Willem Botha Biography, Age, Career, Albums, Songs & Net Worth
Willem Botha (born 17 April 1987) is a South African singer, actor, music producer and presenter from Riversdale, Western Cape.
He was the runner-up of Afrikaanse Idols reality music programme and predominantly performs Afrikaans language songs.
Willem Botha Age
Botha was born on April 17 1987. He is 33 years old as of 2020.
Willem Botha Education
He studied drama at the University of Stellenbosch in 2006. However he delayed his studies to take part in Afrikaanse Idols.
Willem Botha Career
Botha has had an association with the Eurovision Song Contest since Afrikaanse Idols. In 2009, he released “Hi Hi Ho”, also promoted as “Hi Hi Ho (Bokke Weergawe)” (English: “Hi Hi Ho (Springbok version)”) as an Afrikaans adaptation of the Latvian 2008 Eurovision Song Contest entry “Wolves of the Sea” by Pirates of the Sea, with the lyrics being adapted to support the South Africa national rugby union team (colloquially known as the Springboks).Later that year he released his second album titled “Sê My Nou” which was nominated for the best Afrikaans Sokkie Dans album at the 16th South African Music Awards. In 2013, he helped to produce the 2013 Belarusian Eurovision entry “Solayoh” and was part of the performance act as one of Alyona Lanskaya’s backing singers. This made him the first South African to perform at Eurovision.
Botha made his acting debut in the Afrikaans language film Liefling, Die Movie in 2010. In 2013, he played his first television acting role in Donkerland.
Willem Botha Albums
- Kô Ma Hier (2007)
- Sê My Nou (2009)
- My Stem is Joune (2012)
- Soen & Vergeet (2017)
Willem Botha Net Worth
Botha has an estimated net worth of $500 000
- The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 27 Nov 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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