The 'Real Housewives of Johannesburg' are back - with 5 new wives!


Cape Town – They do lavish face beats, long lashes and ball gowns.

Glamour is not a question, money is not an issue and drama, well, that's the name of the game as The Real Housewives of Johannesburg returns to 1Magic in October.

"Friday prime time television is about to get better. The Real Housewives of Johannesburg Season 2 will keep viewers on their seats and entertained," says Philly Kubheka Head of PR and Publicity.

Season 2 promises the usual amount of splendour and entertainment, except with more sparkle, over the top parties, expensive shoes and bigger handbags. The Real Housewives of Johannesburg introduces five new game-changing queens and will premiere on Friday, 18 October at 19:00 on 1Magic (DStv Channel 103).



Songstress and former lawyer turned businesswoman, Christall Kay, as she takes us on a journey with her growing music career. She also learns to juggle new dynamics and everyday pressures of daily life while making new friends. We also get a glimpse into her charitable side that is as full of sparkle as she is.

Christall Kay on The Real Housewives of Johannesbu

Another returning fan favourite is Brinnette Seopela. The beauty and cosmetic entrepreneur is on the rise with major plans in the pipeline. Audiences fell in love with her gorgeous spirit and look in Season 1, while she was planning the most lavish traditional and white wedding. Golf is the new love in her life as she rebuilds and reinvents her business.

Brinnette Seopela on the Real Housewives of Johann


Amongst these driven and charming ladies is Welkom born, Lebo Jojo Gunguluza, who is married to a well-known businessman, Lebo Gunguluza. She has published The South African Music Awards (SAMA) magazine for the past five years and was dubbed SA's youngest publisher. She's currently working on another bestseller that's set to equip women and young girls with great life tools. She is known for saying "My definition of wealth is sleeping, waking up and still making money."

Lebo 'Jojo' Gunguluza on the Real Housewives of Jo

We will also meet Lethabo 'Lejoy' Mathatho, who is hard to miss with banging blonde locks and a personality to match. She comes from Seshego, Limpopo. Lethabo is a founder of LeJoy Foundation that is set to change lives. Lethabo is a radio and TV presenter who studied Journalism at TUT and has become a role model in her community on a mission to empower those less fortunate. She usually says "I know where to find gold. I don't need a man."

Lethabo ‘Lejoy' Mathatho on the Real Housewives of

Nompumelelo "Mrs Mops" Mophatlane is the quintessential housewife married to an IT mogul Isaac Mophatlane. Born in the east of Johannesburg Tsakane, Mrs Mops is a drama and theatre graduate from the University Of Witwatersrand (WITS). The mother of 3 enjoys boxing and yoga.

Nompumelelo “Mrs Mops” Mophatlane on The Real Hous

Mpho Merriweather is free-spirited Botswana born, UK raised mother of 5. A chic wife, Afropunk Project Manager and trained jewellery designer. She's considered the life of the party, a global nomad.

Mpho Merriweather on the Real Housewives of Johann

The gorgeous Tarina Patel is a Bollywood star and businesswoman born in Cape Town and raised in Durban. The psychology (cum laude) graduate has been in several Bollywood films and South African soapies. She starred in a movie called One Night with the King

Tarina Patel on the Real Housewives of Johannesbur

Binge the first season ahead of the second season premiere on Showmax.

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Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht. 

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