Owami Mafokate (born 20 September 2001), best-known by her stage name DJ Owami, is a gifted South African disc jockey and musician. She has become a music sensation for her outstanding skills in deejaying.
She has been exposed to music since her childhood days. With their help, she has built her music career. They have also left a significant impact on her career decision.
Adding to her stream of income is being an entrepreneur, record producer, brand ambassador, and philanthropist.
|20 September 2001 (age 20)
|Place of Birth:
|Arthur Mafokate, Queen Sesoko
|Arthur Mafokate Jr., Kelello Mafokate
|Boyfriend • Spouse:
|Disk Jockey• Entrepreneur
DJ Owami was born on 20 September 2001 into a family of veteran musicians. At her naming ceremony, she was named Owami Mafokate.
She hails from Soweto, a township of the City of Johannesburg in Gauteng, South Africa. Her parents, Arthur Mafokate and Queen Sesoko, greatly influenced her love for music.
Since her days as a child, she has been exposed to good music from her parents. Her mother was part of the 1990s popular music group Abashante Music Group.
Her father is also known for his influence and performance in the music industry. He is best known as an established Kwaito performer and producer.
Her father is also known as ‘the King of Kwaito’ and has been in the music industry for over 20 years. The veteran singer also established the 999 Music Records.
Owami Mafokate is the second child of her parents out of 3 children. Her oldest brother Arthur Mafokate Jr. works also as a Deejay. She is older than Kelello Mafokate.
Speaking of her academic career and educational background, she attended Beaulieu College. While in school, she saw business and engineering graphics & design as her favorite subjects.
She had her matriculation in 2019 after she cleared all her papers and passed her matric exams with flying colors. She was present for her matriculation dance, aired as Selimathuzi.
Reaching the legal age, 18, comes with much celebration and surprises. For the young superstar, it came with both, on her 18th birthday she received a new R400K Minnie Cooper. What an extravagant birthday it was.
Her father couldn’t be more proud as he shares snaps of his daughter celebrating the special day.
The deejay developed an interest in music from a very young age. To boost her experience she started receiving Deejay lessons from AJ at that time she was thirteen.
Though at first, her parents didn’t buy the idea for her joining the music industry. Her career path is her decision and she began to practice in her bedroom and AJ, her older brother, mentored her.
Eventually, she had a performance on YoTV, and ever since, she walked into the limelight. She has not disappointed so far as she is making waves in the South African entertainment industry.
Her father was there to support her as she progressed. Though her academic pursuit is still at the top of her priorities, she is still aiming to be a household name in music.
She has dropped her track Let’s Get It, which is from her debut album THE YANOS. No doubt, she is among the finest, young female Disk Jockeys South Africa has produced.
Let’s Get It On by DJ Owami features Valentine, another talented singer, and a former Idols finalist.
Her 18th birthday came with a flurry of celebrations and surprises. She will always remember all that happened that day. The DJ was gifted a new Minnie Cooper car worth over R400K. The celebration was lavish and memorable.
The Disk Jockey is reserved with her relationship and love life. She has not revealed her boyfriend and the lucky man. Some sources have reported that she prefers to keep details about her man private to stay away from social media drama.
Owami is also active on social media, where she shares snaps and videos of her lifestyle, career, and fashion style. On her verified Instagram account, she boasts of over four hundred and twenty-two thousand followers.
On TikTok, which is also verified, she has over three hundred and seventeen thousand followers. She earned this presence with her unique content. The videos she shares on this platform will make your day.
The young, beautiful, and energetic female disk jockey has managed to make a name for herself. DJ Owami has a net worth of $50000, her primary source of wealth is her music profession.