It is a known fact that not many relationships in the entertainment industry works out. But there are a handful of couples that have rose above the high pressures and survived a long-lasting relationship.
So many celebrity couples have failed simply because there is a hype that the pairings need to be influenced by public image or branding purposes. But the real question is what about love? Where does love stand in the entertainment industry?
Well, with today being Valentine's Day, Briefly.co.za selected 6 Mzansi celeb couples who have survived the high demand of the entertainment industry to create real and lasting relationships and some even marriages.
Here are the couples who stood out for us:
1. Nandi and Zakes Mandida
Musician couple, Zakes and Nandi Madida met at the South African Music Awards Nominations party and it was love at first sight. The couple have been rather quiet on the relationship and prefer to keep the personal lives private. They believe that keeping your relationship between you and the person you love is important.
2. Sthandiwe and Tony Kgoroge
Sthandiwe and Tony Kgoroge have been together for more than 10 years. They first met each other in the SABC corridors and as they saying goes the rest was history. They are really commended on the way they handle their relationship in such a fast-paced industry.
3. Chantal Stanfield and RJ Benjamin
There's a saying that opposites attract, but somethings sharing the same passion may also work, which is exactly what makes Chantal Stanfield and RJ Benjamin's relationships strong. They share a passion for music and travelling around the world, including Paris and cities in Europe.
4. Lehasa and Cleo Moloi
Lehasa and Cleo Moloi have been together for six years. A lot has happened in that six years, but they have remained low ley on their relationship and life. All we know is that in the last six years, they have bought a house and expanded their family - they are now four, them and their son and daughter.
5. Zam and Nkhensani Nkosi
Zam and Nkhensani Nkosi value their privacy so much that we haven't heard too much about their 23 years of marriage. Yes, they are married for 23 years. One look at them and you can se how truly happy and in love they both are. All we know is that they are loving growing old together. Such inspiration.
6. Tshepiso Mashego and Brighton Ngoma
Actors Tshepi and Brighton have been together for many years despite their relationship being on and off. But we believe the couple finally tied the knot in October 2017 and they have been committed to each other since. They too prefer a low key relationship.
We are sure to learn a thing or two from these couple's love stories.
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