Mampintsha - Updated Jul 2024

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Umlazi, South Africa
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Umlazi, South Africa


Mampintsha is a musical artist and producer from Umlazi, South Africa. Mampintsha was the founder of the musical group named “Big Nuz” in 2002.

Early Life

Mampintsha was born in Umlazi, South Africa on July 18, 1982. Mampintsha’s zodiac sign is Cancer and he is currently 38 years old. His real birth name is Mandla Maphumulo. Moreover, Mampintsha holds South African nationality and belongs to the South African ethnicity. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Mampintsha’s parents, siblings, and early childhood life. Looking at Mampintsha’s success, we can assume that he was well-raised by his parents in his hometown.

Talking about his academic qualifications, there is not much detailed information regarding his educational life. Moreover, looking at his success, we can assume that he studied at a well-known University in his hometown.

Professional Life

He started his career in the musical group named “Big Nuz” in 2002 when he was only 20 years old. The group consists the members like Mandla Maphumulo (a.k.a. Mampintsha), Mzi (a.k.a. Danger), and Sbu (a.k.a. Mashesha). Moreover, the group performed a jingle backstage on ETV in a quest to secure a recording contract. After failing to get a recording contract, the group collaborated with Koloi Lebone and Beatmaker.

The group appeared in the song “Boom Boom” by a Kwaito artist named Ishmael in 2014. In 2018, the group secured a recording contract with Gallo Records and released their debut album “Zozo”. However. the group’s album didn’t perform well and they criticized the record label for poor management. After that, the group decided to go back to Johannesburg to work with DJ Tira on the song “Uyoysholo Wong”.


Caption: Mampintsha performing at the show (Source: Instagram)

The group released an album titled “2nd Round Knockout” to sign a contract with the Afrotainment recording label in 2008. Moreover, the group’s album sold over 20 thousand copies in South Africa and earned the title “Kwaito Kings”. The group released a third album titled “Undisputed” in the same year and collaborated with Dj Tira and Dj Fisherman. However, the group split in 2015 after the death of R Mashesha.

He goes on a quest to grow his name through his record label, West Ink record label after leaving Big Nuz. Additionally, he signed most artists from KwaZulu-Natal with the biggest one being Babes Wodumo. In 2016, they worked together on the hit song “Wololo” which brought Babes into the limelight. He released one of the songs that cemented his career as a solo artist titled “Jo’burg” in 2019. Moreover, his song is about the journey he came from and their debut days with Big Nuz.


In 2008, his group Big Nuz won awards such as the 9th Metro FM Music Awards, Best Kwaito Album, Channel O Music Awards, Best Kwaito Album, and Channel O Awards. The group Big Nuz won the Song of the Year Award from the South African Music Awards in 2009. In 2010, the group won the South African Music Awards, Album of the Year Awards, and Best Kwaito Album Awards.

In the same year, the group won MTN Record of the Year for the song “Umlilo”. The group won the Best Kwaito Album Award at the South African Music Awards in 2012. In 2013, the group won the Best Kwaito Album at the South African Music Awards again. Later, the group won the Best Kwaito Album Best Duo or Group of the Year in 2015.

Mampintsha – Net Worth 2023

He has garnered a significant amount of money from his career as a music artist and producer. Their estimated net worth is $400 thousand US dollars. Moreover, His salary is around $45 thousand to $52 thousand. Despite his popularity and fame, she has not received any brand endorsement deals as of now. However, it is possible that shortly, he might start to endorse brands.

Relationship Status

He was in a relationship with his wife Babes Wodumo. Moreover, He and Babes married in the year 2020. Babes and he have their first child in 2021 whose identity is not revealed.


Caption: Mampintsha with his wife Babes Wodumo (Source: TimesLive)

His wife Babes filed an assault charge against him, but the two never went to court since Babes dropped the charges. Moreover, the local police officers arrested him after the sexual assault charges. Due to the sexual assault charges against him, Apple Music removed his song from its app.

However, his management retaliated and sued Apple Music for its action. He and his wife Babes also created a reality show called “Impilo” where the show reveals their unstable relationship and the preview released by the channel. Due to a lot of abuse and violence, many people pointed out that the show was not fit to air on television and was dropped from the channel.

Body Measurements

He stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 70 Kg. He has black eyes and black hair but he keeps his head bald. Moreover, His body measurements are 42-32-35.


Caption: Mampintsha body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Mampintsha – Social Media

He is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. His Instagram account @mampintsha_shimore has over 783K followers. On Twitter, he has over 524.3K followers. He has over 847K followers on his Facebook page.