Basetsana Kumalo was born on 29 March 1974 in Soweto. She is a popular South African TV personality and businessperson.
She is also a beauty pageant titleholder and philanthropist.
She completed her primary school education at Thabisang Primary School.
Basetsana went to school in Lenasia following the unstable condition of Soweto schools in 1986.
In 1990, she took home the crown of Miss Soweto and Miss Black South Africa.
Later in 1994, she received another crown as Miss South Africa and the same year, she was the first runner-up in Miss World.
The businessperson, beauty queen, and TV personality was born on the 29th of March 1974. Basetsana Kumalo is 45 years old.
She is married to her long time boyfriend, Romeo Kumalo after dating him for three years (1997-2000).
The couple exchanged their marital vows in 2000.
After five (5) years of marriage, they had their first-born child in 2005 and named him Nkosinathi Gabriel.
They had their second son, uShaka Kgositsile Emmanuel, in 2012.
She was born into the family of Philip Makgalemele (father) and Beatrice Makgalemele (mother). Her dad was a bus driver, he kicked the bucket in 2003.
She lost her mother, who was a teacher, three (3) years after the death of her father in 2006. Basetsana Kumalo has two (2), brothers.