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Zodwa Wabantu recently caused a stir on social media getting ready for the Durban July.

The entertainer had a tough existence earlier than hitting the massive time. She could every so often go to mattress hungry and had to “hustle for meals” nearly every day. 

But that all changed when her love for dancing helped deliver domestic the bacon.

Here’s a examine her top notch biography. 

Zodwa Wabantu Real Name 

Zodwa Wabantu became born Zodwa Rebecca Libram. She rarely makes use of her surname for official enterprise however consists of it in

her Instagram profile. The entertainer triggered a stir in 2019 when she declared that her destiny husband will take her surname when she receives married. 

Also read: Zodwa Wabantu’s Premature Ejaculation Video Has Everyone Cringing!

Zodwa Wabantu Age 

Zodwa Wabantu was born on October 30, 1985. She is 36 years antique.

Zodwa Wabantu Background

 Zodwa calls Durban home but she is firstly from Soweto. She grew up in a poor household and frequently speaks approximately how she needed to combat for meals to live on. Her mother died whilst she turned into just eleven years vintage, leaving her grandmother to look after her. Zodwa’s father was by no means inside the photograph.

She left domestic on the age of 16 and had to fend for herself with ordinary jobs, along with work as a dancer. Zodwa moved to Durban after getting a proposal to work at a debt series corporation. She did no longer give up at the nightlife and continued to dance at shisanyama's in Durban’s townships, wherein she earned her “Vosho Queen” name.

All it took turned into a little black dress to set Zodwa Wabantu on the direction to stardom. The entertainer, who made a call for herself as a dancer at KwaZulu-Natal’s well-known Eyadini Lounge, became the speak of the metropolis in 2017 when she wore a thigh-baring get dressed to the Durban July. The racy outfit exposed her buttocks and raised various eyebrows. 

The jaw-losing moment helped make her a country wide celebrity, with club managers falling over themselves to e book South Africa’s new dance sensation. 

Zodwa Wabantu Son 

Zodwa Wabantu gave beginning to a son named Vuyo in 2006. She has made it clean that everything she does is to ensure the 13-yr-old’s monetary safety. She despatched him to the excellent colleges and proudly discovered he has by no means failed a grade. “I made certain no longer to play on his schooling because I wanted him to have excellent marks,” she wrote on Instagram. Zodwa failed her matric (Grade 12) and said she doesn’t need her son to do the equal.

Recently, Zodwa just showed how she is a supportive mom together with her son. Schools opened and many dad and mom have been sending their little ones to the next grade and there were smiles all over, however Vuyo had little to smile about. Vuyo goes to be repeating grade eight and Zodwa was short to expose him guide and encourage him to carry out better this yr.

Read Also: Zodwa Gets Dragged For Allowing Her Son To Have A Gold Tooth

Zodwa Wabantu Past Relationships 

Zodwa has in no way been shy to admit that she prefers more youthful guys. In 2019, she proposed to her then "Ben 10" boyfriend, 24-yr-old Ntobeko Linda, when they have been together for 6 years.

She presented her “Ben 10” with a rose gold ring worth R5 217. She additionally bought her personal engagement ring – a custom made rose gold morganite and diamond ring that value R47 826. Sadly, the couple did not make it to the altar.

Read Also: Zodwa Pens A Heartfelt Post To Ntobeko

Zodwa referred to as off their engagement for a 2nd time in June – this time for proper! “I’m dropping myself. I want my spark returned. I’m now not happy anymore. Free Ntobeko, he’s nonetheless developing. No wedding,” she wrote on Instagram.

As if calling off her wedding wasn’t shocking enough, Zodwa said she wanted 1/2 of the lobola she paid lower back.

Three months after calling off her wedding, Zodwa located love once more, with a more youthful man known as Vusi. He regarded very satisfied inside the dating, revealing that Zodwa "receives" him. 

"What attracted me to her is her honesty, she's natural. I love being happy and she loves being happy. I'm an entrepreneur and additionally furthering my research,"

The dating did now not remaining lengthy either, and the 2 broke up in May 2020. It would seem that Vusi sincerely ghosted the dancer, as she stated in an interview that he had stopped responding to her calls and messages, and she or he desired him back. Vusi came out rapidly after to clarify that he had dumped Zodwa.

Read Also: Vusi Buthelezi: I Had To Dump Zodwa Wabantu 

Zodwa heals fast, as shortly after the Vusi saga, she unveiled a new boyfriend. She saved her new man anonymous for some time, subsequently revealing him on her social media. The statement amazed fanatics, as Zodwa regarded to have eventually bagged an age-suitable bae for the primary time. 

The dating did not final lengthy either. 

Zodwa Wabantu Boyfriend

Currently, Zodwa has discovered herself another Ben 10, Olefile Mpudi AKA Ricardo She continuously shares photographs and films of her new guy on Instagram, with some being alternatively... Ummh... Zodwa-like.

Suprisingly, Zodwa discovered on Lasizwe's Drink or Tell the Truth display that her boyfriend had a lady friend, while she turned into additionally having informal intercourse with Black Motion member Thabo Mabogwane, which Thabo showed. She also recently discovered that she gives her boyfriend an allowance, and does now not care whether or not it results in tears.

