These days your success is not only determined by the number of zero’s in your bank account, but also the number of followers on your social media.
Taking this into account, we’ve put together a list of South Africa’s 10 most powerful celebs based on the combined number of followers from their Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.
Though one of the most talked about local stars, AKA only comes in at number 8 with just under 2.3 million combined followers
Pearl Thusi tops AKA’s numbers by just a few thousand.
With just over 2 and a half million combined followers, Boity comes in at number 6
Although she was the first locally based South African celeb to reach one million followers on Instagram, Minnie’s combined social media followers falls just under 3 million, putting her in fifth place.
DJ Zinhle takes the number 4 spot with over 3 200 000 followers.
Black Coffee’s rise in popularity puts him in third place.
Queen B* reigns supreme with over 3 and a half million combined social media followers.
In other news – Senzo Meyiwa’s family talk about how he got shot and died at Kelly Khumalo’s home in the book
THE LIFE of late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has been captured in a book called Decoding 666_9: The Inexplicable Life Of Senzo Meyiwa, self-published by author Soweto Mandlanzi.
The book has two climaxes. The first was when he met and dated Kelly Khumalo,” said Soweto. To get to the crux of this I’ve interviewed people who were close to Senzo including his wife Mandisa Meyiwa and his friends. He said they are the ones narrating the story. Read more