Zimbabweans making it big in SA

They're making our neighbouring country super proud.

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:44 PM  | Top of The

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Kim Jayde

Here are some Zimbabwean entertainers that are making major moves in the South African entertainment culture.

She's got the looks, she is a model and we've seen her doing her thing on MTV Base South Africa. Yes, we're talking about Kimberly Robinson aka Kim Jayde

Jayde was born in 1990 in Kimberly Robinson, Harare, Zimbabwe. She, however , grew up in the second largest city of Zimbabwe Bulawayo. She became interested in modelling in her second year when she was studying at University of Stellenbosch of which she took up that interest and has not looked back since. 

Early this year Kim Jayde joined 3 other celebrities in South Africa for the Revlon's Campaign 'Live Boldly' in 2018. The campaign celebrates feminine power, optimism, strength and sense of style.

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Jayde was recently spotted in the US at the MTV VMAs event flying high both the South African and Zimbabwean flags. She has done very well over the years and we wish her well. 

Leroy Gopal

This actor knows how to charm us with his looks and we have fallen in love with him because he is good at his job. Leroy Gopal is a Zimbabwean born actor born July 6, 1979. He is a television personality and voice artist best known for featuring in local movies such as "Yellow Card" in 2000. He moved to South Africa where he became known for his starring role as Thabang Ngema on the SABC3 drama series One Way from 2006-2007

One of those nights.. 👌🏿 #aldeciaandandrew pic cred @stoneberrysa

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Shamein Chidobhe is a Durban based musician and dancer. Famously known as Shelly GK she specializes in Afro-Pop and dancehall music. GK was born on September 19, 1993 in a town called Gokwe in Zimbabwe. She started her musical career when she was in (Grade 9).


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In the year 2017 she released a single 'Baby Nah' which received an overwhelming response from both her fans in Zimbabwe and South Africa. GK has managed to share the stage with local artists such as Cassper Nyovest.

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