Bonang Dorothy Matheba (born 25 June 1987) is a South African television presenter, radio personality, actress and social media personality. Born in Mahikeng, North West, she is known for her flamboyant presenting skills and her signature voice. Matheba presented the SABC1 in music show LIVE (now Live Amp) which built her spotlight in the industry. She is also known for being the first Black South African to be featured on numerous magazines. In 2011, she became the first South African celebrity to launch an online reality show called B*Dazzled. In 2013, she was the first international ambassador for the cosmetic Revlon, outside the US.
In 2014, she hosted the 2014, MTV Europe Music Awards pre- show, which made her become the first African to be given an E! News Special Africa on E! . In 2016, she graced the cover of Forbes Women Africa, along three other women who were all given a headline for Faces of Entrepreneurship. She released her book From A to B and premiered her own reality show Being Bonang, both in 2017. In 2018, she was featured on the power issue of GQ, SA, for the September edition.
In 2012, Matheba dates record producer and disc jockey Euphonik. Euphonik was charged with assault after it surfaced that he physically assaulted her. She then dropped the charges after the couple reconciled. As she dropped the charges, people had accusations that Matheba lied about the incident. From late 2015 to 2017, Matheba dates rapper AKA. their relationship was filled with controversy as they had an affair, while AKA was dating and impregnated DJ Zinhle, following their split. From this point onwards, Matheba has kept much of her partner's and personal life relatively private.
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