K Naomi is a South African award-winning model, TV personality, and actress who gained prominence after hosting the 2012 Top One Show produced by Top One Entertainment. Here is all you need to know about the famous TV personality.
How Old is K. Naomi?
Born as Keitumetse Naomi Noinyane, K Naomi was born on June 28, 1991, and is currently 31 years old. She was born in the Mafikeng district of Northwest South Africa to her mother, Margaret Noinyane, and her estranged father, whose name she has deliberately refused to disclose.
In the absence of her father, Naomi grew up in South Africa with her mom, her grandmother, and her sister. Unfortunately, she lost her mother in 2012, and five years later, she also lost her grandmother in 2017.
Naomi’s father has been out of the picture since her childhood. However, she has revealed that she is trying to make up with her once estranged father. On the other hand, she shares a beautiful relationship with her sister, with whom she always tours different African countries.
K Naomi Has a BA Degree in Brand Building and Management
In 2017 K Naomi graduated from the Vega Bordeaux School with a Bachelor’s Degree in Brand Building and Management. This qualification has been very helpful to her through the process of creating a personal brand in the South African entertainment industry.
Besides its relevance to her career, the degree also means a lot to her as she dedicated it to her late loving mother, who has always been a source of inspiration to her.
K Naomi’s Career, Awards, and Recognitions
Since she stepped into the limelight in 2012, K Naomi has been doing very well for herself as an actress, model, and TV personality. Her creativity in the industry has also earned her several awards and recognition. Here is a breakdown of her career growth.
As a TV personality
K Naomi became known as one of SA’s finest TV personalities after she hosted the 2012 edition of the Top One Show. After that, she was also featured in the popular Telenovela, The River, which was aired on 1 Magic.
Throughout the years, she has built a name for herself in the South African entertainment industry, working with other top names in the industry like Chanelle Ellaya, Ayanda Thabethe, Hlomla Dandala, Laron Moagi, Lunga Shabalala, and Moshidi Motshegwa.
The movies and Television shows that she has been featured in include
- A date with Arthur
- All Access Mzansi
- Last Fighter Standing
- Top One how
- 10 Over 10
- BET A-List
- The River
As a Model
Although K Naomi is more recognized for being a Television personality, she has also earned some strokes in her modeling ventures. The peak of her modeling career was when she collaborated with the Vogue Vogue Eyewear brand, after which she was named their brand ambassador.
She is also a Fitness Advocate and Enthusiast
As a fitness enthusiast and advocate, she has created a charity program called Pretty Lethal, which offers free self-defense classes to people.
Awards and recognitions
K Naomi has received several recognitions for her creativity and dedication to her art. Some of the awards and recognitions that she has received include
- First African woman to be made a Reebok Ambassador
- First African woman to be made a Maybelline brand representative
- Hot Feather’s Hot Chick of the Year 2017
Is K Naomi Married?
In March 2021, K Naomi got married to her heartthrob Tshepoo Phakathi. Their wedding came a year after Tshepo officially proposed to K Naomi at the Gate at Quoin Rock restaurant in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.
Before their wedding, the couple welcomed their daughter named Freer in December 2012. K Naomi, the new mom, had shared the happy news of their baby’s arrival on her Instagram account.
Meet K Naomi’s Husband, Tshepo Phakati
Tshepo Phakati is a South African businessman, speaker, writer, entrepreneur, and the group CEO of Phakathi Holdings. As an entrepreneur, Phakati has a strong obsession with resolving issues of abject poverty and chronic joblessness, which torments South African society.
He is also very concerned with spreading entrepreneurial ventures across all the towns in South Africa. To achieve this, he set up the Kaello Business Hub, an initiative whose primary concern is to offer advice and mentorship opportunities to township-based businesses. In 2016 he also created the Start-Up Nation initiative, which is fully concerned with supporting small businesses and helping them find their footing.
Besides his business ventures, Phakati has also established a career as an author. He wrote a book on making profits from the previous 2004 Soccer World Cup. He also co-authored a Financial Literacy program in collaboration with FNB Bank. This program has reached over 35 million people in sub-Saharan Africa and has also been produced in 13 different languages.
K Naomi’s Net Worth
K Naomi has an estimated net worth of $400,000. This includes her income as an actress, TV presenter, and model. It is expected that as she continues to further her career, she will grow her earnings, and ultimately her net worth will increase.
What Does K Naomi Do Now?
K Naomi is still very actively present in the entertainment industry. And besides building a career in the entertainment industry K Naomi is also a renowned philanthropist. She is also very active on her different social media platforms. Her Instagram account @knaomi has over 500K followers.
She is also active on her Twitter account @KNaomi, where she has more than 1followers. Her social media accounts are beautified with pictures of herself in different work and leisure events. She also shares pictures of her and her family, including her sister, with whom she is always going on vacations.