SA media personality, Bonang Matheba is set to host her first ever reality show titled “Being Bonang”.
Bonang made the announcement on Friday through her Instagram page. The reality show which is produced by Thebarleader.tv, with Bonang as the Co-Executive Producer, is set to debut in July on VUZU AMP.
Being Bonang will give viewers a glimpse into her daily business interactions, her love life with boyfriend and music star, AKA and her friendships and familial relationships.
On social media, many praised Bonang for her long-awaited reality show while others were quick to jump on the fact that she had previously tweeted against having a reality show because she lives a private life.
Mzansi’s Queen B* joins a list of other SA celebrities who have had their own reality show including former Big Brother stars, Mandla and Lexi, Sushi King Kenny Kunene, Dineo Ranaka of Dineo’s diary and a few others.
Born in Mafikeng on the 25th of June, 1987, Bonang shot to fame during her years of hosting the popular SABC1’s Live with Tbo Touch. Bonang began hosting at the age of 15 on the Manhattan’s Fantasy Challenge on SABC2 in 2002.
She also hosted the 9th Annual Metro FM Awards in 2008 with Tbo Touch. Two years later she presented the 16th Annual South African Music awards with Sizwe Dhlomo, Siyabonga Ngwekazi and Trevor Noah.
Bonang currently hosts Afternoon Express, daily Talkshow on SABC 3, SA’s Premiere Lifestyle and Magazine Show – Top Billing, SABC 3.
Queen B* has been a judge on a couple of shows including SABC 3 Presenter Search 2001 and Miss South Africa Pageant 2014. She also has numerous accolades to her name including; Digital Influencer of the year 2014 by Channel 24, 2015 Female Continental Style Influencer by Abryanz Fashion awards, Forbes List: 13 African Celebrities To Watch In 2013, among others.