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Unathi Nkayi: Biography, Age, Children, Ex-Husband, Album, Idols SA, Wiki

BIRTH NAME: Unathi Nkayi
DATE OF BIRTH: 06 November 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
OCCUPATION: Singer, Radio and Television Personality
CHILDREN: Sinako Msengana and Imbo Msengana
EX-HUSBAND: Thomas Msengana

Unathi Nkayi is a South African Singer, Radio and Television Personality best known as the Idols SA judge.

Early Life , Background And Childhood

Unathi Nkayi was born on the 06 November 1978 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape.  She had her secondary education at Victoria Girls High school and attended Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, where she studied Journalism and drama.

Unathi Children and Ex-Husband

Unathi Nkayi got married to her husband, Thomas Msengana (Bad boy T) in 2009 after which she confirmed their seperation in 2017 (Eight years). The couple had two children, a son – Sinako and a daughter – Imbo.


She was a radio disc jockey at Metro FM in 2007 and had also replaced Mara Louw as a judge on the M-Net reality competition idols in 2011.


She released an album titled A Live in 2014 and her latest album titled; Brave, True and Strong.

Unathi on instagram, on twitter @Unathimsegana.