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Bontle Modiselle Biography-Profile, Net Worth, Career & Age


Bontle Modiselle Biography-Profile, Net Worth, Career & Age

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Is there anything Bontle can’t do? To this day, she holds many titles; she is an actress, model, choreographer, dancer and singer. Find out about Bontle Modiselle in this biography.

Personal Life

Bontle Modiselle is a well-known South African actress, TV presenter, dancer, radio personality, singer, model, and choreographer. Bontle Modiselleā€™s age is 32. She celebrates her birthday every 7th of October.

Real name:

Bontle Jade-Lee Modiselle Moloi


Actress, TV Presenter, Dancer, Radio Personality, Singer, Model, Choreographer


7 October 1990


South African

Star sign:


Birth place:

Soweto, Johannesburg




Afrika Bonita Lerato Moloi

Net Worth:

$1 to $3 Million or R16.9 million to R50.5 million

What was Bontleā€™s early life like?

She was primarily raised in the North Eastern region of Johannesburg by her parents Percy and Grace Modiselle. She hails from the Tswana ethnic group.

Bontle Modiselle has two sistersĀ who are also prominent in the entertainment industry. Of Bontle Modiselleā€™s sisters, Refilwe Modiselle is a model, while Candice Modiselle is a television personality.

It seems like Bontle Modiselle and her sisters were destined to make their way into the entertainment industry. Their dad was a model. Unfortunately, he died by suicide.

Bontle Modiselle tookĀ her dadā€™s deathĀ hard and felt responsible because she dreamt about the scene before it happened. She spoke to her parents about the dream, but it didnā€™t hit home until it came to pass.

Does Bontle Modiselle have a twin?

No. Bontle Modiselle does not have a twin even though her younger sister looks eerily similar to her.

Bontle Modiselle’sĀ Schooling

Although Bontle Modiselle started her career at a young age, it did not get in the way of her education. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Corporate Communications from the University of Johannesburg.

Bontle Modiselle’sĀ Career

Bontle Modiselleā€™s love for music and dance started in 2017 when she enrolled in choreography and dance classes.

However, Bontle Modiselleā€™s first steps into the world of entertainment were as a model and part-time dancer.

You can see some of her dance moves in music videos by DJ Tira, Rouge and Major Leagues DJz. Bontle Modiselleā€™s movieĀ ā€œHear Me Moveā€Ā marked her debut as an actress in 2014. She played the role of ‘Khanyi’.

Her fans also had the privilege of watching her in the first season ofĀ Thulaā€™s Vine, a South African drama series that tells the story of a celebrity who lost her status and ended up pursuing her roots to find her birthright. Bontle plays the role of Lindiwe.

When did Bontle gain popularity?

Bontle became South Africa’s go-to choreographer. In 2016, she became the leading choreographer of the showĀ Lip Sync Battles,Ā a popular African Franchise of Paramount Picture.

In the same year, she choreographed the MTV Africa Music Awards. In June 2019, Bontle Modiselle was the lead choreographer for theĀ Castle Lite UnlocksĀ edition, which was headlined by American rapper, Meek Mill.

She has been featured in the Multichoice Diski Challenge and Basketball National League under a group called ā€œSet it offā€.

What are some highlights from Bontle Modiselleā€™s career?

Some of the other notable moments in Bontle Modiselleā€™s career include:

  • Participating in the Woolworths RE: Jeans 2014 Campaign in 2014
  • In February 2016. Co-hostingĀ Showville, a reality competition series that aired on SABC 2.Ā 
  • Along with her sisters, she presented an award in March 2016 at the South African Film and Television Awards.
  • In June 2017, she became the new presenter ofĀ e.tvā€™s music show club 808.
  • In March 2018, Bontle Modiselle was the new face of Revlon South Africa.
  • She hosted a rap battle on SBC1 in 2019.

Is Bontle Modiselle working for Netflix?

To everyoneā€™s delight, Netflix commissioned a South African original drama series,Ā Jiva,Ā that follows the hardships endured by a working-class girl Ntombi.

In this show, the Durban girl has to survive through tough competition and family issues to excel in the aggressive world of performing art.

Although the show itself sounds interesting, the fact that Bontle Modiselle was chosen to be on the creative team and is choreographing the show makes us want to watch it all the more.

