Bontle Modiselle is a talented South African actress, dancer, choreographer, and television presenter who has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. Here is a detailed account of her life, career, and achievements.
Early Life and Breakthrough:
Bontle was born on October 7, 1990, in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. She grew up in a family of performers, with her mother and father both being dancers. Her mother, Jackie Modiselle, was a member of the famous 80s pop group, Black Girls, and her father, David Modiselle, was a renowned choreographer. Bontle started dancing at a young age and received her first break in the entertainment industry when she was just 14 years old. She was cast as a dancer in the popular South African TV show, “Crazy Games.”
Family, Siblings, Parents, and Children:
Bontle is the eldest of three children. She has two younger sisters, Refilwe and Candice. Her parents, Jackie and David Modiselle, are both accomplished dancers and choreographers. Bontle has one child, a daughter named Afrika Bonita Lerato Moloi, whom she shares with her long-time partner, rapper Priddy Ugly (real name Ricardo Moloi).
Education since Childhood:
Bontle attended Mondeor High School in Johannesburg, where she was actively involved in the school’s dance program. She later went on to study contemporary dance at the Tshwane University of Technology.
Career, Music, and Awards:
Bontle has had a successful career in the entertainment industry, both as a dancer and as an actress. She has appeared in several TV shows and movies, including “eKasi: Our Stories,” “Broken Vows,” “The Wild,” and “Rockville.” She has also hosted several TV shows, including the music show “Club 808” and the dance competition “Showville.” In addition to her work on screen, Bontle is also a talented choreographer and has worked on several music videos and live performances. She has also released her own music, with her debut single “Summertime” being released in 2018. Bontle has won several awards for her work, including the Best Female Dancer award at the Dance Music Awards South Africa in 2018 and the Best Music Video award at the South African Hip Hop Awards in 2019.
Houses and Cars and Other Big Assets:
Bontle and her partner Priddy Ugly own a house in Johannesburg. They have not disclosed the value of the property. Bontle also owns a Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
Relationships, Baby Daddy, Boyfriend:
Bontle has been in a long-term relationship with rapper Priddy Ugly since 2009. The couple got engaged in 2019 and welcomed their daughter Afrika Bonita Lerato Moloi in 2020.
Other Businesses and Net Worth:
In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Bontle is also a successful businesswoman. She co-owns the dance and fitness studio, Impulse Dance with her sisters Refilwe and Candice. Bontle’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.