Rorisang Thandekiso, the winner of Deal or No Deal celebrity. Image: Instagram via @rorisangt

Rorisang Thandekiso, the winner of Deal or No Deal celebrity. Image: Instagram via @rorisangt

Rorisang Thandekiso strikes gold on Deal or No Deal Celebrity

In a heart-pounding showdown against the notorious banker, Rorisang Thandekiso’s unwavering determination led to a historic win of R250,000.

Rorisang Thandekiso, the winner of Deal or No Deal celebrity. Image: Instagram via @rorisangt

Rorisang Thandekiso, the winner of Deal or No Deal celebrity. Image: Instagram via @rorisangt

In a nail-biting showdown against the infamous Deal or No Deal banker, Rorisang Thandekiso emerged victorious. Rorisang clinched a jaw-dropping R250,000 jackpot for Paediatric Care Africa.


The electrifying episode, powered by the proud sponsor LottoStar, saw Rori’s strategic prowess in full force. It made television history and left viewers on the edge of their seats.

Rori, a multifaceted radio and television personality, actress, and singer, has been on a roll lately, according to Eye Witness News.

Just weeks ago, she made waves as the first-ever female anchor of the iconic game show, Wheel of Fortune, as reported by Times Live.


Now, she adds another milestone to her glittering career. She has become the first Mzansi A-lister to secure the elusive R250,000 on Deal or No Deal South Africa’s star-studded edition on SABC 1.

But Rori’s triumph doesn’t stop there.

In a feat never seen before on South African television, she managed to hold onto the last three unopened briefcases.

Each contained hefty sums of R100,000, R150,000, and the coveted R250,000.


To everyone’s amazement, she shattered her record by eliminating the R100,000 case, paving the way for the ultimate prize.

Rori’s gameplay was fueled by unwavering faith, boundless positivity, and unconventional strategies that left the banker scratching his head in disbelief.

She selected her lucky briefcase, adorned with the number two in honour of International Children’s Day and her birthday coinciding with Women’s Day.


Rorisang Thandekiso was on a mission to make a difference.

Her tactics took a quirky turn as she decided to bid farewell to her exes’ birth dates, one briefcase at a time.

And with each eliminated number, her fortunes soared higher.

It culminated in a series of irresistible offers from the banker.

But Rori stood firm, driven by her intuition and a burning desire to “create greater good.”


When the final offer landed, Rorisang Thandekiso’s decision was clear.

With a leap of joy, she revealed the R250,000 windfall destined for Paediatric Care Africa, as reported by the SABC.

She expressed gratitude to the unsung heroes of the medical profession who tirelessly care for our children.

“This quarter of a million rands will give the amazing medical professionals at Paediatric Care more wings to do more,” Rori exclaimed.

Her voice brimmed with emotion.


“Thank you to every nurse, every doctor, every specialist, psychologist, occupational psychologist. Thank you for loving those kids in a way we can’t reach to love them.”

Maria Pavli, Head of Marketing at LottoStar, echoed Rori’s sentiments.

She emphasised the profound impact of charity on communities.

“We are thrilled with Rorisang Thandekiso’s winning moment,” Pavli remarked.

“Together, we look forward to changing lives and spreading positivity throughout South Africa because, at LottoStar, charity is our privilege, not an obligation.”


Deal or No Deal Celebrity shines a spotlight on worthy causes with the help of famous faces.

Its sister show, Deal or No Deal South Africa, continues to transform the lives of ordinary citizens.

With each episode, both shows reaffirm the power of generosity and the joy of giving back.

Don’t miss the exhilarating action on Deal or No Deal Celebrity, airing on Saturdays at 18:00.


Rebroadcasts are on Sundays at 12:00 on S3 and Tuesdays at 22:00 on SABC 1.

For more thrills, catch Deal or No Deal South Africa weekdays on SABC2 at 19:30, with additional showings at 11:00 and on S3 at 17:30.

In a world filled with uncertainty, Rorisang Thandekiso’s triumph is a beacon of hope.

It reminds us all that even in the face of challenges, kindness and compassion can change lives for the better.