(SPONSORED) – South Africa’s most famous with university qualifications

Here is a list of South African Celebrities With University Degrees & Diplomas ! Whether you’re famous and bigger than the entertainment industry, it never hurts to have a backup plan.

Little surprise, then, that many well-known South African celebrities have also pursued graduate degrees. But while some went for the obvious educational path. We’ve listed South African celebrities who have university qualifications to their names. See if your favourite South African celebrity is listed…

Basetsana Kumalo

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Television personality, businesswoman, philanthropist and beauty pageant titleholder, Basetsana Kumalo holds a B.A from UNISA.


Yvonne Chaka Chaka

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Yvonne “Chaka Chaka” Mhinga is a Unisa goodwill ambassador. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Adult Education and a Certificate in Local Government, Management and Administration from Unisa.

Boity Thulo

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Boity studied Psychology & Criminology at Monash University


Pearl Modiadei

Pearl Modiadei

Pearl studied media and journalism at Rosebank College.




iFani studied Computer Science at the University of Cape Town.


Dineo Moeketsi

Dineo Moeketsi

Dineo went to the National School of Arts (NSA) in Johannesburg.  She studied at the New School University for Jazz & Contemporary Music in New York




K.O completed his studies and graduated with a Public Relations (PR) Management National Diploma from Vaal University of Technology.


Amanda Du Pont

Amanda Du Pont

Amanda Du Pont studied film and drama at the New York Film Academy.

Anele Mdoda

Anele studied politics and international relations at University of Pretoria.


Thando Thabethe

Thando Thabethe

Studied B.com Accounting at The University of Johannesburg


Bokang Montjane

Former Miss SA has a diploma in public relations management from the University of Johannesburg


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