DJ Black Coffee Net Worth and Biography [2024]

Talking about the richest DJ in South Africa, DJ Black Coffee’s net worth is currently estimated to be $60 million. He is the second richest musician in Africa after Akon. This article contains DJ Black Coffee Net Worth and biography as well as everything you need to know about him.

DJ Black Coffee as fondly called by fans bears Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo officially. He is also known as Black Coffee. South African DJ Black Coffee is a DJ, singer, record producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

Also, he is currently one of the most respected and sought-after DJs in Africa despite being in his 40s. Black Coffee was married to a popular actress, Enhele Mbali Mlotshwa and he has 6 children.

Continue reading DJ Black Coffee net worth and biography to learn more about his lifestyle, houses, cars, and other vital information.

DJ Black Coffee Net Worth and Biography

Family Background and Education

Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo who is popularly known as DJ Black Coffee or Black Coffee was born on March 11, 1976. He was born in Durban South Africa and brought up as a Christian.

When he was just 12 years old, his father left his mother and he had to look after himself. DJ Black Coffee later moved from his birth city with his mother to Mathata. He later moved to Ngangelizwe town in Umtata where he attended the Durban University of Technology previously called Technikon Natal. He has a major in Jazz from this school.


During DJ Black Coffee’s studies, along with his schoolmates, he was also working as a backup singer for Madala Kunene.

It was the beginning of his career as he learned and immersed himself in music. He came into the limelight for the first time when he was chosen as one of the musicians in 2004 at Red Bull Music Academy in Cape Town.

In 2016, he hits a big break when he released his song titled Happiness in the Album Work. He became more popular and has released a lot of albums and songs since then.

Also, he collaborated with some artists including David Guretta in making “Drive”, Usher in “Laila”. Drake, a popular US musician also cites DJ Black Coffee as one of the contributors to his album ” Get It Together” in March 2017.

DJ Black Coffee Songs and Album

Since the release of his first song, DJ Black coffee has released a lot of songs and albums. Below is the list of his songs and albums.


  • Never Saw You Coming
  • Gardens of Eden
  • Kwanele
  • I Know What’s On your Mind
  • We Dance Again
  • Deep in the Bottom
  • Come with Me
  • Your Eyes
  • Superman
  • Extra Time on you
  • Inseparable
  • Rock My World
  • Music is the answer
  • Inkodlo Kamashimsne
  • Traveler
  • Angelina
  • Gratitude
  • Buya
  • Afraid of The Dark
  • You Rock my World
  • Someday
  • Trip to Lyon
  • I’ll Find You
  • Stuck in your love
  • The Beat of Indlamu
  • Izizwe
  • Love on fire
  • 100 Zulu Warriors
  • Wathula Nje
  • I Have Faith
  • Time to Go
  • Molo Sweetie


  • Black Coffee released in 2005
  • Have Another One released in 2007
  • Home Brewed released in 2009
  • Africa Rising DVD released in 2012
  • Africa Rising CD released in 2012
  • Pieces of Me released in 2015
  • The Journey Continues EP was released in 2016

Awards and Recognition

Black Coffee is a highly respectable and admired musician in Africa. Even though he is not as popular as other artists in limelight now, he has won a lot of awards.

In 2010, he was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records when he DJed for 60 hours non-stop.

Some of the awards he has received include;

  • SAMA Best Urban Dance Album in 2005
  • South African Music Awards in 2006

In 2010;

  • The #12th South African Music Awards
  • Best Male Artist by SAMA Award
  • Best Man by Health Magazine Award
  • Best Produced Album by Metro FM Award
  • Best Dance Album by Metro FM Award
  • Most Talented Male Artist by Channel O Award
  • Award for Coolest DJ by Sunday Times Generation NEXT

In 2013;

  • SAMA Best Dance Album
  • Award For Coolest DJ by Sunday Times Generation NEXT
  • Award for Coolest DJ by Sunday Times Generation Next in 2014
  • DJ Awards for Breakthrough DJ Of The Year in 2015

In 2016;

  • Best Dance Album by SAMA
  • Album Of The Year by Best Engineered Album International Recognition
  • BET Award for Best International Act: Africa
  • DJ Awards Best Deep House DJ

Family and Relationship

DJ Black Coffee has 6 children from all his past relationships and marriages. He started dating Enle Mbali Mlotshwa, a popular actress and presenter in 2011, and they did their traditional marriage in 2011. But not until 2017 before their marriage was registered in the registry.

Also, DJ Black Coffee two Asante and Anesu were given birth to from this marriage. He also had 2 children (Esona and Lilitha Maphumulo) from his ex-wife, Bragelina. The marriage between Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa and DJ Black Coffee end in July 2019 when they were reported to be divorced.

DJ Black Coffee Houses and Cars

Being a popular and successful DJ and musician comes with a lot of wealth and DJ Black coffee is not an exception. He has a lot of houses and cars. DJ Black coffee cars range from Bentley, Mercedes-Benz G, Maserati, CLK Mercedes, and so on. Also, DJ Black Coffee has houses in Los Angeles as well as South Africa.

Read Also: Meet The 10 Richest Musicians In Africa

DJ Black Coffee Net Worth

Taking into consideration of all his assets, DJ Black Coffee net worth is estimated to be $60 million. Hence, he’s one of the richest musicians in Africa.

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