Who is AKA Dating Now? Past Relationships, Current Relationship Status, and Rumours


AKA, also known as Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, is a South African rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is one of the most successful artists in the country and has won several awards, including the Best Male Artist and Best Album at the 23rd South African Music Awards. With his success, many of his fans are curious about his personal life, particularly his dating life. In this article, we will take a look at AKA’s past relationships, current relationship status, rumours, and some interesting facts.


Past Relationships:

AKA has been in a few high-profile relationships. His most notable ex-girlfriend is Bonang Matheba, a South African television presenter, radio host, and businesswoman. The two dated on and off for several years before calling it quits in 2018. In 2019, AKA started dating DJ Zinhle, a South African DJ, and they have a child together. However, their relationship came to an end in 2020.


Current Relationship Status:

As of now, AKA is reportedly single. There have been no confirmed reports of him dating anyone new.



Despite being single, AKA has been the subject of several dating rumours. One of the most notable was when he was linked to Nicole Nyaba, a South African model and video vixen. The rumours began when Nicole posted a photo of herself wearing AKA’s sneakers on Instagram. However, both parties denied the rumours, with AKA stating that he was not seeing anyone at the time.



AKA’s breakup with DJ Zinhle was highly publicized, with many fans expressing their disappointment. In a statement, AKA and DJ Zinhle said that they had decided to end their relationship and focus on co-parenting their child. However, there were also rumours that AKA had cheated on DJ Zinhle with his ex-girlfriend, Bonang Matheba.



  • AKA was born on January 28, 1988, in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • He started his music career in 2002, but his breakthrough came in 2011 with his debut album, “Altar Ego.”
  • AKA has won several awards, including Best Male Artist and Best Album at the 23rd South African Music Awards.
  • He has collaborated with several international artists, including Burna Boy, Rick Ross, and Diamond Platnumz.
  • AKA has a strong social media presence, with over 2 million followers on Instagram and over 3 million followers on Twitter.



AKA has had a few high-profile relationships, but as of now, he is reportedly single. Despite being single, he has been the subject of several dating rumours, including one with Nicole Nyaba. His breakup with DJ Zinhle was highly publicized, and there were rumours of infidelity. Nonetheless, AKA remains a successful artist, with a loyal fanbase and a strong social media presence.