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DJ Maphorisa Biography, Age, Career, Controversy, Girlfriend, Net Worth And More

DJ Maphorisa Biography, Age, Career, Controversy, Girlfriend, Net Worth And More

DJ Maphorisa is both a producer and a DJ. He is an African big-shot and one of the most sought after DJs in the industry since he has worked with big artists such as Black Coffee, WizKid, and C4 Pedro, to mention a few. Even with this, it is the One Dance production with Drake that made him gain a different level of international fame.

In an interview with the Daily Sun, he said that music has always been his life. During his early years, he would run home to share his findings with friends. But just who is he and where was DJ Maphorisa born? For this and more details, keep reading to discover more.

Biography and Age

Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe who became internationally recognized as DJ Maphorisa is a 33 years old South African entertainer, songwriter, disc jockey, record producer and musical artist.

The multi-gifted record producer has become a world brand achieved this feat record producing both local and international stars.


On September 2018, he released a single "Midnight Starring" featuring Moonchild Sanelly, DJ Tira and Busiswa. At 2018 DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards he received two nominations includes: Favourite Song Of the Year and Favourite DJ. On November 27, 2018, at the third ceremony of Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards his single "Midnight Starring" won Most Voted Song award.


DJ Maphorisa attended high school in the town which he is from, but like every other music lover, he was an average student and focused mainly on his craft.

The DJ of recent decided he was going back to college, but didn’t reveal the course he was going to take, he might become a college graduate soon, as he has started his studies already.

Early Life

Born on the 15th of November in the year 1987, DJ Maphorisa whose real names are Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe hails from Pretoria.

His home language is Sepedi. DJ Maphorisa‘s father is originally from Nigeria but his mother is from South Africa.

DJ Maphorisa Controversy

Recently, DJ Maphorisa had Twitter engaged in a debate on who runs the music industry in the country. Phori tried to convince Twitter and Coffee why he believes he runs the music industry by mentioning the number of artists he has developed to be the household names they currently are.

DJ Maphorisa Girlfriend

DJ Maphorisa is reportedly single. While many deejays are famous for their dalliances with their groupies, DJ Maphorisa likes to keep his personal life out of the spotlight.

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Dj Maphorisa has a daughter and her name is Lesedi, She turned 12 on Feb 3, 2021. The music producer posted a video of himself and daughter have a good time together on his daughter’s birthday.


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