Azania Mosaka (born April 17, 1977; Age: 45 years old) is a South African actress, broadcaster, journalist, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is famous for her incredible broadcasts on the radio (especially on Radio 702), television and podcasts. She has been active in the media space since 1996.
With over 20 years of experience in the media, Mosaka is regarded as one of the forces to reckon with in the industry. She has worked with several prominent people and presented an impressive number of interesting shows, including Total Bliss and Real Talk.
How Old Is Azania Mosaka Now?
Azania Mosaka is currently 45 years old. She was born on April 17, 1977, in Pimville, Soweto, South Africa. Her parents’ names are Rabotapi Mosaka (father) and Ouma Mosaka (mother).
The journalist is the last child of her parents – she has two elder siblings. The name of her elder brother is Itumeleng Azania, while Reagile Azania is her elder sister’s name. Unfortunately, further information about their personal lives, educational background, careers, and whereabouts.
Azania’s parents lived in Alberton; her mother was a nurse, while her father was also doing great in his businesses and other endeavors. However, he is to have been very abusive towards his wife before their separation. Rabotapi left his family when the presenter was small and got married to another woman called Felicity Mosaka.
Azania was particularly raised by her mother. Her father was diagnosed with dementia in February 2020 and later passed away on July 11 of the same year. Mosaka and her mother Ouma are currently embroiled in a legal battle with Felicity over the division of Rabotapi’s joint estate, including immovable properties, businesses, and insurance policies.
The names of the institutions the celebrity broadcaster received her elementary and high school education are not available for public consumption. However, she attended the University of Witwatersrand, where she studied commerce.
Azania also studied media at Vega School of Brand Communication, after which she launched her media career precisely in 1996. At the age of 18, she was already co-hosting a youth talk show called The Joint, which ran on now-defunct CCV-TV.
The celebrity broadcaster relocated to London after she left the talk show. She spent three years there and did some jobs, including working at McDonald’s and as a hotel receptionist. She eventually returned to South Africa in 1998.
What Movie is Azania Mosaka Best Known for?
It’s no surprise that most people think Azania is an actress. After a thorough search, we couldn’t lay our hands on any report, record, or document validating such. Again, she didn’t identify herself as an actress on her Instagram bio or social media accounts.
However, Mosaka has appeared as a judge on two seasons of the reality TV series Popstar. Further details about her appearance on the show are not available. When it comes to hosting and presenting shows on TV or radio, the Soweto-born star is one of the best among her contemporaries.
She has recorded impressive success and achievements in her career, and it’s good to know she is not ready to slow down or take a break. She started her radio career when she joined Metro FM as a producer for Glen Lewis’ show The Ride.
She is also a familiar face on the show – Cooking with Azania- on SABC3. Azania has traveled around the globe because of her intimidating records on the radio. As a fan of Rihanna, she was on the 777 Tour with the celebrity Rihanna because she is a known fan. They went to seven cities, in seven countries, in 7 days.
Here’s a summary of the places she has worked and shows she has hosted or presented.
- Primedia TV (2015) – as a presenter for a show, BassIQ
- The e.tv show Backstreet live – Host
- Total Bliss – Host
- The Sound of Breakfast – Host
- Real Talk – Host (Unfortunately, the programme was later canceled soon after the season, although Azania had been selected to take over the show)
- Power FM – Host of the programme Power Lunch.
- Radio 702 – as a presenter every weekday
- SABC1’s talk show Zaziwa (2020)
- Popstar – as herself; judge
- SABC3’s show, Cooking With Azania.
One of the most elegant media personalities in South Africa, Mosaka won the Most Stylish Media Personality at the SA Stylish awards that took place at Joburg’s Hyde Park Corner in November 2016.
Is Azania Mosaka Married?
Mosaka recently dated a popular South African man called Sizwe Dhlomo. Although neither Dhlomo nor Mosaka affirmed or debunked reports about them being an item then, the actual cause of their separation, on the other hand, is not known.
Details about their relationship, including how and where they met, how long they dated, and if their separation was amicable, are not open to public scrutiny. Sizwe Dhlomo is also a household name in the South African media industry.
He is a radio personality and TV presenter famed for his presenting skills. He launched his career after winning MTV Base’s talent contest and became the first MTV Base VJ in 2005, during the channel’s season of its World Chart Express.
Currently, Mosaka is not publicly dating anyone, and it is not known if she is seeing someone secretly. However, the celebrity journalist has a beautiful daughter from her previous marriage.
Meet Azania Mosaka’s Beautiful Daughter, Shamiso Mosaka
Azania had Shamiso in 1998 with her ex-husband. Although she never wanted to, Shamiso is already following in her mother’s footsteps in the media space. Azania’s daughter was naturally talkative and someone blessed with leadership skills.
Since she already looks and sounds like her mom, she intended to switch to a career entirely different from media. But then, in the long run, her irresistible personality opened the doors for her to join one of the biggest shows on MTV Base Africa; Ghosted; Love Gone Missing, as co-host.
Years ago, she suffered mental health issues that led to her self-harming. Upon recovery, she fell in love with tattoos and eventually covered her scars with a lot of them. She currently has about 30 of them on her body.
Shamiso could not finish her studies at Wits. However, she plans to graduate someday after studying a course she is passionate about. Like her mom, Shambiso is an internet sensation with over 105,000 followers on Instagram.
She is currently in a relationship with a caring man, who she says loves his privacy. He also credits his mom and boyfriend for the confident and hardworking woman she is today.
Who’s Azania’s Former Husband?
He is none other than South African media personality Tony Ndoro, who is currently current affairs and sports anchor with ENCA. In addition, he is also a marketing professional, voice-over artist, and the owner of the popular Funk Ba restaurants.
Tony and Azania got married in 2005 and divorced in 2011. Azania reportedly ended her marriage due to “personal differences.” Ndoro has worked with numerous elite firms in the country, including SuperSport International, where he covered rugby for over 10 years.