Khaya Mthethwa (born 25 November 1987) is a famous Singer, Record producer, musician, and songwriter from Durban Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. He is the winner of the popular tv show “Idols South Africa season 8”.
Khaya is also a member of the Joyous Celebration group of the gospel. He gets inspired by his parents and guardians. He is also an expert in playing various musical instruments.
On 24 December 2019, a piece of news becoming popular that, the wife of the famous singer posted a message on her official Twitter account that, both of them decided to file a divorce with mutual consent. The reason for the divorce is not disclosed to the media.
Early Life, Parents, Childhood & Education
Khaya Mthethwa was born to his parents on 25 November 1987 in Durban Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. In 2019 his age is 32 years old. His father “Bhekithemba Mthethwa” is working as a minister and his mother is a housewife.
His dad works in Umlazi Oasis Fellowship Centre. There is no information is available about his siblings.
He completes his schooling from high school in South Africa. He is interested in music from childhood and wants to make his career in music. After completes his high school days he decided to take music classes but his parents disobeyed his decision.
After that, he takes admission to The IIE’s Varsity College – Sandton, South Africa, for completing his degree in Project Management.
He loves music so much but his parents never supported him in this field. In his college, he remains practicing music under the direction of the director of the church. He celebrates his birthday on 25 November every year with his family and friends.
Body Statistics, How tall & More
The popular African singer holds a handsome personality. Khaya Mthethwa stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and gains an approximate weight of 149 lbs.
He has a tan skin tone with short black color hair. He has black color eyes and a smile on his face is looking awesome. He generally wears round goggles on face. He doesn’t like a tattoo that’s why there is no tattoo on his body. His body measurement is 40-32-14 (chest, waist, and biceps).
Personal Life, Wife Ntando Kunene & Children
Khaya is a married man. He is very open about his personal life and shares all happy moments with his fans. Mthethwa got married to his wife “Ntando Kunene” on 2 December 2017. He loves his wife so much and always posts pictures with his partner on his official Instagram account.
The couple blessed with a baby boy on 9 February 2019. The name of the child is not available. They lived a happy married life. But on 24 December 2019, news comes that both of them file a divorce with mutual consent but the reason for the divorce is not disclosed.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Khaya Mthethwa
|Real Full Birth Name||Khaya Mthethwa.|
|Profession||Singer, Record producer, musician, and songwriter.|
|Famous for||The winner of the show "Idol" South Africa season 8.|
|How Old (Age, as of 2019).||32 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||25 November 1987.|
|Birthplace||Durban Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House In||South Africa.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: @khayamthethwa (259k + followers).
Twitter: @khayamthethwa (473k + followers).
Facebook: Khaya Mthethwa.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.80 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 149 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||8.5.|
|Parents||Father: Bhekithemba Mthethwa.
Mother: Name Not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Children||1. Name Not Known.|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||High School in South Africa.|
|Alma Mater.||The IIE's Varsity College - Sandton, South Africa.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$8 Million US Dollars (as of 2019).|
|Earnings & Salary||$200-300k per show.|
Career & Net worth
The 32-year-old man makes so many struggles in his music career. He makes his first debut in the music album of “Ntokozo Mbambo” in the year 2012. After that, he gave the audition of the singing show name “Idol” South Africa season 8. He was selected in the show and also won the show with 80% public votes.
After winning the show he becomes popular in the public. Then he participated in another singing show named “The Clash of the Choirs” and also won this show in-group named “Kwa-Zulu Natal choir”. He is a talented singer and composer. He sings pop, jazz and many more forms of singing.
The Net worth of the famous singer is $80 million US dollars (approx.) as of 2019.
He won too many awards in his singing career.
|12th Annual Metro FM Awards for Best Newcomer.|
|South African Music Award for Best Contemporary Faith Music Album in 2017.|
|SABC Crown Gospel Awards for Best Gospel DVD in 2016.|
He also works as the host of the tv show named “Gospel Alive” which was published on Multichoice DSTV’s Mzansi magic channel. In the year 2014, he launched his live recording named “The Uprising”. After that, he released so many albums like The Dawn, Mkhulumsebenzi, he appeared in so many shows are as follow:-
- Clash of the Choirs South Africa (Season 1).
- Code Green (Season 1).
- Cooking Gospel (Season 1).
- Gospel Alive (Season 1).
- I Love South Africa (Season 1).
- Idols – Season 8 Winner.
- Minnie Dlamini: Becoming Mrs. Jones (Season 1).
- The Remix SA (Season 1).
- Zaziwa (Season 4).
- His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- He holds an African Nationality.
- Khaya is an expert in playing various musical instruments.
- He is always active on social media and posts pictures and videos on his official Instagram and Twitter accounts.
- Khaya Mthethwa used to write new songs in his spare time.
- He doesn’t like smoking but loves to drink beer.
- Mthethwa is a foodie and loves to eat non-veg.