Zanele Ngcamu née Mkhwanazi was born in Soweto and raised in a Christian family of artists.
She started singing in church, the Apostolic Faith Mission (Naledi), and then professionally in high school. After finishing school, Zanele worked with well-known South African artists like Benjamin Dube and Mzwakhe Mbuli and sang with a group called Grace.
Zanele is currently studying part-time through UNISA for a human resource management diploma.
She is young, energetic, driven, and a devoted Christian who one day hopes to be a successful business woman.