Bontle Modiselle Biography: Husband, Children, Age, Net Worth, Siblings, Parents, Sisters, Instagram

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Bontle Jade-Lee Modiselle-Moloi (born October 7, 1990) is a multi-talented actress who has showcased her skills as a dancer, choreographer, television host, radio personality, singer, and model. 

Her remarkable performance in the dance film Hear Me Move (2015) got her a nomination. Bontle Modiselle, in addition to her acting and dancing activities, launched her own dancewear and fitness clothing line. Over her career, she has also appeared in several television shows and advertising.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Bontle Jade-Lee Modiselle-Moloi
Stage Name: Bontle Modiselle
Born: 7 October 1990 (age 33 years old)
Place of Birth: Soweto, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Education: University of Johannesburg
Height: 1.61 m
Parents: Percy Modiselle, Grace Modiselle
Siblings: Candice Modiselle, Refilwe Modiselle
Spouse: Priddy Ugly Ugly ​(m. 2019)​
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Afrika Moloi
Occupation: Actress • Media Personality
Net Worth: $1 million-$5 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Bontle Modiselle, a South African entertainer of Tswana descent, was born on October 7, 1990, in Soweto, Johannesburg. She has two sisters, Candice Modiselle and Refilwe Modiselle, who are also active in the entertainment sector. Her father, Percy Modiselle, was a model, and her mother, Grace Modiselle, is an entrepreneur.

Bontle spent most of her early life in Soweto, where she attended high school. From an early age, Bontle was interested in entertainment, particularly dance and music. She often performed at school events and competitions, showing her exceptional skills on stage. She encouraged her to pursue her passion for dance and music as a career and supported her in doing so. 

Bontle Modiselle studied dance, drama, and music and graduated with a diploma in performing arts. After graduation, she audited for various gigs and landed her first job as a backup dancer for a popular South African musician. Bontle’s talent and hard work eventually led to her becoming a sought-after choreographer and creative director, working on music videos, live performances, 

Bontle Modiselle studied at the University of Johannesburg, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications while pursuing an entertainment career.


Bontle Modiselle embarked on her dance journey at 12, swiftly rising to become one of South Africa’s most exceptional dancers. Her prowess has earned her numerous dance accolades, notably securing the title of Best Female Dancer at the prestigious 2007 Masters of Rhythm competition.

In 2013, Modiselle made her foray into acting with a debut on the television series Generations: The Legacy. Since then, her acting career has flourished, featuring roles in popular shows like Skeem Saam and The River.

A highlight in Bontle Modiselle‘s career came in 2015 when she starred in the dance film Watch Me Move, garnering critical acclaim and commercial success. Her outstanding performance earned her a Best Actress in a Supporting Role nomination at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2015 Feather Awards: She was nominated for the ‘Outstanding Newcomer’ award.
  • 2016 Metro FM Awards: She was nominated for the ‘Best Dance Duo award with her sister, Refilwe Modiselle.
  • 2017 South African Dance Awards: She was nominated for the ‘Outstanding Female Dancer’ award.
  • 2018 South African Style Awards: She was nominated for the ‘Fashion Icon award.
  • 2019 South African Dance Awards: She was nominated for the ‘Outstanding Female Dancer’ award.
  • 2020 South African Dance Awards: She was nominated for the ‘Outstanding Female Dancer’ award.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @bontle.modiselle
  • Twitter: @bontlemodiselle
  • Facebook: Bontle Modiselle

Personal Life

Bontle Modiselle, aged 33, crossed paths with rapper Ricardo Moloi, popularly known as Priddy Ugly, back in 2009. Their romantic journey took a significant turn in 2017 when they officially started dating, culminating in their marriage on September 28, 2019, in a traditional African wedding ceremony. Welcoming a new chapter to their family, Afrika Bonita Lerato Moloi, also known as Afrika Moloi, their daughter, was born on January 15, 2020.


  • Hear Me Move (2014) – Khanyi
  • Thula’s Vine (2017) – Lindi
  • Lokshin FM (2018) – Meme
  • Keeping It 100 (2021) – Herself


  • No Excuses (2016)
  • In My Feelings (2018)
  • I Do (2019)

Net Worth

Bontle Modiselle‘s net worth is expected to be between $1 million and $5 million. Her fortune was gained through her successful career as a dancer, actor, and television personality.

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