SA female celebs with big wins in 2020



We’re about hitting half of the year 2020, and some of mzansi’s faves have done well for themselves within this short period.

2020 came with a lot of ugly events, but we can’t help but celebrate the little and big wins.

The likes of Pearl Thusi, Sho Madjozi, DJ Zinhle, Boity, Nadia Nakai and a few more others shook the net with amazing achievements.

Below is a list of their achievements.

Pearl Thusi

  • Her lead role on Netflix’ first original African series, Queen Sono.
  • Pearl’s partnership with international beauty brand, MAC cosmetics.

Sho Madjozi

  • Her win as “Favorite African Star” at 2020 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
  • Collaborating with British rapper, Stormzy and Burna Boy on the song, Own It.

DJ Zinhle

  • She won Forbes Woman Africa Entertainer Award.
  • She played an exclusive mix on Beats 1 One radio on the Apple Music platform.


  • The businesswoman became a grootman, 30 years old.
  • Got signed to the newly launched label, Def Jam Africa.

Nadia Nakai

  • The rapper hits 30 years of age.
  • Nadia got signed to Def Jam Africa.

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