Winnie Mashaba Biography

South Africa brags of accomplished gospel music artists like Winnie Mashaba. Winnie has been in the industry for close to twenty years and does not regret any single bit of it. She has constantly released hit after hit, and that has earned her fame in Africa and beyond.

Winnie Mashaba is a South African gospel musician and songwriter. She is also a presenter. She, however, is famous for her music. Her voice is good and music so moving. Her style in music is South African, and through it, she moves crowds internationally. Her style suits both worship and praise songs.  Most people know her for her blooming gospel music. What they forget to note is that she has her life going on, like any other South African.


Winnie was born on 1st April 1981. She was born in a small village called Kgosi Phashsa, which is in Steelpoort, in South Africa. Her family, later on, moved to Limpopo, in a small village called Ga-Sekhukhune. She grew up under the care of her mother, alongside her seven siblings. Winnie Mashaba’s age as of date is 41.

Winnie Mashaba education

Winnie went to Mashupje High school, where she finished in 1998. She after that studied Adult Basic Education and Training. She, later on, pursued a degree in psychology


While growing up under the care of her mother, she gave her education priority. She finished her high school in 1998, from Mashupje High school. It was then that she realized that she could sing. She polished on the few nitty-gritties, and by 2000, she was already releasing her debut album.

This album was a big break for her. It gained her so much fame. The title of the album was Exodus 20. Exodus 20 did so well as she sold more than two thousand, five hundred copies and earned her a gold status.

Winnie gave her first album time to sell. She worked on her second album in 2008, which still performed well. Since then, she has been reliable with releasing hit after hit. In total, she has done seventeen albums.

Winnie Mashaba awards.

Winnie’s musical career has not been in vain. She has earned so much fame through her music. Apart from that, she has also been recognized through her songs. Some of the awards that she has won through her career include;

  • Best Gospel Artist of the year for TUT FM in 2006
  • One Gospel Best Song of the year at the Crown Gospel Awards in 2008
  • Best Female Artist at the Crown Gospel Awards in 2010
  • She was also nominated for the AFRIMMA awards, for the Best South African Gospel category

Winnie Mashaba songs .

These are the best Winnie Mashaba songs;

  • Go Tseba Jehovah

is another hit that was a break for Mashaba. In her golden voice, she sings of the goodness of the mercies of God.

  •  Nthapelele

Apart from the moving worship songs, Winnie Mashaba has also done praise songs, and they sound so beautiful. Nthapelele is a powerful South African praise song. The musical instrument accompaniment in this song makes it more beautiful.

Winnie is a voice of hope for those who are troubled by the pains of the world. In this hit, she sings of how much the love of God surpasses all kinds of pain that you may face.

  •  Robala Ka Khotso MMa

Robala Ka Khotso MMa is a moving South African song. In this hit, Mashaba comforts those who have been grieving and reminds them of the love of God.

  • Ka Letsatsi La Bofelo

Ka Letsatsi La Bofelo is a South African hit song. Winnie sings this song with a lot of passion. The instrumental accompaniment makes the song more beautiful. The deep from her team makes it sound even better. Winnie Mashaba has been consistent in her spirituality and musical career.

She has not taken a break from her course of spreading the gospel through her music. Her music has moved multitudes of people and touched souls. She has also earned a fortune out of it.

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