Bouwer Bosch

Bouwer, a very well-known celebrity in South Africa, is better known as the lead singer of the SAMA-nominated group Straatligkinders and a member of the smash hit duo group Dans Dans Lisa with Deon Meiring of the band Glaskas. He further describes himself as a cyberspace fundi, entrepreneur, struggling actor and innovator.

Bouwer is currently part of a company which produces music videos and boasts a great record in terms of airplay on the DStv channel MK and kykNET’s Jukebox. He has produced more than 15 music videos which have been on high rotation on MK. Bouwer’s YouTube channel is one of the 100 most viewed South African channels listed in the world (currently #54).

The story of Bouwer’s life:

- Bouwer was born in 1984 in Pretoria. Two days after his birth his family moved to Potchefstroom.

- Bouwer completed his pre-primary, primary and high school education in Potchefstroom, matriculating at Potchefstroom Gimnasium in 2002.

- In 2003 he relocated back to Pretoria and worked for 13th Floor, a Christian company specialising in the performing arts.

- In 2005 he spent five months in the big US of A where he worked for an organisation called Christ in Youth and specialised in drama. Great experience gained!

- He started his BA Communications degree at North-West University (Potchefstroom) in 2006 and completed the degree in 2009. It was in these years that Straatligkinders was formed, and they released their first album in 2006.

- Once again he moved back to Pretoria, starting his career as a struggling actor, entrepreneur, innovator and ambassador for the Liefde Wen (Love Wins) initiative.

- His production company Amateur Films has done extremely well in its first year and he is setting his sights on conquering the universe through all his ventures and artistic exploits.

Lastly, it is important to note that he loves to roller skate and to high-5 random people.

"Liefde love uthando" vier Suid-Afrika se diversiteit in Erfenismaand

Marli van Eeden, Bouwer Bosch, Freddy L, Gazelle Onderhoude 2020-09-22

"Ons lewe in ’n unieke land met soveel kulture en tale. Dit sorg vir baie ryk en mooi dinge in die kunste asook net vir daaglikse interaksies met ander, maar ongelukkig is daar ook kere wat ons so geheg is aan ons eie kulture dat ons vergeet dat ons almal Suid-Afrikaners is."

Dans Dans Lisa oor Pyl en Boog

Henry Cloete, Bouwer Bosch, Deon Meiring 2013-04-10 "Die basiese idee agter dit is maar die feit dat dit ’n wapen is wat op twee aparte dele staatmaak wat moet saamwerk om optimaal te funksioneer. Dis nogal hoe Dans Dans Lisa ook werk."

Bouwer Bosch oor Straatligkinders se Konings met Verskonings

Henry Cloete, Bouwer Bosch 2012-11-13 "Ons wil liedjies skryf wat ons help om te oorleef, emosioneel en finansieel. Ons gooi nie Bybels in die moshpits by ons shows nie en ons probeer ook niemand verander van ons vriende wat nie soos ons voel nie."

Ietsie waarop die siel ook kan langarm: Bouwer Bosch oor Almal maak voute

Annie Klopper, Bouwer Bosch 2012-02-29 Bouwer Bosch weet hy het nie juis ’n stem wat Idols-beoordelaars of koorafrigters sal beïndruk nie. Maar sy gees, selfspot, soms pittige, soms diep lirieke en eerlike aanpak vergoed daarvoor.
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