Did you know Babes Wodumo is a South African and her real name is Bongekile Simelane. check out the latest Biography, Net worth, Height, and Husband of Babes Wodumo as well as her career and educational background.
Who is Babes Wodumo
Babes Wodumo is a South African gqom artist and choreographer born Bongekile Simelane. Her most recognised song is “Wololo,” which was published in 2016. The song was later included on her debut studio album, Gqom Queen, which was released in late 2016.
- Real Name: Bongekile Simelane
- Gender: Female
- Profession: Singer and Dancer
- Date of Birth: July 26, 1994
- Age (as of 2022): 28 years old
- Height: 5’6″
- Place of Birth: Lamontville
- Nationality: South African
- Hometown: Lamontville
- Parent(s): Welcome Simelane (father)
- Husband: Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo
- Children: 1
- Net Worth: $1 million (USD)
- Social Links: Instagram (babes_wodumo), and Twitter (bongekilesimel)
Babes Wodumo was a University of South Africa student when she quit to engage in the entertainment industry.
Bongekile Simelane was born on March 25, 1994, in Lamontville, South Africa’s Chatsworth province. Welcome Simelane, her father, is a Bishop.
In 2014, she released her debut single, “Desha,” which was produced by Sir Bubzin. After signing a record deal with West Ink, her breakout hit single “Wololo” featuring Mampintsha was released in South Africa in December 2015.
Marriage and Children
Babes Wodumo married Mandla Maphumulo in 2020. In 2021 they had their first child, even though Babes’ parents didn’t know. They had a reality show, “uthando lodumo,” which premiered on Showmax channel (495)
A case of domestic violence
Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo, Wodumo’s lover and manager, was accused of assaulting her on March 3, 2019. Wodumo livestreamed the event on Instagram. Mampintsha was detained and charged with assault.
Despite the fact that their relationship looked to be finished, all sides accepted to counselling and reunited, and they are now on good terms, with Mampintsha performing on her second album Idando Kazi.
Babes Wodumo is well-known for her versatility in terms of singing and artistic abilities, and as a result, she has acquired considerable money. According to reports, she has a net worth of estimated of $1 million dollars.