Stars who went international

Finding success abroad seems like the best bet for many African entertainers right now

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:45 PM  | Top of The

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Pearl Thusi

We have some pretty talented entertainers in our country, and the overseas market is finally catching up. Now more than ever, South African celebrities are highly sought after overseas.

Lets take a look at some of our local stars who have found international success.

Black Coffee

Black Coffee

He made history as the first South African to win a BET Award and there is no doubt that he is the biggest act in our country. The DJ is also a big brand overseas; he is a regular feature in the international House music scene & he has tons of international features.

Pearl Thusi

Pearl Thusi's post-break up weekend / @aust_malema

Pearl Thusi bagged the biggest role of her career a couple of years ago as Dayana in the popular series, Quantico, not only is she famous in South Africa, she is also becoming a household name around the world.

Trevor Noah 

Trevor Noah

We have all witnessed TrevorNoah’s rise to stardom, from hosting a gossip show to headlining shows around the world. The Daily Show host has cemented his name internationally and we are super proud of him.

Terry Pheto 

Terry Pheto scoops two IAR awards

Terry Pheto is one of the biggest actresses in our country, she was in the Oscar winning movie, Tsotsi and it did not stop there, the movie propelled her into international stardom with roles on various international flicks and a spot on the Bold & the Beautiful.

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