Mzansi Celebs

SA celebrities who got married in 2023

From lavish ceremonies to A-list guest lists, opulent decorations, and designer attire, these celebrities spared no expense in celebrating their unions. Let’s take a glimpse into the celebrity weddings that took place in 2023, filled with love and joy.

Khutso Theledi

A look into radio presenter Khutso Theledi's lobola negotiations

In April, Khutso Theledi made headlines as she announced her engagement to her Italian partner at the enchanting Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort in Mozambique. The news flooded her timeline with congratulatory messages. In December, Khutso revealed that her relationship had progressed further, with her partner paying lobola for her. Their love story began on Instagram, and now they embark on their journey as husband and wife.

Zoe Brown

Zoe Brown

Zoe Brown, the beloved Expresso presenter, exchanged vows with her longtime partner Robbie Anderson in November. Having known each other since high school, their journey culminated in a beautiful wedding ceremony set against the backdrop of a vineyard at the renowned Beuld The Venue.

Winnie Mashaba

Winnie Mashaba

Gospel sensation Winnie Mashaba delighted fans when she shared images from her lobola ceremony in early December. Accompanied by the caption, “Setlogolwana sa Banareng le Ditlou. Ngwetši ya Bakwena. 2 December 2023. Kea leboga Morena Modimo” (Thank you, God), Winnie expressed her gratitude as she embarked on this new chapter of her life.



Rapper Rouge and her partner Macmillan Mabaleka tied the knot in early December. After announcing their engagement in June, the couple celebrated their union with a traditional ceremony and a white wedding. Surrounded by loved ones, they marked the beginning of their lifelong journey together.

DJ Doowap

DJ Doowap

In early March, DJ Doowap, known as Khetsiwe Morgan, said “I do” to her longtime partner Hakim Malema. Their wedding day was adorned with a white, purple, and turquoise theme, as captured in the photographs they shared on their social media pages. The couple celebrated their love in a joyous and vibrant ceremony.

Palesa Tembe

Media personality Palesa Tembe, co-host of Afternoon Express, excitedly revealed that her journey to the altar was underway when uncles arrived at her gate in early March to negotiate her lobola. While her wedding is yet to take place, anticipation builds as Palesa prepares to embark on this sacred union.

The year 2023 witnessed a series of unforgettable celebrity weddings, filled with romance and grandeur. From Khutso Theledi’s dreamy engagement to Winnie Mashaba’s heartfelt celebration, and Rouge’s traditional and white wedding extravaganza, love was in the air. DJ Doowap’s vibrant ceremony and Palesa Tembe’s impending nuptials added to the excitement. As these celebrities embarked on their married lives, they shared their joyous moments, inspiring others with their love stories.


In other news – RIP: Actress Leleti Khumalo pays tribute to her ex-husband Mbongeni Ngema

Mzansi writer, lyricist, composer, director, choreographer, and theatre producer, Mbongeni Ngema’s ex-wife Leleti Khumalo has shared a tribute to the late veteran playwright.

Leleti Khumalo and Mbongeni Ngema

Ngema died shortly after being attended by doctors at Adelaide and OR Tambo Memorial Hospital in Mbizana in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday after following a car crash involving a truck on the R61. Khumalo shared an official tribute statement on her social media platforms sending her condolences to the Ngema family. Read More

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