Thami Shobede Biography – Real Name, Cause of Death, Wife, Children, Songs, Videos, Awards, Cars


South African singer and Idols SA runner-up, Thami Shobede died at age 31.

His record label Gallo Records confirmed in a statement that Shobede died at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria on Thursday morning (Sept.12). (read details here).

Below is a detailed Biography about Thami Shobede.

Thami Shobede Real Name

His real name is Simphiwe Thamsanqa Shobede.

Thami Shobede Age

He was born in 1988, as of 2019, Thami Shobede is aged 31 years old.

Thami Shobede Place of Death

He died at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria according to his record label Gallo Record Company.

Thami Shobede Cause of Death

Thami was admitted in hospital after collapsing when performing on stage at the weekend.

A source close to Shobede told Sowetan that his organs failed and he slipped into a coma on Tuesday, September 10.

And he later died due to complications. It’s not known if he has some health issues. He’s always a lively person.

Thami Shobede Date of Death.

He died on September 12th, 2019.

Thami Shobede songs.

Thami became very popular after emerging as Idols SA runner-up Season 12. He’s known as the “The singer with the velvet voice”. His unique voice makes him stand out of the others.

His genre of music was R&B/Soul. Thami’s debut album was titled Never Lost. He embarked on an Album Tour in 2018.


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Hello Capetown

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Some of his popular songs include Angsajoli.:

Another popular song which is he known for his Night and Day:

Thami Shobede Career.

Thami Shobede was entirely a media personality. He was known to pursue a career in Presenting, modelling and acting.


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Holding it Down…….. Creating the gwegwe since 1805

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Thami Shobede Awards

He was a 2018 Best RnB ALBUM SAMA nominee.

Thami Shobede cars

Thami is known to have love for nice cars. It’s rather unfortunate his life was cut short, thus, disabling him from buying more of the fancy cars he can afford in future. He sure had a bright future.


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Thami Shobede Wife/Girlfriend

Nothing is known about his love life.