Yolandi Visser, whose birth name is Anri du Toit is a famous songwriter, singer, actress who is also the lead vocalist with the popular rap band, Die Antwoord. She was born in South Africa and is of African heritage. She was featured in the 2015 film Chappie with her longtime boyfriend, Ninja.
Read more to learn about the latest sensation including information concerning her daughter, age, birthdate, height, net worth and much more.
Yolandi Visser Bio, Age, Ethnicity
Born as Anri du Toit on December 1, 1984, she is better known by her stage name Yolandi Visser. She was born in Port Alfred, South Africa. Her sun sign is Sagittarius. There is no information about her real parents but she was adopted by a Christian couple. Visser’s biological father is said to be a priest named Ben Du Toit. At the age of 5, she was enrolled into St. Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls, Boksburg and at 16, she was accepted to Lady Grey Arts Academy. Visser has a brother – an older brother – who was also adopted by the same couple that adopted her. She belongs to white ethnicity and her nationality is South African. She grew up in a Christain home and have been fostered by a Christian minister and his wife.
Yolandi Visser’s talents as a singer began to manifest at a very tender age and she embraced it with open arms. And even though it was not an easy road for her, she has risen to become one of the high profile female entertainers in the country. She started her journey in music in 2001 and has since been active in the industry until present. She set it off with the music and arts group called The Constructus Corporation. She would later move on from them and join the South African ‘corporate’ hip-hop group, “MaxNormal.tv”. She served as the personal assistant to the group leader, Max Normal. Her romance with this group brought her instant fame and her popularity shot up overnight.
After she quit MaxNormal.tv, she joined the South African Rap/Rave/Zef group, Die Antwoord. The Die Antwoord is a translation of the word “The Answer” in Afrikaans and it was formed in Cape Town in 2008. Other members of the group include Justin de Nobrega aka DJ Hi-Tek and Watkin Tudor Jones also known as Ninja.
Together, they commanded a great audience and became very popular. Their first album titled, “$O$” was released in 2009. The album which had tracks like Enter the Ninja was an instant hit and celebrated among young people which formed the most part of their fan base. The album also gave them a global appeal even though their raps are more popular in Afrikaans. Die Antwoord has gone on to produce four studio albums, two EPs and one mixtape.
Visser has a unique (bizarre, to say the least) way of making and dressing up for her appearances which her fans have come to love her for. Still powering on the centre stage, there seems to be no slowing down for the superstar who has inspired so many with her vocals. Yolandi Visser has sung and also appeared in a lot of music videos which have gone viral on the internet.
Yolandi Visser also developed a keen interest in acting which has seen her feature in the 2015 film Chappie directed by Neill Blomkamp. She also appeared in the 2011 short film titled Umshini Wam. Also to her credit, Visser has some TV show appearances under her belt.
Is Yolandi Visser Married? Husband, Daughter
Yolandi Visser met Watkin Tudor Jones (Ninja) as a band member with Die Antwoord. Before long, they fell in love and had an affair which blossomed into a relationship. They have a daughter named Sixteen Jones together even though they are not yet married. Their relationship remains somewhat a mystery as onlookers are wondering if and when they will ever get married. To make matters worse, the lovebirds have not made any comment in public to assuage the curiosity of their fans. Aside from Sixteen, Visser has an adopted street-kid, Tokkie Jones.
Yolandi Visser Height, Feet
Visser is not only followed on social media because of her music but also because of her hot legs and alluring physique. She has white blonde hair with brown eyes. She possesses a sexy body and is known to expose her body parts in her viral videos. She has an average height of 5 feet 4 inch and a weight of 53 kg.
What Is Her Net Worth?
How much is this musical diva worth? According to recent calculations, this popular songwriter is worth between $3.55 to $10 million. And this is quite a sum when you factor her singing, acting career, and all.
Quick Facts About Yolandi Visser
|Birth name:||Anri du Toit|
|Stage name:||Yolandi Visser|
|Birthplace:||Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Boyfriend:||Watkin Tudor Jones (Ninja)|
|Socal media:||Instagram, Facebook and Twitter|
|Children:||2 (Sixteen Jones and Tokkie Jones)|
|Pets:||Cute puppy named Ichi|
|Net worth:||Between $3.55 – $10 million|