10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Somizi Mhlongo



Somizi Mhlongo is a South African celebrity choreographer, singer, actor and television personality known for his flamboyant appearances on television shows.

Here are facts things you didn’t know about Somizi Mhlongo:

1. Somizi was born in Soweto, Gauteng.

2. He was born in 1972.

3. He is the son of veteran actress Mary Twala and the late actor Ndaba Mhlongo.

4. He had a daughter with former lover Palesa Madisekwane.

5.Somizi’s daughter Lehlohonolo Bahumi is 20 years old.

6. He acted in Mbongeni Ngema’s musical, “Sarafina!”.

7. Somizi started his acting career at the age of 6.

8. Somizi is the fourth judge of SA Idols season 11.

9. Somizi has worked with many high-profile, award-winning international musicians like R Kelly and Shakira at the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony.

10. He is BFF’s with Bonang Matheba.


  1. I love ur personality ,um by the way im samukelisiwe shinga im16 i love acting and singing soon i will apear in sa idols hope u keep well in life ,u are a.m.a.z.i.n.g.

  2. Som som, my celebrity, my role model. I love his personality and character. He’s forever smiling and bubbly. I admire him sooooo much!

  3. The 1st celebraty dt my 3 year old daughter ever knows..she shout d name Somizi all d tym he apears on screen..u rock MR Mhlongo..

  4. ai ngithanda ubuwena yangichaza ngane yakwa Mhlongo you don’t suffer from bazothini abantu Syndrome that’s what I love about you

  5. How can u call yourself a professional when you behave like an amateur??
    When you get paid a shit load of money up front plus 5 star accommodation, body guard, trAnsport. Flights etc and you hAve the audacity to arrive 30 min late for a scheduled appearance AND leave 15 min early???.
    You have a poor reputation amongst industry leaders. Grow up!

  6. my name is sanele desederius nxele hello somiziiiii I hate to say this but I like the way ugqoka ngakhona you see I like fashion if kwenzeka somehow ongshiyela impahla zakho shame am size 32 tall but young tjo lela teku laka Christian lou boutin


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