Somizi Mhlongo Net Worth And Husband



Somizi Mhlongo is a popular South African actor, media personality, choreographer and singer best known as a judge on the talent-search TV show, “Idols SA”.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA NOVEMBER 15: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) TV host and MC Somizi Mhlongo during the 10th annual Feather Awards at the Johannesburg City Hall on November 15, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The annual Feather Awards, which aims to highlight LGBTI issues and challenges. (Photo by Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Somizi Mhlongo was born on 23 December 1972, in Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa. The celebrity has been in the entertainment industry for nearly 3 decades. He first appeared on the scene when he was just 13 years old and starred in the musical and political film, Sarafina! in 1992.

Somizi has gone ahead to solidify himself as a vanguard of the South African entertainment industry. Some of his major highlights include; hosting the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) and the red carpet at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) in 2016.

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PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 15: Somizi Mhlongo during the Idols SA S15 Top 10 performance at the State Theatre on September 15, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. Viewers have seen many highly talented locally sourced individuals who all taking their shot at the prize as well as the title of South African Idols Season 15. (Photo by Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

He was also the lead choreographer for numerous shows and events including Miss South Africa, the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

Somizi Mhlongo Profile Summary

  • Full name: Somizi Buyani Mhlongo Motaung
  • Date of Birth: 23rd December 1972
  • Somizi Mhlongo Age: 48 years as of 2020
  • Place of Birth: Soweto, South Africa
  • Marital status: Married
  • Occupation: Radio personality, brand ambassador, TV presenter, actor, choreographer/fitness instructor, and singer
  • Sexuality: Gay

Somizi Mhlongo Net Worth

Somizi Mhlongo has a net worth estimated to be $5 million, which he has achieved through his successful career in the entertainment industry.

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – SEPTEMBER 29: Somizi Mhlongo during the Idols SA S15 Top 10 performance at the State Theatre on September 29, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. Viewers have seen many highly talented, locally sourced individuals who are all fighting for the prize as well as the title of South African Idols Season 15. (Photo by Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

Somizi Mhlongo Husband

Somizi who identifies as gay is currently married to South African entrepreneur, model, and actor, Mohale Motaung (Tebogo). The duo met at an event by Louis Vuitton and Moet & Chandon and later got engaged in France close to the Eiffel Tower.

Somizi and Mohale tied the knot in a traditional wedding on 28 September 2019 before having their white wedding on 30 January 2020.

RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 02: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) Somizi’s boyfriend Mohale Motaung during the 24th annual South African Music Awards (SAMA 24) ceremony at Sun City on June 02, 2018 in Rustenburg, South Africa. The SAMAs is an annual premier music showcase hosted by RiSA, to honour the countrys finest music talent over two days in key categories, as they battle for the countrys industrys highest honour. (Photo by Gallo Images / Frennie Shivambu)

Mohale is the face of a clothing brand called CSquared and is well-known for portraying the role of Odirile, a confident gay student of economics, in the MTV series ‘ Shuga: Down South’. He is currently serving as the CEO of Glam Troupe and is currently enrolled at Wits University where he is studying BCom Economics.

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