Popular social media influencer Mihlali Ndamase was born in November 1996. She was raised by her grandmother in a small town called Kokstad in KwaZulu-Natal. Her father was a Doctor whilst her mother was a fashion designer.

Although she has risen to limelight, that has not affected her academics. She went to an all girl boarding school. After that she got a certified as a professional make-up artist. She is studying towards a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree at Vega School.

In 2016 she launched her YouTube channel. Her most successful video has over 2million views and her channel has over 200 thousand subscribers.

Mihlali has worked with major brands such as Mac Cosmetic, Samsung, Nedbank, Revlon, Woolworths, Vodacom and Cosmopolitan magazine.


In 2017 she co-founded Siyasizana Foundation to give back to the community. She was in a relationship with Banele Mbete.

Last year she was rumoured to be dating Lewis Hamilton a British racing driver. She has not confirmed nor denied the claims.

Mihlali won the 2019 Glamours Most Glamorous Award and was featured in the cover of Hello Joburg and Cosmopolitan magazine.

She is ranked the 17th highest paid make-up artist in the world and she recently bought her mother a Jaguar XE.