Rising star Kim Jayde is fast becoming a favourite on our TV screens and it seems she has also caught the eye of rapper AKA

The Don’t Forget To Pray hitmaker was hanging with the MTV Base Africa presenter at her recent birthday party.

Kim was also spotted at AKA’s listening session for his new album, Touch My Blood – though she was on presenter duty for the night.

Social media users are convinced the pair are an item, but there is no official word on their relationship status.

But just who is Kim Jayde? Here are five things you need to know about her…


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Zimbabwean beauty

While Kim is making a name for herself in the South African entertainment industry, she is actually from Zimbabwe. She was born in Harare and grew up in Bulawayo.

Kim moved to SA to study after high school. She started modelling part time while acquiring her Honours Degree at the University of Stellenbosch.

“When I graduated I took a year off to model for fun in Cape Town – one year turned into six years,” she told Raw Beaux.