Starting a bussines is in most people's to do lists, but very few manage to get it up and running. A new bussines for not only require too planning and capital, by one must put a lot of effort, time and determination. Education or training is a bonus, the truth many succesful businesses were started by people who did not have any prior bussines training.
In this article we will look at South African celebrities or public figures who showed their skills away from the enterteinment space and started succesful businesses. We will learn a little bit more about their bussines interests as well as their locations. If you liked the article please hit the follow button then share it.
5 Nero Moments by Thapelo Mokoena
In association with the Bosman Vineyards, South African actor and businessman Thapelo Mokoena started Nero Moments, a wine company. Thapelo's wine's heritage can be traced all the way to Siscily, southern Italy.
His wine is made from Nero grape, which was named after Avola. With sweet, plum or peppery flavour, wines made from this grape are usually compared to New World Shirazes. Mokoena's bussiness is situated in Johannesburg.
4 Thabooty's Underwear and Shapewear by Thando Thabethe
Well known and liked South African media personality Thando Thabethe tapped into the bussines world with the opening of her underwear and shapewear selling bussines named Thabooty.
According to the actress and radio dj she started the business in order to encourage other women to practice self love and celebrate who they are and also be comfortable in their bodies. Recently, Thando took to Twitter to celebrate the opening of her company's first physical store in Dainfern Square, north of Joburg. The store has seen tremendous success in its short life.
3 Carol Bouwer Luxury Handbags by Carol Bouwer
Carol Bouwer the founder and owner of Carol Bouwer Handbags. The radio presenter's handbags are are made locally, in Cape Town. Only the best marterial the country has to offer is used to manufacture them.
According to the entrepreneur, the team that creates these bags has been trained over many years and their skills are improving as the brand is soaring higher and higher.
2 Era by Dj Zinhle
Dj Zinhle founded her jewellery bussines back in 2112. For all these years the fashion accessory brand has been operating online, until recently when the first physical store was opened at the Mall of Africa in Johannesburg.
Zinhle had to put in a lot of hardwork to make sure that the bussines becomes a succes story. She sells a wide variety of accessories at her Era store which she claims to embodies sophistication and style.
1 Lelive by Amanda du Pont
Lelive is Amanda du Pont's bussines venture which is one year old. The skincare range's name is inspired by Amanda's unofficial Swati name which according to her means "of the world or nation".
According to the actress the name is a perfect fit for the bussines which is first and foremost about building a strong community. This young and succesful brand is in partnership with Wellnes Warehouse. They sell her products in their stores countrywide.
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