Botlhale Boikanyo (born 23 May 2001 in Mahikeng) is a talented young South African poet, actress, and singer. The year 2012 was a remarkable one for her, she rose to prominence as the emerging winner in the SA’s Cot talent.
She has managed to make a name for herself in the highly competitive entertainment industry. Though she is in her early twenties, she has recorded much success thanks to her talent.
Her talents and the outstanding way she performs in events and gatherings have gained her recognition.
It is worthy to mention that, her performance at the inauguration of Jacob Zuma received positive feedback.
|Born||23 May 2001 (age 20 years)|
Mahikeng, North West
|Profession||Poet, actress, singer|
|Parents||Lebong and Mumsy Moikanyo|
She was born in Mahikeng in North West on May 23, 2001, to the family of Lebong and Mumsy Moikanyo.
She has two siblings of which she is the firstborn child. Botlhale Boikanyo is 20 years old.
Her interest in poetry could be traced back to her tender days, at 6 years. At this young age, she has already written and began to recite poems.
As she grew up, young Botlhale started to perform in public gatherings, events, and ceremonies. She held performances at weddings, schools, churches, and others.
SA Got Talent
At the age of twelve, she entered South Africa’s Got Talent competition.
The participants in the search competition were no match to the young girl. She made it to the finals and eventually went away with the grand prize.
The brilliant girl however has promised to run a complete degree program before she takes a full-time career in the limelight. She takes academics seriously and during her matric days, she revealed on IG, that she wanted to be a taxi owner.
Botlhale Boikanyo is believed to be dating Kagiso Phaswana, aka Kpaparazzi. She takes to social media to share snaps of the young man who is a photographer.
Her boyfriend gets invitations to take snaps of moments in pictures and video formats.
The young girl has been a lover of arts since her days as a child. The passion grew with her age and her mother and teachers were supportive of her.
She is a poet behind many poems and has recited several words and songs. Botlhale has released an album, Spoken words, that houses 10 songs and 3 acapella version tracks (bonus);
She became a Youth Ambassador for the Legacy of Hope Foundation in 2014. As an actress, she is popular for appearing on Scandal!
Botlhale recently landed a role as an actress on Magwinya Money. The show is to premiere on June 6 and will air on Mzani Magic channel 161.
She has been nominated and won several South African Music Awards (SAMA).
She received three nominations for the 2013 SAMA including Best Traditional Album, Best Praise Singer, and Best Poet. Botlhale smiled home with the Best Praise Singer award.
The North West-born artist boasts as the first young artist to receive a nomination for a South African Music Award.
Botlhale Boikanyo is active on several social media platforms. She uses the platform to share her career progress and lifestyle in pictures and videos with followers.
Her account has grown to accommodate over 225k followers.
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