DJ Zinhle Biography, Songs, Albums, Awards, Education, Net Worth, Age & Relationships


Stage Name: DJ Zinhle
Real NameZinhle Jiyane
Occupation DJ and Record producer
Date of Birth30 December 1983 (36 Years Old)
Place of BirthDannhauser, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
Gender Female
NationalitySouth African
Relationship statusSingle
Education College Graduate

DJ Zinhle Biography

Born on the 30th of December 1983, Zinhle Jiyane popularly known by her stage name DJ Zinhle is one of the most celebrated DJs in South Africa. She came into the music eye when she released her “My Name Is’ track featuring Busiswa, although she had been performing as a DJ for Radio and TV stations. Over the years she has been able to carve a niche for herself, collaborating and producing songs for top artistes in Nigeria. Her recent offering “Umlilo” was named the best song in SA due to the positive reception it got from music fans.

Family & Beginning

DJ Zinhle was originally born in  Dannhauser, a small town in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. The DJ has two brothers, one of her brothers Zak taught her how to work with the deck and mix songs, although she was trained as a TV personnel, but she had interest for song mixing and due to her brothers job has a sound engineer she was able to pull through with the dream.


DJ Zinhle attended her primary, secondary and college education in South Africa. Like every artists who had interest in music she started performing her art as far back as college although she majored in media.

Musical Milestone

DJ Zinhle got her first break when she caught the attention of one of the most respected top DJ and producer, DJ Oskido. Music for the DJ started as an interest in what she loved to do, her brother back then being a sound engineer had access to equiptments and seeing how interested DJ Zinhle was he offered to teach her to mix. The DJ booked her first gig in 2004 and her career started fully in 2006 when she started as a DJ for a local TV show titled Jika Majika. The opportunity further pushed her foward and led to the release of her song “My Name Is” featuring Busiswa.

DJ Zinhle Albums

DJ Zinhle since her debut into the industry she has released 4 studio albums.

  1. Feminine touch (2009)
  2. I Put it in (2011)
  3. Tsa Blomo (2011)
  4. Ashaayein (2018)

DJ Zinhle Songs

DJ Zinhle since her debut has released over 10 songs and 4 albums. Here are her songs in no actual order.

  1. -DJ Zinhle- Colours
  2. -DJ Zinhle- My Name Is
  3. -DJ Zinhle- Pepe
  4. -DJ Zinhle- Umlilo
  5. -DJ Zinhle- Black motion ritual mix
  6. -DJ Zinhle- Thabzen bibo
  7. -DJ Zinhle- Heavy Duty
  8. -DJ Zinhle- Blaq soul Zulu dance
  9. -DJ Zinhle- Against the Grain
  10. -DJ Zinhle- Uzobuya

DJ Zinhle’S Performance and Presence

DJ Zinhle has performed at a lot of local and International shows. She has made several TV appearances, Club appearances. She has also performed at top events and festivals in South Africa.

DJ Zinhle’S Relationship

Dj Zinhle is single as at the time of this writing. She just separated from her baby daddy, in a relationship that was a bit on and off for a while. They have a daughter together named Kaiiro Forbes.

Awards and Nominations

DJ Zinhle has gotten herself various awards and nominations since her debut, among this are  Song of the year for South African Music Awards (SAMA) 2019 nominations and Chanel O Awards nominations. She has also gotten herself various awards and endorsement deals with top brands in the country.

DJ Zinhle’s Net Worth

DJ Zinhle’s net worth is estimated at 1 million dollars. This is calculated from payments for show performances, album sales, Money made from her Youtube views, endorsement deals, Properties and investments owned by her, the artiste is doing well for herself financially and is one of the top artistes in South Africa to reckon with. She has carved a niche for herself in the industry which others look up to.

DJ Zinhle’s Songs Download, Stream, Buy and Watch

DJ Zinhle’s songs from her album and mixtapes are available on all major platforms.

DJ Zinhle is one of the top DJ’s  in South Africa who came to the music scene fully equipped. She has made that obvious with the hit songs she has been dishing out since her debut.

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