Celebrities who became parents in the first half of 2018


Pregnancy stories are remarkable and these celebrities share their moments of parenthood.

Nkateko ‘Takkies’ Maswanganye and husband Chris Dinwiddy

Takkies is a South African dancer and choreographer who’s best known for being one of the Top 16 contestants on the reality competition So You Think You Can Dance back in 2010. She announced the arrival of her baby girl on 14 January 2018. She and her husband, Chris, named their daughter Sana Dinwiddy.

Roxy Burger and husband Neil Shraga

Top Billing’s presenter Roxy gave birth to her first baby with husband Neil Shraga on 12 January 2018. They named their bundle of joy Adrienne Shraga. In an interview with SAFRICA24, Roxy admitted that she couldn’t balance her career with motherhood.

Busiswa Gqulu and baby daddy Katlego Mlangeni

‘Gqom Queen’ Busiswa and her partner welcomed their baby boy named Lakhanya on 15 January 2018. Speaking to TshisaLive, Busiswa was happy to share that she had a great pregnancy on her last days of work.

Katlego Maboe and girlfriend Monique Muller

The Expresso presenter announced the arrival of their baby boy, Phoenix, on 26 June 2018. Katlego shared details of the baby’s weight as well as height on his social media accounts. The two-time SAFTA winner thanked their doctor for the safe arrival of his baby boy, during an interview with IOL.

Gail and Kabelo Mabalane

Kabelo and Gail Mabalane welcomed their second born on 31 January 2018. They named their baby boy Khumo. In an interview with TshisaLive, Gail said that things are not the same after having the first baby and that it is a new adventure. The actress also emphasised that as a couple they were both prepared for it. “We know more and are more relaxed,” she said.

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Thabo Smols and girlfriend Rakgadi Sedy Koetle

Black Motion’s Thabo Smols had a rather special Father’s Day when he welcomed his first bundle of joy with his girlfriend Rakgadi on 17 June 2018. Thabo expressed the joy and gratitude for the birth of his baby girl, which made it even more precious for him because his daughter was born on his very first Father’s Day. The couple has not shared the details of their baby yet.




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