It is no doubt that Africa is blessed with melodious singers, singers who have what it takes to turn sadness into joy. Abigail Kubeka is just one out of the many singers in Africa that has the potentials to bring joy to a sorrowful mind.
Abigail Kubheka was born on the 7th of December, 1939. She is a multifaceted thespian, a singer, a songwriter, and an actress.
Music has taken her to different parts of the world, and she has performed her music in various locations in South Africa and the whole of Africa inclusive.
The singer revealed that her favorite city is her country home in Johannesburg. Let’s take a sneak preview into the life of Abigail Kubheka.
|Full Name:||Abigail Kubeka|
|Born:||7 December 1939 (age 82 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Husband • Spouse:||Married|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Occupation:||Actress • Musician|
Abigail Kubheka was born in Orlando, South Africa, on the 7th of December 1939. She is an actress, singer, and songwriter.
She has been fond of singing ever since childhood. Abigail Kubeka would attend music festivals just to maim songs of her favorite elite singers during her youthful days. She would also gather her peers under the shiny moonlight, and they would take turns singing for themselves.
TheCityCeleb still doesn’t have many valid details about her parents and siblings, but growing up for Abigail Kubeka was undoubtedly challenging. This is because she was born during the early and struggling days of south Africa when black South Africans were voiceless.
Regardless of the apathy, she overcame all odds and obstacles that bridge her and her future.
TheCityCeleb believes Abigail Kubeka received her primary education in her hometown where she grew up; there are still no valid details about her educational background.
Abigail Kubeka is happily married to an unidentified man, and they both have two lovely children. Many of her fans are unaware that she is an ambivert; she is more of an introvert than an extrovert, even though she is a well-known celebrity.
She revealed this part of her life in an interview. She has always kept this part of her life from the public.
According to Abigail Kubeka, she said, “She enjoys being with others, but she prefers to be alone with herself.” She explains that she likes to keep herself company in her beautiful house in Soweto.
Abigail Kubeka also said Johannesburg is her favorite spot in South Africa, she didn’t give the reasons why, but she said, anytime she travels from South Africa, she always hurriedly wants to come back home.
The singer is based in Soweto, South Africa. Her two children were born and raised in the neighborhood, and they still live there.
Abigail Kubeka has been featured in numerous musicals, such as Ma’s Got the Blues, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Ain’t Misbehaving, Six of the Best, Two Women of Africa, and King Afrika, the list goes on.
She has made a debut in several television shows, such as Sewende Laan, Soul City, Generations, BBC’s Holby City, and, most recently, BBC’s Wild at Home. She also starred in Cry, the Beloved Country.
Her voice has taken her all around Africa, and she has performed at countless prestigious cabarets. In 1981, Abigail Kubeka‘s debut album was released in Nigeria and Europe.
During the queen of England’s visit to South Africa in 1995, she got the opportunity to perform some of her songs for her. She also performed at the All Africa Games opening ceremony in Johannesburg in 1999 and at the South African Embassy in London during the country’s 10th-anniversary celebrations in 2004.
Abigail Kubeka has won several awards and has been named Soweto Top 100 influential People, and she also made the City Press Top 10 Women Achievers lists.
She was one of the 84 African women honored with the Women of Our Time award in 1986.
The award-winning actress Abigail Kubeka has garnered substantial wealth and fortune. Abigail Kubeka has a gross net worth of US$800,000 to US$2 million. She made her wealth and fortune from her musical and acting career.
- Diary of Thandi
- Joe Bullet
- City of Blood
- Last Year’s Queen
- The Beloved Country
- The Long Run
- The Jake’s Are Missing
- An African America
- Morning, Mandela
- What’s The Deal
- Sewende Laan
- Soul City
- Holby City
- Wild at Home.
- Abigail Kubheka (LP, Album) Spinna SPIN 3301
- Abigail Kubheka – Songs Of My People album art
- Songs Of My People (LP, Album)
- Abigail Kubheka – At Lloyd’s album art
- At Lloyd’s (CD, Album) Lloyd CD 9201
Singles & EP’s
- Friendships Form Around
- Friendships Form Around
- Let’s Stay Together
- Sounds Of Soweto
- Love Train
- Ma’s Got the Blues
- The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
- Ain’t Misbehaving
- Six of the Best
- Two Women of Africa
- King Afrika