It's one of the most wholesome days of the year. A day when present fathers are reminded of just amazing they are and the role they play and continue to play in their children's lives, right into adulthood.
Celebrities celebrated their dads and father figures by sharing heartfelt messages and reminiscing about all the times their fathers have proven themselves to be great men.
Here are some of our favourites.
Connie Ferguson says her father has been her biggest inspiration in life.
“Happy Father’s Day Papzoza! I thank God for your life! Thank you for being my biggest inspiration in all things life! Love you Pops.”
She also remembered her late husband Shona Ferguson, who died last year on 31 July due to Covid-19 related complications.
This was her first Father’s Day without him and she said her husband showed her that it's not hard to be a good father.
“Miss you every day, especially missed you today! Thank you for showing that it’s not that hard to be a good father! I was blessed to parent with you! Always one of a kind! Love you forever."
Minnie Dlamini said she had the best dad she could ever ask for and said it's even greater knowing that good fatherhood runs in her family from her grandfathers to her eldest brother.
“It’s one thing to be blessed with the best dad I could ever ask for, it’s another thing entirely, to have that example from my grandfathers all the way to my older brother. My Mbova ozala uBaba, Grandpa Dan ozala uMa & my big brother @mapreezy. Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers who step up and commit to raising their children. We are because of you."
The Wife actress Mbalenhle Mavimbela says her father has always reminded her of who she is and she will forever be grateful.
“I’m definitely daddy’s little girl. Happy Father’s Day babazi, Tiba . Thank you for always reminding me of who I truly am, for being there for us, for a crazy personality and also giving me such a beautiful smile that the nation has fell in love with. I love you."
Atandwa Kani celebrated theatre legend John Kani. He referred him as his rock, homie and dad.
“Happy Father’s Day to the Don, The King, my rock, my Homie and dad… I thank the Lord every day for you… I hope to make you proud one day. Happy Father’s Day to the young fathers in my life. You are all a true example of what leaders look like. I love you all.”
Bontle Modiselle wished her rapper husband a happy Father’s Day with a sweet video of her daughter, Afrika saying thank you daddy.
“Thank you Daaaaddyyy!” Afrika said I should tell you that you’re the best Dad in the world @priddy_ugly. We love you! Happy Father’s Day.”