Dj Sbu Biography


Sibusiso Leope aka Dj Sbu born on 28 May 1977 (age-44 years old) is a South African television and radio host He gives talks to disadvantaged schools around SA, gives scholarships, offers mentorship to learners.

Biography profile of Dj Sbu

Image of DJ Sbu
Image of DJ Sbu

Full name : Sbusiso Leope
Gender : Male
Date of birth : 28 May 1977
Age : 44 years old
Place of birth : Tembisa , Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Dj, television host and radio host

Early age of Dj Sbu

Sibusiso Leope was born on the 28 of May 1977. He was born in Tembisa township, north of Kempton park, East Rand, Johannesburg, Gauteng province in South Africa. He was welcomed into the family of Mothlegi Leope and Ntombizodwa Mothlegi Leope. Both parents played a huge role in raising their child until he grew to be an independent man. For his secondary school studies, he relocated to Pretoria. [1]

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Education of Dj Sbu

The journey of his academic pursuit began at Welamlambo Primary School. After completing his basic studies, he furthered at Central Secondary School, Pretoria. Sbu studied Sound Engineering at African Media University. This helped gain him more academic experience and exposure. After graduating, he attended Technikon Witwatersrand University. After a four-year study, he graduated with a certificate in electrical engineering.

Career life

Dj Sbu during his Job of deejaying
Dj Sbu during his Job of deejaying

Sbu got a job at a community radio station – Tembisa Info Radio in 1998. He spent a year and six months being a producer and host on weekend shows. After leaving the radio station, Sibusiso joined the Johannesburg-born radio station YFM in 2000. At his new place of work, he produced and hosted the weekend show – Beauty and the Beast with Angela Ludek. With his vast experience in producing, he tried out producing other things. He is the brain behind the film – Hang Time (2000).

Sibusiso was also featured on the soap opera Generations in 2000 connecting him to other TV series producers. Still, in 2000, he did an advert for Toyota Tazz. Sibusiso also appeared in a commercial for World Online. In 2001, he was featured in another television series Isidingo and played the starring role in a drama TV series – It Rained Last Night. A monthly column in YFM created him with the opportunity to publish his writings in 2001. As a Disk Jockey, he held performances in the Vinyl Experience Meltdown Competition on Fridays. He is the presenter behind the SABC1 broadcast talent search youth show, Gumbi Fire. Leope later hosted the reality show – Friends Like These and co-owned the independent label TS Records.
In 2005, Leope was announced to be the new presenter for the show Y-Lens on YFM. Later, he moved to the national station Ukhozi FM. However, he left the Durban-based SABC-owned radio station for YFM after a short period.

With Thembinkosi, he co-owned the now-defunct record label TS Records. The label was known to sign big names in the music circle. However, the label developed negativity leaving the owners with the decision of shutting it down. Even after the label was shut down, he furthered his business profession. He established a strong business background by founding MoFaya. The energy drinks attracted investors with like minds like Coca-Cola, to whom twenty-six percent of the production was sold.

Personal life

DJ Sbu was dating Disebo Makatsa, the love they shared made them a daughter. As a couple, they named her Waratwa Leope. Though their relationship has ended, she remains his baby mama.

After the split, he found love once again. The musician is known to be seeing Boitumelo Mahlase.


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