From Minnie Dlamini to Cassper Nyovest – here are our 6 lockdown celeb pregnancies that took us by surprise

Media personality Minnie Dlamini has become the latest SA celebrity to announce that she and husband of three years Quinton Jones are expecting their first bundle of joy.

Minnie announced the news via Instagram at the weekend.

Several celebrities have either fallen pregnant, announced pregnancies or given birth during the coronavirus pandemic and have all shared their journeys on social media.

Zola Nombona 

Zola Nombona on hiding her pregnancy: I was uncomfortable

The Lockdown actress gave birth to baby Cebelihle in June. Zola also confirmed her pregnancy in February, with actor Thomas Gumede later confirming that he was the baby daddy. He shared a snap of the scan on Instagram which showed Zola’s name.

Zenande Mfenyana

Zenande Mfenyana announces her pregnancy with a stunning photoshoot |

The Queen actress, Zenande Mfenyana is celebrating Mother’s Day by finally giving her fans what they wanted. Zenande finally posted an image that shares a glimpse of her growing baby bump.

Jo-Ann Strauss 

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The model is expecting her fourth baby later this year. She announced the news on Mother’s Day and continues to document her journey on her Instagram page. She is now in her third trimester and recently shared that she still finds motherhood challenging, even during her fourth pregnancy.

Here are four others:

Cassper Nyovest 

Halala! Cassper Nyovest and Thobeka Majozi welcome a baby boy

The rapper and girlfriend Thobeka Majozi welcomed their first baby boy, Khotso on Sunday. The Phuma Kim hitmaker announced the news on Instagram with a picture of himself and a doctor in medical scrubs.

He first announced they were expecting in June. “I’m going to be a father any minute now so I decided to name my album any minute now (AMN),” he tweeted at the time.

Busisiwe Thwala

CONGRATULATIONS: Busisiwe Cici Twala Is Finally A Mother | South Africa's  Rich and Famous

Cici announced her pregnancy in February and gave birth to her first child in May. She named her baby boy Dialo and has even created an Instagram page for him. At just three months, baby Dialo already has nearly 20,000 followers on Instagram.

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