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DJ Fresh Biography, Real Name, Age, Wife, Albums, Songs & Net Worth


DJ Fresh, whose real name is Thato Sikwane, is a radio DJ, Music producer, entrepreneur and radio and television producer who is popularly known as a host on Metro FM. Sikwane was born and raised in Botswana on the 15th of October 1972.

Fresh has released 32 albums to date and has worked on many tv shows and owns companies of his own.

DJ Fresh

DJ Fresh Age

He was born in Gaborone, Botswana on 15th October, 1972. He is 47 years old as of 2019.

DJ Fresh Early Life

He born in Botswana but moved to South Africa in 1994 to further his studies. DJ Fresh 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.

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DJ Fresh Education

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 have been married for over 17 years. Thato met Thabiso in 1996 when they both worked at YFM.

Thabiso has worked for Power FM and Kaya FM. DJ Fresh has four children, three children together with his wife and a daughter from a previous relationship. His eldest daughter graduated from the University in 2019.
DJ Fresh Career 
While in his third year at Boston Media House, DJ Fresh got a job at YFM where he spent eight years. He then moved to 5FM.
DJ Fresh spent over 10 years at 5FM before moving to Metro FM in 2017. He took over 947’s Drive Time show in August 2019.

DJ Fresh Albums

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.

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DJ Fresh albums

Club Y Session 2: 2003

DJ Fresh mixes

  1. Club Y ‎(CD, Mixed) – 2001
  2. Glen Lewis / DJ Fresh (12) – 2001
  3. Definition Of House ‎- 2004
  4. Surge (4) & DJ Fresh (12) – 2004
  5. Definition Of House Two – 2005
  6. Surge (4) & DJ Fresh (12) – 2005
  7. Definition Of House Three – 2006
  8. Definition Of House 4 ‎- 2007
  9. The Final Definition – 2008
  10. The Evolution – 2009

DJ Fresh Songs

  1. Afro Blue – 2002
  2. Goddess – 2003
  3. Comme Si, Comme Sa – 2004
  4. Stay Real – 2004
  5. Afro Samba – 2005
  6. Amazing – 2005
  7. Comme Si, Comme Sa – 2006
  8. Vuma Ndi Hambe – 2009
  9. Promised Land (Fresh Goes Deep dub) – 2009
  10. Alright – 2010

DJ Fresh Business

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.

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DJ Fresh Salary & Net Worth

His exact net worth is known 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.


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