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Bonang Matheba: 30 facts You Probably Don’t Know About South African Media Personality

Bonang Matheba

Bonang Matheba (Queen B) is a South African television presenter, radio personality, businesswoman, producer, model and philanthropist. She was Born in Mahikeng, North West. She is famous for her unique and flamboyant presenting skills and her signature voice.

Here are 30 facts you probably Don’t Know About the South African beauty queen, Bonang Matheba.

  1. In 2013, Bonang Matheba became the first international ambassador for the cosmetic brand Revlon, outside the US.
  2. She became the first South African celebrity to launch an online reality show called B Dazzled.
  3. She presented the SABC 1 music show LIVE (now Live Amp) which built her spotlight in the industry.
  4. In 2015, she became the first African to be given an E! News Special Africa on E!.
  5. She hosted the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards pre-show in 2014 which made her become the first South African to host the pre-ceremony.
  6. She was featured on the power issue of GQ SA, for the September edition in 2018.
  7. She released her book From A to B and premiered her own reality show Being Bonang, both in 2017, Amazing.
  8. In 2016, she graced the cover of Forbes Woman Africa, alongside three other women who were all given a headline for being the Faces of Entrepreneurship.
  9. She is known for being the first Black South African to be featured on numerous magazines.
  10. Bonang Matheba graduated from the University of Johannesburg. 
  11. The Name of her parents are; Gampi Matheba (father)Charlotte Mokoena (mother).
  12. Her dad is a Professor. 
  13. Her mother, Charlotte Mokoena, is the Executive Vice-President for Human Resource and Corporate Affairs of Sasol.
  14. Her dad, Gampi Matheba, is a senior lecturer at North-West University.
  15. Queen B has an older sister, Reabetswe, who made it to the top 3 of Miss International South Africa 2018.
  16. She is of the Bantu-speaking ethic group Tswana.
  17. Bonang attended Fourways High School, a prestigious government co-ed school in Fourways, Johannesburg.
  18. Her Parents are divorced .
  19. After her parents split, her mother remarried, giving birth to a son named Thabo, (Bonang’s half-brother).
  20. In 2018, Bonang Matheba co-hosted the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 concert alongside comedian Trevor Noah, supermodel Naomi Campbell and other notable public figures.
  21. She was a radio DJ for radio station Metro FM in 2015.
  22. She starred and co-produced the documentary film Public Figure, which premiered on March, 9 at Manchester Film Festival.
  23. Matheba founded her production house called Bonang Matheba Entertainment in 2017.
  24. She once South African rapper, AKA.
  25. She Also dated Nigerian superstar, D’Banj before.
  26. She is a South African. 
  27. Matheba released her autobiographical book From A to B written through Black Bird Books’ Thabiso Mahlape in 2017.
  28. In 2018, Matheba alongside Superbalist, dropped a collection of T-shirts named “BONANG by Bonang Matheba”. 
  29. She made her debut drama role on the SABC 1 show, InterSEXions where she played Nurse Seipati.
  30. Bonang Matheba loves expensive vacations.

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