Cindy Makhathini Biography: Age, Boyfriend, Parents, Car, Net Worth & Contact Details

Basic Information

Stage Name: Cindy Makhathini
Real Name: Cindy Makhathini
Occupation: Socialite, Influencer
Date Of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth: Durban, Ntuzuma, South Africa
Gender: Female
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Single
Education: Unknown


Cindy Makhathini is a popular socialite, and social media influencer who hails from Durban, South Africa. She is famous for leaking a home made sextape of the former South African minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba in 2018. This led to his resignation from office in the same year, and also catapulted her to massive recognition across the country and abroad.

According to reports, Makhathini was a 17 year old girl at the time. Rumor has it that she leaked the tape because Gigaba had ended their secret affair out of fear that people would find out. The former minister was recorded masturbating in the 13 sec long video. The leaked video might have led him to jail.

Makhathini is also known to be close friends with South African Gqom star, Babes Wodumo, and the CEO and founder of Influencer Mag.


Cindy Makhathini was born in Durban, Ntuzuma (a town in eThekwini in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa) on November 19th, 1999. She celebrated her 21st birthday in November 2020.

At the age of 19, Makhathini announced that she was finally done with high school as she had graduated. She has since not shared any more info about furthering her education.


Cindy Makhathini has not stated if she is in a relationship with anyone right now. Some of her fans have joked that her boyfriend is Gqom queen, Babes Wodumo with whom she is close friends with.

Cindy once shared a photo of herself (focusing more on her booty) and in the caption, revealed that the only person who might have a problem with it is her boyfriend. This suggested that she could actually be in a relationship with someone.


Cindy Makhathini has become known to keep several details of her private life to herself. She has not shared any photos or information about her parents or her family to the public. Cindy once shared a photo of herself to Instagram and captioned it “Mommy’s little princess”. That’s the most she has stated about anyone in her family.


Cindy Makhathini has not shown off her personal ride to her followers. Sometime in August 2020, she shared a photo of herself standing next to a vintage car, and urged her fans to join her as she aims to “show off some legs for the weekend” . There has not been any confirmation as to whether the car is hers or not.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of Cindy Makhathini’s net worth is not known to the general public. Neither she nor anyone representing her has made this known. However, she is believed to have some money in the bank because of her success as a social media influencer, and work with brands. She is also known for her work as the founder and CEO of Influencer MAG. Several media sites (including The City Celeb) have estimated her worth to be between $100 – $200,000). She has neither confirmed nor called the estimate incorrect.

Contact Details

Cindy Makhathini is active on just a few social media platforms including Instagram and Facebook. She clearly states in her IG bio (where she has over 300 thousand followers) that she does not have a Twitter page. She also boasts over 370 thousand followers on Facebook. Regarded as Mzansi’s booty queen, Makhathini is known to always share photos of herself on these platforms. Fans looking to connect with her can follow her @cindymakhathini on IG and “Cindy Makhathini” on Facebook.

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