DJ Fresh (born 15 October 1972), whose real name is Thato Sikwane, is a radio DJ, Music producer, entrepreneur and radio and TV producer known as a host on Metro FM.
Fresh has released 32 albums to date, has worked on many TV shows and owns companies of his own.
|Full Name||Thato Sikwane|
|Date of Birth||15 October 1972 (age 51 years old)|
|Occupation||Radio DJ, Music producer, entrepreneur and radio and television producer|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
DJ Fresh Age
He was born in Gaborone, Botswana on 15th October 1972. He is 51 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on October 15th every year.
He born in Botswana but moved to South Africa in 1994 to further his studies. He started deejaying at the early age of 13 years.
He used every opportunity he got to showcase his talent while he was at Maru-a-Pula boarding school. He made his debut on Botswana RB2 radio show in 1992.
Thato’s father had wanted him to be a lawyer but he had other plans. He left law school and applied for a full-time diploma in media studies at the Johannesburg Boston Media House. He specialized in advertising and journalism.
DJ Fresh Wife
Thato Sikwane is married to Thabiso Sikwane, a radio presenter and trained swimming instructor. The couple has been married for over 17 years. Thato met Thabiso in 1996 when they both worked at YFM.
DJ Fresh has over 32 albums and mixes over the years. These have earned him a top position in the industry across South Africa. Here are some of Dj Fresh South Africa songs and albums.
DJ Fresh albums
Club Y Session 2: 2003
- Club Y (CD, Mixed) – 2001
- Glen Lewis / DJ Fresh (12) – 2001
- Definition Of House - 2004
- Surge (4) & DJ Fresh (12) – 2004
- Definition Of House Two – 2005
- Surge (4) & DJ Fresh (12) – 2005
- Definition Of House Three – 2006
- Definition Of House 4 - 2007
- The Final Definition – 2008
- The Evolution – 2009
- Afro Blue – 2002
- Goddess – 2003
- Comme Si, Comme Sa – 2004
- Stay Real – 2004
- Afro Samba – 2005
- Amazing – 2005
- Comme Si, Comme Sa – 2006
- Vuma Ndi Hambe – 2009
- Promised Land (Fresh Goes Deep dub) – 2009
- Alright – 2010
He has his own company called Big Dawg Productions. The studio and record label has been successfully operating for many years now. Fresh also has a joint venture with DJ Euphonik called F.Eu.
Salary & Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 million but he is known to be one of the richest DJs in South Africa. According to Sunday World, DJ Fresh is the highest-paid radio presenter with an appetizing hourly pay of R3,600 at Metro Fm.
He also earns quite a lot from MCing and speaking at events.