REBECCA MALOPE BIO, AGE, NET WORTH 2021, REAL NAME – REBECCA MALOPE
Rebecca Malope is a well-known name that has become synonymous with Africa and the rest of the world. She is committed to her gospel music career and, more importantly, to bringing people’s minds and hearts closer to God. This article will explore, assess, and analyze her life, career, and net worth, with a focus on her musical accomplishments.
NET WORTH OF REBECCA MALOPE
Rebecca became pregnant in 2004 despite being told she couldn’t have children, however the pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. That year, she was able to formally adopt the daughters of her sister Cynthia, who had died of AIDS-related illnesses.
Rebecca Malope is so well-liked by her fans that they’ve been supporting her chat program, Gospel Time, for over a decade. RebeccaMalope has a net worth of $5 million, according to estimates.
EARLY LIFE OF REBECCA MALOPE
The female emcee was born in the village of Lekazi near Nelspruit Municipal in Mpumalanga in the year 1968. Apart from the fact that she did not do well in school, we know very little about her early life because she kept it hidden from the public eye.
But, due to an ailment when she was young, she was forced to use a wheelchair, and for a time, doctors believed she would never be able to use her legs again. Her family was poor, therefore Rebecca and her female sibling, Cynthia, chose to relocate 400 kilometers from their paternal home to the Johannesburg township in search of a better career in 1986.
A CAREER IN MUSIC
Rebecca tried out for the ‘Shell Road to Fame’ music talent show in 1986, but was unsuccessful. She didn’t give up and entered again the next year, winning Best Vocalist with Shine On. Her music career was established as a result of the win. She enlisted producer SizweZako’s help and hired Peter Tladi as her manager. This singer’s debut pop album, which she released as a newcomer to the music industry, did not do well. Rebecca later shifted to gospel music and garnered a lot of media attention, particularly radio airplay, which is critical for local artists.
Her CD, Shwele Baba, broke the record for the fastest selling CD in the country and in the history of the country’s music when it sold over 1 million copies soon after the third week of its original release in 1995, nearly 25 years ago. In terrible circumstances, she lost her father, brother, and sister in 1996. She shot a 52-minute Easter special for national transmission on Good Friday in 1995 while touring in Israel. She was later hired to perform the National Anthem at the Double World Boxing Title fight, which was broadcast live in 30 countries across the world.
SUCCESSES AND FAILURES
She has had her share of losses and triumphs in recent years. Despite having aided him in his progress, another gospel artist claimed in 2001 that Malope considered him as a rival and had paid individuals to kill him. Malope also had a live performance in the Democratic Republic of Congo that year. Her mother died of sickness in 2003, and she earned an honorary degree from the University of Natal for her commitment to music.
She has recorded her CDs with a variety of musicians, the most notable of whom is VuyoMokoena. Her music is usually sung in Zulu, though she sings in a number of languages. Malope launched her own SABC-2 TV discussion show, Gospel Time, in 2004. The majority of her music is now written and produced by ‘Ribs,’ as she is popularly known. She currently resides in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she has her own studio.
1994 – Best Gospel Singer
1997 – Best Selling Album for Uzube Nam’
2002 – Best Gospel Artist for SabelUyabizwa
2003 – Best African Gospel Artist for IyahambaLenqola
2004 – Best African Gospel Artist for HlalaNami
1998 – Hola-Ma-G-Man
1995 – Shwele Baba
1996 – Uzube Nam’
1996 – Live at the State Theatre
1997 – Angingedwa
1998 – Somlandela
1999 – UkholoLwam’
2000 – Siyabonga
2000 – Christmas With Rebecca and Friends
2001 – SabelUyabizwa
2002 – Ngiyekeleni
2002 – IyahambaLenqola
2003 – HlalaNami