Bonang Dorothy Matheba, born on June 25, 1987, is a South African award-winning television presenter, radio personality, actress, and social media personality. She was born in Mahikeng, North West, South Africa, and is affectionately known as Queen B by her fans[2, 11]. Bonang is renowned for her flamboyant presenting skills and her signature voice.
Bonang Matheba’s career began when she was a teenager, attending kids’ shows on South Africa Broadcasting Corporation and elsewhere. One of her notable early appearances was in the 2002 Manhattan Fantasy Challenge on SABC 2. She gained fame when she started hosting the Live Amp show on the SABC 1 channel and her work on the popular radio show The Front Row. She is best known for co-hosting the SABC Friday night music show, “Live” from 2007 to 2012[3, 10].
Bonang is a fashion entrepreneur and the owner of Bonang Matheba Entertainment. She first ventured into fashion in 2008, collaborating with Legit on a celebrity clothing range called “Just B”. The following year, she teamed up with a London-based designer for a line of handbags called “Baby Star”.
Bonang is also an author, having written her debut memoir titled “From A to B”. She is a Global Citizen Ambassador and has more than 2 million followers on Facebook and over 4 million followers on Instagram and Twitter.
She has a house in the Waterfall Country Estate in Midrand, near the Mall of Africa. In June 2021, she relocated “indefinitely” to New York.
Throughout her career, Bonang Matheba has become one of Africa’s most sought-after entertainment personalities, solidifying her position as a leading figure in the industry.