Biography

Brenda Mtambo (born March 3, 1983) is a South African singer, artist, performer, and entrepreneur. She has been in the music industry for a long time. 

The afro soul performer worked with the popular musical group, Joyous Celebration.

Working with the group gained her experience and travel exposure. She traveled with the group to see a larger and more diverse audience.

Brenda Mtambo
Brenda Mtambo biography
Brenda Mtambo performing live on stage.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Brenda Mtambo
Born:March 3, 1983 (age 40 years old)
Place of Birth:Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal
Nationality:South Africa
Education:Accounting
Alma mater:University of Durban-Westville
Occupation:Singer, performer, entrepreneur
Music Genre:Afro Soul
Affiliation:Joyous Celebration
Marital Status:Married
Profiles:InstagramFacebookTwitter
Albums:So Much More (2016), Inspired (2013)
Net worth:R24 million

Early Life

Brenda Mtambo was born on March 3, 1983, in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She grew up in Umlazi, Durban, under the care of strict grandparents.

Music has been a thing she had a passion for since childhood. She discovered her musical talent when she was in Grade one. She started to lead and sing songs during the school assembly.

As a shy girl, music is the way to express herself as a young child. Mtambo had a musical childhood experience that she discovered could be a successful career. 

The singer hails from a humble beginning and wanted to change her circumstances through education.

Education

Mtambo studied in Umlazi, ­outside Durban, South Africa. She graduated with a BCom in accounting from the University of Durban-Westville.

Career

Though the artist is doing well in the music industry, at first, it was something she did in her spare time. She decided to make a living from music after becoming a member of the gospel group Joyous Celebration.

Mtambo stayed with the music group Joyous Celebration for a decade. The group gained her travel and singing exposure. She traveled and performed in other countries in Africa and beyond.

Mtambo gained experience performing to a large audience and began a solo career. She produced her debut album Inspired through Joyous Records. The launching of the album took place in Sandon in 2013.

Brenda has done backing vocals for a host of many prominent local artists. She has shared the stage with artists like Hugh Masekela, ­Sibongile Khumalo, and Judith Sephuma.

Other artists, she has sung for include Lira, Thandiswa Mazwai, and Jonas Gwangwa. The versatile singer refers to her music genre as Afro-soul/Jazz.

Prominent musician Thami Shobede featured her in the song Letting Go. She has also collaborated with House music duo Revolution.

Discography

Albums

  • So Much More (2016)
  • Inspired (2013)

Songs

  • I Love You
  • Ixesha Lami
  • I Remember
  • Ungayeki
  • Mhlaba Wethu
  • Themba Njalo
  • Aluta Continua
  • Baby Say Yeah
  • Ungowam’ forever
  • Khululeka
  • Nguwe Wedwa
  • Ungenzela Konke Okuhle
  • Stay With Me
  • Santiago
  • What I Have Been Looking For
  • Kubani
  • Busezweni
  • All I Needed
  • Mangenze Kanjani
  • Iphupho Lami
  • Sometimes
  • Best Of Me
  • All Over Now
  • Bheka NgaKimi
  • Just A Wish
  • You Can Be
  • Ndlovukazi Interlude
  • Ngizwa Izwi
  • Ndlovukazi
  • Busezweni Interlude
  • Xola Nhliziyo
  • Trackers Theme Song

Social Media

Brenda Mtambo is active on several social media platforms. She takes posts of her performances, fashion styles, and others to Instagram. She has over 101k followers.

The singer also shares banners of her upcoming performances to invite followers.

Personal Life

Brenda Mtambo married her long-time lover in a private wedding ceremony and kept it a secret. She says that her husband is not in the music industry, and they did not invite any media to the wedding. The performer is also a proud mother.

Net Worth

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Brenda Mtambo is a successful Afro Soul music performer.

Brenda Mtambo has been in the music industry for a long time and has built a successful career. She has earned a fortune and is still climbing the ranks. She has a net worth of R24 million as of August 2022.