Netflix’s first African reality show, ‘Young, Famous & African’
Following the success of “Bling Empire” and “Selling Sunset “ Netflix has added another reality TV show to its lineup. The series “Young, Famous & African” centres on a group of young, rich, and famous media personalities from South Africa, Nigeria, and east Africa. Learning as they navigate love and friendships together.
‘It’s really exciting to be able to show the world an exclusive look into the lives of Africa’s top celebrities and socialites.’ Set your reminders for Netflix’s first African reality show, Young, Famous & African, set to grace your screens on March 18.
This glitzy reality series aka real-life soap opera follows a group of young, affluent and famous A-list media personalities, with the likes of South African rapper Nadia Nakai, 2Baba and Andile Ncube.
Netflix announced Young, Famous & African will be available globally at the same time. To more than 214 million subscribers in over 190 countries on the day of premiere.
The seven-episode reality show is produced by Urban Brew Studios, along with executive producers Martin Asare Amankwa and Peace Hyde.
“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,” Asare Amankwa said.
What to expect
An unapologetically African cast, viewers should expect this unscripted series to have them glued to their screens. As new friendships and romantic connections will be formed.
The controversies the African stars have found themselves in will be revealed, so get your popcorn.
Your favourite A-list personalities from all over the African continent will give viewers the best. In all things class entertainment with an inside look into their top-tier lives.
The young and famous cast:
Khanyisile Mbau, commonly known as Khanyi Mbau, is a renowned South African actress, social media personality, socialite, TV host, and artist, with more than 3.2 million followers on Khanyi Mbau Instagram page.
However, being in the spotlight for nearly 14 years does not mean that everyone knows everything about her life. This glamorous reality series will allow viewers to get to know Khanyi better.
Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack, popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bong flava recording artist, dancer and philanthropist.
He was born and raised in Tandale, Dar Es Salaam. He is the founder and CEO of WCB Wasafi Record Label, Zoom Extra, Wasafi Bet and Wasafi Media.
Zari the Boss Lady
Zarinah Hassan, commonly known as Zari the Boss Lady or Zari Hassan, is a Ugandan reality slaylebrity television personality, entrepreneur, influencer, philanthropist and musician. She lives in South Africa, where most of her businesses and home are located.
“I’m so excited for people to see how much of ourselves we poured into this show, showcasing our true, authentic trials and tribulations. Young, Famous & African will give our fans an insider look into our very entertaining, very busy lives”, boss lady said.
We cant give you too much sweet tea too soon, but we can assure you there are some other key cast members that will have you stuuuuccck.
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