Hulisani Ravele grew up on television. She became South Africa’s favourite presenter as a child starting from the age of nine. Becoming one of the emerging child presenters, Hulisani Ravele remained with YoTV for eight years, which cemented her place with the SABC as a long-serving presenter.
She transitioned from a kids show to mainstream media and became a host at one of the country’s leading stations, 947 FM.
Keep reading on Hulisani Ravele’s biography and see how she rose to fame.
Hulisani Ravele Age
Hulisani Ravele was born on the 23rd of January in 1988. She is 32-years-old.Hulisani Ravele Early life
She was named Hulisani Cecilia Ravele after she was born in Tshiawelo Soweto. Hulisani Ravele is the youngest sibling with two elder siblings.
Her late father taught her the importance of always doing what you love. Sadly, her father lost his life whilst battling for his life in 2014.
Hulisani Ravele mentioned that her father, Mr Ravele who she always called Bra Chicks was working under a car, the jag lost balance and fell on him. Hulisani Ravele said that her father was always under a car doing what he loves and that is what inspired her to always go for her dreams. As a child star, she was called Cecilia and the shortened version of her name was CeCe.
Hulisani Ravele grew up a confident kid and she was often referred to as a loud and bubbly character.
Growing up, Hulisani Ravele was curious about television and all she wanted was to find herself being on television. She said in an interview with Jetclub.
I wanted to know how people got inside the box. I always loved drama and the stage and started doing major productions in grade 4. I was in a lot of school plays and I loved it! Hulisani Ravele Education
Hulisani Ravele did both her primary and secondary studies in Johannesburg.
Shortly after finishing high school, she already knew that she wanted to be in the media space.
In 2008, she completed her BCom in Marketing Management from the University of Johannesburg. Then in 2017 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture Medium from AFDA media school.
Hulisani Ravele Relationship
Hulisani was in a relationship with fellow former child star Sipho ‘Psyfo’ Ngwenya. The two started working together at a young age as presenters.Hulisani Ravele Career
Hulisani Ravele grew up being fascinated by the thought of being on television and she’d always nag her mother to take her to auditions.
Eventually, her aunt provided all the essential information required for auditions and her career began.
In the late ’90s, the presenter became part of the industry. When she was 9, Hulisani Ravele first had a TV Job on SABC 1 for an entertainment show for children, Pula and Friends.
She got a gig to be a presenter on YoTV and she worked on YoTV for 8 years and left in 2008 at the age of 18.
Hulisani Ravele had a perfect re-branding opportunity when she returned and worked at the SABC as a media intern.
She quickly moved on to focus on the boardroom researching the company. This allowed Hulisani’s transition from kids TV shows to mainstream media, and work with SABC as a permanent employee.
Hulisani Ravele used to host the Vodacom Show that showed the ability to enrich people through ICT. It played weekly on Tuesdays. The show also ran competitions and highlights campaigns and promotions that the brand is running.
Hulisani Ravele joined Capricorn FM in 2017 as a co-host for the Saturday Flex show from 14:00 – 18:00.
As a growing brand that had existed for a while in the industry, Hulisani Ravele then joined the 947 Fm team.