Celebs who have traded in flash and glamour for books, sweat, and tears are listed below.
It's fair to say that the intellectual bar in the South African entertainment industry isn't particularly high, so hearing that your favorite celebrity has attended college or higher education is always exciting.
When you learn that one of our favorite performers has a university doctorate degree with their name on it, it's always amazing. Without a doubt, beauty and intelligence are in short supply these days, yet these female celebrities proved us wrong in a spectacular way.
These female celebs have gone through the college rites of passage, putting up with the heavy course load, the dead early stars, and the grueling all-nighters. Below are some celebrities that have traded in their glitz and shine for books, sweat, and tears.
Dr Tshepo Motsepe
Dr. Tshepo Motsepe is the First Lady of South Africa and the wife of President Cyril Ramaphosa. She is the sister of South African multi-billionaire Dr. Patrice Motsepe and Bridgette Radebe, as well as the mother of four children.
She is President Cyril Ramaphosa's third wife, a caring mother of four, and a humanitarian activist. Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe's sister-in-law is her. In 1996, Dr. Motsepe married Cyril Ramaphosa.
Academic Qualifications of Dr. Motsepe
-She is a licensed physician.
-University of KwaZulu-Natal Bachelor of Medicine
-University of KwaZulu-Natal Bachelor of Surgery
-Master of Public Health in Maternal Child Health and Aging – Harvard School of Public Health
-Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme – Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).
-Dr Tshepo Motsepe is the Chairperson of the African Self Help Trust (ASHA Trust), focusing on Early Childhood Development and Education
-Ex-Deputy Director of The Reproductive Health Research Institute.
-Chairperson of the Gauteng Health Department’s Accreditation Committee.
-The former member of the National Medical and Dental Association (NAMDA)
With her rich academic background, Dr Motsepe worked in private and public hospitals in South Africa, she also worked at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Zimbabwe.
-Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme – Gordon Institute of Business Science
-Master of Public Health in Maternal Child Health and Aging – Harvard School of Public Health (GIBS).
-Dr. Tshepo Motsepe is the Chairperson of the African Self-Help Trust (ASHA Trust), a non-profit organization that focuses on Early Childhood Development and Education.
-Formerly the Reproductive Health Research Institute's Deputy Director.
-Chairperson of the Accreditation Committee of the Gauteng Health Department.
-Formerly a member of the National Medical and Dental Association (NMDA) (NAMDA)
-Dr. Motsepe worked in both private and public hospitals in South Africa, as well as at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Zimbabwe, thanks to her extensive academic background.
Regardless of her socioeconomic class or political allegiance, Dr. Tshepo Motsepe is a caring and empathetic person. She has a sweet place for youngsters and marginalized groups.
Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe
Dr. Precious is a fashion entrepreneur from South Africa. In recent years, her organization has organized the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Since January 2020, she has served as the Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. She did, however, study medicine at Wits University from 1982 to 1987 and worked as a hospital physician and general practitioner. She founded a women's health center in Johannesburg in 1993.
Dr Thato Mosehle
Dr. Thato Thelma Mosehle is a North Carolina-based medical doctor and beauty queen. Thato aspired to be a Protea netball player, but after suffering a devastating knee injury, she began competing in beauty pageants. She was, nevertheless, the runner-up in the Miss South Africa beauty contest from Stilflontein North West.
In 2018, she graduated from the University of the Free State and completed an internship at Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp.
Dr Rolene Strauss
Rolene Strauss is a former Miss South Africa contestant from South Africa. She was crowned Miss World 2014 after being crowned Miss South Africa.
After Penelope Anne Coleen in 1958 and Anneline Kriel in 1974, she became the third South African woman to be crowned Miss World. Rolene is currently employed as a physician.
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