DJ Zinhle Net Worth 2021 in Rands and Dollars

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DJ Zinhle is a South African DJ, producer, media personality, and business woman. She is best know to be the Ex-girlfriend of Rapper AKA. However, DJ Zinhle is one of the richest female celebrities in South Africa.

Early life

DJ Zinhle who real name is Ntombezinhle Jiyane was born on 30th December 1982 ( age 38 years old) at Dannhauser, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. After leaving Dannhauser, she went to stay in Newcastle, and studied at Siyamukela High School in Emadadeni, Newcastle.


DJ Zinhle started her career around 2004. Initially, she wanted to be a TV presenter and never had any aspirations of being a DJ, until her brother’s passion for mixing vinyl’s rubbed off on her and her love and passion for being a DJ grew. She got her first break as a resident DJ on a youth dance show called Jika Majika that aired on SABC 1.

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She worked with South African music icon Boom Shaka on the album I Put It In, which featured other notable artists like Dr Malinga, Khanyi Mbau, Mphoza, and many more. She headlined the Sisters with Soul concert along with Amanda Black. Zinhle also headlined the Zimfest 2019 live concert held in Zimbabwe. Her 2019 hit single “Umlilo” gained 5.1 million streams in just three months, and certified 3x platinum by the Recording industry of South Africa (RISA) and it was also voted as 2019’s Song of The Year. DJ Zinhle was chosen as the headline act for the inaugural Red Bull Music Experience in Cape Town.

DJ Zinhle net worth
DJ Zinhle net worth

Awards and Nominations

  • SAMA 19 and 12th Metro FM Awards Song of the Year nominee.
  • Named one of South Africa’s Top 10 most influential women in Bona magazine.
  • Named one of 21 Most powerful African women by Oprah magazine.
  • Channel 24 named her as the 4th most powerful celebrity in South Africa.
  • Glamour magazine’s Woman of the Year.
  • Launched the women empowerment TV series It Takes a Village.
  • In late 2019, she was named as the Top Female DJ in Africa for the 2nd year in a row.
  • On 7 March 2020, she won the Forbes Woman Africa Entertainer Award.

DJ Znhle and AKA

DJ Zinhle was in an on and off relationship with South African rapper AKA, until their split in January 2020. She and AKA have a child named Kairo Owethu Forbes.

The media personality and businesswoman has been through a lot of ups and downs in the entertainment industry but there is no stopping her, her resilience is something we admire.

Despite some of the controversy she has been embroiled in, the DJ Zinhle seems happier than ever, she has been showing off a cool new BMW Convertible and we are convinced that she is the owner. Read:AKA net worth and Life Story

DJ Zinhle net worth

Dj Zinhle net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. equivalent to R42 million South African Rand. She is the currently the CEO of Boulevard Rose. DJ Zinhle is regarded as one of the best female DJ’s in Africa. However, some music lovers have been wondering between DJ Zinhle and Bonang who is the the richest? According to our research team Bonang Matheba net worth is at $7 million which is more than DJ Zinhle net worth of $3 million.

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