Celebrities’ real names revealed!

Rebecca Malope real name

When SA’s multi award winning gospel singer Dr Rebecca Malope revealed that her real name is Batsogile Lovederia Malope she surprised many fans, including us. We are curious about other local celebs and what their real names are.

Stage names are not uncommon in the entertainment industry and most celebs have one.

Often a stage name just sounds and looks better in lights and on billboards, and definitely elevates your cool status (ask any rapper)

‘Dumi Hi Phone hit maker’ – Sho Madjozi (Maya Wegerif)

Sho Madjozi real name

SEE ALSO: Sho Madjozi and Nakhane to play at #AFROPUNK

Penny Penny – (Eric Nkobane)

Dr Rebecca Malope (Batsogile Lovederia Malope)  

Rebecca Malope real name

Gigi Lamayne – (Genesis Gabriella Tina Manney)


Kwesta – (Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi)

SEE ALSO: 5 Minutes with the rapper of the moment – Kwesta

Nasty C – (David Junior Ngcobo)

J’Something – (Joao da Fonseca)

JSomething real name