- These celebrities have been brave enough to let Mzansi into their homes and show that living the high life is not always easy
- Some of these Mzansi celebs started on YouTube and Instagram with just a few followers, leading to the whole nation knowing and loving them
- Mzansi learnt that their favourite celebrities are human too as these celebrities bare the good and the ugly on their shows
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Most fans are used to seeing their favourite celebrities from a far or just on social media, but some of Mzansi celebrities have been kind enough over the years to allow cameras behind their closed doors for fans to have a closer look into their day-to-day lives.
Here are some of celebrities who are no stranger to having some of their private moments shared with the world.
The star had a reality show on Mzansi Magic, Living The Dream, which gave viewers a front-row view into his personal life. Most recently the star got married and allowed fans to feel a part of his wedding.
Somizi & Mohale: The union is a four part series that airs on Showmax.
Briefly.co.za learned that Somizi's daughter, Bahumi shared an emotional speech about her dad on the first airing of the show.
Queen B's reality show Being Bonang had three successful seasons. The TV personality allowed her fans to see her luxurious homes and cars, travel with her as well as meet her lovely cousin, Pinky Girl.
Mzansi didn't see this one coming: businesswoman, Shauwn Mkhize let South Africa into her life is she is starting a new journey after her divorce. KwamaMkhize gives viewers an opportunity to see Shauwn and her children Andile and Sbahle Mpisane in real life.
Africa's favourite female DJ, DJ Zinhle, recorded a reality show with a humanitarian twist. The DJ's show was called It Takes A Village and was aimed at making a difference in the lives of young women in Zinhle's hometown, Dannhauser in KZN.
From YouTube to the TV screen, Lasizwe really levelled up on the reality scene. He has a show on MTV called Lasizwe: Fake It till You Make It.
TV personality and rapper, Boity Thulo, has a new reality show on BET Africa, Boity: Own Your Throne. She has received love from viewers and praises for her show.
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Who doesn't love Zodwa Wabantu? The dancer, socialite and MC had a reality show on Moja Love, Zodwa Uncensored. Zodwa has promised her fans a second season of her uncut reality show.
TV presenter Dineo Ranaka and her family's programme, The Ranakas, let Mzansi into their home as the family goes through many relationship dynamics and love-hate relationships.
Social media influencer, Faith Nketsi took her life and followers from Instagram to the homes of Mzansi viewers. Faith's reality show, Have Faith aired on MTV.
And finally local politician and musician Papa Penny had South Africans in stitches with his own take on the English language and blinged outfits. Papa Penny revealed his 17 children and also took viewers on a journey of searching for some of his offspring.
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