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About

Moonchild Sanelly, whose real name is Sanelisiwe Twisha, is a musician and dancer known for her self-created music genre known as Future Ghetto Punk. Early in her career, she would perform her hip hop music or her poetry at the Durban University of Technology. She was discovered by Red Bull through a song on an EP where she featured alongside DJ Shimza.

Personal Life

Sanelisiwe Twisha, known professionally as Moonchild Sanelly, is a recognizable face in Mzansi's pop scene, thanks to her signature style and inimitable personality. She's also a talented singer, songwriter, and dancer. She's known for her blue-coloured hair and a genre she calls 'future ghetto punk'. 

How old is Moonchild Sanelly? 

Moonchild, age 34, was born on 20th November 1987 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She began by making a name for herself in the Durban poetry and music scene. In 2005, she moved to Linea Fashion Design Academy in Durban to pursue fashion. She studied there for six years and later used this knowledge in her own brand. Moonchild relocated to Johannesburg to further her career in music.

Career

What songs is Moonchild famous for?

Moonchild Sanelly has made many hit songs and has appeared on many, too. She guest-starred on Beyonce's 'My Power' and 'With Love to an Ex' by the Gorillaz. She's also appeared on DJ Maphorisa's songs' Midnight Starring', 'Iwalk Ye Phara', and 'Ur Sheetee'. She also lended her vocals to Die Antwoord’s ‘NAAI IS ‘N LEKKER DING’.

What are Moonchild Sanelly’s hit singles?

Moonchild Sanelly also got a bunch of hit songs of her own, such as 'F-Boyz', 'Yebo Teacher', 'Bashiri', 'Thunda Thighs', ‘Down Low’, ‘Fox with That’, and many more. 

Her latest songs are 'Yebo Teacher' and 'Yebo Mama', both of which she released in 2021.

Which albums has Moonchild Sanelly released?

Moonchild Sanelly's most popular albums are 'Nudes' and 'Rabulapha!' These albums were released in 2021, 2020 and 2015, respectively. The albums have the following songs:

"Nudes" 

  • "Bashiri" 

  • "Thunda Thighs" 

  • "Newtown Chips" (Aramboa Remix) 

  • "F-Boyz" 

  • "Where De Dee Kat"

  • "Weh Mameh"

Relationships

Is Moonchild Sanelly married?

Moonchild Sanelly proposed to her girlfriend Gontse More in 2021. The proposal was aired on the season finale of her reality show titled Moonchild Sanelly Woza.   

According to ZAlebs, the couple will have an extravagant wedding outside South Africa. They say they plan on having a stripper themed wedding. Moonchild said, "The way we've spoken about marriage is pretty cool. I'm not scared because I know it's not necessarily attached to permanence by force. It's about how you manoeuvre. So I'm excited."

Is Moonchild Sanelly a mother?

Moonchild Sanelly has three children. She is a mother to twins. There isn't much information on her first two children. But the Sanelly twins apparently live in Port Elizabeth with their father's grandmother. In the past, she has opened up about the mistreatment she faced from her baby daddy. She said that she and her twins got kicked out of home by their father when they were just five months old.

She said, 'Too many lasts! When I got kicked out by my baby daddy with our twins of five months, turning seven, 2020. No tears, just love, digital tablets, good school, privacy & joy without knowing who he is! Found out he still says I took kids away when he kicked us out! We good tho!'

Moonchild Sanelly has a beautiful daughter called Artemis Wafika. At the tender age of 11, she's already a rapper, a musician, a songwriter, and a self-proclaimed fashionista. She has close to 3000 followers on Instagram and is quite popular in her own right.

Controversy

In 2020, Moonchild found herself having to defend her song Aksies after it was pulled off the air as it was deemed to contain explicit content. She was not happy with the development and took aim at radio stations for having double standards. Moonchild said that international songs that objectify women get endless airplay while her song that celebrates women’s bodies gets banned.

Cars

On Moonchild Sanelly and cars. She was spotted in a BMW 330i limited edition. However, the car does not belong to her. She was taking part in the Celeb Rides: Chauffeur Services show where she drove with the host DJ Sabby.

Net Worth

According to online sources, Moonchild Sanelly’s net worth is estimated to be $700,000.

Awards & Recognition

Over time, Moonchild Sanelly's music reached audiences out of South Africa as well. She's played in the famous SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, and Primavera Sound in Barcelona. In 2018, she went on tour through Europe with the South African hip hop group Die Antwoord. Moonchild Sanelly's music fuses elements of different genres, such as experimental electronic, afro-punk, edgy-pop, with hints of kwaito, hip hop, and jazz. She sings in mostly English and Xhosa.

Moonchild isn't shy, and her public image is based on sex positivity and agency over one's own body. She's an expressive celebrity and supports sexual freedom. She even owns a nude club! Along with the club, she has her own clothing brand called Moonchild Cultwear. Moonchild is also a gifted performer and electrifies her audience with every show. 

Does Moonchild Sanelly have any awards?

Moonchild Sanelly has been nominated for a couple of awards, including the South African Music Awards (SAMA).

Social Media

Moonchild Sanelley's YouTube: Moonchild Sanelly

Moonchild Sanelley's Instagram: @MoonchildSanelley 

Moonchild Sanelley's Facebook:  Moonchild Sanelley 

Moonchild Sanelley's Twitter: @MoonSanelly

Q&A

When was Moonchild Sanelly born? 

Moonchild Sanelly was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 

Is Moonchild Sanelly married? 

Moonchild Sanelly proposed to her girlfriend Gontse More in 2021. 

How old is Moonchild Sanelly? 

Moonchild Sanelly is currently 34 years old. 

