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Kamo Mphela's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Relationship, Car, House

About

She says fame is short-lived but boy has Kamo Mphela already made a name for herself in the South African entertainment industry. Kamo Mphela sings and dances her way into people's hearts and she's not about to stop. She’s already set her place amongst Amapiano stars and will be riding the wave of this brand new, innovative, and ever-growing genre as it takes the world by storm.

Personal Life

Kamo Mphela was born on 29 November 1999 in Soweto, South Africa. Not much is known about her early life besides the fact that dancing has been her passion from an early age.

Kamo Mphela’s father Onitiaf Mphela was part of YFM and took her to events where she performed on stage, opportunities that helped her to hone her love for on-stage live performances.

She went to Kibler Park High School. For her university education, she did a media studies course at the Boston Media House but because of her hectic schedule, she only did her first year and dropped out. 

Nonetheless, Kamo is keen on going back and finishing her studies.

Kamo Mphela's Career

Kamo Mphela | Sources: Instagram

It all began when the dancer caught the attention of fans with a viral video of her dancing on social media. 

She has since become an expert in dancing for Amapiano and other genres including Gqom, Kwaito, and Pantsula. 

Before her viral video, Kamo Mphela was an extra on the show Isibaya before realizing that music was her golden ticket and at the back of her killer dance moves, she’s already earned the title Queen of Amapiano.

In 2019, the dynamic duo Major League DJz, composed of twins Banele & Bandile  Mbere signed her and launched her EP, Twentee, under their label Major League Music (Kamo Mphela’s Punisher is one of the hits from this album). 

It's not surprising that fans will be looking forward to more Kamo Mphela songs.

Kamo Mphela Songs | Source: Instagram

The dancer has also featured in popular South African songs including Sandton, and Suka Emabozeni. The Kamo Mphela Sandton live AMP performance was quite something. 

The star also made ripples with a classic appearance on the MFR Souls hit Amanikiniki that features Major League Djz and Bontle Smith.

Along with that, Kamo Mphela's Sukendleleni performance just like her appearance on Labantwana Ama Uber is another masterpiece. These dances have earned her the coveted title of Queen of Amapiano.

Apart from dancing and choreography, Kamo is also a good vocalist. Some popular Kamo Maphelo songs include Menemene, Mojolo and Suka Emabozeni

She's also collaborated and performed with local artists, including Nadia Nakai and Killer Kau.

How Much Does Kamo Mphela Get Paid?

Kamo Mphela | Source: Instagram

Kamo Mphela is living her dream and is capitalising on her fame to secure the bag. With her name all over the music industry, so has she upped her rate card to match the demand for her services.

So how much does she charge? According to blogger Musa Khaluwa, Kamo Mphela commands R35,000, without transport and accommodation.

Kamo Mphela Business Prospects

Kamo has her whole life ahead of her. Nonetheless, the young dancer is already thinking about her future. 

She recently stated that apart from making dope Amapiano hits, she also wants to explore fashion designing and have her own clothing line and shoe store. 

This makes sense as the singer is always on fleek on her social media posts with her ever-changing but very stylish looks.

She also expressed her interest in starting a hair business but we'll have to wait and see if she actually goes through with it. 

Kamo Mphela Without Makeup

Kamo Mphela | Source: Instagram

Ever since she came into the limelight, fans are waiting for the day they'll see the Queen of Amapiano without makeup.

People say that she has different faces and won't be able to identify her without the enhancements.

Kamo Mphela | Source: Instagram

A parody account on Twitter was set up just to try and show fans how Kamo Mphela looks without makeup but didn't actually achieve that. It was more of people speculating about her looks. 

Kamo Mphela's Relationships

Who is Kamo Mphela’s boyfriend?

Kamo Mphela does not have a boyfriend or at least, she hasn't shared who she might be dating. 

She's previously been linked to Focalistic whom he worked with but she refuted the claims. Royal AM Chairman Andile Mpisane and rapper Cassper Nyovest are the other men Kamo Mphela has been romantically linked with. 

However, these are just rumours as Kamo Mphela remains tight-lipped about her love life.

