SA Got Talent: Who was James Bhemgee? dies at 57, Cause of death and Family

James Bhemgee is a former street sweeper and unemployed tenor. He won SA’s Got Talent 2 in 2010, a show hosted by SABC 2. He was first discovered on the streets of Cape Town by a woman who overheard him singing whilst he was working as a street sweeper.

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Ex ‘SA’s Got Talent’ winner James Bhemgee dies

The SA Got Talent contestant James Bhemgee has gone away. Some social media users claimed he passed away after having a sudden heart attack.

People will always remember the music of the late singer Bhemgee.

The news of his passing saddens a lot of people. On social media, they are expressing their condolences to his family and friends.

James Bhemgee Age, Family, and Early Life

James Bhemgee was 57 at the time of his death. He was born around 1965. However, we don’t have any information regarding his exact birthdate, birthplace, and parents. As of now, we don’t have much information regarding his personal life.

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James Bhemgee Career, What was his profession?

People will always remember the music of the late singer Bhemgee. When the former street sweeper was singing one day while sweeping the streets, Angelique Fuhr just happened to see him on the streets.

When he was 45 years old, he first attracted the public’s notice and began his singing training. The mother invited Bhemgee to perform at her house by calling her concert pianist daughter.

Fuhr paid for his initial singing lessons because she believed in his talent, but his teacher gave up after three months because she believed he needed a coach better suited to his skills. Finally, Fuhr convinced Young and Rubicam, a marketing company, to sponsor his ongoing research.

He made an appearance on Breakfast News (now known as BBC Breakfast) in the UK in 1994. Many people recognized his talent, which gave him the chance to study in Germany for four years.

He took part in SA Got Talent in 2010 and even won the competition, which increased his notoriety. Even R250 000 in prize money was given to him.

Which school did he go to?

Currently, we don’t have any information regarding his educational journey. He had pursued a performance diploma at the University of Cape Town

James Bhemgee Wife, What about his relationship?

In 2010, during an interview, he shared that he lives in Rocklands, Cape Town, and has six children. There has been no mention of his wife’s name. he said the children grew up with their mother.

James Bhemgee Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of James Bhemgee is under the wraps.

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Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

He is available on Facebook as James Bhemgee with 1k+ followers.

Body Appearance of James Bhemgee’s Height, Weight

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Hair colorBlack 
Eye colorBrown
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Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about James Bhemgee’s you should be know

NationalitySouth African
Age57 Years
Relationship StatusMarried
SpousesN / A