Sphelele Makhunga: The wife of Itumeleng Khune

Itumeleng Khune resumed his relationship with Sphelele Makhunga in 2019 and the couple would go on to marry in June 2022.

Khune is reported to have paid Lobola some time ahead of their eventual wedding and public scrutiny has not always been good for this couple.


The model, influencer and Varsity College graduate is also a mother of two.

Makhunga also runs Eminence, a décor and event firm that plans festivities, baby showers, and birthday parties.

In addition, she founded Eminence Florist, whose roses and flowers are sold in Johannesburg garages.

On her Instagram profile, Makhunga often advertises her enterprises, but not much is known about her life prior to meeting the Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana stopper.

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Makhunga has uploaded footage of herself trainingin their home gym with her husband, as well as a progress film of her muscular growth with personal trainer Blckvreka.

Makhunga and Khune welcomed their second child, a bay girl named Ziyanda, in June 2021. Amogelang, their first child, was born in February 2020.

She is popular on Instagram in her own right sporting over 176,000 followers and repping for the Naturalistas with her stunning looks.

Makhunga now lives in Johannesburg with her husband but she originally hails from Durban and still visits the city often.

She holds a Bachelor of Education from Varsity College. Makhunga has handled the spotlight gracefully, establishing a solid family unit with their two girls and backing her husband through some tough times on the pitch. She has proved herself to be a capable businesswoman, effectively managing her enterprises outside of her responsibilities as a mother and wife.