Khanyi Mbau is one of those people who are difficult to hate. She is super talented as an actress and is unapologetically honest about her opinions and life choices.
Khanyi loves her family, her fast cars, a lighter skin tone and perfect body, a luxurious life, and of course the new man in her life. Khanyi Mbau’s boyfriend seems to have brought more light to the glamorous socialite’s life and we love how sis has been glowing lately.
Here is everything you need to know about Khanyi Mbau’s boyfriend and their relationship that has been the talk of the town.
Who is Khanyi Mbau’s boyfriend and what does he do?
Since early 2021, The Wife star has been in a relationship with Zimbabwean tycoon- Kudzai Mushonga. It is not clear when the two met or when they started dating, but Khanyi made their relationship public in February 2021 when she posted a picture of the two of them together in a car.
Although stinking rich, Khanyi Mbau’s boyfriend is much younger than she is, and in this relationship, Khanyi who is known for only dating rich older men, is the “cougar.”
Kudzai Mushonga, who is affectionately referred to as “Ndege Boy” in his home country after he was reported to be the youngest man in Zimbabwe to buy a private jet, is known for his flashy lifestyle and his friction with the law. He is allegedly wanted by police in Zimbabwe for cases of fraud.
The famous couple has been making headlines ever since their relationship became public and they keep setting hot relationship goals every day.
Khanyi often gushes over her boyfriend on Instagram and she isn’t afraid to show the world that she loves him. In one of her Instagram posts, Khanyi thanked Kudzai for letting her follow her dreams and supporting her.
"Your level of support baby, the way you let me chase my dreams and want to see become the best in all I do is incredible and honestly the wind beneath my wind." She wrote.
The couple celebrated their one-year anniversary as a couple earlier this year and in March they were both featured in the Netflix reality show Young, Rich, and African.
Khanyi Mbau’s boyfriend tattoo
Proving their love for each other through ink, both Khanyi and Kudzai have matching tattoos of each other’s names.
While Khanyi’s name is tattooed on her man’s chest, Kudzai’s name is tattooed on Khanyi’s thigh. How sweet is that?
Who is Khanyi Mbau’s ex-husband?
In 2006, Khanyi Mbau got married to a man 30 years older than her called Mandla Mthembu.
Back in the day, Mandla Mthembu was a flashy business mogul who was known for his extravagant lifestyle that he was not shy to show.
Khanyi and her ex-husband met at Divine Lounge when she was only 19-years-old. Although he didn't know her, Mandla approached the young Khanyi and promised to marry her.
The two met again six months later while checking out of a hotel. Mandla Mthembu gave Khanyi Mbau keys to his Porsche because she didn’t have a car to drive her to the airport. How romantic is that? Shortly after that, Khanyi and Mandla started a relationship that would lead to the altar in 2006.
Their marriage was, however, very short-lived. Two years into the marriage, the couple split. At the time of their divorce, Khanyi Mbau’s ex-husband had started having financial problems.
Even though Khanyi’s marriage was unsuccessful, out of it she got a child. The couple’s daughter- Khanukani whom she currently raises on her own.