Benny Mayengani biography, age, wife, profile & birthday

Benny Mayengani (born Bennet Skheto Baloyi; 11th January 1978 in Limpopo) is a South African artist and politician.

He has grown to be among the list of the most prominent Xitsonga artists in the country.

The artist has dropped hit songs that made waves in the South African music industry.

His career did not end in the entertainment scene, rather he entered into politics making him grow strong.


Benny Mayengani biography
Benny is a popular South African politician and musician.
NameBennet Skheto Baloyi
Age42 years old
NationalitySouth African
Date of birth11 January 1978
Place of birthTzaneen region, Limpopo Province
ProfessionPolitician, musician
WifeCynthia Ngobeni
BirthdayJanuary 11th


His date of birth is on the 11th of January 1978 and the place of birth is in the Tzaneen region, Limpopo Province, South Africa. 

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Benny Mayengani is 42 years old and celebrates his birthday every year on January 11th.


Benny Mayengani is married to Cynthia Ngobeni, his long-term girlfriend.

In 2019, Benny paid lobola, sometimes referred to as “bride wealth”. The couple had a bridal traditional family welcoming ceremony in the village of Shawela in Limpopo. 


In 2011, he made it on the ‘list of most prominent Xitsonga artists’ upon dropping his debut album ‘Tiba Ben’.

He has collaborated with many heavyweights in the music industry. He was worked with Mr. Jambatani, Prince Ranghani, Joe Shirimani, and Vana Va Ndoda.

At the Xitsonga Music Awards, he received nominations for three (3) awards in 2013.

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He was nominated for ‘Best Xitsonga Male Artist’, ‘Best Xitsonga Popular Song of the Year’, and ‘Best Xitsonga Album of the Year’.


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In 2016, Benny made history and became the first Tsonga musician to be an official of the Johannesburg Chamber.

He occupied the position of PR Councilor for Johannesburg city under the Economic Freedom Fighters. After three years of service, in 2019, he quit the position.

In February the following year, 2020, he joined the African National Congress. He was being welcomed by Stanley Chupu Mathabatha, ANC Limpopo chair.

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