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Boity Thulo in a black chequered blouse

About

Wuz dat?! It's none other than the multitalented rapper, actress, presenter and reality star, Boity Thulo. She is owning her throne with grace and style.

Personal Life

If you are vaguely familiar with the South African entertainment scene, then Boity Thulo might need no introduction. She’s an actor, musician, model, television personality… phew! What has she not done? Before we dig into her numerous roles, let’s roll back the years.   

Boity Thulo’s birthplace is Potchefstroom, North West province, South Africa. She was born as Boitumelo Thulo on 28 April, 1990 to her mother, Modiegi Thulo. Boity Thulo’s father had a separate family. He wasn’t around much even though Boity saw her infrequently. 

In the absence of her mother who went to the city to work, she was cared for by her maternal grandparents whom she speaks of very highly. In an interview with a South African television show Real Talk, Boity fondly remembered this period of her life.

“I was very fortunate to have this kind of upbringing actually. It would have been fantastic to have mum and dad at home and have a regular societal family but I was wholeheartedly blessed to have such deep-rooted humility and knowledge that my grandparents instilled in me. It was as if they were preparing me for this journey.”

Boity Thulo’s age is 31 years. 

Schooling

Have you always been curious about what Boity Thulo could have done if not what she’s doing now? Here’s the lowdown. 

Boity Thulo completed her primary education at Potchefstroom. For her secondary education, she went to Potchefstroom Girls High School. She then went on to pursue Psychology and Criminology studies at Monash University. 

Boity Thulo could only manage to clear her first and second years before she dropped out. Her mother could not afford to pay her fees. The aftermath of this led her to venture into acting which she says is a passion but at the time she was just exploring her options. 

Career 

It’s fair to say that Boity curved her career path pretty much because of her sheer will and determination. She showed up and took opportunities that eventually opened doors for her. From her appearance in a fast-food commercial in 2010, she has relentlessly pursued her passions within showbiz. Boity is now one of the most dominant figures in the industry. 

Boity Thulo’s biography is decorated with several accomplishments. The South African television personality, rapper, actress, businesswoman and model was part of the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 class of 2019 for her contribution to the music and entertainment industry.

As versatile as she has proven to be, taking on various acts like acting and rapping, her excellent performance in ‘Strictly Come Dancing South Africa’ further increased her already growing international fame. She’s also presented the MTV Africa Music Awards and even made music with Nasty C. 

This girl Boity Thulo has shown that she is simply unstoppable.

How did Boity Thulo become a model?

Boity Thulo’s entrance into the world of modelling might have come at the expense of her education but boy did it work out for her. She signed up with a casting agency for modelling in 2010 and successfully auditioned for the role which led to her appearance in a Wimpy commercial. The rest, as they say, is history. Boity Thulo went on to pursue a new career in broadcasting much to the disappointment of her grandparents.

What was Boity Thulo like on TV?

After appearing on television in a Wimpy commercial, Boity Thulo spent the next several years making her mark on television. Then, the movies followed. 

Boity Thulo's television career began when she presented the YOTV educational show, Crib Notes, in 2011. She then co-hosted The Media Career Guide Show with Thomani Mahlaba.

In 2012, Boity hosted the program, Zoned with Mpupi Mbethe. This was an interactive user-generated magazine show.

Boity Thulo’s career as a host took off as she appeared on several television shows including SkyRoom Live, Ridiculousness Africa, Club 808, Zoned, Change Down, and Big Brother Africa.

In 2014, Boity Thulo and her partner Ryan Hammond participated in the program, Strictly Come Dancing South Africa. While Boity and her partner secured only third place, she earned the admiration of both the audience and the attending teams.

Boity Thulo was featured by Kenny Kunene on The Comedy Central Roast in 2014 and in 2015, she started hosting ‘Club 808’ with Cyprian Ndlovu. She also participated in ‘Rolling’, a documentary reality series.

How did Boity Thulo get into films?

In 2012, Boity Thulo segued into her acting career. Taxi Ride was her first shot at the film. This was followed by the drama series Rockville. In all four seasons, she portrayed Mpho Bogatsu, which was a starring role.

In 2014, Boity Thulo made her debut at the movies. She was the protagonist in a comedy short film, Dear Betty. This was followed by the film Mrs Right Guy (2016) where she played the role of Marie.

