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About

Thato Jessica is an award-winning R&B, Hip hop singer whose debut album 'Rehearsals' landed her a tour to South Africa as well as collaborations with some of its biggest artists. 

Personal Life

Thato Jessica was born on 22 December 1993 in Mapoka village, Botswana. She is an only child and was raised by her two biological parents, two mothers-in-law, a step-father and two fathers-in-law.   

Thato Jessica discovered her singing talent in high school when she joined the art club. Her performance of “Amazing Grace”  during the art club auditions impressed everyone and for her, dawned the realisation that she is musically gifted. Thato then went to the University of Botswana where she graduated with a degree in architecture.

Career

At the beginning of Thato Jessica’s music career, she was part of a Christian music group called X-Caliber. Her stint at the group was short-lived as Thato opted to become an independent artist. 

In an interview with the South African television show Afternoon Express, Thato explained that the members of the group had different ideas thus she jumped at the opportunity to go solo. 

In 2016, Thato Jessica put out her debut album, a five-track extended play dubbed “Seasons” which carried five songs, “Beautiful”, “Don’t Leave”, “Ba No Buya”, “Take Me Back” and “Dutty Boi”. She used this project to figure out her sound, R&B and Hip Hop.

In 2018, the songstress released her first official album “Rehearsals” which has seven tracks. The major song in the album “Problems” raised Thato Jessica’s profile and even earned her a tour in South Africa.

Since then, Thato Jessica has done collaborations with some of South Africa’s biggest names like Nasty C, the late Riky Rick, and Cassper Nyovest amongst others.

Away from music, Thato Jessica is the founder of Peo Greens, a company that delivers fresh food.

Relationships

In October 2020, Thato Jessica and her husband divorced after five years of marriage due to undisclosed reasons. Overall, they were together for seven years. Thato Jessica met her husband during her days at X-Caliber music group. She doesn't have children. 

House

Thato Jessica moved to South Africa to pursue her music career but frequently visits her native country.

Awards & Recognition

2019: Best Female Singer at the Yarona FM Awards

Social Media

Thato Jessica’s YouTube: Thato Jessica 

Thato Jessica’s Instagram: @ThatoJessica 

Thato Jessica’s Twitter: @Thato_Jessica

Thato Jessica’s Facebook: @ThatoJessicamusic 

Real name:
Thato Jessica Mataboge
Occupation:
Singer, Songwriter, Designer, Creative Director
Birthday:
22 December 1993
Nationality:
Motswana
Star sign:
Capricorn
Birth place:
Mapoka, Botswana
Height:
N/A
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
N/A

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image of Thato Jessica Biography. Personal Life, Career, Relationships, House, Social Media
Real name:
Thato Jessica Mataboge
Occupation:
Singer, Songwriter, Designer, Creative Director
Birthday:
22 December 1993
Nationality:
Motswana
Star sign:
Capricorn
Birth place:
Mapoka, Botswana
Height:
N/A
Children:
N/A
Net Worth:
N/A

About

Thato Jessica is an award-winning R&B, Hip hop singer whose debut album 'Rehearsals' landed her a tour to South Africa as well as collaborations with some of its biggest artists. 

Personal Life

Thato Jessica was born on 22 December 1993 in Mapoka village, Botswana. She is an only child and was raised by her two biological parents, two mothers-in-law, a step-father and two fathers-in-law.   

Thato Jessica discovered her singing talent in high school when she joined the art club. Her performance of “Amazing Grace”  during the art club auditions impressed everyone and for her, dawned the realisation that she is musically gifted. Thato then went to the University of Botswana where she graduated with a degree in architecture.

Career

At the beginning of Thato Jessica’s music career, she was part of a Christian music group called X-Caliber. Her stint at the group was short-lived as Thato opted to become an independent artist. 

In an interview with the South African television show Afternoon Express, Thato explained that the members of the group had different ideas thus she jumped at the opportunity to go solo. 

In 2016, Thato Jessica put out her debut album, a five-track extended play dubbed “Seasons” which carried five songs, “Beautiful”, “Don’t Leave”, “Ba No Buya”, “Take Me Back” and “Dutty Boi”. She used this project to figure out her sound, R&B and Hip Hop.

In 2018, the songstress released her first official album “Rehearsals” which has seven tracks. The major song in the album “Problems” raised Thato Jessica’s profile and even earned her a tour in South Africa.

Since then, Thato Jessica has done collaborations with some of South Africa’s biggest names like Nasty C, the late Riky Rick, and Cassper Nyovest amongst others.

Away from music, Thato Jessica is the founder of Peo Greens, a company that delivers fresh food.

Relationships

In October 2020, Thato Jessica and her husband divorced after five years of marriage due to undisclosed reasons. Overall, they were together for seven years. Thato Jessica met her husband during her days at X-Caliber music group. She doesn't have children. 

House

Thato Jessica moved to South Africa to pursue her music career but frequently visits her native country.

Awards & Recognition

2019: Best Female Singer at the Yarona FM Awards

Social Media

Thato Jessica’s YouTube: Thato Jessica 

Thato Jessica’s Instagram: @ThatoJessica 

Thato Jessica’s Twitter: @Thato_Jessica

Thato Jessica’s Facebook: @ThatoJessicamusic