Hannon Bothma age

Hannon and marketing guru Julius Swart joined forces after he opened his first hair and makeup studio in Cape Town.

Hannon Bothma (born 27 July 1967) is a South African TV personality, makeup artist, and stylist consultant. He is best known for appearing in many style reality makeover shows.

The TV personality is a co-owner of the HANNON brand. He has been featured in major fashion magazines in South Africa. He has appeared in interviews on national radio about fashion, image, and beauty.

Hannon Bothma
Hannon Bothma biography
Hannon Bothma is known for Jimmy in Pienk (2013) and Glam Guru: Maak my mooi (2008).
Background Information
Name:Hannon Bothma
Born:27 July 1967 (age 56 years old)
Nationality:South African
Occupation:TV personality, makeup artist, stylist consultant
Spouse:Julius Swart (div.)

Early Life

Hannon Bothma was born in 1967, according to Briefly News. He went with his mother to Ophelia’s Hair Salon in Vryburg and sat cross-legged on the ground before her. He grew fascinated with the women’s new look after they came out of the cocoon hair dryers. His birth name is Johannes.

Bothma wanted to join the fashion world. He offered his services as a make-up artist and hairstylist for free at the Cape Argus and magazines as long as they published his name. He opened his first salon at 25 in Sea Point.


Bothma enrolled at the Cape Technical College for hairdressing and cosmetology. He was also doing an apprenticeship. He began offering functions and trained at cosmetic houses in South Africa and Belgium.


Hannon Bothma co-owns the HANNON brand. He has made multiple appearances on screen and in major fashion magazines. He has made it to many interviews on national radio. He is famous for his talent to transform any woman into a beautiful princess within minutes.

The TV presenter hosts make-over shows to big audiences. He entertains, educate and motivate women about beauty and their roles in society. He also has extensive knowledge about the cosmetic industry, 

Bothma played Gasspeler in Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie, and hosted Glam Guru. He played Gas-deelnemer in season two of Parlement Parlement and Stilleerder in season one of Sterlopers. He appeared in season nine of Binnelanders.

Once a week, he presents image workshops and make-over shows to various charity organizations in South-Africa.

Personal Life

Hannon Bothma and his husband, Julius Swart, announced news of filing for divorce after being together for 30 years. Their relationship was filled with claims of abuse and cheating.

The duo met in the nineties when Hannon was a hairdresser at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. Julius was a marketing guru and came to get his haircuts there. Hannon and Julius began to work closely together and joined forces in 1997. 

Julius has an assault charge against Hannon, who had a court order against Julius. The order restricted him from accessing their bedroom and their shared walk-in closet.


  • Binnelanders as Himself
  • Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie as Gasspeler
  • Glam Guru as Host
  • Parlement Parlement as Gas-deelnemer
  • Sterlopers as Stilleerder