Cassper Nyovest Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Awards, Spouse, Parents, Siblings, Children, Songs, Instagram, Wiki

February 22, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Refiloe Maele Phoolo is a multi-talented individual with a diverse range of professions.

 He is a renowned rapper and songwriter and has ventured into entrepreneurship, record production, and even dabbled in amateur boxing. 

His immense success in the music industry has solidified his position as one of the most accomplished artists in South Africa.


  • Full name: Refiloe Maele Phoolo
  • Stage Name: Cassper Nyovest
  • Born: December 16, 1990
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Birthplace: Mafikeng
  • Nationality: South African
  • Occupation: rapper and songwriter
  • Height: 1.52m
  • Parents: Muzuki Phoolo and Letsebela Phoolo.
  • Siblings: Tsholofelo Phoolo and Khotso Phoolo
  • Spouse: Thobeka Majozi
  • Children: Khotso
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $8 million

Early life and education

Cassper Nyovest, originally named Refiloe Maele Phoolo, was born in Mafikeng, South Africa, on December 16, 1990. He was raised by his parents, Muzuki Phoolo and Letsebela Phoolo. he grew up with his two siblings, Tsholofelo Phoolo and Khotso Phoolo.

 Cassper Nyovest’s educational journey began at Sol Plaatjie Secondary School in Mahikeng, North West, South Africa. While he excelled in athletics and actively participated in various sports, his academic performance could have been stronger.


In 2008, Nyovest embarked on his musical journey by teaming up with his friends to form the hip-hop group Childhood Gangsta. However, he later decided to part ways with the group. 

He moved on to join Slow Motion, an acclaimed eight-member collective that boasted the presence of renowned record producer Aashish Gangaram from Ganja Beatz. During this time, Nyovest’s talent and potential started gaining recognition within the music industry.

 In 2010, he inked a deal with the Motswako record label Impact Sounds, which initially seemed promising. Unfortunately, creative differences arose between Nyovest and the label, leading to the premature end of their professional relationship. 

In 2014, Cassper Nyovest achieved a significant milestone in his career by releasing his first-ever studio album titled “Tsholofelo.” This album proved immensely popular among music enthusiasts, garnering commercial success and giving rise to two highly acclaimed singles, “Gusheshe” and “Doc Shebeleza.” 

This album’s undeniable talent and creativity did not go unnoticed, as it received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Best Newcomer award at the esteemed South African Hip Hop Awards.

Awards and nominations

  • African Muzik Magazine Awards Best Male Artist of the Year
  • WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards Best South African Video for “War Ready”
  • Channel O Music Video Awards Most Gifted Male Video for “Doc Shebeleza”
  • Metro FM Awards Best Hip Hop Album for “Tsholofelo”
  • Metro FM Awards Best Male Album for “Tsholofelo”
  • South African Music Awards Newcomer of the Year
  • South African Music Awards Best Collaboration for “Ngud” by Kwesta ft Cassper Nyovest
  • South African Hip Hop Awards Song of the Year for “Gusheshe” ft Okmalumkoolkat
  • South African Hip Hop Awards Best Collaboration for “Gusheshe” ft Okmalumkoolkat
  • MTV Africa Music Awards Best Live Act
  • MTV Africa Music Awards Best Hip Hop
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best African Artiste


  • B.E.T. Awards Best International Act: Africa
  • MTV Africa Music Awards Best Male
  • MTV Africa Music Awards Best Hip Hop
  • MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act

Social Media

  • Twitter: @casspernyovest
  • Instagram: casspernyovest

Personal Life

In 2020, South African rapper Cassper Nyovest and his girlfriend Thobeka Majozi experienced the joy of becoming parents as they welcomed their first child. The couple named their precious baby boy Khotso, beginning a new chapter filled with love and happiness. 

Cassper Nyovest, a well-known figure in the music industry, is famously known for his private nature when sharing details about his personal life on various social media platforms.  


  • Tsholofelo 
  • Refiloe 
  • Thuto 
  • Sweet and Short 
  • A.M.N. (Any Minute Now) 
  • Sweet and Short 2.0 
  • Solomon 

He has also released 24 singles and 12 music videos.

Some of his most popular songs include:

  • “Doc Shebeleza”
  • “Gusheshe”
  • “Mama, I Made It.”
  • “Phumakim”
  • “Tito Mboweni”
  • “Banyana”
  • “Amademoni”
  • “Siyathandana”
  • “Good for That”
  • “Sumbuza”
  • “Bana ba Style”
  • “Siyagula”

Net Worth

Cassper Nyovest, the talented and versatile artist from South Africa, has amassed an impressive net worth of $8 million. 

Known for his exceptional skills in rapping, songwriting, producing records, and being a successful entrepreneur, Nyovest has become a prominent figure in the music industry. 

With his undeniable talent and unique style, he has captivated the hearts of many in his home country and garnered a substantial fan base across Africa and around the globe.

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