While celebrities may have the hardest time of keeping their private life on lock-down, some do get away with keeping the certain things out of the press — like, for example, their romantic relationships. These stars aren’t very open about their love lives — so much so that you may not even know these stars were ever a couple!
Here are 5 SA Celeb Couples You Never Knew Were An Item
1. Jessica Nkosi and Ntokozo Dlamini
According to reports, Jessica, who is now close to giving birth, and Ntokozo have been dating for the past year. Their relationship first made public attention when Jessica and the Uzalo actor were spotted together in Durban last year, but since then they have done their best to keep their love affair under wraps.
2. Khaya Mthethwa and Ntando Kunene
This lovely couple dropped a bomb shell on us when we found out they were getting married last year. That’s when most of us found out that they were a couple.
3. Reason and Luthando “Lootlove” Shosha
Rumours of a romance between the two were swirling with both parties denying their romance in 2015. But the rumours‚ like a boomerang‚ returned again when fans posted a picture of the pair as ‘evidence’ of their budding romance. Eventually, the pair came out when they started posting their cozy moments.
4. Nandi Mngoma and Zakes Bantwini
Musicians Nandi Mngoma and Zakes Bantwini tried their outmost best to keep their relationship out of the spotlight, and they did that reasonably well. In 2015 Zakes released his House single, Dance where he featured his girlfriend Nandi. Even after 2 years of dating, they remained professional and never confirmed any dating speculations. In August, Zakes Bantwini first spoken out about the excitement he feels about expecting his first child with wife‚ Nandi Mngoma. Taking to social media in 2016, Zakes explained why he and Nandi decided to keep their romance private.
5. Maps Maponyane and Nomzamo Mbatha
The two who have been rumored to be dating for years and acted as romantic leads in local movie Tell Me Sweet Something have never confirmed their relationship.
Speaking to Cosmopolitan magazine, Nomzamo said: “He’s (Maps) one of the smartest, most incredible human beings. And, you know… he’s hot.