DJ Fresh's Biography

Everything you need to know about the big dawg.

By  | May 20, 2020, 01:28 PM  | DJ Fresh  | Top of The

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DJ Fresh is one of Botswana's most successful stars and his career has spun for more than 30 years in South Africa. He has successfully dabbled in radio and presenting while being a husband and a dad.

DJ Fresh's birthday, age and real name

DJ Fresh was born on the 15th of October 1972 in Bostwana. The DJs real name is Thato Sikwane.

DJ Fresh's early background, education and entertainment career

DJ Fresh was born and raised in Botswana, when he was 13-years-old, his parents sent him to boarding school and after high school, the DJ studied Law in Botswana where he deliberately failed. After flunking out of University, he moved to South Africa in the early '90s and in 1997, he got his first big break as a radio host on South Africa's Youth radio station, YFM.  After leaving YFM, he joined 5FM in 2006 making him the first black person to host the drive time show on the predominately white radio station.

After years at 5FM, Fresh moved to Metro FM in April 2017 where he is currently hosting the morning show. Throughout his illustrious career, DJ Fresh has released a total of 32 albums.

DJ Fresh the DJ

In 1997, DJ Fresh became a household name in South Africa and across Africa. The DJ released his first compilation album in 2001 and throughout the years, he has released 32 albums. Not only is he a radio jock, but he is also one of the most booked club DJ's in this part of the world and his music has taken him all around the world.

DJ Fresh & Thabiso Sikwane

DJ Fresh has been married to his wife, Thabiso for more than 15-years, although the pair keep their relationship out of the spotlight, here are some of the things we know about their relationship.

DJ Fresh is a father to four children: a 20 something-year-old from a previous relationship, a son of 14, daughter of eight and a two-year-old son. DJ Fresh is also a grandfather with two grandkids.

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