Six celeb kids stepping out of their parents’ shadows and making their own waves

DJ Zinhle and daughter Kairo (Photo: Getty/Darren Stewart)
DJ Zinhle and daughter Kairo (Photo: Getty/Darren Stewart)

Step aside mommy and daddy, it’s my turn to shine!

Genetically blessed with their parents’ genes and talents, these celeb kids are taking South Africa by storm.

From social media stars to fashion icons, we take a look at some celebrity kids currently dominating the online space.

Kenzie Bala

We’ve watched Loyiso and Jennifer Bala’s firstborn Kenzie (7) grow up online and since the numbers don’t lie, the crowd has certainly fallen in love with her now that she sits at 21.9K Instagram followers.


Kairo Forbes

Kairo Forbes (4) has become everyone's favourite, her parents DJ Zinhle and AKA are Mzansi A-listers and she is slowly coming up to their level as she sits at 983K Instagram followers.

From sharing adorable snaps with her glammy Lynn Forbes, to donning her cheeky outfits – Kairo is keeping everyone on their toes with her content.

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Sbahle Mzizi

Having recently gone viral on social media, Ntando Duma’s daughter with Junior De Rocka, Sbahle Mzizi (2), knows how to grab the crowd with her captivating personality and adorable looks. She now has 553K followers on Instagram.

The doted on two-year-old also recently joined YouTube where she currently has 29K followers and is sharing educational content and fun challenges.


Khumo Mahlangu

Comedian Tolassmo and his reality TV star wife, Mome Mahlangu, have certainly brought us a star. Their daughter Khumo Mahlangu (6), who has 49.4K followers, endlessly entertains her audience on updates, her feed with tea dates and dress up clips.


Zoe and Khumo Mablane

Although Zoe and Khumo Mabalane’s Instagram accounts are both on private, they’re gradually gaining stardom as well, just like mommy Gail and daddy Kabelo Mabalane.


Sana Dinwiddy

With an incredible following of 40K users on Instagram, Sana Dinwiddy whose mommy Nkateko is famously known as fitness enthusiast and choreographer Takkies, has captured the hearts of many online.

Sana (2) recently became an older sister after Takkies welcomed her second child with beau Chris Dinwiddy. Followers have been treated to the journey of awaiting the arrival of her baby sister, Suri.

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