Meet Idols SA 2018 ‘Season 14’ top 16 contestant Bongiwe.
So who is Bongiwe?
Full Name: Bongiwe Pearl Mdaka
Hometown: Tonga, Mpumalanga
Cool, calm and collected. Is easy going and every-smiling Bongiwe wowed the judges from the first note and has been blowing them away every since. Now with her Top 16 place in the bag, the 23 year old is ready to take things up a notch and show just how much she wants to win big.
A boutique sales lady from Melelani in Mpumalanga who, over and above her prowess as a singer, prides herself in being a pretty-good guitarist as well. Keen for another tidbit? You might be intrigued to learn that Bongiwe had twelve fingers at birth before she had the extras surgically removed.
Favourite Musician: Tasha Cobbs
My Favourite Song: ‘Mnike’ by Afrotraction
My Favourite Food: Salted avocado sandwich
My Favourite Style Icon: Nomzamo Mbatha, all day!
Favourite Colour: Purple
One thing that brings me luck: Well, it’s actually a someone and it’s JESUS!
One interesting fact that may surprise you: What people would be surprised to know about me is that I studied Radiography for a year, but I didn’t continue and went on to study IT. Oh and I looove dogs and everything nature.