Penny Penny is Tsonga-born singer best known for his hit song titled ‘Shaka Bundu‘ and his own reality show, Mzansi Magic’s Papa Penny Ahee – so take a minute and get to know more about him!

Check out these ten things to know about Penny Penny:

1. Penny Penny was born in 1962 at Giyani, Limpopo.

2. Penny Penny’s real name is Eric Nkovani.

3. He is married to Suzan Ngobeni.

4. Penny Penny’s father was a traditional healer.

5. He has 18 children with different mothers but never met his first-born child.

6. Penny Penny’s father had 27 wives, and he (Penny Penny) was child number 68.

7. He once worked as a cleaner at a record label.

8. Penny Penny was discovered by a legendary producer and singer, Joe Shirimani.

9. He has played his music to thousands on stages across the continent, from Liberia and Sierra Leone to Namibia and Mozambique.

10. He is an ANC Councillor in Giyani.