Did you know these celebs were BFF’s?


Friendships among celebrities are more common that we think. A few of the most popular people locally and internationally seem to have made long lasting friendships within the same industry even though that can be difficult.

Here are a few examples.

1.Simphiwe Ngema and Liteboho Molise

The two have been besties since they acted in Muvhango together and appear to have a lot of fun together.

Good food, a Good chat and a lil shopping with the bestie @liteboho_molise

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My friend & I rocking our #redlips #nostressbaby

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See also: 7 Beauty Tips We’re Stealing From Simphiwe Ngema

2. Winnie Ntshaba and Palesa Madisakwane

These two enjoy going out together and spoiling each other.

With my chom…..Friyaaaaay!

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Emshadweni with my chom…zasha!!!

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3. Gabrielle Union and Essence Atkins

The two are so close that Essence actually officiated at Gabrielle’s wedding and gave quite an emotional speech about their friendship at the reception.

The struggle… with my bestie @essence_says

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My hot date… is the very ESSENCE of slayyyyyyyy #essenceatkins #BETAwards2015

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See also: We’re still completely obsessed with Gabrielle Union’s wedding video

4. Sanaa Lathan and Regina Hall 

The BFF’s have been acting together in many of the same films since the 90s and developed a strong friendship since then.


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Last night teaching my #bff @morereginahall snapchat ???

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5. Pearl Thusi and DJ Zinhle 

Pearl was very supportive of DJ Zinhle during her break up with AKA and since then they’ve become almost inseparable.

My baby.. @pearlthusi ❤️

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I can’t deal with you.. @pearlthusi ❤️?❤️?❤️?❤️?

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See also: DJ Zinhle. Pearl Thusi and Anele Mdoda in New York

6. Terry Pheto, Mampho Brescia and Nomzamo Mbatha 

These ladies are the epitome of #squadgoals. They’re very supportive of each other’s careers and clearly spend a lot of time together.

??… “Is that a thigh?!” @mamphob

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See also: Pics from Mampho Brescia’s bday festivities

My BFF and I. When you know someone so beautiful, you can’t help but be beautiful too. [email protected]

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And her #fairygodmother @terrypheto

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7. Boity Thulo and Khanya Mkangisa 

The two are so close that they’ve even come up with a name for themselves; KHAITY.


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Reunited. ??? #KHAiTY #OwnYourThrone?

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Thank you for being such a great friend. ❤️ @boity

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See also: BFFs Boity and Khanya Mkhangisa enjoy Zanzibar

8. Ciara, Serena Williams, Kelly Rowland and La La Anthony

This is another case of great #squadgoals. The ladies are often seen supporting Serena at her tennis matches, attending each others baby parties and Kelly and La La were actually Ciara’s bridesmaids earlier this year.


Besties in the City ❤❤

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W’s Up!….#MyGirls ❤️

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Rena and CC boo lol ??

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This is how we usually end our nights!! ??? CIARA X REVLON ❤️

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See also: Ciara shares pics of her wedding, bachelorette party and honeymoon


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9. Minnie Dlamini and Nandi Madida 

The two stars who are both from KZN never miss a chance to celebrate each others milestones. From weddings to baby showers, they’re always there for each other.

Love you my sister @minniedlamini ❤️. #Proud #MrsJones

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SEE PICS: Get a peek inside Nandi Madida’s baby shower 


10. Bonang Matheba and Lorna Maseko

The queens of fabulosity, Bonang and Lorna were both presenters on Top Billing it seems that’s were they really got close. They are constantly seen living it up on lunch dates and red carpets.

Saturday….. ????

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What a NIGHT!! ??❤?? #saftas11 #redcarpet #blackgirlmagic #instafashion

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