Gugu Khathi (born on 25 October in Soweto) is a South African businessperson, motivational speaker, social media influencer, and real estate investor. She is popular for getting married to record producer and Kwaito artist Mthokozi Khathi aka, DJ Tira.

Though she is addressed by fans and followers by Guccichic, the smart and intelligent lady has made a name for herself. 

She holds business-related seminars and never let any profitable business opportunity slip away.


Gugu Khathi biography
Gugu Khathi biography. Image: Instagram/gugu.khathi.
NameGugu Khathi
Other namesGuccichic
Born25 October
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
Alma materUniversity of South Africa
HusbandMthokozi Khathi aka, DJ Tira.
ProfessionBusinessperson, motivational speaker, social media influencer, real estate investor


Gugu Khathi profile
Gugu Khathi profile: Image: Instagram/gugu.khathi.

Gugu celebrates her birthday every year on 25 October, her husband sends her lovely messages. Though she manages to keep her personal life private. She receives birthday messages from loved ones and followers on social media.


Her place of birth and where she grew up is in Soweto a township in Gauteng, South Africa. Gugu’s profession also covers marketing, business entrepreneurship, and journalism. She currently lives with her family in Durban, Johannesburg.


She had her secondary school education at Princess High School. Gugu furthered her academic pursuit at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and obtained a degree in Psychology from the institution.


Gugu Khathi husband
Gugu Khathi husband. Image: Instagram/gugu.khathi.

Gugu Khathi is married to Mthokozi Khathi, popularly known as DJ Tira. The couple became husband and wife in a colorful traditional wedding ceremony held in 2016 at KwaHlabisa. Their union is blessed with three children including two sons and a daughter.


Her career in dancing dates back to when she was a Mafikizolo dancer. Upon leaving Mafikizolo, she grabbed every opportunity that came knocking.

She tried venturing into beauty and styling behind the scene in entertainment. Gugu also tried out acting before she finally built her brand.

During her days at Mafikizolo, Gugu managed to start a dancing school in Soweto. With her brand, she became a motivational speaker.

Her business-oriented personality made her focus and attach to her career and in January 2015, she launched a ‘Beauty hair salon’ and spar in Ruimsig.


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