10 South African Celebrities who got married young

Finding love is rare, and for celebrities, it’s sometimes even more difficult given that they are under constant limelight. Although some celebrities seem to believe that if you find the one never let them go. If you happen to take a look at today’s major celebrities, several A-list stars are married and some even tie the knot as early as their 20s. Clearly, there is no right time or age for marriage. In this article, we will take a look at 10 South African celebrities who got married by the time they were 25.

Neo Matsunyani and Connie FergusonMeet Connie Ferguson’s First Husband, Neo Matsunyane – YouTube
Neo and Connie got married in 1993. Connie was 23 at the time while Neo was 26. The two proceeded to have a daughter, but divorce came knocking five years later in 1998.

Khanyi Mbau & Mandla MthembuWho is Mandla Mthembu? Age, son, wife, house, wealth, how did he become rich? – Briefly.co.za
Khanyi Mbau found Mandla Mthembu when she was 19 and at 21, the two were married traditionally. Mandla was 30 years older than Kanye. Mandla and Kanyi then proceeded to have a daughter who was born in December 2006. Unfortunately, the love and the money allegedly ran out and they broke up.

Ntokozo Mbambo and Nqubeko Mbatha40 reasons gospel star Ntokozo Mbambo loves her husband | Drum
Ntokozo found the love of her life Nqubeko Mbatha in 2001 when she was 16 years old. Although they only started dating later on. The Gospel power couple who have two beautiful daughters together started dating after joining the gospel Joyous Celebration. They got married when Ntokozo was only 23 and Nqubeko was 29. It has been 15 years and they’re still going strong.

Thobile Msekelu & Musa MselekuPics! Inside Thobile And Musa Mseleku’s Traditional Wedding – OkMzansi
Thobile Msekelu met Musa Msekelu when she was still in high school. He told her he was a polygamist, which she wasn’t too excited about, but, he managed to convince her to give him a chance. They got married traditionally in 2009 when Thobile was 20. Musa is 14 years older than he and was 34 years old at the time. Thobile is currently the third wife to Musa.

Brandon Praise and Mpoomy LedwabaIdols SA’s Brenden Praise Buys His Wife Mpoomy A New Mercedes-Benz
Mpoomy’s wedding with Brandon Praise was in January 2017. They married young and their currently parents to two children. In an Instagram post, Mpoomy revealed her age at the time. She said she was 22 turning 23 in a few days. Brandon was also 22.

Leleti Khumalo & Mbongeni NgemaMbongeni Ngema Gets Cancelled For Abuse Scandal – iHarare News
Leleti Khumalo met Mbongeni Ngema when she was 15. They later started dating, despite the fact that Mbongeni was very much married and a whole 15 years older than her. His first wife left, and he married Leleti when she was 22 in 1992. They stuck it out for 14 years before Leleti finally left him after years of abuse.

Luthando “BU” MthembuBig Brother Mzansi contestant BU lands TV role on Ayeye: Stripped – ‘BBM gave me a platform to be seen’ | Drum
Adulting star and former Big Brother Mzansi housemate BU got married in his early 20s. He was married for five years. At 23, he got married to a 21-year-old French woman against the advice of his elders. “I was in love and I wanted to commit myself to a woman. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last but given a chance I’ll do it again. My elders said I didn’t have to rush into getting married. We did not even have kids but I just wanted to marry her and we did”, said BU










Enhle Mbali and Black CoffeeBlack Coffee breaks silence on divorce: ‘We tried everything’ | City Press
Enhle Mbali married a 35-year-old DJ Black Coffee Traditionally in 2011 when she was 23. They held their white wedding in 2017, only for them to file for divorce in July 2019. Their marriage was a mess in their divorce was even messier, but, they produced two kids along the way.

Thando & SiyacelaIt’s giving abuser’: Viewers angry that Thando doesn’t have a phone
Reality stars Thando & Siyacela are by far Mzansi’s youngest celebrity couple. The two have been married since 2019. They got married when Thando was barely 15 and Siyacela was 16. They now have a son together. Their controversial reality show, Isencane Lengane, is actually based on that, and so far that marriage is 99 problems, but, they are still hanging on.

Floda and Ngizwe NcunuFLODA: MY MARRIAGE WAS A FLOP! | Daily Sun
KwaZulu-Natal musician Floda is Ngizwe Ncunu’s third wife. She gained popularity after she secretly married him in 2015. She was 20 at the time. In 2021, she revealed that she had dumped Mizu only to come back in 2022 to release a video, insulting the busybodies in her Instagram comment section saying, “People keep saying I married very young they want to know why I rushed into marriage and if I’m still happy yet I don’t interfere in their affairs and don’t bother them with stupid questions when they go out and prostitute”, she said and then logged off.

There you have it! These couples prove that you can get married anytime you want. Who is our favorite couple from this list that you thought got married way too young? Leave a comment below.

Source: https://www.thesouthafrican.com/lifestyle/celeb-news/breaking-vuyani-adulting-luthando-bu-mthembu-discusses-getting-married-23-years-12-may-2023/