Sphelele Makhunga (born c. 1997) is a South African businesswoman and entrepreneur. She gained prominence for marrying the Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune.

The couple got married at a traditional wedding. Makhunga also has a cute young daughter Amogelang, who she had with her husband. She is an alumnus of Varsity College Alumni.

Sphelele Makhunga
Sphelele Makhunga biography
Sphelele Makhunga is a 25-years-old South African model from eThekwini.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Sphelele Makhunga
Born:c. 1997 (age 25 years old)
Nationality:South African
Education:Varsity College
Spouse:Itumeleng Khune (m. 2019)
Net Worth:R5 million

Early Life

Sphelele Makhunga baby
The couple says people should expect their white wedding soon, and their daughter will be their flower girl.

Sphelele Makhunga was born and raised in South Africa. She is a native of Durban and hails from eThekwini.

Sources report that her parents groomed her during her formative age.

The 24-year-old hosted a birthday celebration in February 2020. Itu bought her many beautiful gifts to celebrate the marriage. With much joy, she shared it with fans on social media.


Makhunga studied at Kloof High School and is among the best graduating student.

While in school, many loved her for her cooking talent. After matriculating, she attended Varsity College in South Africa. 


Sphelele Makhunga pictures
Sphelele Makhunga has collaborated with brands.

Sphelele Makhunga is a businesswoman and has worked for several local brands. Her posts on social media talks more about her work. She advocates for natural beauty and emphasis getting a natural look.

The businessperson also promotes brands on her social media page and has marketed hair products, baby care products, and children’s wear. She partnered with Huggies.

Makhunga owns an events and décor company Eminence. It organises birthday parties, baby showers and celebrations. She founded Eminence Florist, with their flowers and roses at garages in Johannesburg.

Makhunga promotes her businesses on her social media.

Personal Life

Sphelele Makhunga family
Sphelele Makhunga’s husband and children.

Sphelele Makhunga is best known for getting married to the Kaizer Chiefs FC goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune. She and her husband got hitched in a traditional wedding on November 16, 2019. 

Makhunga cherishes her little one and announces that she wants to have two more kids. Another thing about their relationship that left tongues wagging was their age difference.

According to her, her husband is ten years older than she is, but it doesn’t bother her. She married at a young age, and that had been her dream.

The couple welcomed their second child, a bay girl Ziyanda in June 2021. They had their first child Amogelang in February 2020.


The couple is quite active as well. They shared their video training in their home gym and their progress video of her muscle gains with trainer Vusi Mavreka Hlabangwana.

Social Profiles

Sphelele Makhunga Instagram
Sphelele Makhunga Instagram account.

Sphelele Makhunga shares other aspects of her personal life on her Instagram account. Her time with her family, promotions, and beautiful moments too. She has over 158k followers on Instagram.

Net Worth

Sphelele Makhunga net worth
Sphelele Makhunga is worth millions of Rand.

Sphelele Makhunga has been a doing business for a long time before meeting her husband. She earns an extra buck through brand promotion on social media. She has accumulated an estimated net worth of R5 million as of September 2022.