Yolandi Visser Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Sep, 2018
Facts of Yolandi Visser
Date of Birth: 1984 , December-1
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: South Africa
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Yolandi Visser
Birth Name Anri du Toit
Nationality South African
Birth Place/City Port Alfred, South Africa
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Musician and actress
Net Worth $10 million
Affair with Watkin Tudor Jones
Boyfriend Watkin Tudor Jones
Children Two
Movies Chappie
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Anri du Toit, popularly known as Yolandi Visser, is a South African rap singer and is also the South African Zef-Rave-Rapper band, Die Antwoord. She is one of the most admired musicians in South-Africa. She has set her stage name as ¥o-Landi Vi$$er. Visser is also famous among her fans for her dressing sense and her hairstyle in addition to her singing skill.

Besides singing, she is also interested in acting. She has acted in the movie Chappie in 2015 where she played her own role. Besides this, she has acted in two short films called “Umshini Wam” and “Picnic”.

Yolandi Visser's Early Life, Bio, And Education

The famous South African singing star Yo-Landi Visser was born Anri du Toit on December 1, 1984, in Port Alfred, South Africa. She was adopted by African parents as a child-her father, Ben du Toit, was a priest and her mother was a homemaker. Visser never met her biological parents. She also has a brother who is also adopted by her parents.

Visser grew up in a conservative Afrikaans society and became rebellious as a child. She was enrolled at a local boarding school in Pretoria. After finishing school education at 16, she moved to Cape Town where she met Ninja.

Yolandi Visser's Career In Singing And Acting

Yo-Landi was passionate about music since her early childhood. She was influenced by Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Nine Inch Nails, Cypress Hill, Eminem, Marilyn Manson, and Aphex Twin. She hardly knew about the rap while she was a child, and had never thought she would flourish her career in singing, however, she developed her interest in singing after she met befriended Markus during her school days. He was a musician who would often record her voice to mix the sound into his track. After listening to those tracks, she became interested in creating music.

Visser shifted to Cape Town seeking a career in music where she met rapper Ninja, whose original name is Watkin Tudor Jones. Visser shared her songs recorded with Markus to Ninja following which, Ninja invited her to join his rap group. Since then, they recorded many songs together and also released many albums.

CAPTION: South African singer and actress Yolandi Visser SOURCE: Pinterest

Prior to joining Die Antwoord, Yolandi was a part of the music and art groups called The Constructus Corporation and MaxNormal.tv. She appeared in several music videos with the groups but her popularity increased, she became a musical sensation in South Africa after she joined Die Antwoord, a rap/rave group which consists Ninja (Watkin Tudor Jones) and DJ Hi-Tek(Justin de Nobrega) beside her. 

Along with her band member, Visser released their debut album titled $O$ in the year 2009. The album was turned out to be an instant hit. In 2016, they released their fourth album under the title, Mount Ninji and de Nice Time Kid

In 2009, a year after Visser joined the music group, she cut off sides of her hair and then she bleached her hair and eyebrows white which led her to become popular in wide range both inside and out of South Africa.

Besides music, Visser is also an actress; has worked in a number of movies, including a self-styled role in Neill Blomkamp 2015 film Chappie. In 2010, Yo-Landi was offered a lead role in the David Fincher's adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo which she rejected to focus on music where she also forced Ninja to refuse the lead role in Elysium. 

Yolandi Visser's Salary And Net Worth

Yolandi Visser has a glorious career in singing and she earns a staggering amount of money for her work. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of around $10 million, as per Celebrity net worth. 

The versatile personality also played a role in a 2015 dystopian science fiction action movie Chappie which became the hit at the box office grossing more than $102 million on a $49 million movie. 

Yolandi Visser's Personal Life, Dating, And Affair 

The successful South African singer is not married yet, but she was in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend a few years back. Yolandi was in a long-term relationship with her bandmate Ninja before they broke their relationship. The couple started dating while Visser was still a teenager and a few years after their affair, Visser got pregnant with her first child with her boyfriend Ninja. They welcomed their daughter, Sixteen Jones in 2006.

CAPTION: Singer Yolandi Visser with ex-boyfriend Ninja SOURCE: Pinterest

Sixteen also made her appearance in the music video of I Fink U Freeky at the age of seven and she is also a singer and songwriter and is part of a band. Yolandi also has another child, Tokkie Jones, a street-kid whom she adopted in 2010 when he was nine years old. Yolandi is a proud mother of two children and she is a very good mother as well.

Watkin and Yolandi never got married. And even after their separation, the couple is still close and are in touch with each other. She likewise manages to spend quality time with her family. 

Visser is also quite popular on social media like Instagram where she has over 1 million followers. 

Yolandi Visser's Body Measurement And Height 

The gorgeous singer and actress, Visser maintain her body figure which measures in 34-25-35 inches. She stands at the height of 5 feet 1 inch and her body weight is 45 kg as of 2018.

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Sixteen also made her appearance in the music video of I Fink U Freeky at the age of seven and she is also a singer and songwriter and is part of a band. Yolandi also has another child, Tokkie Jones, a street-kid whom she adopted in 2010 when he was nine years old. Yolandi is a proud mother of two children and she is a very good mother as well.Sixteen also made her appearance in the music video of I Fink U Freeky at the age of seven and she is also a singer and songwriter and is part of a band. Yolandi also has another child, Tokkie Jones, a street-kid whom she adopted in 2010 when he was nine years old. Yolandi is a proud mother of two children and she is a very good mother as well.

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