Dumi Mkokstad (born in 1992 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa) is a South African gospel singer and producer.
He started singing at the of nine in his hometown, Mount Aliff. Today, he has made a name for himself and had bagged several awards.
He has made name for himself in the music industry and is popular for reaching ‘gold status’ for one of his albums at a young age.
|Age||28 years old|
|Date of birth||1992|
|Place of birth||Pietermaritzburg|
|Profession||Gospel singer and producer|
The name of his wife is Ziphozenkosi Mthembu, she got married to Dumi in 2019.
Ziphozenkosi shared a cute video with followers on Instagram. The video contained the couple snuggling up to each other.
“I love you forever and forever my King @dumi_mkokstadsa. Thank you for an incredibly beautiful 5 months of marital bliss!” she captioned it.
The young talent had been doing music for over eighteen years, he kicked off singing when he was nine.
During his young days, he sang in town events including funerals with his family.
In 2003, Dumi dropped his first album ‘Dumi Mkokstad. After seven years in the game, he joined Big Music in 2010.
He has worked with other big names including Jaziel Brothers, Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Bethusile Mcinga, and others.
Recently, in 2018, he dropped another album ‘Ebeke Walunga uThixo’. He collaborated “the likes of Thinah Zungu”.
He was born into the family of Falithenjwa Nzimande (father) and Dudu (mother).
His parents stood by him since he dropped his first album and are proud of him.
He took home the Crown Gospel Music Award for the best gospel song in 2015.
He also took home the ‘SABC Crown Gospel Award for the 2018 Best Gospel Song of the Year’.