While the wealthy and famous may not be able to take their fortune with them when they pass away, they are usually given a one-of-a-kind send-off with lavish tombstones. The relatives and friends of these celebrities went all out to assist them.
There's no denying that Mzansi's cherished have been lavishly immortalised, with granite couches, gold statues, and floating steps.
South African celebrities and their magnificent tombstones.
A gold statue of the kwaito star with his distinctive black shades is contained in a polished framed framework to commemorate Mandoza.
Joe Mafela's ostentatious tombstone set him back 'hundreds of thousands of rand.' Joe Mafela's family paid "hundreds of thousands of rand" to ensure the actor's "flashy" tombstone matched the life he lived, according to TshisaLIVE.
Flabba Habedi, a Skwatta Kamp rapper, was honored with a tombstone that seemed to levitate. A set of 'floating steps' lead up to the main stone, which features a QR code beneath a stone picture of the musician.
Gugu Zulu's monument not only resembles a signpost from Kilimanjaro, where he died, but also includes elaborate artwork depicting his life.
Mandla Hlatshwayo’s ‘DJ set’ tombstone cost R70,000
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