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South Africa’s Top Celebrity Engagements

Nothing tops the excitement and joy after an engagement, especially a celebrity engagement.

And thanks to social media, fans can get all the details from the how and where to what the ring looks like.

Here are a few of our top Mzansi celebrity engagements.

Amanda Du-Pont says YES!

Actress and TV personality was in for quite a surprise in July 2018.

She joined her long-term boyfriend for a holiday in the Maldives, celebrating her 30th birthday. Or so she thought.

Her Brazilian beau Shawn Rodrigues had a surprise in store, a beach picnic where he asked her the million dollar question.

Cue the sunset and champagne, Amanda was swept off her feet with this romantic proposal, and saying yes had nothing to do with her gorgeous round engagement ring, with a halo.

Dineo Moeketsi Says Yes Three Times

TV personality and actress Dineo said yes when Zothile Langa popped the question.

The couple have been dating since 2012, and in 2018 took the next step in their relationship.

Observing all traditional protocol, the couple said their I Do’s a few times in 2019, during a private ceremony, a traditional wedding and a white wedding for the TV cameras, that filmed their big day in a three-part TV special.

Minnie Becomes Mrs Jones

Minnie Dlamini first thought her proposal from long-term boyfriend Quinton Jones was a prank.

Her surprise engagement took place at sunset with champagne, and before she could say yes, she was in tears.

Minnie’s first call after say yes was to her mother, who shared in her daughter’s happiness.

The couple who are notoriously private, welcomed TV cameras to capture their big day for their traditional and white wedding, in the TV special Becoming Mrs Jones.

Somgaga Is Crazy In Love

Choreographer, actor, TV personality Somizi got engaged in 2019.

In a story straight out of a romantic movie, Somizi and his partner Mohale Motaung, got engaged in the world’s most romantic city – at the famous love lock bridge landmark in Paris, France.

Both of them have an engagement ring, Somizi’s is an eternity diamond band.

And their wedding a few months later was a spectacular affair, with all of the fanfare one would expect from a celebrity wedding.

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Says Yes To Being a WAG

2019 started with the news of Miss South Africa 2017’s engagement.

Demi-Leigh was Miss Universe 2017 when she met American football star and sports commentator Tim Tebow.

Almost a year after dating, Tim planned an epic proposal by flying Demi’s parents and singer Matthew Mole to his family’s farm in the United States of America.

While Tim went on one knee during his proposal, Matthew was singing one of Demi’s favourite songs.

The beauty queen said yes, before Tim placed the 7.24 carat solitaire ring on her finger.

Sarah Langa Heaton’s Glamorous Life

Model and fashion influencer Sarah Langa got engaged to businessman Jehan Mackay in 2016.

The couple first met when Sarah was his personal shopper.

Fast forward a few years and they’re in love and engaged. Four months later they said their I Do’s in glamorous ceremonies.

Sarah is living the high life with her husband. She is spoilt with love and expensive gifts, and trips to dream destinations in private jets.

And when she posts all of these adventures on her social pages, it’s difficult to miss her platinum ring, in its cushion cut.

Kwesta Pops The Question

In 2017 rap star Kwesta confirmed he was engaged.

On the red carpet at the Metro FM Awards, the Ngud singer confirmed his engagement to his long-term partner, by showing off a tattoo on his ring finger.

Notoriously private about his love life, Kwesta, whose real name is Senzo Vilakazi, also shared footage of his wedding to Yolanda Mvelase in his music video for the song Khethile Khethile.

The couple met on the set of a music video, and even though Yolanda didn’t think much of Kwesta at first, he was smitten from the time he saw her.

The couple also have a daughter.

Clement Maosa Goes Down On One Knee

Skeem Saam actor Clement Maosa showed that he is a true romantic.

At his 30th birthday party in 2018, he went down on one knee to pop the question

He and his fiancée haven’t yet walked down the aisle – instead they welcomed their first child, a baby boy in October 2019.

Phelo Bala Pops The Question

It was happiness and congratulations all around when singer Phelo Bala and radio presenter Moshe Ndiki announced their engagement in 2019.

With a surprise picnic, Phelo popped the question. The couple shared their happy news on their Instagram pages.


It wasn’t long before the congratulatory messages started pouring in.

From actress Rami Chuene, businesswoman Connie Ferguson and Minnie Dlamini-Jones they were so excited to share their well wishes with the couple.

Phelo and Moshe went Instagram official in 2018, posting pictures of each other as a couple all loved up. And it wasn’t long before they met each other’s families.

Phelo and Moshe’s wedding plans haven’t been announced just yet.

After the engagement comes the wedding – and South Africans are in store for more glitz and glam as their favourite celebs say yes to getting married.

– ZAlebs