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

Professional life

Mampintsha 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 a 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 splitter in 2015 after the death of R Mashesha.

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

Achievements and Net Worth

In 2008, Mampintsha’s 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 award.

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 has garnered a significant amount of money from his career as a music artist and producer. The estimated net worth of Mampintsha is $400 thousand US dollars. Moreover, Mampintsha’s salary is around $45 thousand to $52 thousand.

Relationship Status

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


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

Mampintsha’s 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 Mampintsha after the sexual assault charges. Due to the sexual assault charges on Mampintsha, Apple Music removed Mampintsha’s song from its app.

However, Mampintsha’s management retaliated and sued Apple Music for their action. Mampintsha 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 that the show was not fit to air on television and was dropped out from the channel.

Body Measurement and Social media

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


Caption: Mampintsha body measurement (Source: Instagram)

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