Top 10 South African Celebrities Who Gifted Their Parents Big

You may have to grab a tissue for this one

By  | Nov 29, 2021, 09:31 AM  | Top of the

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It warms our hearts to see our favourite South African celebs lavishing their parents with the most expensive and luxurious gifts as a means of saying thank you for having brought them up into the great individuals they are today. 

Surely, the number of celebs who have done so continue to show us that even before we can give back to our various communities and charities, we should never forget those who sacrificed themselves for our sake like our beloved parents. 

Here’s a look at the top  10 celebrities who wowed many and more so, their parents, with their giftings. 

AKA- House and Car


At the top of the list is Super Mega rapper and businessman AKA who surprised many when he not only bought his mom a brand new BMW but also a stunning house for a home. Is photogenic mother, Lynn Forbes, was excited to share photos of her beautiful home with her Instagram flowers and it surely left many in awe. Well done AKA!
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Black Coffee- Car


Next up on the list ladies and gentlemen is none other than Black Coffee. The titleholder of the biggest Dj in Africa, this record producer didn’t just surprise his mother but his mother in law as well. For Mother’s Day in 2018, Black coffee, got Bongi Mlotshwa, his mother in law a brand new car. 

The previous year, he had also surprised his birth mother, Faith Dandala, with a new Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV. We definitely love Coffee’s way of demonstrating his love for these beautiful women. 

Boitumelo “Boity” Thulo- Car


Multitalented rapper, actress, presenter and reality star, Boity Thulo cannot be left behind. In 2019 and on her mother’s birthday, she surprised her mom with a beautiful and dazzling red Mercedes Benz.

Taking to her Instagram a photo of her happy mother, she wrote a caption saying, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY QUEEN MOTHER!! Nothing could ever amount to the Love you have effortlessly and unconditionally given me my whole life but I hope this small gift reminds you how incredibly special you are. May it make your day as bright as you have made my life! This baby is the perfect way to exit your 40s in style…” The gesture brought tears to the eyes of many.

Fifi Cooper- House


Most people dream of building their parents a pristine home. For singer, songwriter and rapper Fifi Cooper, this dream became a reality. Having just won the Best New Artist Award at the 15th Metro FM Awards, it soaked many when the artist announced that she would be using her cash prize of R300,000 to build her mother a home. You read that right.

What seemed to shock many even more was the fact that the prize of R300,000 was her biggest paycheck ever in her entire career. The selfless gesture touched the heart of not only her mother but of her fans around the world.  

Thando “Thabooty” Thabethe- House and Car


Early this year, Mzansi TV and media personality Thando Thabethe took to her Instagram showing fans the exquisite house she had bought her mother. The caption read “the best thing I ever did!!!! I bought my mama a whole entire house!!!...”

This was definitely not the first time Thando was treating her mom to a luxurious gift. Back in 2017, Thando pulled at our heartstrings when she bought her mother a brand new Mercedes Benz. We can not wait to see what gift she blesses her mom with next.


Ntando Duma- House


In January this year, Ntando Duma, actress, model and TV personality, shared the progress of the house she had been building her mama on her socials. The home which has since been completed earned the praise of many who congratulated her for doing something special for her mother. And despite the many who tried to pin her down with negative comments on the gesture, it was without a doubt praiseworthy and did not go unnoticed. 

Junior De Rocka- Car


Following closely behind is DJ and Radio presenter Junior De Rocka who last year decided to surprise his mother with a brand new car. The father of one clearly knows how to love on his mother.

Musa Mthombeni-  House


Still on the list of celebrities who have spoilt their parents with luxurious gifts is TV presenter Musa Mthombeni. In 2017, the renowned media personality built his parents a beautiful home. With the help of his father as the architect, Dr. Mthombeni was able to provide his parents with the home they had dreamed of for years.   

He took to Instagram the completed structure of the house saying, “One year ago today... One year later today... God is good!”

Minnie Dlamini- Car


Next up on our list is TV presenter Minnie Dlamini, who bought her parents a pulchritudinous car! Her mom who was completely blown away by the gift, could not hide her expression on social media and the fans echoed her reaction in multitudes. Well done girl! Take a look at the video below.

Prince Kaybee – Car 


We can not fail to recognize award-winning DJ and producer Prince Kaybee’s gift to his mama; a brand new Mercedes Benz for Christmas. Taking to his Twitter he said, “Sho Oulady, here’s an early Christmas present to take you to the mall. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there and give you your gift personally, but you know I got you!...” 

Looks like our celebrities are all fans of getting their mamas Mercedes cars, don’t you think?

Pearl Modiadie – Home 


Now I know we said top 10 celebrities but you’ll love this one. Pearl Modiadie, broke the norm and gifted her father with a brand new house. The Radio and TV personality who has made a name for herself from the time she was a teenager, took to Instagram the video of her presenting the house to her father. Grab your tissues for this one. It was a beautiful and heartwarming moment. 

She said,  “The proudest moment of my life” whilst in the arms of her father.
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