PICS: 7 local celebs who welcomed babies in 2019


Several local celebrities become first-time parents in 2019. Although parenthood can be daunting, these celebs seem to be managing with ease and joy.

1.    Bontle Modiselle

TV personality Bontle Modiselle surprised everyone after she announced that she and her longtime partner Priddy Ugly (real name Ricardo Moloi) were expecting their first baby. They welcomed a baby girl in November after keeping the pregnancy a secret for a while before officially announcing it. These lovebirds also tied the knot in an intimate traditional wedding in October 2019.


2.    Linda Mtoba

Actress Linda Mtoba gave birth to her beautiful baby girl earlier this year.

Ever since Linda made her pregnancy announcement on social media, she shared every moment with her followers. From stunning island baecations to her everyday “bumpfit” videos on Instagram showing off her outfit for the day – she had a post for every occasion.

3.    LootLove

TV personality LootLove announced the arrival of her bundles of joy with longtime partner Reason in October 2018 with a photoshoot of her growing baby bump.

In a lengthy caption the radio personality explained why she kept her pregnancy a secret. She concluded the post with a warning to those who may feel the urge to touch her baby bump, saying “P.S If you see me in the streets, please don’t touch my tummy . . . I will punch you in the throat! K thanks byeeee”.

4.    Mmatema Moremi

Gospel singer Mmatema and her hubby, Tshepo Lucas welcomed a healthy baby boy in October 2019. The couple tied the knot earlier this year in a traditional ceremony.

5.    Kay Sibiya

Actor Kay Sibiya and his partner Judie Sbahle Kama announced their baby boy’s arrival in August and they recently shared adorable pictures of their son on social media. The couple made the pregnancy announcement with pictures from a stunning photo shoot.

6.    Clement Maosa

Actor Clement and his partner welcomed a baby boy in October 2019

Clement recently shared the first picture of his son on his Instagram page.

Read more: Skeem Saam’s Clement Maosa shares first picture of his 3 month old son

7.    Denise Zimba

Denise Zimba announced her miracle pregnancy in a long post explaining how she had to first get treatment for endometriosis.

After welcoming her baby, Leah, she showed us a glimpse of her new bundle of joy.

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