Boity Thulo gained overwhelming attention when she was named the sexiest South African Woman in 2012 and 2013. Boity Thulo's Instagram following of 5.1 m only ascertains her growing popularity.

Family

Who are Boity Thulo’s parents?

Boity is the only daughter of Modiehi Thulo, her mother. Since her father was not in the picture, her mother had to work to give Boity the life she deserved. She left Boity in the care of her grandmother to move to the city to make ends meet. Though her father wasn’t really close to her when she was a teenager, it looks like they mended the bridge and now enjoy a healthier relationship today.

Who is Boity’s Bestie?

Boity Thulo and Minnie Dlamini are the best of friends. The pair have never spoken about any fallout but haven't also been able to shake off ongoing rumours about a rift between them. They were really close when they started out in the industry. Things seemingly took a turn in 2012 when Boity allegedly got jealous of Minnie because she bagged all the jobs she set her eyes on.

Relationships

Who is Boity Thulo's husband? 

Boity Thulo is not married. That said, she is very familiar with the dating scene.  Even though she has never set the record straight about her dating life, some of the men Boity Thulo is believed to have been involved with include Anele Papu, Eugene Khoza, Khaya Dlanga, and Christian Eyanga. She also dated Nigerian financial specialist and music video producer Stanley Obiamalu. They called it quits in 2019.

Rumours emerged that she was engaged to her best friend, Maps Maponyane after she posted a picture on Instagram with a ring on her finger. Late last year, both Maps Maponyane and Boity woke up to a #MapsEngagedByBoity trend. Maps took to Twitter to laugh off the claims. He posted: “Y'all are ridiculous. Imagine you're minding your own business and logging on to find out you're engaged!?”

With Boity Thulo keeping her love life so private, people are constantly struggling to figure out who Boity Thulo's husband is. Recently, she penned down a heartfelt birthday wish to her “husband” Rich Mnisi.

Comically enough, the two refer to each other as 'husband' and 'wifey'. The reality of course is that Rich Mnisi is a proud member of the LGBTQI community.

Who is Boity Thulo Dating?

Though Boity Thulo is not in a relationship right now, there’s always a lot of speculation about her love life. Funny enough, Boity Thulo’s Instagram feed is the source of all this juicy gossip.

Boity Thulo had previously dated rapper Cassper Nyovest. They refused to acknowledge their relationship publicly. When they could no longer contain their attraction, the couple got engaged. It was short-lived though as they called off their engagement and ended their relationship in December 2015. 

After her split from Cassper Nyovest, Boity was rumoured to be seeing former Congolese basketball player Christian Eyenga. The pair were spotted out in public together in June 2017 but their romance fizzled shortly afterwards.

Are Boity Thulo and Chris Brown dating?

Back in 2018, there was a lot of speculation about Boity Thulo and Chris Brown being in a relationship. A fake Twitter post sparked the rumours but there is no evidence that Boity Thulo and Chris Brown were ever an item.

Journey

What are Boity Thulo’s famous works?

Boity Thulo confidently showcased her nakedness in support of a Naked Campaign led by Marie Claire. Photos of Boity Thulo in all her naked glory went viral.

With Halo Heritage, Boity Thulo has put together a panel of African queens to capture The Halo Diaries. This is a three-part TV series that tackles the intimate topic of the relationship between a black woman and her hair.

In 2020, Boity Thulo gave her fans something they were not expecting. She launched her own reality show titled Boity: Own Your Throne. The producers confirmed that the show will not be scripted and that viewers will get an honest and real look at Boity's everyday life.

Is Boity Thulo a rapper?

Boity Thulo made her rapping debut on the Migos Culture Tour in South Africa in October 2017. As Migos were late by a few hours, Thulo joined Nasty C as one of the opening performances until the trio arrived.

Encouraged by her rapping debut, in August 2018, Boity Thulo released her debut single, Wuz Dat, featuring Nasty C. So successful was this Boity Thulo song that it went on to become the first-ever single by a female rapper in South Africa to be certified Platinum. It was the best-selling single of all time by a female rapper in SA. The song also won the category of ‘Best Collaboration’ at the 2018 South African Hip-Hop Awards, making her the first lead female rapper to accomplish this.

After the success of her first hit, she released her second single, ‘Bakae, in February 2019. Boity Thulo Bakae is a feel-good song from her EP ‘4436’. Her fans feel drawn to this song because of its familiar nature. 