Birthday:
20 November 1987
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Scorpio
Birth place:
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Moonchild Sanelly with eyes closed
Birthday:
20 November 1987
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Scorpio
Birth place:
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

About

Moonchild Sanelly, whose real name is Sanelisiwe Twisha, is a musician and dancer known for her self-created music genre known as Future Ghetto Punk. Early in her career, she would perform her hip hop music or her poetry at the Durban University of Technology. She was discovered by Red Bull through a song on an EP where she featured alongside DJ Shimza.

Personal Life

Sanelisiwe Twisha, known professionally as Moonchild Sanelly, is a recognizable face in Mzansi's pop scene, thanks to her signature style and inimitable personality. She's also a talented singer, songwriter, and dancer. She's known for her blue-coloured hair and a genre she calls 'future ghetto punk'. 

How old is Moonchild Sanelly? 

Moonchild, age 34, was born on 20th November 1987 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She began by making a name for herself in the Durban poetry and music scene. In 2005, she moved to Linea Fashion Design Academy in Durban to pursue fashion. She studied there for six years and later used this knowledge in her own brand. Moonchild relocated to Johannesburg to further her career in music.

Career

What songs is Moonchild famous for?

Moonchild Sanelly has made many hit songs and has appeared on many, too. She guest-starred on Beyonce's 'My Power' and 'With Love to an Ex' by the Gorillaz. She's also appeared on DJ Maphorisa's songs' Midnight Starring', 'Iwalk Ye Phara', and 'Ur Sheetee'. She also lended her vocals to Die Antwoord’s ‘NAAI IS ‘N LEKKER DING’.

What are Moonchild Sanelly’s hit singles?

Moonchild Sanelly also got a bunch of hit songs of her own, such as 'F-Boyz', 'Yebo Teacher', 'Bashiri', 'Thunda Thighs', ‘Down Low’, ‘Fox with That’, and many more. 

Her latest songs are 'Yebo Teacher' and 'Yebo Mama', both of which she released in 2021.

Which albums has Moonchild Sanelly released?

Moonchild Sanelly's most popular albums are 'Nudes' and 'Rabulapha!' These albums were released in 2021, 2020 and 2015, respectively. The albums have the following songs:

"Nudes" 

  • "Bashiri" 

  • "Thunda Thighs" 

  • "Newtown Chips" (Aramboa Remix) 

  • "F-Boyz" 

  • "Where De Dee Kat"

  • "Weh Mameh"

Relationships

Is Moonchild Sanelly married?

Moonchild Sanelly proposed to her girlfriend Gontse More in 2021. The proposal was aired on the season finale of her reality show titled Moonchild Sanelly Woza.   

According to ZAlebs, the couple will have an extravagant wedding outside South Africa. They say they plan on having a stripper themed wedding. Moonchild said, "The way we've spoken about marriage is pretty cool. I'm not scared because I know it's not necessarily attached to permanence by force. It's about how you manoeuvre. So I'm excited."

Is Moonchild Sanelly a mother?

Moonchild Sanelly has three children. She is a mother to twins. There isn't much information on her first two children. But the Sanelly twins apparently live in Port Elizabeth with their father's grandmother. In the past, she has opened up about the mistreatment she faced from her baby daddy. She said that she and her twins got kicked out of home by their father when they were just five months old.

She said, 'Too many lasts! When I got kicked out by my baby daddy with our twins of five months, turning seven, 2020. No tears, just love, digital tablets, good school, privacy & joy without knowing who he is! Found out he still says I took kids away when he kicked us out! We good tho!'

Moonchild Sanelly has a beautiful daughter called Artemis Wafika. At the tender age of 11, she's already a rapper, a musician, a songwriter, and a self-proclaimed fashionista. She has close to 3000 followers on Instagram and is quite popular in her own right.

Controversy

In 2020, Moonchild found herself having to defend her song Aksies after it was pulled off the air as it was deemed to contain explicit content. She was not happy with the development and took aim at radio stations for having double standards. Moonchild said that international songs that objectify women get endless airplay while her song that celebrates women’s bodies gets banned.

Cars

On Moonchild Sanelly and cars. She was spotted in a BMW 330i limited edition. However, the car does not belong to her. She was taking part in the Celeb Rides: Chauffeur Services show where she drove with the host DJ Sabby.

Net Worth

According to online sources, Moonchild Sanelly’s net worth is estimated to be $700,000.

Awards & Recognition

Over time, Moonchild Sanelly's music reached audiences out of South Africa as well. She's played in the famous SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, and Primavera Sound in Barcelona. In 2018, she went on tour through Europe with the South African hip hop group Die Antwoord. Moonchild Sanelly's music fuses elements of different genres, such as experimental electronic, afro-punk, edgy-pop, with hints of kwaito, hip hop, and jazz. She sings in mostly English and Xhosa.

Moonchild isn't shy, and her public image is based on sex positivity and agency over one's own body. She's an expressive celebrity and supports sexual freedom. She even owns a nude club! Along with the club, she has her own clothing brand called Moonchild Cultwear. Moonchild is also a gifted performer and electrifies her audience with every show. 

Does Moonchild Sanelly have any awards?

Moonchild Sanelly has been nominated for a couple of awards, including the South African Music Awards (SAMA).

Social Media

Moonchild Sanelley's YouTube: Moonchild Sanelly

Moonchild Sanelley's Instagram: @MoonchildSanelley 

Moonchild Sanelley's Facebook:  Moonchild Sanelley 

Moonchild Sanelley's Twitter: @MoonSanelly

Q&A

When was Moonchild Sanelly born? 

Moonchild Sanelly was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 

Is Moonchild Sanelly married? 

Moonchild Sanelly proposed to her girlfriend Gontse More in 2021. 

How old is Moonchild Sanelly? 

Moonchild Sanelly is currently 34 years old.