Here’s a quick glance at the line-up of celebrities:
1 – Pallance Dladla – Coral Fever
Pallance was born in 1992 and raised in Soweto. His interest in acting developed early and while still at school he won the Best Actor Award and Parktown Boys High Original Script Award. He was in Class Act 2011, a talent search reality show and reached the final, earning worldwide acclaim.
2 – Moneoa – Hat Puntano
Moneoa is a soul and pop singer as well as a dancer. Her debut album Coming From Going To was released in February 2014 and earned her Channel O Music Awards and Metro FM Music Awards nominations. Her second album, Ndim Lo, was nominated for two Metro FM Music Awards.
3 – Sdumo Mtshali – Captain Aldo
Sdumo was born in Durban and won Class Act in 2010. He spent eight weeks at the New York Film Academy to further his craft. On his return, he was cast in the Donovan Marsh film iNumber Number. In 2012 he played Spikiri in the film Inside Story, directed by Rolie Nikiwe.
4 – Neil Andrews – Matador Man
Neil was born in England but his family emigrated to Cape Town when he was 10. He joined M-Net in 1991 and has worked for SuperSport for 27 years. He began his broadcasting career as a horseracing commentator and journalist for the Cape Turf Clubs before being head-hunted by M-Net.
5 – Kabelo Moalusi – Bulleting Home
Kabelo is best known for his role as Siya Radebe on the SABC1 soapie Generations: The Legacy. He is currently shooting the second season of Bone of My Bones while in production for a new telenovela that will premiere soon. He has also joined the cast of SABC3 soapie Isidingo.
6 – Alex Caige – Champagne Haze
Radio personality, TV presenter, MC and voice-over artist are just some of the things on Alex’s CV. Born in Joburg, his energetic and fearless style can be heard Monday to Friday on 947 Early Mornings between 5am and 6am, as well as on the 947 Breakfast Club.
7 – Kriya Gangiah – New Predator
This vivacious presenter, actress, MC and businesswoman has come a long way since presenting Craz-E on eTV in 2009. Currently presenting The Chamberlains Top 20 on Jacaranda FM, Mela on SABC3 and Absolute F1 on SuperSport, it is easy to see why Kriya is loved and respected.
8 – Hildegardt Whites – Romany Prince
Probably best known as Bonita from 7de Laan, Hildegardt is a formidable actress and presenter. Her daily TV slot has made her a household name and one of South Africa’s most sought-after personalities. In 2016, Hildegardt launched her own show on Via TV called Hilde se Hartsklanke.
9 – Brian Mitchell – Noble Secret
Possibly the best South African boxer of all time, Brian Mitchell won the WBA junior-lightweight title in 1986 and defended it a world-record 12 times before retiring in 1991. A busy fighter, he won seven of his 12 title fights on points but they were usually unanimous and clear-cut.
10 – Relebogile Mabotja – Social Order
Relebogile, also known as Lebo, has been entertaining audiences since the age of five. Her talent extends to producing for television, commercials and music videos. In 2013 she began her radio career as a host at Talk Radio 702 and 567 Cape Talk, hosting Overnight Live
11 – Kevin Lerena – Full Mast
Kevin was born in May 1992 in Johannesburg and is a cruiserweight boxer who turned professional in 2011. On 9 September 2017 he defeated Youri Kayembre Kalenga and claimed the vacant IBO Cruiserweight World Championship title. He has close ties to racing and his cousin Gavin is a jockey.
12 – Hekkie Budler – Infamous Fox
Known as “The Hexecutioner”, Hekkie is a 30-year-old professional boxer whose current record reads: 35 fights, 32 wins, 3 losses. In May he won the IBF World Light Flyweight Title, WBA Super World Light Flyweight Title and Ring Magazine belts when he beat Ryoichi Taguchi in Japan.
13 – Thandy Matlaila – Tilbury Fort
The actress, dancer, choreographer, philanthropist and aspiring athlete has added businesswoman to her skills as she has been running her own public relations firm for more than five years. She was recently named an ambassador for Gauteng’s Department of Arts & Culture.
14 – Aaron Mokoena - Arctica
Aaron is the youngest footballer to have represented South Africa, playing in 1999 for the Summer Olympics qualifiers aged 18. He took over from Lucas Radebe as captain of Bafana Bafana, leading the team in the opening group game against Mexico of the 2010 World Cup.
15 – Nhlanhla Nciza – Doorsa
Nhlanhla is a singer with Mafikizolo. The group has thrice won the SA Music Award for Group of the Year. In 2017 Mafikizolo released the single Love Potion and the video got more than two million views on YouTube in under two months.
16 – Joanne Reyneke – Unagi
Joanne is best known for her role on SABC2’s Muvhango, which she joined in 2009 in the role of the lively and inquisitive receptionist Pearl Mdluli. She has also starred in theatre productions and has joined award-winning drama series Rhythm City.