KOKOnista of the Day: Bonang Matheba Is The Queen of South African Media And Entertainment Industry

It’s no gainsaying that Bonang Matheba is one of the most stylish women in Africa and unarguably the queen of South Africa media.

Bonang Dorothy Matheba, is a South African television presenter, radio personality, businesswoman, producer, model and philanthropist. Born in Mahikeng, North West, she is known for her flamboyant presenting skills and her signature voice.Read Also: KOKOnista of The Day: DJ Zinhle Is The Most Celebrated DJ In South Africa
Bonang was born into the family of Charlotte Mokoena and Andrew Gampi Matheba. Her parents were her biggest role models growing up.Bonang’s father is a well-respected professor. Her mother is the current Executive Vice-President for HR and Corporate Affairs at Sasol.Her family relocated to Johannesburg during her childhood. Her parents are separated. She has a half-brother, Thabo Mokoena, and a half-sister, Reabetswe ‘Rambi’ Sechoaro.

As one of the four brand ambassadors for international cosmetics brand, Revlon, Bonang made history in June 2013 as the ONLY Face of Revlon outside of the United States Of America, joining Halle Berry, Olivia Wilde and Emma Stone. A WORLD FIRST for Revlon.

Her fashion style has received admiration from many African women. She has won awards for her sense in fashion including SA Style Award in 2015. The key to Bonang’s casual style is her expensive taste in shoes.

Bonang once shared that she owns over 200 pairs of shoes. She is also famous for her love of designer labels.

One of her most expensive purchase was a pair of Guiseppe Zanotti heels.

She is the owner of Bonang Matheba Entertainment, Presenter on SA’s Daily Lifestyle/Talkshow offering ‘Afternoon Express’ and also plays host on SA’s Premier Lifestyle Show Top Billing, Presenter of Clash Of The Choirs South Africa and on-air presenter of the popular radio show,“The Front Row’ on Metro FM. 

Bonang Matheba just doesn’t set a designer fashion foot wrong! Whether in a bikini, ballgown or biker shorts, she simply oozes style and sophistication. Photo Credit: Getty

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