Sho Madjozi Biography, Songs, Age, Net Worth, Real Name, Father


Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif, Popularly known by her stage name Sho Madjozi is a popular South African Singer, Songwriter, Poet and  Dancer. She is Popularly known for her break out Hit, "Huku". In this blog post, we will delve into the biography of the popular South African singer, Sho Madjozi.

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Born on May 9, 1992, as Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif, Sho Madjozi hails from Shirley Village, a small village in Limpopo, South Africa. She was raised in a close-knit family that instilled in her a deep appreciation for her Tsonga roots. 

According to Wikipedia, Sho Madjozi comes from a family of interracial parents and siblings. Her mother, Rosemary Phaweni was African Descent and her father, Marc Wegerif, is of European Descent. It is stated that Sho Madjozi has steps siblings from both sides of her parents after they divorced when she was just a little girl.

For her Education, Sho Madjozi attended quite a number of good Schools such as International School Of Tanganyika in Tanzania for her High school Education. She also attended Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, USA, thanks to a Scholarship where she studied and bagged a degree in Creative Writing and African Studies. She also studied At the University Of South Africa, In Johannesburg. We now move to Sho Madjozi's Career as a Musician.


Well, Sho Madjozi has gone far since the start of her career, however, we are going to touch down on some of her most Vital Achievements. She released her debut single titled "Dumi Hiphone" in 2017. However she became more recognised in 2018 further on.

   Sho Madjozi released her debut studio Album in 2018 titled "Limpopo Champions League". The Album had hit tracks and was well acclaimed by the Audience. In 2017, she was featured in Black Coffee's "Probleme" Track from the Album, "Blaqboy Music Presents, Gcom The Wave". On the 27th of September, 2019, Sho Madjozi released her Popular hit single, John Cena, which was named after Popular WWE Wrestler, John Cena. The song spawned a number of Achievements for her and she had the privilege to meet John Cena in person.

In June 2021, Popular Nigerian Music Producer, Rexxie, ft Sho Madjozi on the Remix of his hit song, Ko Por Ke (KPK) alongside Late Mohbad.

Sho Madjozi's career reached new heights with the release of her viral hit, "Huku," in 2018. The song became an anthem and catapulted her to stardom. "Huku" showcased her exceptional ability to fuse traditional Tsonga music with contemporary beats, making it a cross-cultural sensation.

One of the most remarkable aspects of Sho Madjozi's career is her unwavering dedication to celebrating her Tsonga heritage. She incorporates elements of Tsonga culture into her music, fashion, and performances, giving a voice to her roots and advocating for greater recognition and respect for African traditions.

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– Dumi Hiphone (2017)

– Huku (2018)

– Wakanda Forever (2018)

– Idhom (2019)

– John Cena (2019)

– Kona (2019)

– Ko Por Ke Remix with Rexxie and Mohbad

I Like It

– Don't Tell Me What To Do

– Ro Rali

– I Mean That

– Going Down

– If I Die

....and many more.


– Limpopo Champions League (2018)


So far so good, Sho Madjozi has won 4 SAMA Awards, 1 BET Awards, 1 Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards, 1 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards, 3 AFRIMA Nominations and Many other nominations including MTV Africa Music Awards.


Sho Madjozi Is 31 Years old as at 2023.


Sho Madjozi's Real Name is Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif.


Sho Madjozi has an estimated Net Worth of about $100k-$300k Dollars.


Sho Madjozi's Father is Marc Wegerif who ran and worked for Non-Governmental Organization. Sho Madjozi had the privileges to travel with her father in some of his charitable organizational duties within the Continent.


Sho Madjozi is also known and adored by female fans for her Afro Fused Braids. In an interview, she stated thus; "My Braids represent Afro Futurism. The question is, what would a globalised Young Africa be if she was not apartheid? My Braids are the Answers". Since her break through in Music, many young African women have taken likeness of making fine braids just like Sho Madjozi's.


Sho Madjozi's journey from a small village in Limpopo to international stardom is a testament to her talent, resilience, and commitment to celebrating her Tsonga heritage. Her music continues to captivate audiences and bridge cultural divides. We wish her more heights in her musical journey. 

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Q. How old is Sho Madjozi?

A. As at 2023, Sho Madjozi is 31 Years old.

Q. Who is Sho Madjozi's Father?

A. Sho Madjozi's Father is Marc Wegerif.

Q. Where is Sho Madjozi now?

A. Sho Madjozi is currently based in South Africa.

Q. Who is Sho Madjozi?

A. Sho Madjozi is a popular South African Singer, Songwriter, Poet and Dancer.

Q. Where is Sho Madjozi from?

A. Sho Madjozi is from Shirley Village, Limpopo, South Africa.

Q.  What is Sho Madjozi Real Name?

A. Sho Madjozi Real Name is Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif.

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