COVER | How Boity Owned 2020

TRUELOVE's Dec/Jan cover star, Boity Thulo. Photography by Judd van Rensburg
TRUELOVE's Dec/Jan cover star, Boity Thulo. Photography by Judd van Rensburg

2020 was a tremendously successful year for media personality Boity Thulo. She chats inner strength, rest, her relationship with her ancestors, and feeling ready to start a family. 

For most of us, the year that was meant to be #20plenty did not go as planned. But while a lot of us put our ambitions on hold, Boity ended up having one of the busiest and most successful years since her journey in entertainment began. In 2020, the Bakae star released the first season of her reality show Own Your Throne, she launched her fragrance Boity Pink Sapphire, she launched her haircare range Boity Haircare, and she’s also just released her debut EP 4436. 

The one question that keeps ringing at the back of my mind when I think about everything Boity has managed to achieve amid the global chaos that’s drained the life force out of so many of us is: how? 

When I meet her for the first time, she’s exceptionally easy-going, everyone is comfortable in her presence and if you didn’t know any better, you would never think she’s one of the biggest stars on the continent. 

Her humility is not aggressively present, but it’s still unmissable – like a quiet strength that lives in and shines through her. To put it simply, ke motho

Read Boity's full story in the December/January issue of TRUELOVE. You can buy a copy in store, or you can get a digital copy by either subscribing to News24 or buying it on Zinio or Magzter

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