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These SA celebrities look so much alike that their fans often get them confused

Everyone has a doppelganger somewhere in the world.

You might just do a double take.

Some of our favourite Mzansi celebrities look so much alike that they are often mistaken for the other, and are sometimes called by the other’s name.

We look at some of Mzansi’s celebs who could be siblings or even twins.

Boity Thulo and Minnie Dlamini-Jones

They entered the industry the same year, have similar facial features and body structures and their slightly husky voices are almost identical.


She’s a presenter, actress, socialite, model, musician and sangoma. Boity Thulo, 28 was raised in Potchefstroom by her aunt and her grandparents and knew from a young age that she wanted to be in the entertainment industry. The Wimpy Cheesenator commercial was her very first casting in 2010 and since then, her star has been on the rise.

She’s appeared in a number of shows including SkyRoom Live, co-hosting the SABC1 educational series The Media Career Guide Show (2011) and e.tv drama series 4Play: Sx Tips for Girls.

It’s not a secret which other celebrity she looks like – her and Minnie Dlamini-Jones have always been speculated to be sisters or cousins by their fans. Whether is their facial features or their perfectly toned legs, or even their similar voices, you can be forgiven for not being able to tell them apart.

Minnie Dlamini-Jones

Minenhle Dlamini is a South African television presenter best known for hosting inserts on the SABC1 music show LIVE and for co-hosting the SABC1 magazine show Mzansi Insider.

Born in Durban, Minenhle entered a Talent Search for new presenters for LIVE in April 2010 and won the role in June 2010. At the time of winning the search she was living in Cape Town and studying film and media, drama and economics at UCT. She took over from roving LIVE presenter Phila Mazibuko.

In her eight years in the industry, she’s co-hosted Mzansi Insider from 2011 to 2012 and joined the cast of the M-Net soapie The Wild in 2011 and remained on the show until its end in 2013. In 2013 she joined the cast of the Mzansi Magic drama series Rockville.

In 2016, Minnie Dlamini tied the knot with hubby, Quinton Jones, and become Mrs. Jones. She documented entire wedding journey in a three-part docuseries titled, “Becoming Mrs Jones” and it aired on VUZU Amp. CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE