DJ Maphorisa, net worth in 2023, biography, real name, age, family, girlfriend, songs list

DJ Maphorisa, net worth in 2023, biography, real name, age, family, girlfriend, songs list

DJ Maphorisa is a renowned South African DJ and record producer, know his net worth in 2023

Find out more about her career, background, and much more.

DJ Maphorisa, aka Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe, was given R4,000 bail on Monday at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court after his girlfriend, former Generations: The Legacy actress Thuli Phongolo, withdrew the assault charge against him.

South African DJ Maphorisa, net worth in 2023, biography, real name, age, family, girlfriend, songs list


The DJ is accused of hitting her girlfriend with open palms and strangling her on Sunday, May 7, 2023, after she confronted him about an incident that occurred the previous night at a venue where he was scheduled to perform, according to National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Phindi Mjonodwane.

When Phongolo reported a crime to the Sandton SAPS, Maphorisa was taken into custody right away. However, she subsequently submitted a withdrawal during the trial, in which she consented to the defendant’s release on bail.


Due to this, DJ Maphorisa has become a hot topic of discussion, with many people trying to find out more about him. So, here’s what we know about him:

Who is DJ Maphorisa?

DJ Maphorisa is a renowned South African DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He has been in the news because he was granted bail after his girlfriend, Thuli Phongolo, withdrew the assault charges.


His full name is Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe. He was born on November 15, 1987, in Soshanguve, Pretoria, South Africa. He is currently a resident of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is of mixed ethnicity, as his father is Nigerian and his mother is South African. He follows Christianity and holds South African nationality.

Despite the fact that he is unmarried, DJ Maphorisa has a daughter named Lesedi, who is currently 14 years old. He is currently in a relationship with actress Thuli Phongolo. However, the current status of their relationship is unknown since Thuli recently filed a case against him for assaulting her.

He is currently 35 years old.

His career


Over the year, DJ Maphorisa has collaborated with and received production credits from a number of well-known artists, including Wizkid, Sizwe Alakine, Kwesta, Uhuru, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, C4 Pedro, Tresor, Kabza De Small, and Era Istrefi Mpura Young Stunna Killer Kau.

Prior to starting his own record label, BlaqBoy Music, he was signed to Kalawa Jazmee Records. He became well-known after composing numerous popular singles, including Shekinah, DJ Zinhle, Kwesta, Uhuru, and DJ Zinhle.

The net worth of DJ Maphorisa

He has an estimated net worth of about $2.2 million.

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