- Georgie Van Zyl experienced many challenges recently, starting with the loss of his mother
- He subsequently lost his job and all of his teeth
- Van Zyl received a makeover due to a new TV show and social media users were blown away with the transformation
Life’s been tough on Georgie Van Zyl over the last few years.
The 38-year-old spent his childhood searching for his biological mother after she gave him up for adoption at birth.
Incredibly, mother and son were eventually reunited 17 years ago after he searched for assistance via YOU magazine.
Georgie’s mother, Dawn, tragically passed away in 2008 as a result of heart failure.
News 24 reported that Georgie suffered from a gum infection years ago.
He left it untreated and his teeth slowly crumbled over the course of the next 12 years.
Georgie lost his job in 2013 after being retrenched and remained unemployed until 2017.
However, his luck seems to be changing as he was selected to receive a stunning makeover via a new DSTV show called, Wraak My Mooi.
Dr Zak Schabort is part of the makeover team and said, “Before we started interviewing participants, we knew we were looking for real people with real stories.”
The team declared that they instantly fell in love with Georgie’s story and character.
Briefly.co.za understands the show ensured that he received an amazing makeover, which included chemical peels, dental implants as well as fillers.
Before and after photos were shared via social media and South Africans were stunned by the transformation.
Landihoffman said, “No way! Dis Amazing.”
Yolandedt added: “Aan die hele “tande span”, WELL DONE!!! Dis ongelooflik!”
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY’s news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!