Zodwa Wabantu Biography: New Boo, Breakup, #StayAtHomeChallenge, Wedding, Relationship, Background, Age, Son, Net Worth, Dance, House, Surgery - Updated, 11th June 2020

Zodwa Wabantu’s road to stardom has been a rocky one.

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Zodwa Wabantu’s biography will leave you in tears and inspire you to push through life’s struggles at the same time.

The entertainer had a rough life before hitting the big time. She would sometimes go to bed hungry and had to “hustle for food” almost daily 

But that all changed when her love for dancing helped bring home the bacon.

Zodwa is one celeb that does not shy away from doing what she wants whenever she wants. Regardless of what people may say about her, Zodwa surely knows how to get people talking sometimes. Nothing is off limits for her

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Everyone was a little wary with this Coronavirus that is having a lot of things go on lockdown, even us. We have to stay at home now and keep away from the crowds. Not to worry though, trust on Zodwa to lighten the mood as she has something for you to do. Question is, are you going to do it like she does it?   

Here’s a look at her amazing story. 

Zodwa Wabantu New Boo


When it comes to love she does not waste anytime.

Zodwa Wabantu, has teased fans once again about her ever changing love life, this time supposedly introducing everyone to her “main” guy.

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Fans were quick to share their excitement on the pictures with Hellen Jumo stating, “

NEW BEN 10 alert!! Haibo uZodwa mmm.” Thando Tshepi joined in, commenting with, “Well that’s a sure way to get a man.”

Zodwa Wabantu Breakup


Zodwa is one who is known to do what she wants, when she wants and how she wants. She publicly admitted to enjoying dating younger men that her.

It seems like Zodwa Wabantu's latest relationship with her Ben 10 Vusi is has taken a knock and the two are on a break. Speaking to Drum Magazine the dancer has revealed that although the two had been on lockdown together, Vusi has since left.

Zodwa highlighted that it seems things took a turn for the worst after her house in Durban was broken into. On the reason for the breakup she said “Things were not working out, he left but I’ve learnt that you must allow people to leave. You accept things as they come and as they are and allow people to be themselves.”

Love stays and sometimes it doesn't.

Zodwa Wabantu #StayAtHomeChallenge


Whilst many have been thinking of what to do at home during this lockdown period because of the Coronavirus, Zodwa has come up with a challenge.

The #StayAtHomeChallenge was created for such reason, and interestingly enough by soccer stars who've felt the brunt of the coronavirus after all leagues around the world cancelled their season and upcoming matches.

The viral challenge involves a toilet paper roll and some impressive foot skills and we've even seen stars like Messi, Pogba, Thierry and locally Khune take on the entertaining social media trend.

What's interesting enough through is to watch Zodwa attempting to do it in her bra and thong! Yep, that's Zodwa for you.

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Of course, she had to add a Zodwa spin to the whole challenge. Well, you might as well find something to do, because this is going to be a long ride. 

Zodwa Wabantu Wedding


It pretty much came as a shock to many when Zodwa announced that she was getting married to her then boyfriend, now ex. In May 2019 she proposed to her 24-year-old boyfriend, Ntobeko Linda, after six years of dating. She presented her “Ben 10” with a rose gold ring worth R5 217. She also bought her own engagement ring – a custom made rose gold morganite and diamond ring that cost R47 826. Sadly, the couple did not make it to the altar. 

Zodwa called off their engagement for a second time in June – this time for good! “I’m losing myself. I need my spark back. I’m not happy anymore. Free Ntobeko, he’s still growing. No wedding,” she wrote on Instagram.

As if calling off her wedding wasn’t shocking enough, Zodwa said she wanted half of the lobola she paid back.



Zodwa Wabantu Relationship


Fast forward 3 months after calling off the wedding, Zodwa is in love again. Zodwa found herself a new "Ben 10" who goes by the name of Vusi and the two really look loved up. Vusi is extremely happy in the new relationship, revealing that Zodwa "gets him". 

