Young, Famous & African

Netflix releases first look at ‘Young, Famous & Afrian’. Image: Supplied.

‘Young, Famous & African’: Khanyi Mbau stars in new Netflix reality show

Khanyi Mbau, Nadia Nakai and Andile Ncube star in Netflix’s reality show ‘Young, Famous and African’. Take a look at the trailer here…

Young, Famous & African

Netflix releases first look at ‘Young, Famous & Afrian’. Image: Supplied.

Khanyi Mbau along with other African celebrities are set to star in Netflix’s reality show Young, Famous and African announced on 14 February. 


Netflix’s reality show Young Famous and African stars Khanyi Mbau, Zari The Boss Lady, Nadia Nakai and more. The show will premiere on 18 March. 

Unscripted and unapologetically African – the series promises to bring viewers top-tier, best-in-class variety entertainment through the lens of some of their favourite A-list personalities from all over the African continent. So, what more can you expect?

“This glitzy reality series aka real-life soap opera follows a group of young, affluent, and famous A-list media personalities. Hailing from South Africa, Nigeria, and East Africa, this aspirational who’s who of music, media, fashion and Insta stars comes together in JoBurg. All friends and connected, they are on a quest to find love, rekindle old flames, reboot struggling relationships as they continue to shine bright,” reads the synopsis of the show.

The key cast members are,

  • Khanyi Mbau 
  • Diamond Platnumz 
  • Annie Macaulay-Idibia 
  • 2Baba 
  • Zari the Boss Lady
  • Naked DJ
  • Nadia Nakai
  • Swanky Jerry 
  • Andile Ncube 
  • Kayleigh Schwark

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Africa’s stars will give you an intimate insider look into their glamorous lives as they navigate the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. The show will include seven episodes.

“It’s really exciting to be able to show the world an exclusive look into the lives of Africa’s top celebrities and socialites. Young, Famous & African is a depiction of a world that has never been seen before, highlighting authentic stories and unrivalled access to some of the most celebrated celebrities,”  said executive producer Peace Hyde.  

“We are thrilled to have been a part of this amazing show. It is wonderful to be able to show a different side of Africa to the world and highlight the amazing people we have on our continent. We thank each and every one of the cast members who gave of their time and allowed us a sneak peek into their lives,” said Adelaide Joshua Hill, Executive Producer. 

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