DJ Heavy K Biography: Age, Net Worth, Songs, Awards, Height, Parents, Wife, Children, Siblings, Instagram, Wiki

Posted By Gift Nworie February 24, 2024

 Mkhululi Siqula, also known as Heavy-K, is a highly skilled and talented individual who has made a name for himself in the music industry as a DJ and music producer.

 His expertise is creating mesmerizing Afro-house music, a genre that seamlessly combines traditional African rhythms and melodies with the infectious beats of electronic dance music. 

Through his unique musical style, DJ Heavy K has successfully captivated audiences and established himself as a prominent figure in Afro-house music.


  • Full name: Mkhululi Siqula
  • Stage Name: Heavy K, 
  • Born: December 4, 1991
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Birthplace: Port Elizabeth,
  • Nationality: South African
  • Occupation: DJ and music producer.
  • Height: 1.68m
  • Parents: Phindile Siqula and Thobeka Joyce Siqula.
  • Siblings: Nokwazi Siqula
  • Spouse: Ntombi Nguse,
  • Children: Yuri, Juju,and Phindile
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $3 million,

Early life and education

DJ Heavy K, also known as Mkhululi Siqula, entered this world on December 4, 1991, in Veeplaas, a vibrant neighborhood in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. From a tender age, he was immersed in a musical environment, surrounded by the harmonious melodies and soulful rhythms that resonated throughout his household.

 However, the enchanting creations of Bojo Mujo, a renowned South African house producer of yesteryear, truly captivated DJ Heavy K’s heart and ignited his passion for music. 

Heavy K attended Mzimhlophe Public Primary School during his early education and later enrolled at Ndzondelelo Secondary School in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 


At 16, he embarked on his musical journey, kickstarting his career by producing Professor’s hit single “Lento.” Fueled by his passion and drive, he boldly relocated to Johannesburg in 2013, fully dedicating himself to pursuing his dreams in music.  

It is worth mentioning that 2013 the talented artist released his first studio album, “Respect the Drumboss 2013”. This album proved a major success, gaining significant recognition in the commercial music industry. It even secured the prestigious title of Best Dance Album at the esteemed 15th Metro FM Music Awards.

 In addition to this remarkable achievement, it is important to note that this artist has continued to grace the music scene with his talent by releasing four more studio albums, all of which have experienced great success and acclaim among listeners and critics alike. 

One of the notable aspects of Heavy K is his reputation for delivering dynamic and exhilarating live performances. He has gained recognition for his captivating stage presence and knack for seamlessly fusing traditional African melodies with contemporary electronic beats. 

With an impressive career in the South African music scene, he has had the opportunity to work alongside renowned artists such as Bucie, Black Coffee, and DJ Tira. His talent and dedication have allowed him to collaborate with these big names and embark on numerous tours across Africa and Europe. These experiences have undoubtedly contributed to his growth as a musician and have helped him gain national and international recognition.

Awards and nominations

  • South African Music Awards (SAMA)
  • Best Dance Album: Respect the Drumboss 
  • Best Dance Single: “Umoya” (featuring Professor and Mpumi) 
  • Metro FM Awards
  • Best Dance Album: Respect the Drumboss 
  • Best Collaboration: “Umoya” (featuring Professor and Mpumi)
  • Channel O Music Video Awards
  • Best Dance Video: “Umoya” (featuring Professor and Mpumi) 

Social Media

  • Instagram: @heavykdrumboss
  • Twitter: @heavyk_sa
  • Facebook: @heavykdrumboss
  • TikTok: @heavykdrumboss
  • YouTube: Heavy K

Personal Life

2014 Heavy K had a fateful encounter with his future wife, Ntombi Nguse, in a lively club in the heart of Grahamstown. The magnetic pull between them was undeniable, ultimately leading them down the path of matrimony in 2018. 

They were blessed with three beautiful children who filled their lives with joy throughout their union. Tragically, however, their once-blossoming relationship took an unfortunate turn and sadly culminated in their separation and subsequent divorce in 2020.  

As of now, Heavy K is not involved in a public romantic relationship with anyone. His main priorities are his flourishing music career and caring for his two children.


  • Respect the Drumboss 
  • Respect the Drumboss 
  • 1950 
  • Respect the Drumboss
  • Khusta
  • Respect the Drumboss (10 Years Edition) 

Net Worth

DJ Heavy K’s net Worth is estimated at a staggering $3 million, derived from various sources.

 Firstly, his income is boosted by the payments he receives for his electrifying show performances, where fans eagerly flock to witness his incredible talent behind the decks.

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