Bujy Bikwa biography: age, background, education, weight loss & profile

Bujy Bikwa (born Sthembinkosi Junior Bikwa; 10 February 1988) is a South African radio host and TV presenter. He has managed to gain popularity for appearing among the contestants of Dance Your Butt Off.

He was in the reality television dance competition for a year (2010-2011). Ever since he has grown his career and has managed to climb the ladders of his career and has been a recipient of many recognitions.

The South African entertainment industry has produced big names like Bujy. His unique acting skills and personality has paved a way for him and have contributed to his success.

His attributes like boldness and ability to express himself in the industry have gained his presence.


Bujy Bikwa biography
Bujy Bikwa is a South African radio host and TV presenter popular for contesting in the reality TV competition Dance Your Butt Off (2010-2011).
NameSthembinkosi Junior Bikwa
Other namesBujy Bikwa
Born10 February 1988 (age 33 years)
South African
EducationAha Thuto Secondary School
OccupationActor, TV presenter


Bujy Bikwa was born Sthembinkosi Junior Bikwa on 10 February 1988 in Zimbabwe. 

When he was around 6 years old, he relocated to Orange Farm, a township close to Johannesburg, Gauteng, with his mother. Later, he relocated to the city of Johannesburg, South Africa.

His father died when he was still a young child when Bujy Bikwa grew older, his mother died. The demise of his mother, who died before her birthday was celebrated, broke his heart.


After laying a strong academic foundation in a recognized primary school, he furthered at Aha Thuto Secondary School and then attended LoveLife.


Bujy was born in Zimbabwe but is a big name in the South African entertainment industry. He is a radio host, TV presenter, and producer.

In 2010, he gained prominence for being among the contestants on Dance Your Buff Off. He participated in the show and made it to the top 4 contestants.

He has worked as a content producer and has been a co-host of Drive Time on YFM. Bujy got a co-hosting job alongside Phumeza Dlwati on Cula Sibone in 2013.

He worked for a year and left in season 2 of the Mzansi Magic/Mzansi Wethu game show in 2014.

Weight loss

Bikwa has some extra pounds in weight that he wanted to burn and then he decided to work on it. He had the target to lose about thirty kilograms and then he carried out plans to burn them.

First on his routine was to remove some food from his diet plans. Foods like pasta, pap, rice, and bread were avoided and replaced with smaller portions of carbs in his regular food.

The Zimbabwean-born further abstained from sugar and made “drinking a lot of water” a habit.


  • 10 Over 10 as Commentator
  • Check-Coast as Himself
  • Cula Sibone as Host
  • Dance Your Butt Off as Contestant
  • Generations as Kingdom Tshabalala
  • Hush Money as MC
  • I Love South Africa as Contestant
  • iThuba Lokugcina as Bujy
  • Rhythm City as Celebrity Artist
  • Rolling With…as Himself
  • Ses’Top La as Zusnayza
  • Thandeka’s Diary as Lester
  • Zabalaza (2013) as Journalist
  • Zaziwa as Himself

 Social media

In today’s world, being a celebrity without being on social media is not yet complete. Many South African celebrities have bought this idea, including Sthembinkosi. 

Regularly, the celebrated media personality shares engaging content on these platforms. He has over 6k followers on his Instagram account and 11k followers on Facebook.

  • Instagram: bujybikwa
  • Facebook: BujyBikwa
  • Twitter: @Bujy

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