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Is Zodwa Wabantu related to gospel star Rebecca Malope? – These photos raise questions

Entertainers Zodwa Wabantu and Rebecca Malope look so incredibly alike that it’s shocking they’re not related.

Though their personalities are like oil and water, the duo have the same hairdos, with Malope rocking the same cut for decades and Zodwa rocking a similar afro look since she came onto the scene.

Zodwa Wabantu and Rebecca Malope

They also both have so much energy on stage that fans can’t get enough of them and have the same smile.

Look through their images below:

Here’s some background of the media personalities:

Doctor Rebecca Malope

Doctor Rebecca Malope is multi-award-winning Gospel star and a superb TV host who began her own SABC-2 TV talk show titled; Gospel Time in 2004. She’s also written and produced some of her hits we’ve come to love and currently lives in Johannesburg where she has her own studio. She’s worked with legendary artists such as the late; Vuyo Mokoena, Lundi and Brenda Fassie.

The Queen of Gospel didn’t have a great childhood; as she lost her mother at a very young age and was abused by her father when she was growing up.

Zodwa Wabantu and Rebecca Malope

Zodwa Wabantu

Sultry dancer and entertainer Zodwa Wabantu who’s often trended for showing off her lady parts has turned a leaf since Covid-19.

She’s started a poultry business and beauty business, joined a political party and recently shocked her followers when she announced that she’s gone back to school.

The entertainer enrolled at Star Quality Performance College to study acting as it appears, she wants to be an actress and was also trending last month when she had to return her new Lamboghini after SARS contacted her.

Zodwa Wabantu and Rebecca Malope

She confirmed to IOL Entertainment that she received a message from the South African Revenue Service (Sars) after she posted several videos of herself buying a R10million Lamborghini on her Instagram with Kenny Kunene.

This is what she said when she was contacted: “I am meeting with my accountant this afternoon at 2 pm. I’m not educated, so I just forwarded him the SMS, so he can advise me accordingly. My accountant will advise me on the way forward.”


In other news – Photos: Pretty (Lerato Marabe) from Skeem Saam gets married

Its wedding bells for Skeem Saam actress Lerato Marabe who plays Pretty Seakamela on the soapie – younger sister to Clement Maosa’s Zamokuhle Seakamela and Innocent Sadiki’s Sthoko.

Lerato Marabe

It’s been reported by several publications that the actress got married traditionally over the weekend. Learn More