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9 South African Celebrities Who Were Not Born In South Africa

1. Amanda Du Pont (Swaziland)

Amanda du-Pont is a Swazi-born South African actress, model and television host. Du-Pont is known for her portrayal of Senna in the CW drama series Life is Wild and Sharon in the SABC 3 comedy-drama Taryn & Sharon. Currently, she stars as Ashley in the Netflix thriller series Shadow.

2. Luthuli Dlamini (Zimbabwe)

Luthuli Dlamini is a Zimbabwe-born South African film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Stan Nyathi on the soap opera, Scandal!. Dlamini has also had roles on Generations, Jacob's Cross, InterSEXions, Rockville, Room, Tempy Pushas, and Uzalo. 

3. Chiedza Mhende (Zimbabwe)

Chiedza Mhende 'Chi' (born October 20 1991) is a Zimbabwean/South African actress, director, model and voice actor.

4. Paul Harris (Zimbabwe)

Paul Lee Harris is a Zimbabwean born former South African cricketer who played Test cricket as a left-arm orthodox spin bowler for the South African team between 2007 and 2011. He has also played domestic cricket for Northerns, Titans, Western Province and Warwickshire. 

5. Connie Ferguson (Botswana)

Constance Ferguson is a South African based Botswana actress, filmmaker, producer and businesswoman. She is best known for her role as "Karabo Moroka" on South Africa's most popular soap opera, Generations. She starred on the show from its start in 1994 until she exited in 2010.

6. Tendai Mtawarira (Zimbabwe)

Tendai Mtawarira is a Zimbabwean-South African professional rugby union player who plays for Old Glory DC in Major League Rugby and previously for the South Africa national team and the Sharks in Super Rugby. 

7. Akin Omotoso (Nigeria)

Akin Omotoso is a Nigerian film director, writer, and actor. Both his father Kole Omotoso and his sister Yewande Omotoso are also writers. 

8. Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)

Nadia Nakai Kandava, is a South African-born Zimbabwean rapper, songwriter and television personality. 

9. DJ Fresh (Botswana)

Thato Sikwane, better known by his stage name DJ Fresh, is a Motswana disk jockey, producer and entrepreneur based in South Africa. He is most well-known for his career on 5FM and Metro FM. Sikwane previously worked for YFM in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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