Read More: Thabo Mabogwane Responds To Zodwa's Claims 

Watch the overall interview underneath:

There has additionally been hypothesis over the sexuality of Zodwa's contemporary bae. One social media person suggested that Ricardo turned into gay, and Zodwa changed into not here for it. She right away shut him down, leaving him embarassed and apologizing profusely. I wager that answers the question of his sexuality, then.

Zodwa Drama

Just as enthusiasts had been questioning what came about to Zodwa and Vusi, it seems Vusi had a sport plan of his very own all along.

The socialite went on a rant accusing her ex-boyfriend Vusi of being a fraudster. She claimed that he used her name to buy an Audi R8, pretending that they were nonetheless collectively despite the fact that they have been broken up through then. 

Read More: Zodwa's Ex Vusi's Audi R8 Purchase "Staged"

There is likewise an undisclosed item she alleged he stole from her and he or she is apparently the use of it in opposition to him. Adamant to get back what's hers topped with an apology, Zodwa had allegedly opened a case of fraud at the Empangeni Police station.

Read Also: Vusi's Family Is Considering Suing Zodwa Wabantu 

Zodwa stated she become no longer frightened of Vusi and he need to return everything he took from her.


Zodwa also split with DJ Tira, whose organisation Afrotainment had signed her for a long term. While fans speculated bad blood between them, both events came out to clarify that there has been no red meat, and Zodwa actually desired to do her very own element. 

It is not any mystery that Zodwa parties loads - you may tell just from her Instagram page. In July 2021, she introduced that she became checking herself into the Africa Rehabilitation Centre for tablets and alcohol rehabilitation. She become applauded as courageous via her enthusiasts for the flow.

However, she has considering the fact that endured to submit birthday party content material, and it's far unclear whether or not she sincerely did go to rehab, or whether it became yet every other logo commercial for her.

Her reality display Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored, has additionally been a supply of never-ending drama. Most recently, she rehashed her pork with Khanyi Mbau, who she had mocked and humiliated on the show. She alluded to taking ARVs and that she had slept with Khanyi's ex-husband while they have been nonetheless together. It is no mystery that these two are not each other's favourites, as Zodwa went on to tug Khanyi, calling her caught up and "too full of herself". 

Zodwa Wabantu #StayAtHomeChallenge

Whilst many have been contemplating what to do at home for the duration of the lockdown length due to the Coronavirus, Zodwa got here up with a challenge.

The #StayAtHomeChallenge turned into created for such cause, and interestingly enough with the aid of soccer stars who've felt the brunt of the coronavirus in the end leagues around the world cancelled their season and upcoming matches.

The viral task concerned a bathroom paper roll and some dazzling foot talents and we have even seen stars like Messi, Pogba, Thierry and domestically Khune take on the interesting social media trend.

What's thrilling enough although turned into to watch Zodwa attempting to do it in her bra and thong! Yep, it really is Zodwa for you. 

Zodwa Wabantu Net Worth 

Zodwa Wabantu’s internet well worth is at the least R1 million. She reportedly made her first million in 2018 after signing a agreement with MojaLove to superstar in her own fact show, Zodwa Wabantu Uncensored. The entertainer additionally earns R35 000 plus consistent with look and has an endorsement deal with a Durban scientific centre that specialises in dermatology and beauty surgery. 

Zodwa Wabantu Business

She has lately announced that she could be opening the Zodwa Wabantu Hair Salon quickly. She additionally sells eggs, a booming business that she began last 12 months at some stage in lockdown. In addition, Zodwa has a mortuary she opened in June 2020. It's clear that she is deep in her bag.

Zodwa Wabantu Brand Endorsements

In addition to commercial enterprise, Zodwa additionally ratings brand offers. She is newly the emblem ambassador for Mazda, as she introduced on Instagram. She is likewise emblem ambassador for Go&Fun, a inexperienced strength drink.

Zodwa Wabantu Dance 

Zodwa Wabantu is a self-proclaimed “pantyless dancer”. This, coupled together with her vosho moves, helped make her a celeb appeal at a number of SA’s pinnacle clubs. Her debatable dance movements have additionally earned her some bad publicity.

She become banned from a Zimbabwean carnival in 2017 after officials acquired lawsuits that she could “tarnish” the country’s picture. Zimbabwe’s then-president, Robert Mugabe, also lashed out at the dancer.

“You simply come with out overlaying your decency. What do you want? Men to see you? We don't need such," he said at a rally.

She could have been banned in Zimbabwe, however Zodwa’s dance actions have taken her to other countries consisting of England and America. 

Zodwa Wabantu House 

Zodwa Wabantu went from being a negative teenager to constructing her personal residence in her 30s. She took to Instagram in August to percentage a image of the house she built from scratch.

Zodwa didn’t need to take a mortgage from the financial institution to build the 3-bed room Nelspruit home - she used her own cash!

Zodwa Wabantu Surgery 

Zodwa Wabantu recently underwent numerous frame transformation tactics. She had Lipodissolve injections in August 2019 to assist burn her fats so that it will stay “younger and sparkling”.

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Zodwa also had a non-surgical breast elevate and underwent a vaginal-tightening process in 2019. The strategies, which she regularly shares on Instagram, have been met with shock from her enthusiasts.

She is a woman who has always inspired so many young people . You can also find her on your social media platforms such as Instagram.

On her recent post she shared with fans Beautiful pictures of her getting ready for the Durban July which caused a stir in Mzansi .

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