Kamo Mphela's Family

As for her parents, not much is known about them except that her father, Onitiaf Mphela, has been extremely influential in developing her career. He worked at a production radio station YFM. Through this, he introduced Kamo into the industry. 

“He’d take me to work gigs and put me on stage to perform.” She said  

Kamo Mphela's Controversy

Weight Gain & Slow Dance Moves

Kamo Mphela found herself in a tricky spot. After she took part in the trigger dance challenge, fans were disappointed about her weight gain as they said that it made her dance slower as opposed to the quick rhythm that made her famous. 

Fans are now demanding that she loses weight. In response, Kamo Mphela expressed her disappointment but chose to remain focused on her international gigs.

Is Kamo Mphela Jealous of Uncle Waffles?

Unless you've been living under a rock, we bet you know Uncle Waffles. She's the new internet dancing sensation in town. 

She rose to fame in the same way Kamo Mphela did and has had a lot of things going her way.

American rapper Drake has been hot on her and she's been all over performing. With that, tweeps just decided to pull Kamo Mphela's name into the conversation. One suggested that she should have been followed first by Drake.

In response, Kamo called the tweeps out and said that they should stop stirring controversy where there is none. 

With that, we guess that Kamo Mphela is only focusing on her career and won't be involved in meaningless arguments.

Did Kamo Have A Wardrobe Malfunction?

Kamo Mphela's performance at the prestigious DSTV Mzansi Viewer's Choice Awards ( DSTV MVCA) 2020 didn't go as planned. 

Her pants ripped only a few seconds after making her appearance on stage. She had to swiftly rush backstage, leaving fans thoroughly disappointed.

However, Tweeps had a great time making fun of the incident on Twitter.

Kamo Mphela's Car

Kamo Mphela's Car | Source: Instagram

Kamo Mphela standing beside a bike | Source: Instagram

Kamo Mphela standing beside a car | Source: Instagram

Kamo might be young but her taste in cars is just as impressive as anything she’s achieved. From her Instagram posts, we can spot a white Mercedes Benz amongst other flashy cars and bikes she’s taken a ride in

Kamo Mphela's Net Worth 

What is Kamo Mphela’s net worth?

Being the huge sensation that she is and with Major League DJs really pushing her brand, there’s no doubt that Kamo is making the big bucks. 

Her live performances and the release of her EP have boosted her financial standing. 

Kamo Mphela's net worth is estimated to be R13 million or $1 million. This is bound to go up with the release of her upcoming EP and performances.

Awards & Recognition

Kamo Mphela is just getting started but she’s already made it to a couple of awards lists. This year, she’s a nominee in three events: 

In 2021, Kamo Mphela won the Artist of the Year at the Amapiano Awards.

South African Music Awards in which she features in two categories - record of the year and music video of the year. 

Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards is the other event she’s received nominations in for The Best Amapiano song, Best collaboration and Best Music Video. 

SA Amapiano Music Awards in which she’s been nominated for Amapiano Artist of the year.

All Africa Music Awards - Best Female Artist in South Africa.

Social Media

Kamo Mphela's Instagram: @Kamo_Mphelaxx 

Kamo Mphela's Twitter: @Kamo_Mphelaxx

Q&A

What is Kamo Mphela’s age?

Born on 29 November 1999, Kamo Mphela is 23 years old.

Where does Kamo Mphela come from?

Kamo Mphela was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa.

What culture is Kamo Mphela?

Kamo Mphelo is South African.

Who is Kamo Mphela dating?

Kamo Mphela was romantically linked to her collaborator Focalistic, Royal AM Chairman Andile Mpisane and rapper Cassper Nyovest. However, Kamo denied dating Focalistic and is yet to speak on Andile and Cassper.

How much is Kamo Mphela worth?

It’s estimated that Kamo Mphela is worth about R13 million or $1 million which she makes from her career in dance and music.  

