Bobby van Jaarsveld
is a South African singer-songwriter and actor, releasing his first solo album in his last year of high school. He won the award for Best Newcomer at the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards in 2006, after receiving three nominations from the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Vonk and Huisgenoot Tempo magazine. His first album, "'n Duisend Ure" (1,000 hours) was released later that year and album sales reached gold status. His second album, "Net Vir Jou" (only for you), which he wrote all the songs for, reached platinum status within eight weeks. He released two more albums after that, "Wat Geld Nie Kan Koop Nie" (what joney can't buy) and "Maak 'n Wens" (make a wish). In 2010 Bobby starred in the film "Liefling (darling) – Die Movie", which made R16 million at the local box office and in "As Jy Sing" (as you sing) in 2013. He was also a judge on The Voice SA during its first two seasons. Bobby lives with his wife and three children in Ballito, South Africa.