Nelli Tembe Biography – Nellie Tembe Wiki
Anele “Nelli” Tembe is the fiancée of South African rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes. She was very private and very little is known about her. Instagram page is set to private and she has about 7 000 followers. In May 2020, when a Twitter user asked AKA if she would feature in his “Cross My Heart” music video, he responded by saying, “Not a chance. She’s VERY private. First non celebrity I’ve dated since uhm…2008.”
She attended the Jackie Cameron School of Food and Wine, where she enrolled for an 18-month-long cookery course between 2018 and 2019. During this time she was also accepted to join the school’s work placement segment at The Test Kitchen in Cape Town.
AKA Fiance – AKA Girlfriend
Anele ‘Nelli’ Tembe was engaged to rapper, Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes. The couple got engaged on 21 February 2021. AKA took to his social media pages to announce his engagement to Tembe. He posted a picture with Tembe’s left hand adorned with a stunning band on her ring finger and captioned it: “21/01/2021.”
Tembe posted the same picture on her Instagram account, writing, “21/02/21 – on this day I said YES to the love of my life & best friend. Words cannot describe how grateful I am to be your life partner. Even through the highs and lows, you have always stood by me and I thank you, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, for loving me wholeheartedly and never giving up on us. Cheers to the beginning of forever. 4L boo,” she wrote on social media.
Nelli Tembe Death
Nelli Tembe passed away on Sunday 11 April 2021, at the age of 22, after she reportedly jumped from the 10th floor of the Pepper Club Hotel in Cape Town.
“Paramedics on scene have said a female had allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of that building. When paramedics arrived on scene, she had sustained polytraumatic injuries,” Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said. “She was in critical condition and they started a full life-support resuscitation. Unfortunately her injuries were too severe and she was declared deceased.”
SAPS spokesperson FC van Wyk said: “Cape Town Central police are investigating an inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 07:45 on the corners of Loop and Bloem Street, Cape Town CBD where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased.”
The Tembe and Forbes families released the following statement in regards to the untimely passing of Anele Tembe: “It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe (22). Anele tragically passed on in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 11 April 2021.
“We are still in shock and are dealing with our emotions, as she was an exceptional and gifted young woman, with so much life ahead of her. She had a sweet nature about her and was always nurturing to those around her.
“Her fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and is surrounded by family and closest friends.
“At this hour of our grief, we humbly request that our families be given privacy and time to heal.”
Nelli Tembe Suicide
Did Nelli Tembe commit suicide? Rapper AKA’s fiancée Nelli Tembe committed suicide on Sunday 11 April 2021, Sunday World reported. She allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of the Pepper Club in Cape Town CBD.
In November 2020, a video of her attempting to jump off the Hilton went viral on social media. She has reportedly been suffering from depression.
Nelli Tembe Cause of Death
Nelli Tembe’s cause of death was suicide.
Nelli Tembe Parents
Nelli Tembe’s father is KwaZulu-Natal-based businessman, Moses Tembe, who is the Chairman of Phumelela Gaming & Leisure Ltd. He is also non-executive chairman of the Ubuhle OCS Cleaning Services (Pty) Ltd which was formed in 1998. He is chairman and director of a number of businesses in the retail, manufacturing, property, tourism, shipping, marine and engineering sectors.
Nelli Tembe Age
She died on 11 April 2021, in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 22 years old.
Nelli Tembe Family
She is a cousin to Nondumiso Tembe, a South African media personality, award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and dancer, according to reports.
Nelli Tembe Net Worth
Nelli Tembe’s net worth is unclear. Her father’s Moses Tembe Investments (Pty) Ltd, generates USD $2.45 million in sales, according to D&B Hoovers.
Nelli Tembe Instagram
Her Instagram account is @nelli_tembe. The account is set to private.