Vuyokazi Nguqu Biography: Age, Condition, Parents, Child, Reality Show, Net Worth, Baby Daddy

Vuyokazi Nguqu


Vuyokazi Nguqu (born July 30, 1987) is a 35-year-old social media entertainer and actress. Although many ridicule her because of her condition as a short person, she still entertains people.

Vovo gained prominence for making many entertaining videos of herself. The entertainer got the idea of making funny videos in 2019 after her cousin encouraged her.

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Vuyokazi Nguqu biography
Social media entertainer Vuyokazi “Vovo” Nguqu in 2022.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Vuyokazi Nguqu
Other Names:Vovo Nguqu
Born:July 30, 1987 (age 35 years old)
Place of Birth:Mbekweni, Paarl, Western Cape
Nationality:South African
Occupation:Reality TV Star, Social Media Star, Actress
Height:102 cm
Relationship status:Single
Reality Show:Short n Sweet
Net Worth:R848,000

Early Life

Vuyokazi Nguqu was born on July 30, 1987 in Mbekweni township in Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa. Growing up in the Mbekweni was not easy for a pint-sized. Other kids ridiculed her and made fun of her.

As the dismissive behavior continued, the entertainer knew she had to accept herself and ignore those comments.


Vovo had wanted to be a television star and has appeared in a few films as an extra since 2014. Some of her movie credits include The Dark Tower, Film Light, and The Watch.

Nguqu is prominent for making videos on many issues faced by people living with certain conditions – albinism and short people. She often jokes about boyfriends and makes herself a subject in the comedy skit.

The entertainer tries to motivate people with different physical conditions. Her videos are unique and relatable to the viewers. She also uses her content to reveal the challenges little people face in society.

In one of her videos, she revealed the challenges short people face trying to use the ATM. To avoid embarrassment, they would go inside shops to make withdrawals because the ATMs are unreachable. 

Reality Show 

Strong-willed Vuyokazi landed a role in the new reality television show Short n Sweet. The television show premiered on Mzansi Magic on Sunday, July 7.

The show is about three short people with big hearts and dreams. It features Vovo, aspiring taxi boss Thandazani Khubheka, and family heir Sikhumbuzo “Shota” Mkhize.

Personal Life


Doctors warned Vovo that her height won’t let her carry a child. For the entertainer, it is worth taking the risk. She had already asked her male friend if he could donate sperm.

The entertainer is not in a relationship and has no plans for it right now. She considered surrogate to carry her baby.


Vuyokazi Nguqu height
Vuyokazi Nguqu is 102 cm tall.

Vuyokazi Nguqu is 102 cm tall. Her height has denied her many things and also almost her job. She also worked as a call agent, though the company moved her to a quality control officer after a customer complained that she sounds like a child.


Nguqu knows she stopped growing at eight years after the doctor told her. The sassy entertainer accepted her condition and the fact that she was different from others. She would wear the same size uniforms from pre-school to grade three.

Social Media

Vuyokazi Nguqu is on many social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. With thousands of followers, she has built a decent fanbase. She became a social media sensation during the national lockdown. 

The social media star also shares information about her personal life. On April 24, she shared a throwback picture of her younger self.

Net Worth

Vuyokazi Nguqu has been in the entertainment industry for many years. Though she played as an extra in several movies, she has become a social media sensation. She has an estimated net worth of R848,000 as of August 2022.