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Mzansi Celebs Who Are Real Life Doctors

Rolene Strauss



Former Miss SA Rolene Strauss was awarded with her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree in December 2017.  Rolene won Miss South Africa in 2014 while she was a medicine student at the University Of the Free State and and in the same year she was later crowned Miss World 2014.

Source: https://citizen.co.za/lifestyle/your-life-entertainment-your-life/entertainment-celebrities/1753232/rolene-strauss-graduates-as-a-doctor/#:~:text=Rolene%2C%20who%20has%20officially%20graduated,University%20of%20the%20Free%20State.


Dr Tumi


Born on July 10, 1981 as Tumisang Makweya in Seshego in Limpopo province. This famous gospel singer is a real life medical doctor. He studied medicine at the Medical University of Southern Africa (Mendusa) for six years which was renamed to Sefako Makgatho Health University.

Source: https://www.news24.com/truelove/exclusive/my-passion-is-around-ensuring-that-the-hospital-has-enough-resources-to-take-care-of-covid-19-patients-dr-tumi-20200604


Riaad Moosa

43 year old Riaad Moosa, who's one of the most popular stand up comedians in South Africa is actually a real life doctor. Moosa obtained his medical degree at the University of Cape Town's medical school in 2001. He comes from a family of doctors, his father an sister are both doctors. Riaad dropped medicine for comedy. Medicine is a big part of his life and he loves to incorporate it with his comedy work, for example ealier this year he released a comedy special called 'Riaad Moosa's Doctor's Orders'

Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/Local/Maritzburg-Fever/catching-up-with-dr-funny-riaad-moosa-20180410


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