11 formidable 'Top Billing' presenters we'll never forget

Simba Mhere (Photo: Gallo)
Simba Mhere (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town - The SABC announced on Thursday that lifestyle show Top Billing would be airing its final episode on Saturday, 19 October.

The series continuously brought viewers a taste of the good life by showcasing some of South Africa's grandest homes and bringing South Africans closer to some of the biggest stars around the world.

But by far the show's most popular segment was the insert on celebrity weddings, taking viewers inside the country's most expensive and over-the-top celebrity nuptials.

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The SABC 3 programme became instrumental in launching the careers of presenters such as Dr Michael Mol, Ursula Chikane, Jeannie D, and the late Simba Mhere. 

Ursula made her debut on the show the same year as Bassie and added such a bubbly fair to the show. 

Presenter Search on 3 went on to add an array of talented presenters into the Top Billing line-up, discovering the likes of Jonathan Boyton Lee, who added his flair to the show.

Here are 11 presenters we'll never forget:

1. Basetsana Kumalo

2. Dr Michael Mol

3. Jeannie D

4. Jo-Ann Strauss

5. Nico Panagio

6. Bonang Matheba

7. Ursula Chikane

8. Neil McCarthy

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9. Michelle Garforth Venter

10. Janez Vermeiren

11. Simba and Jonathan Boyten-Lee (BFFs forever!)

Compiled by Graye Morkel