Who exactly is Kabelo Mabalane full Bio, age, education, Music career, personal life, Discography and Networth

A South African kwaito musician, songwriter, and actor under the stage names Kabelo or Bouga Luv, Kabelo Mabalane was born on December 15, 1976. He belongs to the kwaito group TKZee. He has performed as the opening act for concerts by artists like Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Ja Rule, and Rihanna.

Biography profile of Kabelo Mabalane

Kabelo Mabalane Biography
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Full name : Kabelo
Gender : Male
Age : 47 years old
Date of birth : 15 December 1976
Place of birth : Johannesburg, Gauteng province , South Africa
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Actor, singer and songwriter
Record Label : Faith Records
Genre : Kwaito, Hip hop

Early life and Education of Mabalane

On December 15, 1976, Kabelo Mabalane was born to South African parents. He is from Johannesburg, a sizable city in Gauteng, South Africa. He was born, raised, and educated in South Africa. At St. Stithians University, Kabelo Mabalane met his high school classmates and the other members of the TKZ trio. [1]

Music Career of Mabalane

The successful singles “Pantsula For Life” and “Amasheleni” were included on Kabelo’s debut studio album Everybody Watching, which was released in 2000. Within a few weeks of its release, the album sold 100,000 copies and earned platinum status. The popular singles “It’s My House” and “Ayeye” were included on his second studio album, Rebel With A Cause, which was released shortly after. With sales of 130 000 copies, the album achieved platinum status and proved to be yet another smash hit.

2003 saw Kabelo get a South African Music Award for Rebel with a Cause, his second studio album. He received the 2004 Kora Award for Best Male Artist from Southern Africa. In 2005, Kabelo and Reebok agreed to collaborate on the Bouga Luv sneaker. ?From 2006 to 2008, he participated in three Comrades Marathon runs. In 2008, he completed the race in just under ten hours. He was also featured on the cover of the August 2008 issue of Runner’s World. At the 2010 Fifa World Cup Opening Ceremony, Kabelo performed alongside his bandmates from TKZEE (Tokollo Tshabalala and Zwai Bala).

Kabelo participated actively in athletics his entire high school career. He began training for the 93 km Comrades Marathon in 2005. Kabelo has entered and finished five of the events since 2006 to date. He was selected as an Olympic Ambassador in 2008 by the South African Sports Confederation Olympics Committee (SASCOC).

The SABC2 channel in South Africa announced in April 2010 that Kabelo would host a new multi-sport and lifestyle talk programme that would air on Fridays at 21:30. On September 6, 2010, Kabelo received two honours at the 30th SAB Sports Journalist of the Year honours: Best Newcomer Overall and Best Newcomer Television Presenter.

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Personal life of Kabelo Mabalane

Kabelo Mabalane Biography
Image of Kabelo and his wife

On February 9, 2013, Kabelo wed South African actress Gail Nkoane in a secret ceremony. Together, the couple has two children: Zoe Leano Mabalane, a daughter, was born on March 28, 2015, and Khumo, a son, was born on January 31, 2018. In a recent interview, Kabelo discussed his past, music, fellow Kwaito members, his parents, GBV, and God with MacG (Podcast and Chill with MacG). One of the most popular and successful kwaito artists of all time is Mabalane. [2]

Television appearances

Since 2010, Mabalane has also been in a lot of television shows. On Fridays at 9:30 PM, he hosted Sportsnite, a chat show featuring multiple sports and lifestyle topics on SABC2.

On SA’s Got Talent on E.tv, Kabelo was appointed as a permanent judge. He presided over Kabelo’s Bootcam, a Mzansi Magic reality competition series, in 2013.

Networth of Kabelo Mabalane

Over 26 years of expertise in the entertainment business belong to Kabelo Mabalane. He is regarded by many as one of South Africa’s top-selling kwaito musicians. As of August 2022, he had a net worth of R34 million. We don’t know yet his Networth in 2023. [3]


• Shibobo / The Final Countdown
• Pantsula 4 Life
• Zonke
• Dlala Mapantsula
• Palafala
• Amapantsula Ajabulile
• Mambotjie
• Amasheleni
• Reverse Yomhlaba
• We Love This Place
• Fella Kae
• Izinja Zam
• Magesh
• Masimbela
• Game On
• Love Me or Leave Me Alone
• Fiasco
• Ska Re Wela
• Pantsula For Life
• Girl Without A Name
• For As Long As Ngisaphefumula
• Sangena Sangena
• Bona Senzani
• Zibuzwala Kimi
• Meketeng
• Impilo
• Ice Cream Soda!
• Generation X2Y
• The World Is Mine
• Matimba
• Nje Ngami
• Jeso Fela

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