In December 2020, Boity Thulo released the EP 4436, revolving mainly on her own songs. It contains just a few features from Ricky Rick and a variety of other artists. Her debut EP dropped under the record label Def Jam Africa, whom she signed for in May 2020.  

What are the other endeavours by Boity Thulo?

In 2016, she joined forces with Sissy-Boy for a denim collection that was touted to be all about ‘being sexy and celebrating curves.’ Thulo renewed her association with Sissy-Boy as they released a new collection in July 2018.

Boity made news in 2017 when she launched her very own pharmaceutical company, Human Limitless. In September that year, the company released its first product, a body toning supplement named Boity Toning Support. Boity said the project was in its third year.

In 2018, she partnered with Impulse SA to create limited edition fragrances. 

In September 2020, Boity Thulo launched a haircare collection, Boity with Halo Heritage for a new haircare collection. This followed the successful launch of their first fragrance, Boity: Pink Sapphire.

This string of success saw Boity Thulo grace the cover of Cosmopolitan SA for the September 2018 issue.

Boity Thulo is not about to stop. In 2021, she announced the launch of her new alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages called BT signature.

Is Boity Thulo a Sangoma?

The ancestral journey is a private one and rapper and businesswoman Boity Thulo has shared hers from the beginning. It was in 2016 that she began training to become a traditional healer, responding to her ancestral calling. Back then, she made it clear that she had no plans to practice as a sangoma but she was doing thwasa (initiation to becoming a sangoma).

Boity Thulo & her mom Thokoza Gog, who is also a Sangoma, performed their ritual together by the ocean. Boity is proud that she is a sangoma and has followed in her mother's path. Boity Thulo explained that her spiritual journey was not for publicity or to enhance her career. Today, Boity Thulo has an ancestral name Gogo Nomakhwezi Thokozani. 

What hairstyles has Boity Thulo worn?

Boity Thulo is known for her many hairstyles. Some of her favourite looks include long brunette wigs, blonde weaves and funky braids. She has even rocked pink hair. She changes her hairstyles so often it is difficult to keep up.

Boity Thulo is known for loving hairstyles that allow her to rock long, graceful locks. She thrilled fans when she opted for a natural dreads weave that her fans are crazy about.

Now Boity Thulo hairstyles can also be rocked by others. She has brought out her own haircare range with Halo Heritage. Boity believes that 2021 is all about "changing mindsets to embrace the beauty of natural, textured hair".

Controversy

Did Davido harass Boity?

In April 2018, Boity Thulo had a bit of a run-in with Nigerian superstar Davido. They were in the country for the All White 30 billion concerts in Zimbabwe. Davido allegedly tried to get flirty with Boity but she rejected his advances. Before long, an argument broke out between the two. The confrontation is believed to have taken place at Meikles Hotel where both were staying. Some of the hotel’s furniture was allegedly damaged during the altercation. Though Boity Thulo declined to comment on the alleged brawl, Davido shared cryptic posts on social media after the altercation.

Cars

Boity Thulo loves modern design branded cars. in June 2019, she spoiled herself with an R2.5 million Lumma Range Rover Sports V8. Boity also bought her mom Modiehi Thulo an R1 million Mercedes Benz for her birthday in 2019.

House

Boity Thulo bought herself a house for her 26th birthday in 2016. On her Instagram stories, the rapper showed off her mansion that cost her R4 million. Boity Thulo often shares pictures of her classy house, rare decorations and interior finish.

Net Worth

The successful actor and rapper Boity Thulo’s net worth is estimated at $1.3 million. Boity makes a lot of money thanks to endorsements with companies such as Impulse. Her successful rap and TV presenting careers also bring in lucrative incomes. In 2019, Boity was named as one of the creatives on Forbes Africa's "30 Under 30" list.

All that wealth notwithstanding, Boity Thulo is a charitable person who has involved herself in several social and welfare activities. She is a goodwill ambassador of Thusa A Girl Child, a charity program that extends support for underprivileged girls in the community. 

Awards & Recognition

In 2018, at the South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA), Boity Thulo won the award for Best Collaboration for her debut single ‘Wuz Dat’ ft. Nasty C.

