Zakes Bantwini’s age revealed on his birthday

Zakes Bantwini’s age revealed on his birthday

‘Black don’t crack’: Award-winning singer Zakes Bantwini is trending against the backdrop of his birthday, but how old is he?

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Award-winning star Zakhele Madida, best known as Zakes Bantwini, is trending against the backdrop of his birthday. Undoubtedly, the star has managed to keep his private life under wraps, leaving many to guess even about her age.

However, Mzansi has connected the dots about his age on his birthday. After all, how old is the award-winning star?


Taking to social media, Zakes Bantwini penned a heartfelt birthday note for himself. The star posted, “Today God granted me another year to do what I enjoy the most, which is to create music. Happy birthday to me.”

Against the post, fans and celebrities flooded his comment section with warm birthday wishes. His wife, Nandi Madida, commented, “Happpppppppyyyyy! Una 1… una two 🤣❤️. We love you dearly, a living legend.” However, she also took to Instagram to write a heartfelt message to her husband as he turned one year older.

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Over the years, Zakes Bantwini has made it a norm to celebrate his birthday with lavish celebrations, which has fast become his birthday ritual. The star, outside the country, made it known that he had jetted into the country for his birthday celebrations.

He is celebrating his birthday at the famous joint Saint in Johannesburg. Zakes Bantwini posted on Instagram, “Just touched down in SA, and I’m off to Saint JHB to celebrate my Birthday. Come celebrate with me.”

Fans were more than puzzled by Zakes Bantwini’s age. The 43-year-old was born on 26 May 1981 in KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Zakes Bantwini released his first single, Clap Your Hands, in 2011. He released his studio album The Fake Book and Real Book: My Music Bible two years later.

Zakes Bantwini’s album was nominated in the Best Dance Album Category at the 20th South African Music Awards. However, on 23 June 2017, he released another studio album, Love, Light & Music 2.

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In 2021, he released his smash hit Osama with Kasango. Against the backdrop of its release, the song peaked at number one on Radio Monitor Charts. Zakes Bantwini’s big wins saw him performing at the Miss South Africa 2021.

In 2013, he released his third studio album, Ghetto King. With an illustrious career spanning years, he has quickly become one of the most sought-after stars.

He has also quickly become a brand, and his huge social media following has earned him several endorsements and ambassadorial deals. Zakes Bantwini has worked with several esteemed brands over the years.

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