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Basetsana Kumalo – Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth & Career


Basetsana Kumalo (born 29 March 1974 in Soweto) is a South African television personality, beauty pageant titleholder, businesswoman and philanthropist. 

Basetsana attended Thabisang Primary School. She was sent to school in Lenasia when Soweto schools became unstable in 1986.

She was crowned Miss Soweto and Miss Black South Africa in 1990 at the age of 16.

In 1994 she was crowned Miss South Africa and also became the first runner-up in Miss World that year.

Basetsana Kumalo
Full Name Basetsana Kumalo
Date of Birth 29 March 1974 (age 47 years old)
Gender Female
Spouse Romeo Kumalo
Occupation television personality, beauty pageant titleholder, businesswoman and philanthropist
Nationality South African
Net Worth $1 million

Basetsana Kumalo Age

She was born on the 29th of March 1974 in Soweto, South Africa. As of 2022, she is 48 years old and celebrates her birthday on March 29th every year.

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Basetsana Kumalo Husband

She started dating her husband Romeo Kumalo in 1997 and they got married in 2000.

In 2005 Kumalo gave birth to their first child, a boy named Nkosinathi Gabriel. In 2012, their second son, uShaka Kgositsile Emmanuel, was born.

Basetsana Kumalo Family

Basetsana Kumalo was born to her father Philip Makgalemele who was a bus driver and died in 2003 and her mother Beatrice Makgalemele who was a teacher and died in 2006. She has two brothers.




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