Bontle Modiselle’sĀ Relationships

Is Bontle Modiselle married?

Ricardo Moloi, aka Priddy Ugly, had beenĀ Bontle Modiselleā€™s boyfriendĀ since the end of his matric year. They had been friends since she was 16 years old and used to chat on the platform MXit when it was still ā€œitā€.

Looking back to the time before they started dating, Bontle Modiselle confessed that she didnā€™t think Priddy Ugly would ever like her because she came from a very humble home and dressed modestly.

However, while other girls in her dance group,Ā ‘the reps’Ā also had their eye on Priddy Ugly, fate chose to put them together, and their relationship is still going strong.

Bontle Modiselleā€™s wedding to Priddy Ugly was a beautiful African-inspired ceremony. The couple took us all by surprise when they tied the knot three days after sharing their plans to get hitched.

Bontle Modiselle’s Family

Does Bontle have any children?

While it is clear that she is doing very well in her professional life, Bontle Modiselle is doing equally well in her personal life.

In November 2019, Bontle Modiselle became a mom. Priddy Ugly andĀ Bontle Modiselleā€™s childā€™s name is Afrika. Like a typical mom, her antics are not only showcased on her Instagram page but also on Afrikaā€™s very own Instagram page –Ā @afrika_with_love.

While the media documented Bontle Modiselleā€™s baby journey, she kept her conceiving journey to herself. She suffered two miscarriages in the past and made her fans aware of this through Instagram.

She also revealed that although she danced through most of her pregnancy, it took time to fall in love with all the imperfections of her body.

This truly body-positive post showed how she valued the time with her child more than being worried about these vain concerns.

Bontle Modiselle’s Controversy

Cheating is not a deal-breaker

Bontle ModiselleĀ won’t pack her bags and leaveĀ should her husband, Priddy Ugly cheat on her.

In an interview with Podcast and Chill MacG, the choreographer didn’t mince her words when she said that infidelity is not an issue for her.

However, her statement is quite possibly ironic if you follow it up with her explanation. Bontle expressed her trust in her husband and thus her willingness to have that stand.

Bontle joins Twitter ‘war’

Bontle Modiselle is usually not a very controversial person. But recently, a tweet suggesting that Bontle was the reason behind her husbandā€™s success caused a Twitter war with everyone having to say something about the topic.

When the controversy was well on its way, Bontle joined in and denied any co-dependency in their relationship by either of the two. She also went on to say that the tweet was a terrible analogy that gave awful advice.

Bontle Modiselle’s Cars

The choreographer’s garage is packed with some fine sets of wheels. Bontle owns a Volkswagen Golf GTI, a white and a black one.

Bontle Modiselle’s House

As for her home, she lives in a luxurious property with her husband and child. She only shows parts of her house on her social media feed but it’s enough to know that it is a lush house.

Bontle Modiselle’sĀ Net Worth

Bontle Modiselle is one of the most popular TV Actresses in South Africa and also one of the richest. While her salary is unknown, her net worth is around $1 to $3 Million.

Awards & Recognition

Nominated for ā€œBest Actress in a Supporting Roleā€ at the 12th Africa Movie Academy

A prominent personality in the entertainment industry, Bontle Modiselle, is a gifted actress and has also made her mark as a dancer, choreographer, television presenter, singer, and model.

Social Media

Bontle Modiselle’s Twitter:Ā @BontleModiselle

Bontle Modiselle’s Instagram:Ā @bontle.modiselle

Bontle Modiselle’s Facebook:Ā Bontle Modiselle


Who is Bontle Modiselle?

Bontle Modiselle is a well-known South African actress, TV presenter, dancer, radio personality, singer, model, and choreographer.

How old is Bontle Modiselle?Ā 

As of 2022, Bontle Modiselleā€™s age is 32.

Does Bontle Modiselle have a twin? Ā 

No. Bontle Modiselle does not have a twin even though her younger sister looks eerily similar to her.

Is Bontle Modiselle married?Ā 

Bontle Modiselle is married to Ricardo Moloi (Priddy Ugly), whaom she has known since she was 16 years old. In 2019 they announced the birth of their first child Afrika.

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