Is Big Zulu gay? Siyabonga Nene, professionally known as Big Zulu, has undoubtedly made a significant impact on the South African music scene.
With his rise to prominence following the release of the single “Donsa Nkabi” in 2016 and subsequent record deals with Universal Music, Big Zulu has earned his place in the spotlight.
His albums, including “Ushun Wenkabi” (2018), “Ungqongqoshe Wongqongqoshe” (2019), and the chart-topping “Ichwane Lenyoka” (2021), have solidified his status as a prominent rapper and songwriter.
However, beyond his musical journey, there have been persistent rumors circulating on the internet about his sexual orientation, particularly fueled by a viral image from a gay wedding.
In this article, we aim to shed light on the truth regarding Big Zulu’s sexual orientation and separate fact from fiction.
Is Big Zulu Gay?
No, Big Zulu is not gay. Rumors surrounding Big Zulu’s sexuality sparked when gay wedding pictures resembling him surfaced on the internet.
While it was later clarified that it was actually his lookalike who had tied the knot, some netizens continued to insist that it was Big Zulu in the photos.
These images got resurfaced on the internet and this time Big Zulu replied with a tweet that made some of his followers angry.
Muntu wabantu lento ehlambalaza igama lam Ay Ngicela ungihloniphe ngoba ngila ngikhona ngenxa yenhlonipho ngikhulile ngiyindoda ngine ngane engikhulisayo ezingeke zaphatheka kahle zibona lododi owufake la Ngino mndeni engicela uwuhloniphe noma ungasahloniphanga mina akuna nkinga https://t.co/2mdTMhJNnU
— Big Zulu (@BigZulu_ZN) October 3, 2023
These trending pictures only served to fuel the long-existing speculations about his sexual orientation. The 37-year-old rapper has always been under scrutiny in this regard.
The speculation that he might be gay gained traction because of the poses he often shares on his social media, which some perceived as giving off hints of femininity. However, it’s important to clarify that his poses have nothing to do with his actual sexuality.
In fact, Big Zulu has a history of dating women, which provides ample evidence to support his straight sexual orientation. Therefore, the rumors surrounding his sexuality should be taken with a grain of skepticism.
Who Is Big Zulu Dating?
When it comes to Big Zulu’s relationship status, the online landscape is filled with various claims and speculations, but there is no official or verified information readily available.
Some sources suggest that he is currently dating Lebogang Makenete, while others assert that he is a married man with two children.
It’s worth noting that in the past, there were rumors linking Big Zulu to Bonang Matheba. These rumors gained traction when both Big Zulu and Bonang posted flirty videos on Instagram, sparking curiosity among fans.
Bonang even posted a series of stories implying a romantic connection, stating, “A Zulu man will sweep you off your feet. Stay vigilant.”
However, it’s important to emphasize that these dating rumors were never officially verified, leaving Big Zulu’s relationship status shrouded in uncertainty.