BIRTH NAME: Eric Nkovani
STAGE NAME: Penny Penny
NICKNAME: Papa Penny Ahee
DATE OF BIRTH: 1962
PLACE OF BIRTH: Giyani, Limpopo
OCCUPATION: Politician, Reality TV star and Musician
WIFE: Susan ”Mama Nomi” Ngoveni
Eric Nkovani aka Penny Penny, is a South African politician, reality TV and musician best known for his hit song titled ‘Shaka Bundu‘ and his own reality show, Mzansi Magic’s Papa Penny Ahee.
Early Life , Background And Childhood
Eric Nkovani whose best known for his stage name as Penny Penny was born in 1962 in Giyani, Limpopo. Penny Penny was once worked as a cleaner at a record label and at aged 19, he worked on a West Driefontein goldmine near Carletonville. He was discovered by a legendary producer and singer, Joe Shirimani.
He is an ANC Councillor in Giyani.
Penny Penny Wife and Childrens
Penny Penny is married to Susan ”Mama Nomi” Ngoveni. He has 18 children with different mothers but never met his first-born child.
Penny Penny Father
Penny Penny’s father was a traditional healer, had 27 wives, and he (Penny Penny) was child number 68.
Penny Penny Albums and Songs
Penny Penny recorded several further albums, including Laphinda Shangaan (1997) and Makanjta Jive (1998), both of which outsold Shaka Bundu.