This 7de Laan star can’t wait to be a dad!


Actor Christo Davids and his wife, Cindy, are counting down the days to the birth of their first child.

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Christo, who played the role of the popular character Errol in the soapie 7de Laan, recently shared a photo of their baby’s nursery on Instagram. The name Elijah was on one wall.

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Christo says their baby will be born in five weeks’ time. He chose the name Elijah. “It’s strongly meaningful to me. Elijah was a major figure in the Old Testament and he’s also referred to in one of the last verses of the Old Testament: Malachi 4:5.”

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Christo is excited about becoming a father for the first time. “I come from a big family in which mainly sons are born. I’m excited about being someone’s father,” he says.
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He’s been sure to seek advice about parenthood from most of his co-stars on 7de Laan.

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Christo and Cindy, his wife for the past three years, can’t wait for Elijah’s arrival. “Everything is ready; we’re just waiting for the inhabitant of the nursery.”

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What lessons in life would he like to teach the little boy one day? “The same lessons as my grandfather, Goliath, (actor Goliath Davids) taught me. If you know where you come from you’ll always know where you’re headed. First do what you must do and afterwards you can do what you want to do.”

Christo has been busy since leaving the Laan. He’s still involved with the soap and works behind the scenes as a director.

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