In July 2019, Boity Thulo was named amongst the 30 under 30 by Forbes magazine. She was featured in the category of creatives for her contribution to the music and entertainment industry.

In 2020, at the SAHHA, Boity Thulo walked away with the Best Remix for Utatakho (Remix).

For The 27th Annual South African Music Awards (SAMAs 27) yet to be held in 2021, Boity Thulo has been nominated for Best Hip Hop Album for her album 4436. 

Social Media

Boity Thulo's Instagram: @Boity 

Boity Thulo's Twitter: @Boity 

Boity Thulo's TikTok: @Boity  

Boity Thulo's Facebook: Boity 'Boitumelo' Thulo 

Q&A

Who is Boity Thulo engaged to?

She was thought to have been engaged to her best friend, Maps Maponyane after she posted a picture on Instagram with a ring on her finger. Maps rubbished off the claims. Boity has maintained that she is single and focusing on her career.

How old is Boity Thulo?

Boity Thulo was born as Boitumelo Thulo on 28 April, 1990. She is 31 years old.

What does Boity do for a living?

Boity Thulo is a South African television personality, rapper, actress, businesswoman and model.

What did Boity study?

Boity Thulo studied Psychology and Criminology at Monash University. Unfortunately, her studies were discontinued in the third year because her mother could not afford to pay her school fees.

Where does Boity come from?

Boity Thulo was born in Potchefstroom, North West. She lived and studied at Potchefstroom.

How much is Boity Thulo worth?

Considered one of the richest TV Show hosts, Boity Thulo net worth is pegged at around $1.3 million. She owns an extravagant home that costs R4 million and several luxury cars.

Is Boity Thulo a sangoma?

Boity Thulo says she has been training to become a traditional healer since 2016. Back then though, she said that she had no intentions of practising as a sangoma but did thwasa, the initiation to become a sangoma. She even took the name, Gogo Nomakhwezi.

Who is Boity Thulo married to?

Boity Thulo has kept her love life private. Due to this, people are constantly struggling to figure out who Boity Thulo is married to. Rumours had it that she was dating media personality Maps Maponyane but Maps denied the claims.


Also known as:
Boity
Birthday:
28 April, 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Taurus
Birth place:
Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa
Height:
1.58m

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Boity Thulo in a black chequered blouse
Also known as:
Boity
Birthday:
28 April, 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Taurus
Birth place:
Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa
Height:
1.58m

About

Wuz dat?! It's none other than the multitalented rapper, actress, presenter and reality star, Boity Thulo. She is owning her throne with grace and style.

Personal Life

If you are vaguely familiar with the South African entertainment scene, then Boity Thulo might need no introduction. She’s an actor, musician, model, television personality… phew! What has she not done? Before we dig into her numerous roles, let’s roll back the years.   

Boity Thulo’s birthplace is Potchefstroom, North West province, South Africa. She was born as Boitumelo Thulo on 28 April, 1990 to her mother, Modiegi Thulo. Boity Thulo’s father had a separate family. He wasn’t around much even though Boity saw her infrequently. 

In the absence of her mother who went to the city to work, she was cared for by her maternal grandparents whom she speaks of very highly. In an interview with a South African television show Real Talk, Boity fondly remembered this period of her life.

“I was very fortunate to have this kind of upbringing actually. It would have been fantastic to have mum and dad at home and have a regular societal family but I was wholeheartedly blessed to have such deep-rooted humility and knowledge that my grandparents instilled in me. It was as if they were preparing me for this journey.”

Boity Thulo’s age is 31 years. 

Schooling

Have you always been curious about what Boity Thulo could have done if not what she’s doing now? Here’s the lowdown. 

Boity Thulo completed her primary education at Potchefstroom. For her secondary education, she went to Potchefstroom Girls High School. She then went on to pursue Psychology and Criminology studies at Monash University. 

Boity Thulo could only manage to clear her first and second years before she dropped out. Her mother could not afford to pay her fees. The aftermath of this led her to venture into acting which she says is a passion but at the time she was just exploring her options. 

Career 

It’s fair to say that Boity curved her career path pretty much because of her sheer will and determination. She showed up and took opportunities that eventually opened doors for her. From her appearance in a fast-food commercial in 2010, she has relentlessly pursued her passions within showbiz. Boity is now one of the most dominant figures in the industry. 

