Laduma Ngxokolo: Internet icon and fashion trailblazer

Recently, Laduma Ngxokolo shared the good news about the birth of his first child. The designer has quickly become an icon in the South African fashion industry. He is widely recognized for his Xhosa-inspired outfits, making him a fan favourite for many. So, who is he?


Laduma Ngxokolo is a fashion designer entrepreneur and creative artist. In 2010, he established one of South Africa’s most revolutionary designer brands, Maxhosa AFRICA, which has achieved global recognition and received invitations to showcase at prestigious international events, including New York Fashion Week.He was born on 15 December 1986 in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. As of this writing, Laduma Ngxokolo’s age is 36 years and his star sign is Sagittarius.

Laduma’s mother is Lindiwe Ngxokolo, born on 18 August 1958. His father, Mtutuzeli Ngxokolo was a soccer player. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2020. Laduma also has two sisters called Tina Somikazi Ngxokolo, who is a fashion designer, and entrepreneur and Lihle Ngxokolo Nqini, born on 3 December.CAREER

Laduma Ngxokolo, an acclaimed designer, entrepreneur, and artist, founded Maxhosa Africa in 2010, a groundbreaking South African brand. The company is globally recognised and invited to showcase at events like New York Fashion Week. Laduma’s pride and creativity shine through his intricate Maxhosa Africa pieces. As a well-traveled designer with an innovative outlook, he remains rooted in Africa. Additionally, his pieces feature premium materials and meticulous craftsmanship.

Laduma’s design work are showcased and preserved in the SMITHSONIAN Museum and MOMA: Museum of Modern Art in New York. The exceptional craftsmanship and quality of MAXHOSA AFRICA garments make them stand out with their authentic design work.


Laduma Ngxokolo is husband to Nwabisa Bunde. Throughout their 6-year relationship, the two have kept their relationship away from the public eye. Speaking to Art of Superwoman, the pair shared their love story. Initially, they met at a store launch. Two years later, the couple met again when Nwabisa was helping him get keys from a friend and they exchanged numbers.

The two then went clubbing and started dating shortly after. Recently, the pair welcomed their first child, a daughter called, Qamata, born on 24 September 2023.