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Sinazo Yolwa was featured on FHM magazine, became a regular TV host on “The Link”, briefly on SABC3 Top Billing and most recently on The Real Goboza with South Africa’s black Howard Stern, Phat Joe.
Sinazo Yolwa is a South African television personality and actress. She first came to public attention through a Carol Bouwer produced entertainment variety show, The A List. Sinazo Yolwa has since emerged as a prominent South African celebrity having had a brief stint with Top Billing and went on to feature Lerato Kganyago hosted The Link as well as replacing Pearl Thusi on The Real Goboza alongside Phat Joe and Amanda du-Pont.
Sinazo was born in Umthatha, in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. She was raised by a single mother and she is the only child.
She began her primary school education in the Eastern Cape and later went to high school in that province.
In 2004 Sinazo Yolwa relocated to Khayelitsha, a city of Cape Town township in the Western Cape, to finish high school at Sea Point High School. During that year she moved from Khayelitsha to Sea Point in the city of Cape Town to be closer to school.
In 2006 she matriculated with two distinctions in English and Afrikaans.
As a result she was awarded the Stephen Young Scholarship, the highest honour bestowed upon a student at Sea Point High. In 2007 Sinazo Yolwa enrolled at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to study Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) Accounting.
In 2009 she was awarded the University of Cape Town Association of Black Alumni bursary. In 2010 Sinazo Yolwa gradated from the University of Cape Town (UCT) with Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting.
Sinazo Yolwa Career
In 2010 Sinazo Yolwa hosted SABC 3’s then new entertainment variety show, The A List, produced by Carol Bouwer Productions. The show was short-lived and failed to get renewed by SABC 3, as a result, Yolwa’s rise in the South African entertainment industry was brought to an abrupt but very brief halt.
In 2011, after appearing on several television adverts, she made her way back to mainstream when she joined SABC 3’s lifestyle magazine show Top Billing on part time basis. She also presented Water is Life, Tshwane TV environmental show and played the part of Victoria on M-Net’s short lived sopie The Wild.
In 2012 Sinazo Yolwa joined Lerato Kganyago as entertainment correspondent on SABC 1’s new show The Link.
In 2013 she appeared as Sibahle on season 1 of SABC 1’s Single Guys. She also hosted the third season of So You Think You Can Dance SA and along with Amanda du-Pont, they joined Phat Joe on SABC 1’s The Real Goboza (RGB) as Pearl Thusi replacements.