Boity Thulo’s biography is decorated with several accomplishments. The South African television personality, rapper, actress, businesswoman and model was part of the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 class of 2019 for her contribution to the music and entertainment industry.

As versatile as she has proven to be, taking on various acts like acting and rapping, her excellent performance in ‘Strictly Come Dancing South Africa’ further increased her already growing international fame. She’s also presented the MTV Africa Music Awards and even made music with Nasty C. 

This girl Boity Thulo has shown that she is simply unstoppable.

How did Boity Thulo become a model?

Boity Thulo’s entrance into the world of modelling might have come at the expense of her education but boy did it work out for her. She signed up with a casting agency for modelling in 2010 and successfully auditioned for the role which led to her appearance in a Wimpy commercial. The rest, as they say, is history. Boity Thulo went on to pursue a new career in broadcasting much to the disappointment of her grandparents.

What was Boity Thulo like on TV?

After appearing on television in a Wimpy commercial, Boity Thulo spent the next several years making her mark on television. Then, the movies followed. 

Boity Thulo's television career began when she presented the YOTV educational show, Crib Notes, in 2011. She then co-hosted The Media Career Guide Show with Thomani Mahlaba.

In 2012, Boity hosted the program, Zoned with Mpupi Mbethe. This was an interactive user-generated magazine show.

Boity Thulo’s career as a host took off as she appeared on several television shows including SkyRoom Live, Ridiculousness Africa, Club 808, Zoned, Change Down, and Big Brother Africa.

In 2014, Boity Thulo and her partner Ryan Hammond participated in the program, Strictly Come Dancing South Africa. While Boity and her partner secured only third place, she earned the admiration of both the audience and the attending teams.

Boity Thulo was featured by Kenny Kunene on The Comedy Central Roast in 2014 and in 2015, she started hosting ‘Club 808’ with Cyprian Ndlovu. She also participated in ‘Rolling’, a documentary reality series.

How did Boity Thulo get into films?

In 2012, Boity Thulo segued into her acting career. Taxi Ride was her first shot at the film. This was followed by the drama series Rockville. In all four seasons, she portrayed Mpho Bogatsu, which was a starring role.

In 2014, Boity Thulo made her debut at the movies. She was the protagonist in a comedy short film, Dear Betty. This was followed by the film Mrs Right Guy (2016) where she played the role of Marie.

Boity Thulo gained overwhelming attention when she was named the sexiest South African Woman in 2012 and 2013. Boity Thulo's Instagram following of 5.1 m only ascertains her growing popularity.

Family

Who are Boity Thulo’s parents?

Boity is the only daughter of Modiehi Thulo, her mother. Since her father was not in the picture, her mother had to work to give Boity the life she deserved. She left Boity in the care of her grandmother to move to the city to make ends meet. Though her father wasn’t really close to her when she was a teenager, it looks like they mended the bridge and now enjoy a healthier relationship today.

Who is Boity’s Bestie?

Boity Thulo and Minnie Dlamini are the best of friends. The pair have never spoken about any fallout but haven't also been able to shake off ongoing rumours about a rift between them. They were really close when they started out in the industry. Things seemingly took a turn in 2012 when Boity allegedly got jealous of Minnie because she bagged all the jobs she set her eyes on.

Relationships

Who is Boity Thulo's husband? 

Boity Thulo is not married. That said, she is very familiar with the dating scene.  Even though she has never set the record straight about her dating life, some of the men Boity Thulo is believed to have been involved with include Anele Papu, Eugene Khoza, Khaya Dlanga, and Christian Eyanga. She also dated Nigerian financial specialist and music video producer Stanley Obiamalu. They called it quits in 2019.

Rumours emerged that she was engaged to her best friend, Maps Maponyane after she posted a picture on Instagram with a ring on her finger. Late last year, both Maps Maponyane and Boity woke up to a #MapsEngagedByBoity trend. Maps took to Twitter to laugh off the claims. He posted: “Y'all are ridiculous. Imagine you're minding your own business and logging on to find out you're engaged!?”

With Boity Thulo keeping her love life so private, people are constantly struggling to figure out who Boity Thulo's husband is. Recently, she penned down a heartfelt birthday wish to her “husband” Rich Mnisi.

Comically enough, the two refer to each other as 'husband' and 'wifey'. The reality of course is that Rich Mnisi is a proud member of the LGBTQI community.

Who is Boity Thulo Dating?

