Mzansi mourns over the loss of television producer Blessing Gama

27 Year old television producer Blessing Gama. Picture: From X

27 Year old television producer Blessing Gama. Picture: From X

Published May 30, 2024


Television producer Blessing Gama, known as King Bless, has passed away at 27. His death was confirmed through a statement on his social media pages.

The statement read: “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our beloved Blessing Gama, formally known as King Bless.

“We know that he has touched many lives and has brought endless joy to those around him. We kindly ask during this time that we give the family time to grieve.”

Family spokesperson Adrin Kaunda told “Sunday World”: “The family is still very distraught, as you can imagine. They are still trying to get to terms with the situation.

“They have not given me any go-ahead to share the cause of his death, and I will only do that as soon as they have done so.”

Details of the funeral are yet to be confirmed.

Gama was a well-known producer for various MojaLove shows, including "Rea Tsotela", and he played a significant role in producing content for’s "The Morning Show", which offers viewers with a mix of news, entertainment, lifestyle and informative segments to start their day.

For season 3 of "Real Talk With Anele", Gama was in charge of guest relations. The talk show, hosted by Anele Mdoda, featured in-depth interviews with celebrities, politicians and other prominent figures.

"Rea Tsotela", hosted by Bishop Israel Makamu, features guests trying to resolve sensitive from troubled family and romantic relationships, infidelity and sex to alcohol abuse.

Meanwhile, tributes poured in on social media platform, X.

— King Bless (@BlessingGama) May 30, 2024

@tnvenge wrote: “I am so sorry for your loss. Blessing truly lived up to his name and was such a talented creative. I am so sorry 💔.”

@XolileJamal wrote: “🕊️🕊️🕊️🕊️🕊️🕊️ sad, heartbroken, fearful & terribly concerned. May his soul rest in peace.”

@RosieMotene wrote: “This is so sad, he was a beautiful person inside and out. Condolences to the family.”

— Rosie Motene- Pan African Queer feminist! 🏳️‍🌈 (@RosieMotene) May 30, 2024

@BonganiMGR also wrote: “This is must be the saddest thing. Blessing Gama was such a vibe and was always smiling.”