Zonke Dikana (born 11th October 1979 in Port Elizabeth) is a South African singer-songwriter and record producer. She best knows to fans for her album ‘Ina Ethe’.
Ine Ethe certified double platinum and received a nomination at the 18th South African Music Awards.
She was born on 11 October 1979 to a father who was drummed for the group called “Black Slave and the Flamingo”. Her step-mother, late Anneline Malebo sang for Joy, a musical band.
She learned from her dad most things in music she knows today both the theory of composition. He further taught her how to stand out at the game of music.
In 1997, she graduated with a Degree in man Resource Management from the University of the Free State.
Her dad was her first teacher in music and taught her almost all she knows in music. Later, her stepmother introduced her to many artists like Ringo, Joe Nina, and Deborah Fraser.
Zonke stepped into the spotlight upon writing a song titled “Africa, My Motherland” for the band Jazzkantine, based in Germany.
She left Kalawa Jamzee in June 2011 to TMP Records where she started to record Ina Ethe, her third studio album.
Before releasing the album, she dropped the two (2) lead singles Jik’Izinto and Feelings.
The album, Ina Ethe, was self-produced and released through TMP Records to critical reviews.
She recorded and dropped a live album in October 2013 through Sony Music Entertainment, Give and Take Live at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg.
The album won two category awards at the 20th South African Music Awards.
Her place of birth is in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and her date of birth is on 11th October 1979. Zonke Dikana is 40 years old.
Her father’s name is Fundiye Peter, who was a former drummer and her mother is late. She lost her parents before her music career could take off.
Zonke is the sister to Lulu Dikana, now late, who is popular for the release of her first album My Diary, My Thoughts.
Zonke is married to Tumi Mokwena, a lawyer and her manager. The couple has two (2) wonderful children.
She is a mother of two (2) adorable kids, a son Noah and a daughter Milani.
The award-winning singer, Zonke, has a car collection worth over R2 million.
On Instagram, she recently posted a photo to show off her Mercedes Benz V-Class, which has an estimated worth of R800 000.
- Reach It
- Say Now
- “Jik Izinto”
- Dear Child