PHOTO | Somizi and Mohale celebrate one year of marriage

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  • Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo and husband Mohale Motaung celebrated one year of marriage on Monday.
  • The couple's lavish first reception in September was followed by an extravagant white wedding in 2020. 
  • Their wedding special on Showmax titled Somizi & Mohale: The Union broke viewing records on the local streaming service after it launched.

Somizi Mhlongo and husband Mohale Motaung celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Monday. 

"...whatever it is that we have experienced got us to where we are today.......I love u MOTAUNG MHLONGO, [sic]" Somizi captioned a photo from their wedding day on Instagram.

The Idols SA judge asked his 3.5 million followers to help convince his hubby to host an Instagram Live, to share what they've learnt during their first year of marriage.

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"I feel like theres a lot if things that we are not told about by newly weds that cud be helpful to anyone who is about to get married, [sic]" he added.

Somizi, who loves big romantic gestures, gifted Mohale 100 red roses, to celebrate being married for 100 hours.  

Their traditional wedding in September was followed by a white wedding in January. The couple planned to host a third celebration in Italy, but due to Covid-19, those plans were put on hold. 

The lavish first reception was held at Kibler Park and attended by 480 guests, including Cassper Nyovest, Pearl Thusi, Kelly Khumalo, Khanyi Mbau, and Bonang Matheba. 

Entertainers on the bill included Vusi Nova, Prince KB, Lerato Kganyago, Naked DJ and DJ Dineo Ranaka.

On the matter of "sparing no expense," the couple sealed their union with rings designed by celebrity jeweller Nungu Diamonds who also designed rapper Solo and TV personality Dineo Moeketsi's wedding bands. 

Somizi and Mohale's spectacular wedding special on Showmax titled Somizi & Mohale: The Union broke viewing records on the local streaming service after it launched in 2020.

"Last year on this day I got married to the Love Of My Life," Mohale wrote in a post dedicated to Somizi on their special day.

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