Unathi Nkayi's Ex-Husband, Divorce, And Children

Still the love of her life

By  | Jan 24, 2023, 01:13 PM  | Unathi Nkayi  | Relationships

Unathi Nkayi
Unathi Nkayi is a renowned multi-talented media personality. She is a radio presenter, a singer, a television show host, and a businesswoman.

Even though Unathi Nkayi is known for her work, her often strong sentiments and her friendships and rivalry with her colleagues in the industry, not much is known about her personal life and relationships.

This article discusses everything you need to know about Unathi Nkayi’s husband, 
their nasty divorce, and their children.

Is Unathi Nkayi’s married?


Unathi Nkayi is currently unmarried and her current relationship status remains a mystery as she has not shared a lot of information about this subject.

Early in 2022, rumours emerged that the outspoken radio personality was dating musician Kelello Segoana, better known as Kaylow; this was after their photos together circulated online.

The rumours were put to rest later on when it was revealed that the two had only been working together on a music video for Kaylow’s song titled Jola.

Unathi Nkayi’s ex-husband

Unathi Nkayi and Thomas Msengana, source: Afromambo


Until a few years ago, Unathi Nkayi was a married woman. She was married to Thomas Msengana.

Better known as Bad Boy T, Thomas Msengana is a renowned South African DJ and radio presenter. He has had a long career on radio and is known by listeners for shows such as Lunch With Thomas and Pearl on Metro FM which he hosted alongside Pearl Modiadie, and Thomas and Skhumba In The Morning on Kaya FM.

It’s unclear exactly when Unathi Nkayi and Thomas Msengana met but the two got married on the 19th of September 2009.

Unathi Nkayi’s divorce


Unathi and Thomas Msengana’s marriage ended in divorce in 2017. Their divorce was catalysed by nude photos and explicit chats dating back to 2014 between Thomas Msengana and another woman that was discovered by the former SA Idols host on his phone.  

Having identified the woman who was s*xting with her husband, Unathi Nkayi took to social media to call her. In response, the woman got a restraining order against Unathi Nkayi.
The former couple’s divorce was finalized in 2019.

Later talking about her divorce, Unathi Nkayi revealed that she had suffered from depression which later led her to seek comfort in alcohol.

Despite the nature of their divorce, Unathi Nkayi and Thomas Msengana remain on good terms and Unathi Nkayi maintains that Msengana remains the love of her life. 

During her 40th birthday, she took to Instagram to acknowledge all the people in her life, including her ex-husband.

“I am the mother of Sinako and Imbo Msengana who too were conceived in love with the man who remains the love of my life.” She wrote.


Unathi Nkayi’s children

Unathi Nkayi with her son, source: Instagram

Although Unathi Nkayi’s marriage to Thomas Msengana did last as expected, it was not all in vain as it resulted in the birth of their two children, a son named Sinako Msengana and a daughter named Imbo Msengana.

Their son recently turned 18 years old and an elated Unathi took to Instagram to celebrate her son’s coming of age.
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