What Happened To Sipho Kaleni? How Did The Gospel Singer Die?


Sipho Kaleni was a popular Gospel singer, songwriter and composer ( Source : Twitter )

Sipho Kaleni died on August 1, 2022. Crown Gospel Music Awards reported that his health was not in good condition since May. 

Tributes flood the internet as the renowned South African Gospel singer Sipho Kaleni passed away untimely. He was 46 years old at the time of his death. 

What Happened To Sipho Kaleni?- Is His Death Cause An Illness?

Sipho Kaleni has passed away. His untimely demise has left everyone heartbroken. Many wonder what may have happened to him. 

One of the posts on Facebook from Crown Gospel Music Awards says that he had been unwell since May 2022. He had shown some signs of improvement in his health over the past few weeks, but he sadly lost the battle on the morning of August 1, 2022. 

However, the post did not mention what health issue he had been facing over the past few months. But, it seems the illness is the cause of his death. 

His fans are shocked to find out about his passing. They paid tribute to him through social media. They are also sending prayers and deepest condolences to his family. 

The Gospel music industry has lost one of its gems. He was a renowned musician, an MC, and a radio presenter. 

Sipho Kaleni Biography- A Look Into His Career

Sipho Kaleni was a well-known DJ for the Christian radio station Radio Pulpit. He also hosted the music program Gospel Gold in South Africa.

His biography on Twitter says he was born on September 21, 1975. He had studied Electrical engineering at Springs College. His career and education may not match, but he was successful and made his name as a Gospel singer. 

He has collaborated with numerous top performers in the field, including the Emmanuel Ministry group, and has written songs for Tebello Sukwene and Lebo Sekgobela.

Fans mourn the loss of Sipho Kaleni on social media ( Source : Twitter )

He had joined SABC 1 as a presenter of the Masimdumise youth program, giving him his first break in the television industry at the age of 17. Similarly, in 2005, he first worked as a presenter for Gospel Gold on SABC 1 before managing Zanele Mbokazi's Christian chat program on Soweto TV.

Over the past two decades of his professional career, he has worked as presenter/ producer at Radio Pulpit / Radiokansel, founder and managing director at Parousia communications and Overeth Music Productions and Publishing. 

He had recently become the CEO of Adventist World Radio. He was proud to have achieved and come so far in his life.

Sipho Kaleni Family Details

Sipho Kaleni has his own family with his wife, Nomelikhaya Kaleni. He is survived by his spouse, children, and mother. 

Some people are still trying hard to believe that he is no more. Some social media users said the last time they had seen him was in May; he was doing fine. 

Hearing about his sudden demise has saddened everyone. People who had met him or who were close to him shared the precious/ happiest memories they had with them. He will forever be missed. 

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