She was crowned miss south africa in 1994 and in the same year became the first runner up in miss world. Basetsana kumalo shot to fame as miss south africa in 1994 and soon became the face of south africa s new democracy.
Romeo kumalo is a man who has travelled extensively over the continent with vast work experience.
Basi khumalo. Basetsana julia bassie kumalo is a south african television personality beauty pageant titleholder businesswoman and philanthropist. After a successful career in front of the camera bassie s drive and ambition took her into. Her career began in 1990 when she was crowned miss soweto and miss black south africa at the age of 16.
A video of zozibini tunzi interviewing basetssana khumalo has gone. 23 years of doing life with you and 20 years of being mrs kumalo wrote basetsana kumalo on social media from the day i met you i knew i have met an incredible man with a beautiful soul a. Her career began in 1990 when she was crowned miss soweto and miss black south africa at the age of 16.
What i found a bit rude was basi not really waiting for zozi to finish her question and the tone kula let me indulge you. The event is memorable as it coincided with the first democratic elections. Basetsana makgalemele former miss soweto and miss black south africa was crowned miss sa in 1994.
With his level of impact and result oriented life he also served as the general manager of metro fm from 1997 to 2000 before he left to take up another post serving as sabc tv s general manager. The street savvy that her entrepreneurial mother gave her stood her in good stead as she built a media empire. It is the first daughter for her and husband romeo kumalo.
As the first black presenter of the glamorous lifestyle tv show top billing she travelled the world and interviewed legends like oprah winfrey michael jackson and luther vandross. After a successful career in television bassie s drive and ambition took her into the world of business. Entrepreneur and former miss south africa basetsana kumalo announced the birth of her daughter on wednesday 23 july.
Celebrity couple basetsana and romeo kumalo have laid criminal charges and are applying for a protection order against an author who allegedly started a rumour that they had appeared in a gay sex. Basetsana julia bassie kumalo née makgalemele. Born 29 march 1974 is a south african television personality beauty pageant titleholder businesswoman and philanthropist.