Bonang, who is a Global Citizen ambassador, has also been described as a style icon.
Her work ethic is comparable to that of Beyoncé. The stars share the same nickname, Queen B.
Bonang has won numerous awards since making her TV debut on Manhattan Fantasy Challenge in 2002 at the age of 15.
She got her first big break TV break on SABC 1’s popular music show, Live AMP. Queen B co-hosted the show from 2007 to 2012.
Bonang has also worked on Afternoon Express, Clash of the Choirs SA and Presenter Search on 3Her other TV appearances include InterSEXions, Tropika Island of Treasure 3, 10 Over 10, Glambition, Miss South Africa and BBC World News.
Bonang had a successful radio career on YFM and Metro FM.
The road to success is not without drama. Bonang has reportedly had beefs with some of her famous peers including Pearl Thusi and Lerato Kganyago.
With more than eight million followers on all her social media pages combined, Bonang has some of the most loyal fans on the continent.
She won the “Best Inspiration and Influence” award at the Global Social Awards in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2019.