Nhlanhla Nciza Biography, Songs, Albums, Awards, Education, Net Worth, Age & Relationships

Nhlanhla Nciza Biography, Songs, Albums, Awards, Education, Net Worth, Age & Relationships

Nhlanhla Nciza Biography

Basic Info

Stage nameNhlanhla Nciza
Full nameNhlanhla Sibongile Mafu Nciza
OccupationSinger / songwriter
Date of Birth15th March 1978 (42 years)
Place of BirthSchweizer-Reneke, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Marital statusSeparated (from Thembinkosi Nciza)
Nhlanhla Nciza (Basic Information)


Nhlanhla Sibongile Mafu Nciza is a South African pop artist with a remarkable singing gift and admirable fashion sense. She goes by the stage name of Nhlanhla Nciza and is a member of the South African Afro-pop group Mafikizolo.


Nhlanhla Nciza was born in Schweizer-Reneke, in the North West Province of South Africa on 15 March 1978. She had a deep love for music, but she only got to be famous as a member of Mafikizolo, one of the most respected music groups in the country.

The group initially had three members. Tebogo Benedict Madingoane who was shot dead in a road rage in 2004, leaving just two members who have carried on brilliantly ever since.


When you say Nhlanhla Nciza songs you are in fact referring to all Mafikizolo songs. The beautiful songstress has enjoyed a profitable career with her music partner and fellow Mafikizolo member Theo Kgosinkwe.

So the songs referenced here are all Mafikizolo songs. They are sterling nonetheless, and should make fine additions to your playlist. It is clear from a critical study of Mafikizolo songs that the group is keenly interested in issues, education and public awareness, as well as the dangers of casual coitus.

At any rate, some standout Mafikizolo songs include “Ngeke Balunge,” “Love Potion,” “Emlajeni,” “Happiness” and “Udakwa Njalo,” “Kwela Kwela” and “Mmangwane,” which has been described as the group’s most popular song to date.

“Kwela Kwela”

“Ngeke Balunge”


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As a member of Mafikizolo, Nhlanhla Nciza has been monumentally Instrumental to the release of a couple of albums. Mafikizolo debuted their first album, titled “Kwela,” in 2003. Four years later they released their sophomore album, “Sibongile.”

In 2008, barely one year after the release of Sibongile, Mafikizolo were in their creative prime as they released their third Studio album, “Six Mabone”. While it’s been several years since these albums were released, fans still continue to enjoy the songs till today.

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“Kwela” is the debut album of Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe, members of the South African group Mafikizolo. The album has the eponymous “Kwela Kwela” as the title track.


“Sibongile” is the second studio album from Nhlanhla Nciza and her band member at Mafikizolo. The album spots 11 tracks, beginning with “Marabi” and ending with an eponymous tune.

“Six Mabone”

“Six Mabone” is the third studio album from the group. Other albums have followed, bringing the riches of the group’s Kwaito-Kwela sound to those who would listen.


Nhlanhla Nciza is a singer and also a songwriter. In addition to her music, she is also a fashion designer and business woman.

Nhlanhla is a three-time winner of the SAMA (South African Music Award) for Duo of the Year.


Nhlanhla Nciza isn’t a PhD holder but she is one of the most articulate singers in South Africa’s music orbit

Net Worth

Nhlanhla is a notable fashionista whose fashion sense never fails to excite her fans. She grosses as one of the richest artists in South Africa.

Nhlanhla Nciza’s estimated Net worth is approximately between $1 Million – $5 Million.

Age & Relationships

Nhlanhla Nciza and Children
Nhlanhla Nciza and her Sons

42-year-old Nhlanhla Nciza had one of the most beautiful relationships in the industry. She and her husband TK Nciza were at some point serving couple goals to many in the industry.

It came as a terrible shock to many in the industry, then, when she announced she and her husband were separating after 15 years of marriage. Virtually every medium of significance carried the story back then.

Nhlanhla Nciza had clarified back then that she may have split with her husband but they remain good friends. June 2020 makes it exactly a year since the songstress announced her split from hubby on Instagram.

This year her 8-year-old son Luvuyo celebrated his birthday, and she and TK Nciza organized different birthday parties for him.

Author: Amapiano Updates
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