Who Is Thando Thabethe's Boyfriend And How Many People Has She Dated?

The lucky one who won her heart

By  | Aug 23, 2022, 07:36 AM  | Thando "Thabooty" Thabethe  | Relationships

Thando Thabete
Considered one of the most beautiful women in South Africa’s entertainment industry, Thando Thabethe who is also known as Thabooty because of her curves, is one of those women who make heads turn when they enter a room and has a good number of crushes who wish they could get a chance with her.

But what is Thando Thabete’s relationship status? And if she is dating someone then who is the lucky man carrying the title of Thando Thabete’s boyfriend? Here are all the answers you need.

Who is Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend?

Thando Thabethe with Lunga Shabalala, source: Instagram

Thando Thabethe is one of those few media personalities who love to keep their love lives very private and rarely ever leave loose details for the prying and curious eyes. 

With her most recent relationship, however, the beautiful media personality was not very stingy with her relationship and she took the initiative to show off her boyfriend to the world.

Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend, according to some sources, is Lunga Shabalala. Other sources claim that the two broke up and that Thando is currently single.

Lunga Shabalala is a model, an actor, and a television presenter. His talents aside, Lunga is one of those serious men who give Mzansi women sleepless nights. The heartthrob has received several awards for his looks including a Cosmopolitan Sexiest Man Finalist and a Hunk of the Year at the Feather Awards.

According to sources, Lunga Shabalala first earned the title of Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend in 2019 after the two went public with their relationship.

In 2020, Thando Thabooty Thabethe and Lunga Shabalala broke up following an alleged affair. The pair however put their differences aside and in 2021 they resumed their relationship.

After going steady for months, rumours emerged that Thando and Lunga had parted ways yet again. The rumours were fuelled by the couple’s decision to delete each other's photos on their social media accounts as a way of erasing any evidence that they dated.

It is currently unclear whether Lunga is still Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend or if the two are officially broken up.

Thando and Jaji Abolore

Thando Thabethe with Jaji Abolore, source: Instagram screenshot

Before her prominent relationship with Lunga Shabalala, Thando Thabethe was in a relationship with prominent Nigerian businessman Jaji Abolore. Jaji owns a famous nightclub in Sandton.

After her breakup with Lunga Shabalala in 2020, Thando reportedly got back with Jaji Abolore and she even shared some snaps on Instagram of them sharing some cozy moments together.

Unfortunately, Jaji was not meant to be Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend for a long time and the two Jaji broke up again after Lunga Shabala returned to the picture. 

Thando Thabethe and Frans Mashao

Thando Thabethe with Frans Mashao, source: Instagram

Another one of Thando Thabethe’s prominent relationships was with businessman/media strategist Frans Mashao. 

Thando and Frans Mashao’s relationship was a serious one that almost led them to the altar. The two had a glamorous engagement and were on the way to becoming husband and wife.

Things however took a different turn a few months after the engagement when Thando called off their wedding with speculations that Frans had cheated on her.

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