SA Celebs Who Found Fame Through Their YouTube Channels. They are an example that you can be anything you want in life as long as you put in the effort. Through their YouTube channels, they have managed to lure viewers and have a substantial fan base. They are now celebs in their own right, with radio and TV gigs.
1. Lasizwe Dambuza
Lasizwe Dambuza is now a media personality of note. His YouTube videos got people’s attention and he became a household name in no time. He makes videos of different scenarios such as black moms vs other races, students prepping for exams and so forth. Lasizwe can emulate all kinds of people, and his wigs are always hilarious.
2. Moshe Ndiki
Moshe Ndiki is an all round entertainer. He is an actor, a media personality, an MC among many things. His YouTube channel shot him to fame without a doubt. Through his channel, he makes fun of himself, Rihanna and everyone in between. With his self-deprecating humour and distinct point of view he has become a YouTube sensation and TV personality celebrated by Google South Africa and the country’s top papers.
3. Mihlali Ndamase
Mihlali is a brand strategy student, beauty content creator and co-founder of the Siyasizana Foundation. Her huge social-media following has given her an opportunity to work with famous brands, such as Bras N Things, Bata and MAC cosmetics. Her channel focuses on beauty, lifestyle and vlogs, and the key aspect is make-up tutorials. She is now an IT girl of note breaking news every now and then.
TaFire is also great at impersonating different kinds of South Africans. One of his funniest videos is one in which he role plays how black, coloured and white Afrikaaner people would react if approached to taste a new burger from Burger King. His impersonations are hilarious and he’s able to switch between the different accents seamlessly. TaFire’s clips, which mostly go viral on Facebook, landed him a TV role on, Isibaya.
5. The Microwave Boys
The Microwave Boys are a trio of friends who host a show in which they give their take on current issues, from Migos and Joe Budden’s “beef” to Grace Mugabe’s shenanigans, and everything in between. If watching three energetic and highly-opinionated dudes dissect current affairs and pop culture while laughing hysterically is your thing, then The Microwave Boys are here for you.