Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Actress Artist Television Personality

Khanyi Mbau

Khanyi Mbau’s net worth is $10 million.

Khanyi Mbau

Who is Khanyi Mbau?

Khanyisile Mbau, better known as Khanyi Mbau, is a South African actress, television personality, and artist. Khanyi Mbau rose to notoriety after starring as Doobsie in the legendary South African soap opera Muvhango, and subsequently as Mbali in Mzansi Season Two.

Khanyi Mbau – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Khanyi Mbau was born in South Africa on October 15, 1985. As of 2023, she is 37 years old.

Her mother, Lynette Sisi Mbau, worked at Barclays Bank in the pension fund’s financial department.

Her father, Menzi Mcunu, was not married to her mother at the time because they were only dating.

Despite the fact that Mcunu didn’t have a title for the child, he named her Khanyisile, which means “one who provides light.”

Mbau adopted her mother’s surname.

Lynette returned to work immediately after abandoning Khanyi with her parents in Mofolo, Soweto, and allowing her grandma to essentially raise her.

When it comes to her nationality, she is South African.

Net Worth of Khanyi Mbau? Salary, Earning

Khanyi’s exact income and net worth have yet to be revealed.

However, according to sources, Khanyi Mbau’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million, and she possesses numerous costly belongings.

Facts of Khanyi Mbau

Age: 37 years
Birth Date: October 15, 1985
Full Name: Khanyi Mbau
Net Worth: $10 million
Profession actress, television personality, and artist.

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Khanyi Mbau is engaged to Kudzai Mushonga, her boyfriend.

In 2021, the romance between media personality Khanyi and her Zimbabwean business partner Kudzai Mushonga received a lot of attention.

While it is unknown when Khanyi and Kudzai initially met or began dating, they have only been romantically linked for six months.

Previous Relationship

Khanyi was married to Mthembu Mandla.

He met Khanyi while she was only 19, indicating a significant age difference between them.

The pair married in 2007.

Despite the fact that they had a kid together, their marriage lasted only two years.

Khanyi was later married to Tebogo Lerole for over ten years.

The duo, who had been together for nearly ten years, was once Hollywood’s most beloved couple.

Khanyi announced her divorce from Tebogo on her Instagram page in 2020.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Khanyi Mbau stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 55 kilograms.

Khanyi Mbau is a South African actress, television personality, and artist. Source: Zimoja

Her figure is sleek and fit. Similarly, she is stunning with her long brown hair and dark eyes.

Khanyi Mbau – Professional Career

Mbau was born in Soweto and rose to fame as the second Doobsie in the SABC 2 soap opera Muvhango (2004-2005) and as Mbali in the SABC 1 soap opera Mzansi and the mini-series After Nine.

Career in Television

Mbau took over the role of Doobsie on Muvhango when actress Lindiwe Chibi was shot by her partner Dan Mokoena in 2004.

She was sacked a year later, allegedly for excessive partying and appearing in Sunday tabloids.

Mbau was cast as Mbali in the second season of the SABC 1 blockbuster drama series Mzansi in 2006.

SABC 1 did not renew the show for a third season.

Mbau went on to play Zee in the 2007 SABC 1 miniseries After 9.

Bitch, Please!, Mbau’s biography, was published in August 2012.

I’m Khanyi Mbau by Lesley Mofokeng is a novel about a journalist named Khanyi Mbau.

Mbau appeared on’s docu-reality show Reality Check-in 2013.

The same year, Mbau debuted her own talk show, Katch It With Khanyi, on the OpenView HD channel eKasi+.

The show got renewed for a second season in late 2014.

In 2014, Khanyi competed in the seventh season of Strictly Come Dancing.

Mbau was cast as “Pinky” in Ashes to Ashes,’s debut telenovela, in April 2015.

In March 2016, she was cast as Palesa Simelane in the hit television drama series Umlilo.

The protagonist was a lesbian state prosecutor who married for the sole purpose of having children.

Mbau joined the cast of South Africa’s most-watched TV show, Uzalo, on SABC in March 2018, playing go-getter Dinekile nicknamed Lady Die, a shoplifter by trade who desires to live the life of her cousin MaNgcobo.

In 2016, Radio Khanyi co-hosted Whose Show Is It Anyway on Metro FM with performers Somizi Mhlongo and Ntombi Ngcobo.

The show debuted on July 18, 2016, and lasted one year before being terminated due to station restructuring.

Khanyi Mbau – Social Media Status

Khanyi is active on social media, with verified accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

She has almost 3.8 million followers on Instagram under the moniker @mbaureloaded.

She also has over 1.7 million Twitter followers.

She is very active on Facebook, where she has over 1.2 million fans.

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Quick Facts of Khanyi Mbau

  • Khanyisile is a South African actress, TV personality, and artist.
  • She was born in South Africa on October 15, 1985. 
  • Khanyisile took part in the seventh season of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014.
  • She has not involved herself in any kind of controversy and keeps herself away from unwanted scandals and rumors.
  • Khanyisile is engaged to her boyfriend Kudzai Mushonga.