lebogang, he has a daughter. However, he has one other child, whom he had with different woman. His first born child is a boy, Bulie’s son Shaka. Zulu separated from his first girlfriend as a result of assaulting her which led to their separation.

Big Zulu net worth

How much is Big Zulu worth? Big Zulu net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 which is approximately R7.1 million South African Rands. His main source of income is from his music career. Big Zulu success career has earned him some of the luxurious lifestyle and some of the fancy cars.