Donald Biography, Age, Girlfriend, Music, Awards, Net Worth
Real Name : Donald Moatshe
Stage Name : Donald
Gender: : Male
Date of birth : 7 February 1985
Place of birth : Kraalhoek, North West province, South Africa
Languages : English, isiZulu and Setswana
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Singer, Songwriter, and Producer
Record Label : D-Exclusive, Universal Music Group,
Donald is a platinum selling South African artist.whose real name is Donald Moatshe. He was born on the 7th of February 1985 in North West Province of South Africa. Donald is an Afro-soul singer who has clinched several awards and nominations with is smooth sounds. He is famous for his 2012 hit ‘I deserve and other song like ‘Over the moon’ and ‘Denial’. The Donald Biography tells the story of a focused Afro-soul artists whose sound evolves to suit the contemporary world.
Donald grew up in Rusternburg, South Africa in a christian family. He started singing in the church choir at the age of 8 years. He also sang during school events.
Donald’s was signed to DJ Cleo’s Wills of Steel in 2010 and he released his debut album ‘Know You Better’ which flopped. In 2011 he opened his D-Exclusive record label and dropped his second album ‘Train of Love” which was successful . The album included tracks like the hit ‘I deserve’, ‘Denial and ‘Over the moon’. As a result of the success of ‘Train of Love’, Donald was the most nominated artist at the 2013 Metro FM Music Awards. He was nominated for Best Produced Album, Best Video, Best Male, and Best Dance Album.
Watch: Donald – I deserve
In 2014 he released the album Black and White which was certified Gold. The year 2015 saw train of Love being certified a Platinum selling album. Furthermore, Donald released ‘Something More in 2017 and its success was relative. Again in 2019 he dropped his much anticipated album ‘Her name is”. The album was a reflection on Donald’s past love experiences; both good and bad. In 2020 Donald released a single titled ‘Thixo and is expected to drop videos for tracks from “her name is”. Through out his career Donald has worked with artists such as Kelly Khumalo, Dream Team and Bucie.
Albums by Donald
- Know You Better (2010)
- Train of Love (2012)
- Black and White (2014)
- Something more (2017)
- Her name is (2019)
- Best produced album: Donald – Train of Love
- Best styled artist/group: Donald – Train of Love
After years of being single, in January 2020 Donald finally revealed that he had found the lady to settle down with. However, he has not yet revealed who the lady he plans to engage is. He previously had a relationship with television personality Pearl Modiadei. Their relationship started when Pearl promoted his single ‘Sanctuary of love’. In 2014 the couple ran out of chemistry and broke up.
Watch: Donald – Over The Moon
Donald Net Worth
The Afro-soul singer Donald has an estimated net worth of US$1 Million to US$5 Million.