Today marks the 37th anniversary of Zimbabwe's Independence, i.e.: the day the nation became free from colonial rule. Over the years, South Africa and Zimbabwe have shared quite the relationship and so have the people of both nations. As such, we have a few famous faces to thank Zimbabwe for:
|1. Nadia Nakai|
The rapper is of Zimbabwean descent, though she grew up in South Africa.
|2. Leroy Gopal |
The actor, voice-over artist and motivational speaker was also born in Zimbabwe but currently has his roots firmly set in South Africa.
The music legend was born and raised in Zimbabwe as one of his parents is from the country but he later moved to SA as a teen to pursue a career in music.
|5. Gugulethu Khumalo (aka Berita)|
The popular Xhosa musician was born and raised in Bulawayo but later moved around a lot with her parents before settling in South Africa.
|6. Dylan 'Blayze' King |
The hunky rapper was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe but later moved to Rustenburg where he grew up.
|8. Chi Mhende|
|9. Tongayi Chirisa|
The yummy chocolate brother from Happiness is a Four Letter Word
|10. Junior Bujy Bikwa|