Showbiz is a very fickle industry, people love building celebrities just so they can break them.
These stars were once household names, everyone knew who they were and they seemed quiet successful.
Lets take a look at some of the famous people who seemed to have it all before disappearing from the spotlight.
Former Live presenter & Muvhango actor Phila had a successful media career, he was South Africa's IT boy for a few years before disappearing from the scene.
Ntando & Hlelo Masina
We loved the twins and their brand, they were doing well until they left radio, the pair also had a successful reality show.
He was the biggest star in our country, the talented Actor & Musician changed the TV sphere with his life changing show, Zola 7. We are still holding out for his comeback.
There was a time when Tina was always on the front pages of Sunday Newspapers but that's a thing of the past, she now lives a quiet life away from the media glare.
She was once a popular socialite & radio presenter before the age of Instagram, but it all ended a few years ago.
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