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Is This Actually True? See the top 8 SA celebs who are actually not original South Africans

South Africa is considered the best democracy in the world, and everyone is treated equally, regardless of background. There are celebrities who may not know they are not from South Africa. Consider the following eight individuals:

  1. Amandine Du Pont

  Skeem Saam, 32, 'Lelo Mthiyane,' was born in Manzini (Swaziland) in Swaziland.

  He later moved to East South Africa. He started his career in 2006, and you can remember him on the SABC 1 show called Home.

  2. Connie Ferguson

  Connie Ferguson is best known for her role as 'Karabo' in Generations.

  The 50-year-old actor, filmmaker, and businessman was born in Kimberley, Botswana. Connie here appears in the Mzansi Magic The Queen drama, which is one of her novels.

  3. Sha-sha

  "Sha Sha" is a talented performer of Charmaine Shamiso Mpambiro. He is a well-known artist in Zimbabwe.

  The 26-year-old is best known for her song 'Tendor love,' which is very popular in South Africa.

  4. Luthuli Dlamini

  Do you remember him from the famous opera group SABC 1 Generations? Introduce Scott Nomvete.

  Instead, the 54-year-old was born in Zimbabwe. However, he has also appeared in many South African newspapers and is known for his good English.

  5. Silas Monyatsi

  He is known as 'Bra Mike,' which is the name by which he participated in the Mzansi Magic Gomora games.

  A 49-year-old Lesotho national was born in Maseru; Thaba Bosiu but grew up in Koalabata. In addition, he is best known for his work in Nna Sajene Kokobela (2001).

  6. Nadia Nakai

  Nadia Nakai Kandava is a rapper and songwriter from Johannesburg, South Africa. He appeared on the radio show Shiz Niz, where he won the Mixtape 101 competition.

  The 30-year-old South African was born in South Africa. His father is South African, and his mother is Zimbabwean. He studied at Monash University in Johannesburg, where he studied Marketing, Communication, and Media Study.

  7. Akin Omotoso

  Akin Omotoso is a writer, actor and director in Lagos, Nigeria. Do you remember him from the early 2000s as Home in Generations?

  A 46-year-old Nigerian boy was born and raised at Ife University. He studied theater studies at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He also received a 2007 award for Standard Bank Young Artist Of The Year.

  8. Dj Fresh

  Thato Sikwane is a disc jockey who goes to moniker DJ Fresh. He is a South African DJ who is a radio DJ, producer and businessman.

  DJ Fresh is a Gaborone native from Botswana. She moved to South Africa in 1994 to study and became a broadcaster 17 years later. The radio was working for the couple, when Fresh met his wife Thabiso Sikwane at work while they were both working for YFM.

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