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.