Who Is Sinazo Yolwa? Surprising Facts About The Talented TV Presenter

Sinazo Yolwa is a multi-talented South African model, actress, MC, and TV presenter who is popularly known for the The Real Goboza (RGB) program which she hosts on SABC1 every Saturday. She has been on the front line as a TV presenter for a decade and counting, making a name for herself as well as gaining admiration from her fans and co-entertainers.

The TV presenter became the center of attraction of the public when she made her debut in the SABC3 entertainment variety programme tagged the A-List in 2010. The actress has not stopped serving her fans with her best and equally gaining the admiration of many.

Sinazo Yolwa’s Bio and Profile Summary 

  • Full Name: Sinazo Pelisa Yolwa
  • Date Of Birth: 26th July 1988
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Nationality: South African
  • Place Of Birth: Mthatha
  • Alma Mater: University Of Cape Town
  • Education: Accounting
  • Profession: Model, MC, Actress, and TV Presenter

The Actress Was Raised By A Single Mother

Sinazo Yolwa was born in Mthatha, previously known as Umtata, located in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Born on 26th July 1988, she is currently 35 years old and was raised under the care of a single mother. After the demise of her two aunties, she has remained the only relation of her mother who has been protective of her.

Sinazo Yolwa Holds A Degree In Accounting 

Sinazo Yolwa is not just pretty but she is also an intelligent person who loves education. The actress is undoubtedly determined towards her education as she had to move to Cape Town for her High School, staying in Kyalitsha for some months. She later stayed in Green Point till her matric at Sea Point High School in 2006 where she bagged a distinction in Afrikaans and English. This earned her the Stephen Young Scholarship which was the highest award for students then.

The young girl would go on to enroll at the University of Cape Town in 2007 where she studied Accounting and graduated with a B.Comm degree. During her days at the university, she received the University of Cape Town Black Bursary award.

Sinazo Became Famous For Her TV Role In A-List

The TV presenter made her debut in 2010 on A-List, an SABC3 entertainment variety program where she was the host. Despite being her first role as a presenter, Sinazo Yolwa was exceptional and couldn’t stop people from admiring her. Her first gig spoke volumes for her as she became the entertainment correspondent of the SABC1 life magazine titled the Link in 2012 where she gets to write and air her own scripts. She then featured as the host on the SABC1 reality show So You Think You Can Dance in 2013. The multi-talented presenter’s skills became top-notch as she inked the position of a host in the popular SABC1 entertainment program, The Real Goboza.

In 2011, Sinazo Yolwa appeared as the presenter on Water is Life, a Tshwane TV environmental show. As a dignified presenter who has made name for herself in the entertainment industry, raking roles is not a big deal as she raked a presenting role in Top Billing, an SABC3 Magazine show in November 2011 working as a part-time presenter.

Being an aggressive star, Sinazo Yolwa didn’t relent on carrying out her duties as she inked another presenting job at an online video site – the Zoopy. She continues to be very active in the industry to date.

A Summary Of Sinazo Yolwa's TV Shows And Movies
TV Shows

  • A-List
  • The Link
  • So You Think You Can Dance
  • Real Goboza
  • Water is Life
  • Top Billing
  • Zoopy


  • The Wild– Victoria
  • Impilo– Sindi

Sinazo Yolwa Is Multilingual and Also An Actress

Not just beautiful but also full of brains, the popular TV presenter also speaks many languages. She is fluent in Xhosa, English, Afrikaans, German, and Zulu. Her multi-talented nature also landed her in the league of actresses.

Sinazo Yolwa was cast in an M-Net TV series titled The Wild as Victoria. The Wild is a movie that portrays three families that struggles to work together in the future because they had a rough past all for a special piece of land which they own together. The actress also moderates the PEP radio drama series titled Impilo as Sindi.

She Has Appeared In A Few Television Commercials

The illustrious TV presenter is not just into modeling, acting, MCing, and hosting shows, as she has also appeared in the TV commercials of notable companies. These companies include Vodacom, Sasol, Ackerman’s, and Brut in conjunction with Candice Boucher, and Kerry McGregory.

Sinazo’s Work As An MC 

Sinazo Yolwa is indeed the definition of an industrious woman as she also works as an MC. Her passion, eloquence, and charming smile has given her an edge as an MC. She has engaged as an MC in notable companies in South Africa like Unilever, she was the MC of Bloom Marketing annual Durban July Marquee. Sinazo is no doubt serving her MC duties hot as she was the MC of SA’s top record label, Kalawa Jazmee, and is still active as an MC to date.

The Actress Is Also A Model

Though the Mthatha-born queen revealed that she never took modeling as a career, she saw it as a hobby that turned out to become a source of income. The buxom lady has modeled at Fashions Finest London Fashion Week shows in 2012. With her outstanding body figure and pretty face, Sinazo Yolwa took her stunning modeling skills to Vogue Italia’s London Street Style online segment.

The TV Personality Is Not In Any Known Relationship

There are no records of the relationship status of Sinazo Yolwa, likewise her exes. She, however, revealed that she sticks to the old-fashioned way where a man sends cows to her home before she considers him. The TV presenter holds her culture in high esteem as she revealed that she prefers her man sending cows to her home instead of money which has become a norm in recent generations.

Sinazo Yolwa Owns A Clothing Line

In addition to her work on the screen, Sinazo Yolwa owns a business. She is the sole owner of the Purfect 8 clothing line. The multi-talented model’s clothing line includes women’s casual clothing such as leggings, tops, sunglasses, and accessories. She has, however, revealed that she does not create nor design the clothes in her clothing line, rather she buys them.

There Are No Records Of Sinazo Yolwa’s Awards

Sinazo Yolwa has shown professionalism in carrying out her work as a TV presenter, MC, actress, and model. She has equally made a name for herself and gained respect for her outstanding skills over the years. However, there are no records of awards won over the years.


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