"What attracted me to her is her honesty, she's pure. I love being happy and she loves being happy. I'm an entrepreneur and also furthering my studies,"
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Zodwa Wabantu Background


All it took was a little black dress to set Zodwa Wabantu on the path to stardom. The entertainer, who made a name for herself as a dancer at KwaZulu-Natal’s famous Eyadini Lounge, became the talk of the town in 2017 when she wore a thigh-baring dress to the Durban July.  The racy outfit exposed her buttocks and raised more than a few eyebrows. 

The jar-dropping moment helped make her a national celebrity, with club managers falling over themselves to book South Africa’s new dance sensation. Zodwa calls Durban home but she is originally from Soweto. She grew up in a poor household and often speaks about how she had to fight for food to survive. Her mother died when she was just 11 years old, leaving her grandmother to look after her. Zodwa’s father was never in the picture.

She left home at the age of 16 and had to fend for herself with odd jobs, including work as a dancer. Zodwa moved to Durban after getting an offer to work at a debt collection company. She did not give up on the nightlife and continued to dance at shisanyama's in Durban’s townships, where she earned her “Vosho Queen” title.

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Zodwa Wabantu Real Name 


Zodwa Wabantu was born Zodwa Rebecca Libram.  She rarely uses her surname for official business but includes it in her Instagram profile. The entertainer caused a stir in 2019 when she declared that her future husband will take her surname when she gets married.

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Zodwa Wabantu Age 


Zodwa Wabantu was born on October 30, 1985. The 33-year-old usually celebrates her birthday with a huge bash at a club or shisanyama with some of her celebrity friends, including DJ Tira – who is also her manager.

 
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Zodwa Wabantu Son 


Zodwa Wabantu gave birth to a son named Vuyo in 2006. She has made it clear that everything she does is to ensure the 13-year-old’s financial security. She sent him to the best schools and proudly revealed he has never failed a grade. “I made sure not to play on his education because I wanted him to have good marks,” she wrote on Instagram. Zodwa failed her matric (Grade 12) and said she doesn’t want her son to do the same.

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Recently, Zodwa just showed how she is a supportive mom with her son. Schools opened and many parents were sending their little ones to the next grade and there were smiles all over, but Vuyo had little to smile about. Vuyo is going to be repeating grade 8 and Zodwa was quick to show him support and encourage him to perform better this year

Zodwa Wabantu Net Worth 


Zodwa Wabantu’s net worth is at least R1 million. She reportedly made her first million in 2018 after signing a contract with MojaLove to star in her own reality show, Zodwa Wabantu Uncensored. The entertainer also earns R35 000 plus per appearance and has an endorsement deal with a Durban medical centre that specialises in dermatology and cosmetic surgery.

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Zodwa Wabantu Dance 


Zodwa Wabantu is a self-proclaimed “pantyless dancer”.  This, coupled with her vosho moves, helped make her a star attraction at some of SA’s top clubs. Her controversial dance moves have also earned her some bad publicity.

She was banned from a Zimbabwean carnival in 2017 after officials received complaints that she would “tarnish” the country’s image. Zimbabwe’s then-president, Robert Mugabe, also lashed out at the dancer.

“You just come without covering your decency. What do you want? Men to see you? We don't want such," he said at a rally. 

She might have been banned in Zimbabwe, but Zodwa’s dance moves have taken her to other countries including England and America.

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Zodwa Wabantu House 


Zodwa Wabantu went from being a poor teen to building her own house in her 30s. She took to Instagram in August to share a picture of the home she built from scratch.

Zodwa didn’t need to take a loan from the bank to build the three-bedroom Nelspruit home - she used her own money!

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Zodwa Wabantu Surgery 


Zodwa Wabantu recently underwent several body transformation procedures. She had Lipodissolve injections in August 2019 to help burn her fat in order to stay “young and fresh”.

Zodwa also had a non-surgical breast lift and underwent a vaginal-tightening procedure in 2019. The procedures, which she often shares on Instagram, were met with shock from her fans.

But Zodwa has assured her followers that she won’t go “too far” with the procedures. She said her main goal is to “firm up” her body so she can look good on stage.

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