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Mushiya Tshikuka Biography

Published On 24 Jan, 2019
Mushiya Tshikuka

Facts of Mushiya Tshikuka

Date of Birth :
Age : 43 years old
Family Name : Tshikuka
Birth Country : Democratic Republic of the Congo
Birth Sign : Taurus

Relationship short Statistics of Mushiya Tshikuka

What is Mushiya Tshikuka marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Mushiya Tshikuka have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Mushiya Tshikuka having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Mushiya Tshikuka Lesbian ? No

African born American Hairstylist and TV personality Mushiya Tshikuka is best known for her appearances on the WETV reality series Cutting It in The ATL. Moreover, she served as the creative director of the Atlanta hair salon, The Damn Salon.

Early Life of Mushiya Tshikuka

Mushiya Tshikuka was born on April 28, 1981, in Kinshasa, the Congo Republic under the birth sign of Taurus. Later, she moved to the USA with her family.

She attended Riverdale High School in Georgis. She completed her graduation from Concordia University in Psychology. 

Mushiya Tshikuka's Career

Mushiya Tshikuka started her career as an independent hair stylist but she came to prominence after featuring in the WETV reality series Cutting It in The ATL in 2015. After competing for more than 3 months, she won the show.

TV personality, Mushiya Tshikuka,

Tshikuka started The Damn Salon in her kitchen with a chair, a comb and a goal: City Twists in Atlanta. Soon, her salon reached to every woman who loves curly hair and gained wide popularity.

As of now, the salon has its branch in Charlotte.

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The TV personality also served as the founder and creative director for her own hair line “Runway Curls". The hair-line offers a variety of textures to their customers so, they can embrace their naturally textured hair.

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Furthermore, she featured in several national magazines including; Ebony, Upscale, Sophisticated Black Hair, and documentaries.

Mushiya Tshikuka's Net Worth

Mushiya Tshikuka is one of the successful female African-American Hairstylist and entrepreneur. In the USA, the average salary of professional Hairstylist is nearly $50k. She owns two Salon at Atlanta and Charlotte from where she generates a lot of dollars.

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Similarly, Tshikuka runs an online hairline “Runway Curls” which offers hair texture which price ranges from $16.50-$755. From Instagram, she makes $380.25 -$633.75 per post.

In addition to this, she also sells a doll which goes by the name, My Natural Doll, in the market for $145. 

She brought a house in Atlanta which market value is in millions. If we take into consideration all of her aforementioned earnings including the prize money from the show Cutting It in The ATL, her net worth is somewhere around the $1.5 million ballpark.

Mushiya Tshikuka's Personal Life

Mushiya Tshikuka is happily married to her longtime boyfriend, Lou Smith. The duo tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed ones.

The duo shares two daughters, Keleshe Smith, and Kasai Smith. Tshikuka also has a son named Sankai from her previous relationship but due to some personal reason, she prefers to keep her son's father name confidential. 

In December 2016, the hairstylist designed black dolls with lifelike kinky curls to empower her daughters to embrace their natural hair. She said, her daughters often like to see themselves in their dolls but she can't find one of them and decided to create My Natural Doll

The Hairstylist named the doll with one of her daughter name Keleshe and dressed her in splashy, African-inspired prints.

She is passionate about singing and released her first debut album in July 2015.

Body Measurements

Age: As of 2019, she is 37 years old.

Height: She stands at an average height.

Hair Color: Black

Skin Color: Black

Nationality: African and American

Ethnicity/Race: Black

Check out the video of Mushiya Tshikuka talking about her curly hair! 

Mushiya Tshikuka Married

Marriage with Lou Smith

Lou Smith is best known as the husband of Mushiya Tshikuka. The duo tied the knot at an intimate ceremony.

Mushiya Tshikuka Children


Father: Mushiya Tshikuka

Sankai is best known as the son of Mushiya Tshikuka. He has two half-sisters.

DAUGHTER : Keleshe Smith

Father: Lou Smith

Keleshe Smith is best known as the daughter of Lou Smith and Mushiya Tshikuka. She has two siblings.

DAUGHTER : Kansai Smith

Father: Lou Smith

Kansai Smith is best known as the daughter of Lou Smith and Mushiya Tshikuka. She has two siblings.

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