Fezile Mkhize Biography

Fezile Mkhize Biography

The year 2018 marked a significant turning point for Fezile Mkhize, catapulting him into the limelight and establishing him as one of the biggest breakout stars of the year. He made a record when he emerged as one of the six winners chosen to be part of the Top Billing family during the Presenter Search on 3. Since then, he has continued to trend on social media and has consistently made it to the news headlines in the broadcast and print media.

Winning Hearts

Fezile Mkhize has consistently won the hearts of many South Africans with his charm, good looks, and charisma. His active engagement and fun interactions with everyone he comes in contact with have been part of what makes him a favorite among the people. Mkhize’s winning a slot as one of the Top Billing presenters can be traced back to an encouragement that he got from his girlfriend, a fact he is always proud to mention in his interviews.

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Fezile Mkhize hails from Bloemfontein in South Africa. He first appeared on the television screen when he featured on a Jet advert. As a practicing doctor, he caught viewers’ attention when he contested during the Top Billing Presenter Search 3 and won. Interestingly, many do not know that the charismatic doctor was an introvert while growing up, a trait that helped him devote more time to reading.

Family Background and Education

Fezile was raised by a single parent, as his father died when he was only four years of age. His mother, a teacher, had the dream of studying medicine but after securing a scholarship, unfortunately, the acceptance letter got missing. Driven by this anecdote, Fezile, together with his brother, pursued medicine to fulfill his mother’s dream. As a medical practitioner, Dr. Fezile Mkhize has always desired to specialize in cardiothoracic surgery, which means he would be a specialist in operating the heart, lungs, and other chest organs.

Passion and Determination

Apart from fulfilling his mother’s dream, which ushered him into the medicine route, Mkhize has always had the passion for helping people, and that partly motivated his choice of the profession. He believes that his profession grants him the opportunity to impact lives positively. More so, if there is anything the presenter and doctor is known for, it is his determination to live his dream. His willingness to partake in the Top Billing contest was because his passion has always been in that direction.


Apart from his chosen career, Fezile finds joy in physical activities, his girlfriend, and reading. He trains as hard as he can because, in the process, he engages in active meditation, which is one of the things that get him going. He fell in love with basketball when he was growing up. So, in his downtime, if he is not in the gym, he could be at the local basketball court shooting hoops with his friends.


At the moment, Fezile Mkhize’s age is 32 years. However, information about his date of birth is not yet known.

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International Recognition

To top it all, during the Mr World 10th anniversary, Fezile Mkhize, the South African doctor, model, and television presenter, competed for the “Most Desirable Man” in the world title. Excitingly, he emerged as the 1st runner-up. This win was historic as he became the first South African to make the top three at the pageant since the Mr World premiered.

Social Media Presence

Since he came into the limelight, Dr Fezile has continued to amass followers on his social media platforms. For instance, on his official Instagram page, he has almost 60,000 followers. Dr Fezile Mkhize’s Instagram page is filled with interesting pictures, including traditional attire and various fun activities he has participated in, providing a visual feast for his followers.

Personal Life

Having the right people in one’s life is crucial to achieving success, and this has been proven in the life of Fezile. It’s worth noting that his decision to compete in the Top Billing Presenter’s competition was inspired by his girlfriend. Even though he had always dreamt of becoming one, he did not know such a platform would come so soon. Dr Fezile Mkhize and his girlfriend met at medical school. In an interview, the accomplished doctor said, “She’s always had unwavering confidence in this path I’ve taken, and through it all has been a pillar of encouragement.”

Career and Passion

Today, Fezile Mkhize is not only a doctor but also a model and presenter. His decision to explore the entertainment industry has brought him out of obscurity and into the limelight. However, he asserts that his fame is not because he strives for recognition, but that he is merely doing what he is passionate about. Also, the desire to inspire young ones that they can do and be whatever they desire to become in life is another essential factor that drives him.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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