Judith Sephuma’s Biography

If you are here in South Africa, then the name Judith Sephuma is no new name. She is a renowned multi-award winning artist. She has made not only national headlines but also international. To the world, she is known as the queen of Afro-Jazz.

The talented and successful singer has several albums. She has a musical, soft, and hot voice, which has seen her rising great heights of success in her career. The beauty performed in various countries around the world, such as the United Kingdom, the USA, and Europe.

Profile Summary

Full name: Judith Sephuma

Gender: Female

Birthdate: June 29, 1974

 Place of birth: Seshego, Limpopo, South Africa

Judith Sephuma Age: 48 years

Current location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Nationality: South African

Relationship status: Divorced

Occupation: South African jazz and Afro-pop

singer Genres: Jazz and gospel

Labels: Lalomba Music

Judith Sephuma’s Age

The talented musician was born on June 29, 1974, in Polokwane in the heart of Limpopo in South Africa. Her passion for music started when she was young. She studied at Khagiso High School and later joined the FUBA Academy music school, where she earned her Grade 5 Music Diploma. She then joined the University of Cape Town in 1994 and graduated in 1997 with a diploma in jazz.


In 1999, after winning an award at the old mutual jazz, she was signed with the BMG-African division. Her debut came in 2001 after releasing the album A Cry, A Smile, A Dance, which increased her popularity. In 2012, she was named as one of the choirmasters for the Mzansi Magic reality competition jar. The beauty mentored various choirs from Limpopo.

In 2008, she was one of the celebrity contestants in season 5 of SABC2’s Strictly Come Dancing reality completion. Her professional dance partner was Eksteen Traut.


Here is a list of some of her achievements throughout her music career:

  • Best Jazz Vocalist at the Old Mutual Jazz into the Future competition in 1999
  • South Africa’s highest music honour for the album New Beginnings in 2005
  • Best Female Artist for the album New Beginnings in 2005
  • Best Jazz Vocal Album categories for the album New Beginnings in 2005

Judith Sephuma’s husband

The beautiful songstress is not married. Her ex-husband is known as Siphiwe Mhlambi, and the couple has two children together. However, the singer has three more children from her previous marriage to Selaelo Selato. Judith and Siphiwe lost their new-born daughter in March 2014 after just one month of welcoming her into the world.

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