5 ZAlebs On International Magazine Covers This Year

They all deserve the recognition

By  | Jun 28, 2021, 06:35 PM 

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It is heartwarming to see our local stars getting the international recognition that they deserve. This year we saw our favorite ZAlebs scooping international nominations, starring on international films, and also others gracing international magazine covers.

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Here are five celebrities who starred in International magazines this year.

  1. Kelly Khumalo
Empini hitmaker Kelly Khumalo graced the 8th issue of UK-based CLASSIQUE magazine April issue themed #TheImbokodo edition. The edition is dedicated to all inspirational and hardworking women.

Kelly was the first South African to grace the cover of this magazine.

Sharing the exciting news on Instagram, the magazine wrote: “She has multiple titles to her name and she carries them all with such Grace and Elegance. This edition is dedicated to all the inspirational and hardworking women out there. We see you ladies and Classique Q&A magazine celebrated you all #Imbokodo.” the magazine wrote.

2. Thuso Mbedu
Internationally renowned actress Thuso Mbedu was featured on the May/June issue of Essence Magazine. The Underground Railroad star was also featured in Vogue Magazine last month.

Thuso shared the good news on Twitter sharing a picture with a caption: “Things to look forward to: The May 2021 issue of vogue Magazine celebrating Mr. Giorgio Armani.”

3. Refilwe Modiselle
TV personality Refilwe Modiselle made it to the magazine cover for the very first time in her career this year. She was the cover star for the popular UK-based magazine called I-M (Intelligent Magazine) for their Spring issue.

On the cover, she spoke about “prejudices and the horrific persecution people with albinism still suffer today.”

Sharing the news on her Instagram, Refilwe said this is a historic moment in her career.

“An international cover girl. My very first magazine cover & international, in the history of my career from Africa's first successful model with albinism & TV Host, to evolving into a multi-award-winning actress. Yet again history is being made. It can only be God & the work of the thousands that walk with me from the heavens. Not many get to accomplish such. I'm in awe,” she wrote.

4. Tino Chinyane
Model and TV personality Tino Chinyane graced the cover of CLASSIQUE magazine this month in celebration of Father’s Day.

He wrote on Instagram: “Happy Father’s Day to all the present & loving fathers out there. The ones that show up regardless of the situation. The ones that put their own needs in the backseat to make room for the next generation. Cheers to each & everyone one of you. Your efforts don’t go unnoticed. 🙏🏾”

The magazine said on Instagram that, the issue is dedicated to hardworking and inspirational kings.

“He is a King who is unapologetic about his worth 🤴🏾💪🏾This issue is dedicated to all of our hardworking and inspirational Kings out there. We appreciate and celebrate y’all,” read the magazine’s Instagram post.

5. Nomzamo Mbatha
In April this year, Nomzamo Mbatha starred on the cover of Hello Beautiful Magazine. Taking to Instagram to announce the news, Nomzamo said she was honored to be on the cover. Nomzamo posted a picture of the magazine with a caption: “So honored to grace the cover of @hellobeautiful ... Watching my life unfold before my eyes is a thing of magic, truly.

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