Though Boity Thulo is not in a relationship right now, there’s always a lot of speculation about her love life. Funny enough, Boity Thulo’s Instagram feed is the source of all this juicy gossip.

Boity Thulo had previously dated rapper Cassper Nyovest. They refused to acknowledge their relationship publicly. When they could no longer contain their attraction, the couple got engaged. It was short-lived though as they called off their engagement and ended their relationship in December 2015. 

After her split from Cassper Nyovest, Boity was rumoured to be seeing former Congolese basketball player Christian Eyenga. The pair were spotted out in public together in June 2017 but their romance fizzled shortly afterwards.

Are Boity Thulo and Chris Brown dating?

Back in 2018, there was a lot of speculation about Boity Thulo and Chris Brown being in a relationship. A fake Twitter post sparked the rumours but there is no evidence that Boity Thulo and Chris Brown were ever an item.

Journey

What are Boity Thulo’s famous works?

Boity Thulo confidently showcased her nakedness in support of a Naked Campaign led by Marie Claire. Photos of Boity Thulo in all her naked glory went viral.

With Halo Heritage, Boity Thulo has put together a panel of African queens to capture The Halo Diaries. This is a three-part TV series that tackles the intimate topic of the relationship between a black woman and her hair.

In 2020, Boity Thulo gave her fans something they were not expecting. She launched her own reality show titled Boity: Own Your Throne. The producers confirmed that the show will not be scripted and that viewers will get an honest and real look at Boity's everyday life.

Is Boity Thulo a rapper?

Boity Thulo made her rapping debut on the Migos Culture Tour in South Africa in October 2017. As Migos were late by a few hours, Thulo joined Nasty C as one of the opening performances until the trio arrived.

Encouraged by her rapping debut, in August 2018, Boity Thulo released her debut single, Wuz Dat, featuring Nasty C. So successful was this Boity Thulo song that it went on to become the first-ever single by a female rapper in South Africa to be certified Platinum. It was the best-selling single of all time by a female rapper in SA. The song also won the category of ‘Best Collaboration’ at the 2018 South African Hip-Hop Awards, making her the first lead female rapper to accomplish this.

After the success of her first hit, she released her second single, ‘Bakae, in February 2019. Boity Thulo Bakae is a feel-good song from her EP ‘4436’. Her fans feel drawn to this song because of its familiar nature. 

In December 2020, Boity Thulo released the EP 4436, revolving mainly on her own songs. It contains just a few features from Ricky Rick and a variety of other artists. Her debut EP dropped under the record label Def Jam Africa, whom she signed for in May 2020.  

What are the other endeavours by Boity Thulo?

In 2016, she joined forces with Sissy-Boy for a denim collection that was touted to be all about ‘being sexy and celebrating curves.’ Thulo renewed her association with Sissy-Boy as they released a new collection in July 2018.

Boity made news in 2017 when she launched her very own pharmaceutical company, Human Limitless. In September that year, the company released its first product, a body toning supplement named Boity Toning Support. Boity said the project was in its third year.

In 2018, she partnered with Impulse SA to create limited edition fragrances. 

In September 2020, Boity Thulo launched a haircare collection, Boity with Halo Heritage for a new haircare collection. This followed the successful launch of their first fragrance, Boity: Pink Sapphire.

This string of success saw Boity Thulo grace the cover of Cosmopolitan SA for the September 2018 issue.

Boity Thulo is not about to stop. In 2021, she announced the launch of her new alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages called BT signature.

Is Boity Thulo a Sangoma?

The ancestral journey is a private one and rapper and businesswoman Boity Thulo has shared hers from the beginning. It was in 2016 that she began training to become a traditional healer, responding to her ancestral calling. Back then, she made it clear that she had no plans to practice as a sangoma but she was doing thwasa (initiation to becoming a sangoma).

Boity Thulo & her mom Thokoza Gog, who is also a Sangoma, performed their ritual together by the ocean. Boity is proud that she is a sangoma and has followed in her mother's path. Boity Thulo explained that her spiritual journey was not for publicity or to enhance her career. Today, Boity Thulo has an ancestral name Gogo Nomakhwezi Thokozani. 

What hairstyles has Boity Thulo worn?

