DJ Zinhle and MurdahBongz, plus 5 other surprise celebrity marriages

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DJ Zinhle and MurdahBongz
DJ Zinhle and MurdahBongz
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  • DJ Zinhle and MurdahBongz have shared that they have tied the knot.
  • The couple revealed that they got married six months ago in an intimate ceremony in KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Other celebrities who have had gotten married out of the spotlight include Buhle Samuels and Asavela Mnqithi.


DJ and businesswoman DJ Zinhle has revealed that she is married in the first episode of the second season of her reality show, DJ Zinhle - The Unexpected. The first episode saw the mother-of-two share with fans that she and her boyfriend MurdahBongz, of popular house duo Black Motion, have gotten married. 

According to the star, the nuptials were held at an intimate ceremony held in Zinhle’s hometown in KwaZulu-Natal. The newlyweds also took to social media to confirm this in separate posts, with Zinhle referring to MurdahBongz as her husband.

“My Husband and I are all for making a statement,” Zinhle writes in one of her posts.

secret celebrity weddings, south africa, 2022
DJ Zinhle and MurdahBongz
@Tebomametja/@djzinhle/Instagram

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DJ Zinhle and MurdahBongz are not the only celebrities who have decided to tie the knot in secret. Buhle Samuels, Asavela Mnqithi, Faith Nketsi, Knaomi and Yonda Thomas are among the celebrities who have gotten married this year. 

Buhle Samuels and Thando Sonqishe

Buhle Samuels got married earlier this year to Thando Sonqishe in a private wedding ceremony.

BUHLE SAMUELS
Thando and Buhle with guests from their wedding.
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KNaomi and Tshepo Phakathi

TV personality KNaomi got married to her long-time boyfriend, Tshepo Phakathi, in March this year, shortly after she gave birth to their daughter.

secret celebrity weddings, south africa, 2022
Knaomi Phakathi and Tshepo Phakathi.
@aust_malema/@knaomin/Instagram

Asavela Mqokiyana

Asavela Mqokiyana (née Mngqithi), who is known for her role as Ntwenhle on Mzansi Magic's telenovela Isibaya, confirmed she had gotten married earlier this year in an Instagram post where she donned the traditional Xhosa bride attire.

secret celebrity weddings, south africa, 2022
Asavela Mqokiyana.
@Asavela_m/Instagram

Faith Nketsi and Nzuzo Njilo

Reality TV star Faith Nketsi and her husband Nzuzo Njilo tied the knot a few months ago in what also appeared to be a private ceremony.

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Faith Nketsi and her parents.
@9th_block_productions

Yonda Thomas and Taz Emeran

Actor Yonda Thomas got married to his long-time girlfriend, Dr Taz Emeran, and shared pictures of themselves after the wedding and in their traditional Xhosa attires.

secret celebrity weddings, south africa, 2022
Yonda Thomas and Taz Emeran
@Yondathomas/Instagram

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