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Top 9 Mzansi Celebs Who Overcame Addiction

In the last year or so, many South Photography equipment celebrities have opened up about their sobriety journeys.

While many celebrities who confess to their dependency are ready to leave that part of their lives behind, you want to celebrate them as an inspiration for South Africans.

Coming from Trevor Cambie, who overcame her medicine and alcohol addiction, to Nina Hastie, who also recently opened up about their addiction, these celebrities are true inspirations for everyone.

Here are nine of the most inspiring celebrities who may have get over addiction.


1. Trevor Gumbi

It's no secret that Trevor Gumbi's drug dependency has been a long and turbulent journey.

The comedian has always recently been open about his sobriety journey and left the drugs in the backview mirror.

But to the surprise of many of us, he has just lately spoken out about his desire to quit drinking.

Immediately, Trevor celebrated 62 days of his 100-day no-drink-no-smoking obstacle. We have your back, Trevor!

 2 . Mobi Dixon

The story of 32-year-old Mabi Ntuli is one of the real inspirations.

The DJ and step music producer known by his period name Mobi Dixon kicked his dependency in 2011.

The man behind the smash hit, City Rains has always been open about how precisely his drug dependency almost cost him his music career.

But thanks to treatment, the star is now sober and rocking the dance floor in Mzanzi.

3. Hugh Masekela

Legendary jazz music performer Bra Hugh Masekela shocked the region by sharing details of his medicine and alcohol abuse back in the '90s and early 2000s.

After a lot of drug use, Braheu told the mass media in 2001 that he had to quit smoking as they realized medicine use had become a "respectable culture" in Mzansi.

The late icon earned his battle against drug dependency and started a rehabilitation program to help other performers stop abusing drugs.

4. DJ Sox

The news that DJ Sox was once a drug should be seemed to be shocking.

The DJ and producer, whose real name is Mbuso Sokhela, spoke to Move journal in 2015 about his journey to sobriety.

At the time, he advised the publication, he was in his fourth year as a recovering should be.

The superstar DJ went on to rekindle some of his drug-lost relationships and started raising awareness about the dangers of drug abuse.

5. Nina Hastie

Popular South African comedian flipped TV and radio host, Nina Hastie's story is nothing short of amazing.

Besides battling emotional scars from the woman early rape, Nina suffers from medicine and alcohol abuse and mental health issues.

This powerful female force has now triumphed over it all and has been talking openly about stimulating young women to consider her position.

6. Riky Rick

The hip-hop industry is known to be packed with rappers who are passionate about something.

So we tend to be less shocked when rappers show up as addicts.

But when we praise these rappers for incredible albums and performance after performance, whatever we often forget is that behind it all, there exists someone struggling.

In 2015, Riky Rick came out on the Vuzu reality show "I Am" and talked about overcoming medicine addiction.

Riky claims it's hard pertaining to like him to speak about dependency, but he does it just to help motivate people who might have been watching.

7. Kelly Khumalo

Kelly Khumalo's career in the spotlight spanned 18 years.

The singer and composer has been through so much in the media it's far easy to overlook how the queen overcame her medicine dependency to become one of the very precious musicians of our time.

In 2016, she sat down with Sizwe Dhlomo for an exclusive interview titled "Behind the storyline: Kelly Khumalo. "

On the show, Kelly became available about her medicine use for the first time, even admitting to being addicted to cathedral.


8. Vusi Nova

In 2016, the nation was shocked to learn that music guru Vusi Nove allegedly put in R5 million over 10 months, much of it on drugs.

The money was an inheritance from his single mother's death.

The singer later admitted the rumours were true, saying: "I want to warn others to pay attention and avoid falling into the same trap. It's silly to me and I'm not pleased with it. That's why I hope It becomes a training for others".


9. Kabelo Mabalane

We all conclusion our countdown with a man who have been a champion of unification in the fight against substance mistreatment.

Not only did Kabelo Mabalane control to overcome addiction, she transformed the woman life, found a new passion for fitness, and continues to inspire thousands of South Africans to live on healthier, more responsible lives.

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