Zahara (Death)Singer Bio, Age, Husband, Family, Height, Net Worth, Income

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Zahara Bio

Zahara, real name, Bulelwa Mkutukana was a South African singer and songwriter known for her song, Loliwe. She died on December 11, 2023, at the age of 36 after she had been battling liver disease for several years.

Zahara Age

Bulelwa was born on November 9, 1987, in East London, South Africa. However, she died on December 11, 2023, at the age of 36 years in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Zahara Family

Bulelwa was born and raised by her parents, Mlamli and Nokhaya Mkutukana in the Phumlani Informal Settlement outside of East London in Eastern Cape, South Africa. Growing up, she was raised alongside her six siblings whose information is not known by the public. She kickstarted her singing career when she was 6 years old and later joined the senior choir because of her strong voice when she was 9 years old.

Zahara married|Fiance

She was engaged to Mpho Xaba and together were looking forward to their wedding day. Prior to dating Mpho Xaba, Zahara was in a romantic relationship with Ian Sibiya but broke up. When she was admitted to the hospital Mpho allegedly banned Zahara’s sisters from visiting her after he found out that Zahara’s sisters, Bandezwa and Lumka stole Zahara’s bank cards and went shopping while she was fighting for her life in the ICU.

Zahara Height|Weight |Measurements

She stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. She also seems to be of average weight and well-built judging from her photos and videos on his social media platforms.

She died on December 11, 2023, at the age of 36 years in Johannesburg, South Africa. This was after battling liver failure and was admitted to a hospital in Johannesburg several weeks ago. It is also alleged that she was having alcohol addiction problems which caused her liver failure for some time. Allegedly prior to Zahara’s death, Zahara’s fiance, Mpho Xaba banned Zahara’s sisters from visiting her after he found out that Zahara’s sisters, Bandezwa and Lumka stole Zahara’s bank cards and went shopping while she was fighting for her life in the ICU. Moreover, the two sisters knew that Mpho Xaba was struggling to pay Zahara’s hospital bills but they still went ahead and stole Zahara’s bank cards for a shopping spree.

Zahara High School and College

She went to a High School in South Africa. More information concerning her educational background is not known to the public.

Zahara Profession

She is known for her “Afro-soul” as well as singing in English and Xhosa. Her music genre has been described as a mix of styles popularized by India Arie and Tracy Chapman. She was signed by the label TS Records by TK Nciza and her debut album was released in 2011 by the name of Loliwe which gained her international fame. She has also won several awards and honors including “Album of the Year” and “Best Female Artist” in 2012.

Zahara Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of around $100 thousand to $ 1 million. She has this net worth from her working as a singer and songwriter for several years.

Real name Bulelwa Mkutukana
Age/date of birthNovember 9, 1987
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality South African
Race/Ethnicity Xhosa/South African
Religion Christian
  • Loliwe in 2011
  • The Beginning Live in 2012
  • Phendula in 2013
  • Country Girl in 2015
  • Mgodi in 2017
  • Nqaba Yam in 2021

Zahara Social Media Accounts

She was very active when it comes to her social media accounts including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. She has 450K followers on Instagram, 300K followers on Twitter, and 500K on Facebook as of 2023. However, it is not known whether Zahara has any TikTok or Youtube accounts, we will update any information as soon as it is available.