Mihlali Ndamase (born on 29 November 1996 in Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African make-up artist and Vlogger.

The fast-rising media personality has made many YouTube streamers follow her channel.

She has always wanted to end up in the beauty and fashion industry. It could even date back to her young days, at the age of fourteen (14), Mihlali had her first gig in modeling.


Mihlali Ndamase biography
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NameMihlali Ndamase
Born29 November 1996 (age 24 years)
Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal
BirthdayNovember 29
EducationUniversity of Witwatersrand
Leaders In The Science of Fashion
Brand Strategic Communication
ProfessionVlogger, social media influencer
FoundationSiyasizana Foundation


Mihlali Ndamase age
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Her date of birth is on 29 November 1996 and the place of birth is in Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal. Mihlali Ndamase is 24 years old. She celebrates her birthday every year on November 29.


Mihlali Ndamase background
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Mihlali grew up where she was born, Kokstad, a town in the Harry Gwala District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province in South Africa.

She was raised under the care of her grandmother, her mother, and her aunt. Her grandmother is a local tailor and fashion designer. She lost her father in 2018. 


She attended all-girls boarding high school in Pietermaritzburg. She furthered her education at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits University).

Mihlali did not complete her academic pursuit at Wits University. After she dropped out of University, Mihlali enrolled at Leaders In The Science of Fashion.

Currently, she is a student of Brand Strategic Communication at VEGA.


She has not revealed anything about the man in her life, but in 2019, some speculations were triggered.

In 2019, at the Singapore Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton got a lot of people taking.

Mihlali shared a stream of pictures of the British Superstar, and one picture contained them in store. She left the caption.

“You did the best you could, babe, super proud of you. A winner in my eyes.”

Many thought that Mihlali was dating Lewis Hamilton, or they were in a romantic relationship. She had to respond saying that “they were just friends”.


She is a popular YouTube vlogger and social media influencer. Since 2015, Mihlali has been building strong pillars for her brand to stand on through her activities in the entertainment industry.

Her aspiration as a vlogger came from other famous brands on YouTube including Aaliyah Jay, Nicole, Guerrero, and Nikki tutorials.

According to her, many ridiculed her after she shared her intentions of entering the beauty industry. Many told her that the industry doesn’t pay.

She also says that “she made it so big in the industry because she was driven by her passion and she was not in it for the money”. 

Now, she has grown to be on the list of top South African social media influencers.

Hopper VQ made a list of the highest-paid Instagram users, she made it as the ‘135th highest paid user’. She earns $1800 on each post.


Mihlali Ndamase profile
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She has worked with several brands in cosmetics including Revlon, Woolworths, and Edgars.

Mihlali made an announcement on 28 November 2018 of her partnership with Edgars.

She hosts the Colour Masterclass on 7 December in Johannesburg.


She co-founded the Siyasizana Foundation alongside, Dineo Nono, an influencer, in 2017.

The primary objective of the foundation is to provide long-term guidance and mentorship to independent creatives, Gender-Based Violence Activism, and Educational sessions provided to underprivileged societies, and career guidance.


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