Sipho Kaleni Biography: Age, Cause of Death, Songs, Album, Wife, Children

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Sipho Kaleni (born c. 1976) was a South African singer, DJ, radio, and television personality. He was best known as a Deejay for the Christian radio station Radio Pulpit. He also gained prominence for hosting the music show Gospel Gold.

The 46 years old has dropped many hit gospel songs like Standing Tall on My Knees, Lord You Are Faithful, and Yebo Bakithi Sombonga. He has worked with other prominent personalities on media personalities like Zanele Mbokazi.

Sipho Kaleni
Sipho Kaleni was best known as a DeeJay for the Christian radio station Radio Pulpit.
Background Details
Name:Sipho Kaleni
Died:2022 (age 46 years)
Place of Birth:Springs
Parents:Mr and Mrs Kaleni
Education:Nkumbulo Comprehensive School
Occupation:Singer, DJ, songwriter, radio, and television personality
Spouse:Nomelikhaya Kaleni

Early Life

Sipho Kaleni was a 46-year-old singer born in 1976 in Springs in South Africa to the Kaleni family. He spent his childhood days in KwaThema township in Springs, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. Growing up in a Christian home influenced his love for the things of God. 


Kaleni attended Umsobomvu Primary School and Nkumbulo Comprehensive School in KwaThema.


Sipho Kaleni age
Photo: Sipho Kaleni is a South African radio personality.

The gospel musician has been in the music industry for years. He has worked with many prominent musicians and groups like the Emmanuel Ministry. He was a songwriter and has written songs for artists like Lebo Sekgobela and Tebello Sukwene.

At 17, Kaleni started to work as a presenter of the Masimdumise youth program on SABC1. In 2005, he became the presenter of Gospel Gold on SABC1 after a long absence from the South African television screen. 

Sipho has worked with Zanele Mbokazi to manage her Christian talk show broadcast on Soweto TV. He has also worked at Radio Pulpit as a radio presenter. In 2015, he released an album titled Remain in God’s Pot.

Personal Life

Sipho Kaleni was married to Nomelikhaya Kaleni. He and his wife are proud parents of three children. He was a born-again Christian.



  • Standing Tall on My Knees
  • Lord You Are Faithful
  • Yebo Bakithi Sombonga
  • Amandla Ngawakho
  • Malibongwe ‘Igama
  • Remain in Gods Pot
  • Nkosi yizwa ukuncenga kwam
  • You Alone Are God
  • Reveal Yourself
  • Garden of Love
  • Umhlengi
  • Maranatha
  • Halleluyah
  • Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  • While You Wait
  • Lamb of God
  • No One Greater


  • Remain in God’s Pot

Cause of Death

The radio personality is reportedly dead in 2022. Many celebrities and fans have paid tribute to the late Deejay, including his colleagues in the gospel music industry. Though, the details surrounding his death are unknown.