Mpura – Biography, Age, Cars, Accident, Death and Net Worth

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Mpura (born 22 September 1995) was a South African rapper, fashion designer, and record producer who died on the 9th of August, 2021 in a car accident with Killer Kau.


Mpura Biography

Mongezi Thomas Stuurman was born on the 22nd of September, 1995 in Alexandra, Gauteng, South Africa, to a middle-class family. There is no information as to the name of the university which he attended, but he previously attended Highlands North Boys High School and was said to be a graduate before his demise.


The late rapper had always had a thing for music and, since his childhood, has always wanted to be a rapper. Before he came into the limelight of the music industry, he was involved in fashion. He founded his own production company called “Mpura Designs,” which produced various unisex brands of cloth. As a fashion designer, he displayed his collection at different fashion weeks in South Africa. He has featured many artists, and before his demise, he collaborated with Busta 929, Lady Du, Reece Madlisa, Mr. JazziQ, and Zuma to produce his single “Umsebenzi Wethue,” which earned a top spot on the local iTunes chart and was highly rated.


Real NameMongezi Thomas Stuurman
Date of Birth22nd of September, 1995
Date of Death9th of August 2021
Place of BirthSouth Africa
Marital StatusN/A
Fashion Designer
Record Producer
Nationality/NationalitiesSouth African
Net Worth in RandsR14.7 million
Net Worth in USD$1 million

Mpura Age

At the time of his demise, he was 25 years of age.

Marriage and Girlfriend

Mongezi was never open about his love life, and it is unclear who he dated or had a relationship with before his death. Despite other information linking him with DJ “De-Ben Gogo or DBN Gogo” his status was unknown.


The rapper died in a car accident on the 9th of August 2021 while on route to perform in Rustenburg, North West of South Africa. He died along with fellow artist Killer Kau who was to perform alongside him.

Social Media

All of his social media handles are below and you can visit them to relive moments of the late rapper.



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Here is his Facebook page here.


Net Worth

He was active both in the music industry and the fashion world. Before his demise, he ran a fashion brand, which he made a lot from in addition to his music career. He was said to have had an estimated net worth of $1 Million and R14.7 million in Rands.

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