Dumi Mkokstad biography, age, profile, wife & parents

2 mins read

Dumi Mkokstad (born in 1992 in Pietermaritzburg) is a South African gospel singer. The award-winning artist began his singing career at the age of nine (9).

He began to sing at Mount Ailif, his hometown, and today, he has taken home several awards and recognitions.

In 2015, the top class singer received the ‘Crown Gospel Music Award in the Best ospel Song category’.

He also boasts of ‘reaching gold status’ for an album of his at a very tender age.


Dumi Mkokstad biography
Mkokstad holding a live performance on stage. Image: Instagram.
NameDumi Mkokstad
Real nameMdumisenzi Nzimande
Age28 years old
Date of birth1992
Place of birthPietermaritzburg, South African
NationalitySouth African
ParentsFalithenjwa Nzimande
SpouseZiphozeNkosi Nzimande
ProfessionSinger, music producer


Dumi Mkokstad age
Mdumiseni Nzimande on SABC 1, Gospel Avenue. Image: Instagram.

His date of birth is 1992 and the place of birth is in the city of Pietermaritzburg. Dumi Mkokstad is 28 years old.


He was born into the family of Falithenjwa Nzimande, his father, and Dudu, his mother. His parents have stood by him and are proud of his achievements after he dropped his first album.


Dumi Mkokstad wife
Dumi and his wife, ZiphozeNkosi Nzimande. Image: Instagram.

Dumi is married to ZiphozeNkosi Nzimande, an educational speaker and founder of Dr. Ziphozenkosi Foundation.


The young and talented singer, Dumi, has gained at least eighteen (18) years of experience in the music industry. 

He kicked off his singing career when he was nine and sang with his family in events held in towns at a young age.

In 2003, he dropped his first album ‘Dumi Mkokstad, which gained him popularity and made waves in the South African music industry.

He started to record more success upon joining ‘Big Music’ in 2010. Dumi has collaborated with other popular singers including Jaziel Brothers, Hlengiwe Mhlaba, Bethusile Mcinga, and others.

The singer dropped another album, ‘Ebeke Walunga uThixo’ in 2018.


In 2015, he took home his ‘biggest’ award, which some say is the most important. He received the ‘Crown Gospel Music Award for the best gospel song’.

He also took home the ‘SABC Crown Gospel Award for the 2018 Best Gospel Song of the Year’.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.