Somizi Mhlongo

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Radio personalty turned reality show judge seen on Idols South Africa who is also a talented dancer and choreographer.

Before Fame

He traveled around South Africa to see stage musicals as early as the age of two. He dropped out of school in the 9th grade.


He helped choreograph the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony.

Family Life

He is the father to a daughter named Lehlohonolo Bahumi. Actress Palesa Madisekwane is the mother of his child. His parents Mary Twala and Ndaba Mhlongo were both actors.

Associated With

He has worked with celebrities such as R Kelly and Ladysmith Black Mambazo.