Babes Wodumo boyfriendBabes Wodumo-Image Source@Instagram

Over a year following the tragic loss of her husband to a stroke, renowned Gqom music sensation Babes Wodumo has found comfort in the arms of her new boyfriend. Recent reports suggest that she is currently in a relationship with the emerging Amapiano artist Sabelo Zuma, professionally known as Zuma.

The couple has been making public appearances at various events, sparking speculation about the strength of their newfound connection. Babes Wodumo, born Bongekile Simelane, rose to fame with her 2016 hit “Wololo” and was previously married to Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo until his unfortunate passing in December 2022.

Meet Babes Wodumo’s New Boyfriend

A fresh face in the music scene, Zuma has quickly garnered attention with his unique fusion of Amapiano and traditional Zulu music. His debut album, “Lazaro,” featuring collaborations with various popular artists, has significantly contributed to his rising popularity.

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Babes Wodumo and boyfriend
Babes Wodumo and her boyfriend Zuma-Image Source@Zimoja

Reports about their romantic involvement began circulating late last year when they were spotted together at a prominent music festival. Since then, the couple has been a consistent presence at multiple events and social gatherings. Sources indicate that Zuma has played a pivotal role in supporting Babes Wodumo’s efforts to revive her career.

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Navigating Age Differences Amidst Criticism

Despite facing criticism regarding their age difference, the couple remains undeterred. At 28, Babes Wodumo is three years older than her 25-year-old partner. Allegedly, she took a full year to mourn her husband’s passing before embracing a new chapter in her life.

An insider shared, “She is young and has every right to move forward. She is ready for a fresh start after her mourning period.” The couple has chosen not to address the criticisms publicly, continuing to share glimpses of their relationship with those close to them.

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