Who is Bokang Montjane, Siphiwe Tshabalala's wife? All the facts and details

Who is Bokang Montjane, Siphiwe Tshabalala's wife? All the facts and details

Bokang Montjane is a South African model, a multi-business owner and a philanthropist who won Miss World South Africa in 2010. She is also famous for being married to iconic footballer Siphiwe Tshabalala. Despite both being public figures, they keep a relatively low profile. Here is what there is to know about her.

Who is Bokang Montjane, Siphiwe Tshabalala's wife?
Simphiwe Tshabalala & Bokang Montjane pose during the Miss South Africa 2019 beauty pageant grand finale at the Time Square Sun Arena on 09 August 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. Photo by Oupa Bopape.
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The Limpopo native has always been passionate about empowering women; therefore, her businesses and charities help women thrive. She also works closely with her soccer legend husband, Siphiwe Tshabalala, in their many foundations.

Profile summary

NameBokang Montjane-Tshabalala
Date of birth30 April 1986
Zodiac signTaurus
Place of birthGa-Mphahlele, Transvaal, South Africa
NationalitySouth Africam
Height1.75 m or 5 ft 9 in
Weight69kg or 152 lbs
ProfessionModel, Businessperson
TitleMiss South Africa 2010
SpouseSiphiwe Tshabalala
Net worthApprox. $1.5 million
SocialsFacebook, Twitter, Instagram

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Bokang Montjane's age

The South African model was born on 30 April 1986, making her 36 years old in October 2022. Her star sign is Taurus.

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Bokang Montjane's family

Not much is known about the pageant queen's family, only that she was born and raised in the village of Ga-Mphahlele in Limpopo. It is also rumoured online that she is the middle child of three sisters. She, however, has a family with her husband, Siphiwe and their two kids.

All the facts and details about Bokang Montjane
Bokang Montjane-Tshabalala poses during the Miss South Africa pageant 2019 Top 16 finalists announcement at Multichoice City on 11 July 2019 in Randburg, South Africa. Photo by Oupa Bopape.
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Bokang Montjane's height

The average model is 1.75 - 1.79m tall (5 ft 8 in - 6ft), and Montjane fits right in with her 1.75 m or 5 ft 9 in height. She weighs approximately 150 lbs or 68kg. She has brown eyes and natural black African hair.

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Bokang Montjane's career

The beauty queen's life changed after being crowned Miss Teen Limpopo in 2004. She says she decided to take modelling seriously and earn as many titles as possible. Some of them include the following:

  • Miss University of Jo'burg 2006
  • Miss Earth 2007 participant
  • Miss International 2009
  • Miss South Africa 2010
  • Miss Africa 2011
  • Miss Universe 2011
  • Miss World 2011

After clinching the Miss World Title, Bokang Montjane returned to the pageant industry in an administrative capacity as the director of Miss Intercontinental South Africa, one of the top eight pageants in the world. Her vision was to revolutionize the modelling business and empower women.

The jack of many trades used the media exposure from her pageant career to set up several businesses, including a PR company, a make-up brand, an events firm, and many more ventures with her husband.

Who is Bokang Montjane, Siphiwe Tshabalala's wife? All the facts and details
Bokang Montjane Tshabalala at the 10th Anniversary of PALSE on 18 April 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by Oupa Bopape.
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The Bokang Montjane Foundation

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The foundation is registered as a Youth Organisation, and its mandate is to empower young people. Through collaborations, the foundation provides food to the impoverished and sanitary towels to school girls. She also partners with her husband's Siphiwe Tshabalala foundation, which sets up tournaments in impoverished areas to keep kids focused and off the streets.

Bokang Montjane's husband

The beauty queen is married to the former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs player Siphiwe Tshabalala. She revealed that they met at a radio station in 2010, started dating in 2016 and privately tied the knot in 2016. They have two children. Their son Owami was born in 2015, and their daughter Kgoshigadi was born in 2020.

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Tshabalala is a tricky winger who gives excellent crosses on the field. Photo by Clive Rose.
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The footballer took a break from active playing in August 2021 when he failed to renew his contract with AmaZulu FC. Since then, he has focussed his time and attention on the foundations he runs with his wife. Shabba has maintained his desire to play again amid rumours of his retirement.

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Bokang Montjane's latest news

The model maintains a low profile and makes the news for good causes. In June 2022, the couple used their influence to advocate for proper sanitation for women and children.

In 2020, she spoke up against Gender-Based Violence, whose incidences had skyrocketed during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Bokang Montjane's photos

As a model, Bokang does not shy away from the camera. She shares photos of herself, her family and her business ventures on her Instagram page. Her username is @bokang_m, and she has 248k followers.

She is also active on Twitter, where she has 19.2k followers. She, however, does not seem to be active on other social media sites.

Bokang Montjane's net worth

Though unclear, the model's net worth is approximately $1.5 million. She made a good sum of money during her modelling career from endorsements and continues to earn more as a successful businesswoman and philanthropist.

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Her husband is also a wealthy man with a net worth of approximately $940k. He is one of the wealthiest South African footballers, as he was one of the best midfielders. Together, they are quite a wealthy couple.

Who is Princess Bokang?

Princess Bokang is a children's book by Montjane and Ethnikids publishers. She said that the book aimed to improve the self-image of black African kids, especially those aspiring to be models.

Bokang Montjane is a great example of celebrities giving back to society. She continues to inspire young people because she has a successful pageant career, runs several businesses and gives to charity. Her vision is to revolutionize the modelling world.

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