Mapholoso Faith Nketsi, a prominent figure in South Africa, is widely recognized as an influencer, model, and media personality. Initially gaining fame as a member of a twerking dance group during her youth, Faith Nketsi transitioned into a reality TV star. She successfully secured her own reality show titled "Have Faith," which airs on both MTV and Netflix.

Beyond her television endeavors, Faith Nketsi has built a substantial online presence, collaborating with multiple brands and amassing a large following on social media. Her versatility extends to the nightlife scene, where she has taken on hosting roles in various nightclubs across South Africa.

Notably, Faith Nketsi has left a mark in the music industry as a renowned vixen, making appearances in several music videos. One of her notable appearances is in Cassper Nyovest's "Tito Mboweni" music video. Through her diverse talents and ventures, Faith Nketsi has become a multifaceted personality with a significant influence in South African entertainment.

Nketsi’s  Age and Educational Background

Born on December 30, 1994, Faith Nketsi hails from Johannesburg, where she was brought into the world by her parents, Linky Modise and Leonard Nketsi. Growing up, she pursued her education at reputable public schools for both elementary and high school. Additionally, Faith furthered her academic journey at the University of South Africa, enhancing her knowledge and skills in her chosen field.

Early Beginnings and Career Achievements 

Faith Nketsi embarked on her career journey at the age of 16 when she formed a dance group named Pro Twerkers alongside two other girls who shared her talent for dancing. Their exceptional twerking skills gained them international recognition as their videos started to go viral on the internet. This exposure brought the group to the attention of music video directors in South Africa, leading to offers to work as vixens in music videos.

Seeking a career shift and desiring something different, Faith decided to leave the dance group to pursue a modeling career. Her striking beauty quickly caught the attention of photographers, artists, and creative directors, resulting in numerous opportunities to collaborate on various projects. This marked a significant milestone in her career, showcasing her growth in the industry.

Driven by a hunger for continuous growth, Faith Nketsi strategically utilized social media to promote her personal brand. She initiated the process by sharing her pictures on Instagram, and over time, her page organically attracted millions of followers. This newfound success opened doors to another aspect of her career – Brand Influencing. Faith Nketsi, as a brand influencer, has collaborated with numerous top brands in South Africa, solidifying her position as one of the country's most prominent social media personalities.

Faith Nketsi's success extends into the music industry, showcasing her talent as a singer and songwriter. Teaming up with renowned producer and music personality DJ Maphorisa, she recorded and released her debut EP titled "Disrespectful" in 2019. Comprising seven tracks, the project garnered significant success.

In July 2018, Faith Nketsi expanded her career portfolio by introducing 'Get Snatched,' a diet and workout program. In the realm of music, her collaboration with DJ Maphorisa and the subsequent release of her debut EP, "Disrespectful," in 2019 showcased her versatility and unwavering determination.

Breaking barriers in the entertainment industry, Faith Nketsi ventured into reality television in November 2019 with her show titled "#HaveFaith." Premiering on MTV Africa, the reality show not only highlighted her dynamic personality but also marked her as the first woman to have her own reality series on the channel. This achievement set a groundbreaking record, making Faith Nketsi the first South African to star in her own reality show on MTV.

Beyond her entertainment endeavors, Faith Nketsi has also made significant strides as an entrepreneur. She is the Founder and CEO of FE Beauty Cosmetics, a leading beauty company.

Personal Life

In 2016, Faith Nketsi faced a privacy breach when a video involving her and her boyfriend engaging in oral sex was leaked on social media. Despite removing the video promptly, it became a notable incident. Faith has also been the subject of rumors, including alleged involvement with Davido and being linked to the temporary rift between Offset and Cardi B. These rumors, however, lacked clear confirmation.

Faith Nketsi, a prominent social media influencer with 2.4 million Instagram followers, has had her share of controversies. In April 2022, she got married to businessman Nzuzo Njilo, and they welcomed a daughter named Sky Njilo a few months later. The couple divorced in 2023, with Nzuzo Njilo making headlines for legal issues related to fraud.

Currently, Faith Nketsi is in a relationship with entrepreneur Thami Yabo, marking a new chapter in her personal life.