Boity Thulo is known for her many hairstyles. Some of her favourite looks include long brunette wigs, blonde weaves and funky braids. She has even rocked pink hair. She changes her hairstyles so often it is difficult to keep up.

Boity Thulo is known for loving hairstyles that allow her to rock long, graceful locks. She thrilled fans when she opted for a natural dreads weave that her fans are crazy about.

Now Boity Thulo hairstyles can also be rocked by others. She has brought out her own haircare range with Halo Heritage. Boity believes that 2021 is all about "changing mindsets to embrace the beauty of natural, textured hair".

Controversy

Did Davido harass Boity?

In April 2018, Boity Thulo had a bit of a run-in with Nigerian superstar Davido. They were in the country for the All White 30 billion concerts in Zimbabwe. Davido allegedly tried to get flirty with Boity but she rejected his advances. Before long, an argument broke out between the two. The confrontation is believed to have taken place at Meikles Hotel where both were staying. Some of the hotel’s furniture was allegedly damaged during the altercation. Though Boity Thulo declined to comment on the alleged brawl, Davido shared cryptic posts on social media after the altercation.

Cars

Boity Thulo loves modern design branded cars. in June 2019, she spoiled herself with an R2.5 million Lumma Range Rover Sports V8. Boity also bought her mom Modiehi Thulo an R1 million Mercedes Benz for her birthday in 2019.

House

Boity Thulo bought herself a house for her 26th birthday in 2016. On her Instagram stories, the rapper showed off her mansion that cost her R4 million. Boity Thulo often shares pictures of her classy house, rare decorations and interior finish.

Net Worth

The successful actor and rapper Boity Thulo’s net worth is estimated at $1.3 million. Boity makes a lot of money thanks to endorsements with companies such as Impulse. Her successful rap and TV presenting careers also bring in lucrative incomes. In 2019, Boity was named as one of the creatives on Forbes Africa's "30 Under 30" list.

All that wealth notwithstanding, Boity Thulo is a charitable person who has involved herself in several social and welfare activities. She is a goodwill ambassador of Thusa A Girl Child, a charity program that extends support for underprivileged girls in the community. 

Awards & Recognition

In 2018, at the South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA), Boity Thulo won the award for Best Collaboration for her debut single ‘Wuz Dat’ ft. Nasty C.

In July 2019, Boity Thulo was named amongst the 30 under 30 by Forbes magazine. She was featured in the category of creatives for her contribution to the music and entertainment industry.

In 2020, at the SAHHA, Boity Thulo walked away with the Best Remix for Utatakho (Remix).

For The 27th Annual South African Music Awards (SAMAs 27) yet to be held in 2021, Boity Thulo has been nominated for Best Hip Hop Album for her album 4436. 

Social Media

Boity Thulo's Instagram: @Boity 

Boity Thulo's Twitter: @Boity 

Boity Thulo's TikTok: @Boity  

Boity Thulo's Facebook: Boity 'Boitumelo' Thulo 

Q&A

Who is Boity Thulo engaged to?

She was thought to have been engaged to her best friend, Maps Maponyane after she posted a picture on Instagram with a ring on her finger. Maps rubbished off the claims. Boity has maintained that she is single and focusing on her career.

How old is Boity Thulo?

Boity Thulo was born as Boitumelo Thulo on 28 April, 1990. She is 31 years old.

What does Boity do for a living?

Boity Thulo is a South African television personality, rapper, actress, businesswoman and model.

What did Boity study?

Boity Thulo studied Psychology and Criminology at Monash University. Unfortunately, her studies were discontinued in the third year because her mother could not afford to pay her school fees.

Where does Boity come from?

Boity Thulo was born in Potchefstroom, North West. She lived and studied at Potchefstroom.

How much is Boity Thulo worth?

Considered one of the richest TV Show hosts, Boity Thulo net worth is pegged at around $1.3 million. She owns an extravagant home that costs R4 million and several luxury cars.

Is Boity Thulo a sangoma?

Boity Thulo says she has been training to become a traditional healer since 2016. Back then though, she said that she had no intentions of practising as a sangoma but did thwasa, the initiation to become a sangoma. She even took the name, Gogo Nomakhwezi.

Who is Boity Thulo married to?

Boity Thulo has kept her love life private. Due to this, people are constantly struggling to figure out who Boity Thulo is married to. Rumours had it that she was dating media personality Maps Maponyane but Maps denied the claims.