Also known as:
Queen of Amapiano
Real name:
Kamogela Mphela
Occupation:
Dancer, Singer
Birthday:
29 November 1999
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Soweto, South Africa
Height:
5'4 or 163cm
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
R13 million or $1 million

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Kamo Mphela's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Family, Relationship, Car, House
Also known as:
Queen of Amapiano
Real name:
Kamogela Mphela
Occupation:
Dancer, Singer
Birthday:
29 November 1999
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Sagittarius
Birth place:
Soweto, South Africa
Height:
5'4 or 163cm
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
R13 million or $1 million

About

She says fame is short-lived but boy has Kamo Mphela already made a name for herself in the South African entertainment industry. Kamo Mphela sings and dances her way into people's hearts and she's not about to stop. She’s already set her place amongst Amapiano stars and will be riding the wave of this brand new, innovative, and ever-growing genre as it takes the world by storm.

Personal Life

Kamo Mphela was born on 29 November 1999 in Soweto, South Africa. Not much is known about her early life besides the fact that dancing has been her passion from an early age.

Kamo Mphela’s father Onitiaf Mphela was part of YFM and took her to events where she performed on stage, opportunities that helped her to hone her love for on-stage live performances.

She went to Kibler Park High School. For her university education, she did a media studies course at the Boston Media House but because of her hectic schedule, she only did her first year and dropped out. 

Nonetheless, Kamo is keen on going back and finishing her studies.

Kamo Mphela's Career

Kamo Mphela | Sources: Instagram

It all began when the dancer caught the attention of fans with a viral video of her dancing on social media. 

She has since become an expert in dancing for Amapiano and other genres including Gqom, Kwaito, and Pantsula. 

Before her viral video, Kamo Mphela was an extra on the show Isibaya before realizing that music was her golden ticket and at the back of her killer dance moves, she’s already earned the title Queen of Amapiano.

In 2019, the dynamic duo Major League DJz, composed of twins Banele & Bandile  Mbere signed her and launched her EP, Twentee, under their label Major League Music (Kamo Mphela’s Punisher is one of the hits from this album). 

It's not surprising that fans will be looking forward to more Kamo Mphela songs.

Kamo Mphela Songs | Source: Instagram

The dancer has also featured in popular South African songs including Sandton, and Suka Emabozeni. The Kamo Mphela Sandton live AMP performance was quite something. 

The star also made ripples with a classic appearance on the MFR Souls hit Amanikiniki that features Major League Djz and Bontle Smith.

Along with that, Kamo Mphela's Sukendleleni performance just like her appearance on Labantwana Ama Uber is another masterpiece. These dances have earned her the coveted title of Queen of Amapiano.

Apart from dancing and choreography, Kamo is also a good vocalist. Some popular Kamo Maphelo songs include Menemene, Mojolo and Suka Emabozeni

She's also collaborated and performed with local artists, including Nadia Nakai and Killer Kau.

How Much Does Kamo Mphela Get Paid?

Kamo Mphela | Source: Instagram

Kamo Mphela is living her dream and is capitalising on her fame to secure the bag. With her name all over the music industry, so has she upped her rate card to match the demand for her services.

So how much does she charge? According to blogger Musa Khaluwa, Kamo Mphela commands R35,000, without transport and accommodation.

Kamo Mphela Business Prospects

Kamo has her whole life ahead of her. Nonetheless, the young dancer is already thinking about her future. 

She recently stated that apart from making dope Amapiano hits, she also wants to explore fashion designing and have her own clothing line and shoe store. 

This makes sense as the singer is always on fleek on her social media posts with her ever-changing but very stylish looks.

She also expressed her interest in starting a hair business but we'll have to wait and see if she actually goes through with it. 

Kamo Mphela Without Makeup

Kamo Mphela | Source: Instagram

Ever since she came into the limelight, fans are waiting for the day they'll see the Queen of Amapiano without makeup.

People say that she has different faces and won't be able to identify her without the enhancements.

Kamo Mphela | Source: Instagram

A parody account on Twitter was set up just to try and show fans how Kamo Mphela looks without makeup but didn't actually achieve that. It was more of people speculating about her looks. 

Kamo Mphela's Relationships

Who is Kamo Mphela’s boyfriend?

Kamo Mphela does not have a boyfriend or at least, she hasn't shared who she might be dating. 

