Cici biography, profile, age, husband, son, education, background

Cici (born Busisiwe Thwala; 15 February 1987 Ladysmith) is a South African singer, actress, and dancer. The beauty possesses amazing looks and talents. She is known for her hit songs and has made waves in the entertainment industry. Cici is the artist behind the hit Iqniso, Runaway, and Bad Gal.

She has gained a presence in the South African entertainment industry, music listeners in neighboring countries enjoy what she does. No doubt, she is one of the few ladies in the industry who have made an impact.

Music listeners, her fans, and followers are pure evidence that people love what she does, everyone appreciates talents. This has been a source where she draws her support to face the challenges that come by.


Cici biography
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NameBusisiwe Thwalaverification badge
Other namesCici
Age34 years old
Date of birth15 February 1987
Place of birthLadysmith, South Africa
NationalitySouth Africa
EducationPsychology (Dropped out)
Marital statusMarried
ProfessionSinger, actress, and dancer


On 15 February 1987 in Ladysmith, South Africa, Cici’s parents welcomed her as the newest member of the family. Following was her birth name Busisiwe Thwala, though many address her by her stage name, Cici.

Her family is a religious one, her late father served as a pastor and her mother also serves under the same position as her father did. The household name resides in Johannesburg, South Africa.

She did not wake up, had her morning stretches, and decided to start music out of the blue. Her love for music could be traced to her tender days.


Cici background
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Speaking of her formal educational pursuit, Cici has experience in the field. She studied for a degree in Psychology but couldn’t complete the study. She left her studies and dropped out of the university.


She has been involved in two serious romantic affairs. Cici began her first affair, known to the public, with her former boss Arthur Mofokate. She left the relationship following the abuse and physical assault she sustained.

The assault was unbearable to her so she sought justice from the law. She took the matter to the court after suing her ex and he was found guilty in the eye of the law. Since then, she has healed and moved on.

Personal life

In 2019, the Runaway hitmaker shared snaps of her dressed as a bride and left a caption containing two hearts and a ring. On reaching to the knowledge of her fans, they reacted with much excitement then the question of the day became, whom is Cici married to?

Though the Bad Gal hitmaker was cagey about the details of her wedding and those who graced the occasion. We could conclude that the press was not invited as they wanted it private.

She shared a video on Instagram that leaves us with the earlier conclusion. 


The singer has left a revealing mark on the South African music industry. She is among those making waves in the industry thanks to her talent and the effort she puts in. Some of the music Cici has dropped include:

  • Bekunguwe
  • Thula
  • Ungabuyi
  • Goodbye
  • Get Lose
  • Never Wanna Break Your Heart
  • Be Mine
  • Substitute
  • The Program
  • Man You Turn Me On
  • Jedna, Jedina


A few months after fans became aware of her wedding ceremony, another good news followed. She shocked fans and followers after revealing her baby bump, she was pregnant. Everyone knows her to lead a private life but were happy for her.

The news shocked many considering that she made a reveal earlier that she had severely injured her pelvic bone. As a result, she underwent a replacement of the affected bones.


Cici son
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The proud mother welcomed her son in May 2020 marking the end of her pregnancy. The cute baby boy was named Diallo and she is so happy to have him. Her baby daddy could be the man she got married to earlier before they welcomed the child. 

Speaking in an interview session, she revealed that her baby daddy is not part of the entertainment industry.


Cici picture
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Cici also is a socialite, she shares snaps of gorgeous looks, lifestyle, work, and baby boy. The love between her and her baby boy is too strong and she never fails to share pictures of him.

In March 2021, she dropped a picture containing her holding her son Diallo in her arm. She left the caption “Mary had a little lamb…love has never been so real”.

She boasts of over nine hundred and forty-two thousand followers on Instagram and over two hundred and thirteen thousand on Twitter.