Cassper Nyovest is a name that everybody is well aware of in the music industry. His birth name is Refiloe Maele Phoolo, while he is popular as Cassper Nyovest in the music industry.
Cassper Nyovest is usually well known for being a rapper. However, his skills as a songwriter and producer made him distinct from a usual rapper. With his South African roots and excellent music abilities, he has made a strong position in the highly competitive music industry.
Cassper Nyovest Early Life
Cassper Nyovest was born in Mafikeng, in the North West of Africa, On 16 December 1990. It was an era where technology was making its way into the roots of society. And economic challenges were considered as one of the toughest things you suffered in those days. With dynamic social norms and cultural reset, from women to gay rights, Cassper Nyovest faced many things in his earlier life.
However, all that played its part in molding his personality. He also has two other siblings Tsholofelo Phoolo, and the late Khotso Phoolo. He was known as an athletic child during his school life. However, he left school at the age of sixteen because he failed his exams in tenth grade. And by 2008, he made up his mind to pursue his dream of becoming a musician and again left his house Johannesburg for this purpose.
Cassper Nyovest Career
Cassper Nyovest started from a group referred to as Childhood gangsta at the early age of thirteen. It was a hip-hop group but disbanded after some time. It was created by Cassper Nyovest himself. He also became a member of a group named ‘Slow Motion.’ He also signed it with Motswako record label Impact Sounds, but later, the partnership fell apart, and he was free again. But in a successful career like Cassper Nyovest, there is always room for controversies and disputes. The biggest controversy is Cassper Nyovest’s career which happened at the beginning of his career in 2014.
What opened doors for Cassper Nyovest was when he was featured in Hip Hop Pantsula’s song ‘Wamo Tseba Mtho.’ After that, Cassper Nyovest joined HHP on his tour and became quite well known, proving very beneficial for his upcoming first solo album. His first single, ‘Gusheshe’ became an instant hit and was played across South African radio stations. It was the song from his first album Tsholofelo.
And then the second single didn’t disappoint the fans and was again a hit. It ranked on the fourth spot on South Africa’s music charts and was loved by many well-known celebrities. In 2014 Casssper made his label known as family tree labels.
Albums and Awards
And then released his debut album. By July 2014, Cassper Nyovest released his complete album Tsholofelo. It was named after his sister. The album ranked number one on South Africans iTunes constantly. Then in 2017, the rapper released his next album Thuto which was ranked gold. Followed by Sweet And Short in 2018, Any Minute Now in 2020, and Sweet And Short 2.0 in 2021. Later due to the immense success of his debut album, he released Tsholofelo Platinum Edition. After that, he announced his second album, “Refiloe,” and released it in 2015.
Cassper Nyovest was given numerous international and national awards and nominations. In 2013, he won four South Africa Hip Hop Awards. He was also ranked as Hottest MC in South Africa and number two on ‘SA’s Hottest MC’ by MTV base. Although Cassper Nyovest had a rocky path with many hurdles, he struggled and made a family name.
Cassper Nyovest Cars and Houses
With all the money flowing in, Cassper Nyovest can afford and enjoy a luxurious lifestyle. He loves luxury cars and owns many such vehicles. His car collections include Rolls Royce, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Bentley, and many more. A few years back, Cassper bought a family home that he called ‘dream home.’ It is worth R10-million that has every luxury he once dreamed of and what a dream house can have. You will find the house at Kyalami, in Johannesburg.
Cassper Nyovest standing with his car in his house
Cassper Nyovest with his cars
Cassper Nyovest driving his car
Cassper’s car in his house
Posing like a boss with his cars
Cassper Nyovest’s house and cars
Cassper Nyovest standing with his car like a king
Cassper Nyovest Girlfriends and Child
Cassper Nyovest is one of the most loved artists in his home country South Africa and worldwide. And like many other popular celebrities, Cassper Nyovest has dated or rumored to date numerous beautiful women during his time in the music industry.
- The most famous one was Boity Thulo. It’s said that the two knew each other during their teen years and had a relationship during their twenties. And after denying numerous times, Cassper Nyovest and his rumored girlfriend admitted that they were dating in July 2015. But by December 2015, the couple reportedly broke up.
- The rapper Cassper Nyovest dating Amanda Du Pont during the Channel O Music Video Awards of 2014. However, it was a very short relationship, and later, he criticized her in his song power couple / super ex.
- There were also rumors about the rapper dating Lizelle Tabane and Tanzanian star Vanessa Mdee but not too much was revealed.
- By 2018 Cassper Nyovest was again in the news for dating model Thobeka Majozi. It was not confirmed if the couple was dating officially, but there were hints of them vacationing together.
Cassper Nyovest wife and son
- However, in 2020 the rapper took to his social media account to share his happiness that he and Thobeka Majozi have welcomed a beautiful baby boy. They named their baby boy Khotso Izwe Simba Phoolo.
Cassper Nyovest father and son moment
Cassper Nyovest taking care of his son
Casper Nyovest son wishes him a Happy Father’s Day
Cassper Nyovest wishes his mom, his superhero and super fighter, a happy Mother’s Day
Cassper Nyovest Net Worth
As of 2021, Cassper Nyovest is estimated to have a total net worth of 15 million $. The rapper, songwriter, is on his way to becoming South Africa’s number one hip hop billionaire. Along with delivering back-to-back successful albums and numerous hit songs, the rapper also owns the record label ‘Family Tree.’ Cassper Nyovest is surely a self-made man, and there is no doubt in saying that he is one of the most dominant artists in South Africa.
The rapper has signed millions of dollars endorsement deals with numerous high-end brands. He gets paid liberally for his business ventures, tv projects, sponsorships, conferences, etc. The musician has worked with some major brands worldwide, such as KFC South Africa, Nike South Africa, AG Mobile, MTN, Samsung, etc.