Sunday, April 21 2024
Big Brother Mzansi housemates
Ntombi, Mandla, Lexi and Ace

Big Brother Mzansi is truly South Africa’s biggest reality TV shows, with 18-24 contenstants living in one house, cameras rolling 24/7 and two channels dedicated to showing us all the action, it was hard to take our eyes off the action.

Today we take a look at some of the show’s most popular housemates and where they are currently?

Mandla (winner) and Lexi Van – Big Brother Mzansi Secret

Ex Big brother mzansi Housemates Lexi and Mandla

The former Spaza shop owner Mandla came out as the winner of the 2014 season of Big Brother Mzansi. While on the show, he met and fell in love with a fellow housemate, Lexi.

After the show, the couple stayed together and premiered their own Mzansi Magic show, ‘Mandla and Lexi’. The reality TV series welcome fans into their often tumultuous, relationship but only lasted two seasons.

Over the years, the couple has had very public breaks and makeups.

In 2019, the couple welcomed their first child together. They later broke up but  now reportedly, reconciled.

Blue Mbombo and K2

Although they didn’t claim the big prize, K2 and Blue were the real winners of Big Brother Mzansi: Double Trouble.

K2 big Brother Mzansi

They went on to establish a dedicated fan base and have seen their respective careers rise. They later broke up and both are running different errands. 

Big Brother Mzansi Blue MbomboThe 30-year-old Blue Mbombo, who rose to stardom after her appearance on the show, is now an award-winning model, entrepreneur, brand influencer and the creative producer of Mozaik Africa Magazine. K2 on the other hand continued with his music career.

She currently has over 900 000 followers on Instagram.

Mbali Nkosi

Mbali, who was a news anchor and a dancer before appearing in season 2 of Big Brother Mzansi, has now transformed into an entrepreneur with interests in the beauty, fashion and marketing industries. She co-owns a beauty and cosmetics bar, Azuri, with Thembi Seete and she is also the founder of clothing brand, Emme Label, and marketing company, Hotberry Corporation.

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The TV personality currently has over 572 000 followers on Instagram.

Ex Global

Ex Global big Brother MzansiEx Global, whose real name is Johannes Motalane, appeared on season 2 of Big Brother Mzansi. He is now a Hip-Hop musician who has featured the likes of A-Reece on his album.

He currently has 100 000 followers on Instagram.

Sol Phenduka

Sol Big Brother MzansiShortly after appearing on season 1 of Big Brother Mzansi in 2014, Sol Phenduka was fired from his radio presenting job at 5 FM after joking about the murders of the van Breda family. Now, Sol Phenduka is one of the hosts on controversial but popular YouTube podcast show, Podcast with MacG.

He currently sits at 29 000 followers on Instagram.

Mzamo Gcabashe

Mzamo Gcabashe, who appeared on the first season of Big Brother Mzansi, is now a fashion entrepreneur and an actor. He has appeared on etv’s popular soapie, Rhythm City as Jamaica.

He currently has over 21 000 followers on Instagram.


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