Kelly Khumalo Biography: Age, Boyfriend, Albums, Songs & Net Worth


Kelly Khumalo (born 1 November 1984) is a South African singer, actress, and dancer. She was named as the Best Newcomer of 2005 in the Afro Pop music circuit.

In this post, we take a look at the life of Kelly Khumalo and many other interesting things you should know about her.

Kelly Khumalo

Kelly Khumalo Age

She was born on the 1st of November 1984 in Spruitview, Gauteng, South Africa. As of 2023, she is 39 years old and celebrates her birthday on November 1st every year.


She has two children, a son Christian whose father is rapper Molemo Maarohanye popularly known as Jub Jub. She was also romantically involved with Senzo Meyiwa who was a footballer before his death. By the time of his death Kelly was heavily pregnant and in March 2014 she gave birth to a girl who she named Thingo which means rainbow in IsiZulu.

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Kelly Khumalo Boyfriend

The musician has a child with rapper Molemo ‘Jub Jub’ Maaronhanye and another with late Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. Despite dating a few men over the years singer Kelly Khumalo says that she has yet to experience true love.

“I don’t think I’ve ever been in love or loved the way I wished to be. It’s always been about who’s around me and who’s giving me attention. It’s never really been about love or being in love with a particular person,” Kelly said during an interview with Metro FM’s DJ Fresh.


  1. 2013: She won the Best Female Artist Award during the South African Music Awards (SAMA)
  2. 2017: Best Female album during the Metro FM Award.
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Kelly Khumalo Book

  • Her biography ‘ The Kelly Khumalo Story’ was released and launched in 2012. It was written by Melinda Ferguson- an author and journalist

Kelly Khumalo Contacts

Tel: +27 (0) 11 883 1447

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million which she has earned as a musician.


  • Itshitshi (2006)
  • Simply Kelly (2008)
  • The Past, The Present, The Future (2012)
  • Back to My Roots (2014)
  • My Truth (2016)


  • Asine
  • Uthando
  • Sobabili
  • Somizi
  • I Live For Love
  • Uyinkosi Yamakhosi
  • Ngiyabuza
  • Qinisela
  • Ngofa Nawe
  • Niku Bambe
  • We Makhelwane
  • Isikhwele
  • Ngiyanfela
  • Themba
  • Ngi Ngazi
  • Iphupho Lami
  • My Testimony
  • Senzo
  • Baleka
  • Imbali
  • Ajaku
  • Together Apart
  • Sinner’s Prayer
  • I Keep Fighting
  • Walk round Heaven
  • Umemulo
  • Dance Africa
  • I Really Love You
  • Uyangihlanyisa
  • Thuma Mina
  • You Can Fly
  • My Truth.





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