Zonke Dikana Biography
South African born singer-songwriter and record producer Zonke Dikana, is popularly known for her album ‘Ina Ethe’ which was certified double platinum and was nominated at the 18th South African Music Awards.
Zonke Dikana Early Life
She was born on 11th October 1979 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Her father was a drummer for a group called “Black Slave and the Flamingo” while her late stepmother Anneline Malebo was a singer for a musical band known as Joy. Zonke was taught by her father most of what she knows about music both the theory of composition and how to stand out at the game of music.
Zonke Dikana Education
She graduated from the University of the Free State with a Degreen Human Resource Management in 1997.
Zonke Dikana Career
She was first taught by her father about music and later her step mother Anneline Malebo introduced her to several artists including Ringo, Joe Nina and Deborah Fraser who she worked with either in writing or vocal capabilities. Zonke had her big break when she wrote a song titled “Africa, My Motherland” for (Germany)-based band Jazzkantine. The band later became known as Culture Clan after Zonke and rappers Mandla and Mzo.Zonke Dikana Photo
In June 2011, Zonke left Kalawa Jamzee for TMP Records and started recording Ina Ethe, her third studio album. Preceding the album’s release were two lead singles “Jik’Izinto” and “Feelings”. Ina Ethe was self-produced and was released through TMP Records to critical reviews. The album also did well commercially, going double platinum.
On 25 October 2013, Zonke recorded and released a live album through Sony Music Entertainment titled Give and Take Live at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg. The album achieved gold status under two months of its release. Give and Take Live also won two category awards at the 20th South African Music Awards.
Zonke Dikana Age
She was born on 11th October 1979 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.She celebrates her birthday on 11th October every year.
Zonke Dikana Family
She is the daughter to Fundiye Peter, former drummer group called “Black Slave and the Flamingo” Fundie Peter and Vuyisile Dikana and Vuyisile Dikana. Unfortunately, she lost her parents before her music could take off.
She is the sister to the late Lulu Dikana who is popurlarly known fort the release of her debut album My Diary, My Thoughts.
She is married to her lovely husband Tumi Mokwena a lawyer and also her manager and the couple is blessed with two wonderful Children.
She has two adorable kids, a son Noah and a daughter Milani.
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Zonke Dikana Salary
Details about her salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.
Zonke Dikana Net Worth
Working as successful musician there is no doubt Zonke earns a good salary and has been able to accumulate good net worth. However,her exact net worth has not yet been revealed but the information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Zonke Dikana Car
Award-winning artist, Zonke Dikana, has an impressive car collection worth over R2 million.
The songstress recently took to Instagram to show off her Mercedes Benz V-Class, estimated to be worth R800 000.
Zonke Dikana Songs
- Reach It
- Say Now
- “Jik Izinto”
- Dear Child
- Funky Lovin’
- Free State of Mind
- Meet me in my Dreams
- Viva the Legend
- Ina Ethe
- Great Storm
- Forever in Love
- Thank You for Loving Me
- Phuma Kum
- I Know a Place
- This Is It
- Mzi Kaphalo
- My Music
- Chivalry is Dead
Zonke Dikana Awards and Achievements
- South African Music Award for Female Artist of The Year
- South African Music Award for Best African Adult Contemporary Album
- South African Music Award for Best Live Audio Visual Recording
- South African Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album
Frequently Asked Questions About Zonke
Who is Zonke?
She is a South African musician
How old is Zonke?
She is 40 years as of 2019. She was born in 1979.
How tall is Zonke?
Is Zonke married?
She is married to Tumi Mokwena a lawyer and also her manager.
How much is Zonke worth?
How much does zonke make?
Where does Zonke live?
She currently live with her family in Johannesburg.
Is Zonke dead or alive?
She is still alive and in good health.
Where is Zonke now?
She is currently working on her music career.
What happened to zonke?
She was very devastated by her sister’s death. She said that she didn’t want to live anymore.
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