We all know that South African is teeming with talent. Here are a few South African Celebrities who have made it into the big leagues.
One of South Africa’s most favoured media personalities, Bonang Matheba does a little of everything from being a T.V presenter, radio host and style icon. In 2013 she became the only a brand ambassador for Revlon cosmetics that lives outside of the United States.
She also has a strong presence in the media as she is a presenter for Top Billing, presents the radio show The Front Row in Metro FM, a host for Clash of the Choirs South Africa and is the owner of Bonang Matheba Entertainment. As a style icon she won the SA Style award, the Gsport Style Star award and has been on the cover of international fashion magazines. One of the true South African Celebrities
The Generations actress Zenande Mfenyana who plays Nolunto on the soap opera, has come far from her early beginnings. Starting out in a primary school plays the actress went on to graduate from the Tshwane University of Technology with a degree in acting. She now plays the one of the most recognizable actors on the show.
The lead singer of Micasa J’something, or Joao, was inspired by music at the early age of 11 where he learnt to read music and play guitar. But his love for music was on and off again until he got back into it as a guitarist for his local church.
It was only when he moved to Johannesburg that he got into the industry and it was there where he officially formed Micasa. He is now a master guitarist, vocalist and talented song writer who also has his own cooking show.
The 28 year old Sowetan born who now lives and works in Johannesburg and Cape Town, is well known for his sculptor works that focus on violence within an African context. He’s a multi directional artist who uses video, photography and performance when his concepts require. The young sculptor has gone on to have his works exhibited in London, New York and other international venues.
Thapelo, also known as Tips (Thru Inspiration People Succeed) is a comedian, stage performer, choreographer for contemporary dance and; a drummer/singer for his community church. In 2006 the young performer graduated in choreography and dance from the Johannesburg Dance foundation.
He made his mark when he played Shampoo in the comedy movie and series Taxi Ride. Since then he went on to do shows at the Ozone Comedy, Parkers Urban Nights, Tshwane Comedy Festival, The Kings of Comedy, and so on.
There you have it, a small list of amazing South Africans who are working to make their marks in their various industries.