She's previously been linked to Focalistic whom he worked with but she refuted the claims. Royal AM Chairman Andile Mpisane and rapper Cassper Nyovest are the other men Kamo Mphela has been romantically linked with. 

However, these are just rumours as Kamo Mphela remains tight-lipped about her love life.

Kamo Mphela's Family

As for her parents, not much is known about them except that her father, Onitiaf Mphela, has been extremely influential in developing her career. He worked at a production radio station YFM. Through this, he introduced Kamo into the industry. 

“He’d take me to work gigs and put me on stage to perform.” She said  

Kamo Mphela's Controversy

Weight Gain & Slow Dance Moves

Kamo Mphela found herself in a tricky spot. After she took part in the trigger dance challenge, fans were disappointed about her weight gain as they said that it made her dance slower as opposed to the quick rhythm that made her famous. 

Fans are now demanding that she loses weight. In response, Kamo Mphela expressed her disappointment but chose to remain focused on her international gigs.

Is Kamo Mphela Jealous of Uncle Waffles?

Unless you've been living under a rock, we bet you know Uncle Waffles. She's the new internet dancing sensation in town. 

She rose to fame in the same way Kamo Mphela did and has had a lot of things going her way.

American rapper Drake has been hot on her and she's been all over performing. With that, tweeps just decided to pull Kamo Mphela's name into the conversation. One suggested that she should have been followed first by Drake.

In response, Kamo called the tweeps out and said that they should stop stirring controversy where there is none. 

With that, we guess that Kamo Mphela is only focusing on her career and won't be involved in meaningless arguments.

Did Kamo Have A Wardrobe Malfunction?

Kamo Mphela's performance at the prestigious DSTV Mzansi Viewer's Choice Awards ( DSTV MVCA) 2020 didn't go as planned. 

Her pants ripped only a few seconds after making her appearance on stage. She had to swiftly rush backstage, leaving fans thoroughly disappointed.

However, Tweeps had a great time making fun of the incident on Twitter.

Kamo Mphela's Car

Kamo Mphela's Car | Source: Instagram

Kamo Mphela standing beside a bike | Source: Instagram

Kamo Mphela standing beside a car | Source: Instagram

Kamo might be young but her taste in cars is just as impressive as anything she’s achieved. From her Instagram posts, we can spot a white Mercedes Benz amongst other flashy cars and bikes she’s taken a ride in

Kamo Mphela's Net Worth 

What is Kamo Mphela’s net worth?

Being the huge sensation that she is and with Major League DJs really pushing her brand, there’s no doubt that Kamo is making the big bucks. 

Her live performances and the release of her EP have boosted her financial standing. 

Kamo Mphela's net worth is estimated to be R13 million or $1 million. This is bound to go up with the release of her upcoming EP and performances.

Awards & Recognition

Kamo Mphela is just getting started but she’s already made it to a couple of awards lists. This year, she’s a nominee in three events: 

In 2021, Kamo Mphela won the Artist of the Year at the Amapiano Awards.

South African Music Awards in which she features in two categories - record of the year and music video of the year. 

Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards is the other event she’s received nominations in for The Best Amapiano song, Best collaboration and Best Music Video. 

SA Amapiano Music Awards in which she’s been nominated for Amapiano Artist of the year.

All Africa Music Awards - Best Female Artist in South Africa.

Social Media

Kamo Mphela's Instagram: @Kamo_Mphelaxx 

Kamo Mphela's Twitter: @Kamo_Mphelaxx

Q&A

What is Kamo Mphela’s age?

Born on 29 November 1999, Kamo Mphela is 23 years old.

Where does Kamo Mphela come from?

Kamo Mphela was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa.

What culture is Kamo Mphela?

Kamo Mphelo is South African.

Who is Kamo Mphela dating?

Kamo Mphela was romantically linked to her collaborator Focalistic, Royal AM Chairman Andile Mpisane and rapper Cassper Nyovest. However, Kamo denied dating Focalistic and is yet to speak on Andile and Cassper.

How much is Kamo Mphela worth?

It’s estimated that Kamo Mphela is worth about R13 million or $1 million which she makes from her career in dance and music.