Bonang Dorothy Matheba is a South African television presenter, radio personality, businesswoman, producer, model, and philanthropist. She became known through the SABC 1 music show LIVE. Bonang Matheba net worth is $7.2 million
Bonang Matheba Biography
Matheba was born on born 25th June 1987 in Mahikeng, North West. She is of the Bantu-speaking ethic group Setswana.
The family relocated to Leondale, in the east of Johannesburg, while Bonang attended Fourways High School, a prestigious government co-ed school in Fourways, Johannesburg.
n 2002, Matheba made her television debut on the SABC 2 kids show, Manhattan Fantasy Challenge while she was 15. She also appeared in other several SABC 2 kids shows.
Matheba auditioned for the inaugural season of the SABC 1 music show LIVE (now Live Amp) after leaving varsity.
She was later crowned the winner of the show to co-host alongside Tbo Touch
Matheba has hosted numerous award shows and prominent events notably being MTV Africa Music Awards 2016, Miss South Africa 2018, and hosted the pre-show for the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards and BET Awards 2016.
Matheba co-hosted the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 concert alongside comedian Trevor Noah, supermodel Naomi Campbell and other notable public figures
Matheba made her debut drama role on the SABC 1 show, InterSEXions where she played Nurse Seipati in 2018.
As of 2019, Matheba starred and co-produced the documentary film Public Figure, which premiered on March, 9 at Manchester Film Festival.
Matheba founded her production house called Bonang Matheba Entertainment in 2017.
The production unit currently has one show, which is the 1Magic reality show, Being Bonang which focuses and showcases Matheba’s daily life.
Bonang Matheba Net Worth
Bonang Matheba Net Worth is about $7.2 million She is one of the richest celebrities in South Africa.
She is known for her flamboyant presenting skills and her signature voice.
Bonang is also involved in other vententures aside from her media work
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In 2008, She made a collaboration with retailer Legit in launching her first clothing line, “Just B”. She then partnered with a London-based designer to create a handbag collection called “Baby Star
Another one was in 2014 when high-end South African retail brand Woolworths, revealed a collaboration with Bonang. They dropped a lingerie line “Distraction By Bonang”, which is still ongoing as new collections were introduced
Also In 2018, Matheba alongside Superbalist, dropped a collection of T-shirts named “BONANG by Bonang Matheba”. The T-shirts had famous Bonang quotes printed on them, including “Mo’ghel”, “Give The People What They Want” and “#IAmBonang”
she was named the ambassador of cosmetic brand Revlon in South Africa in 2013
Matheba was unveiled as an ambassador for the vodka brand, Cîroc in Africa in 2016
she was named the new African Brand Ambassador for Ipanema sandals in 2017
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Matheba signed an endorsement deal with cellular network Cell C, in 2018
She was announced as Samsung South Africa’s ambassador, for their S20 range and the Z Flip in 2020