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Take our virtual tour inside 10 local celebrity homes

2020-04-30 08:41
Shona Ferguson, Connie Ferguson
Shona Ferguson, Connie Ferguson (Photo: Gallo)

Have you ever closed your eyes and imagined how South Africa's rich and famous live behind closed doors?

Well, wonder no more - because we've got your front row ticket to the posh pads, and multi-storey madness.

And let's not forget the private gardens, water fountains and pools! 

1. BONANG MATHEBA 

Located along the embankment of the Jukskei River, Bonang Matheba calls the Waterfall Country Estate home. 

Her beautiful home strikes the perfect balance between industrial and modern design, which she calls her "piece of heaven."

From her glam room to her manicured backyard, Bonang's sanctuary is fit for a queen. 

But don't just take our word for it, take a peek for yourself.

2. TREVOR NOAH

The Daily Show host bagged himself a New York penthouse worth R130 million in 2017.  

YOU magazine reported that the penthouse is located "in the Stellar Tower in Hell's Kitchen on the west side of midtown Manhattan close to Times Square." 

The listing realtor, The Agency, describes the apartment as "the perfect marriage of innovation and sophistication", with features such as polished glass floors, automatic walls of glass that "blur the line between indoors and out".

Let's take a look inside - hope no one is home! 

3. DJ ZINHLE 

DJ Zinhle's mansion is what interior decorator dreams are made of. 

The DJ, who has a flair for design, took her time when she meticulously furnished her home with bespoke pieces. From the fireplace to the light fixtures and everything in between, DJ Zinhle has a unique point of view.

Although each room has a different look and feel, Zinhle's eye for modern style comes through in all the rooms, whether it's a pouffe or painting on the wall.  

We'll be content calling her bathroom home! 

4. ZOZIBINI TUNZI 

One of the many perks that come with being Miss Universe is moving into a gorgeous New York apartment, which overlooks Central Park. The very-same apartment Demi-Leigh lived in for the duration of her Miss Universe reign in 2017. 

When Zozibini hosted Demi-Leigh during an Instagram Live interview on 21 April, Demi-Leigh pointed out the very familiar photo wall in the frame! 

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In 2019 , he Associated Press got a tour of the apartment when they caught up with Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers. 

And here's a look inside!


5. THE FERGUSONS

Thanks to social media we've gotten a look inside the home of power couple Shona and Connie Ferguson's posh pad.

From the leather couches, to chandeliers, no expense was spared on the decor. 

Their lavish multi-story home as a spiral staircase, which leads to the entrance hall, where there is a piano! Movie, much?

The balcony overlooks views of the large backyard, and, have we mentioned the driveway? 

The Fergusons mansion looks like more of an adult playground than a home for parents.

 


6. SASHA-LEE OLIVIER

Sasha-Lee Olivier bagged herself an apartment at Central Square in Sandton when she was crowned Miss South Africa. 

The apartment is valued at more than R5 million and has a rental value of R42 000 per month.

Speaking about her the space in a video on Instagram, Sasha-Lee says that she is looking forward to hosting Sunday lunch for her family in her new apartment. 

She also spoke about the gorgeous city views, saying she is a "sucker for a good view."

7. MAPS MAPONYANE 

In 2019, shared his renovated home with the world and we are still in awe. 

Taking to social media, the actor also shared before and after pictures of from the renovation process, before revealing his impressive hotel-style living area. 

The open-plan area design is accented with a neutral, yet masculine navy blue, forest green, charcoal and gold colour palette.

Walls are adorned with artwork created by Banele Khoza, Lebohang Motaung and Chris Valentine.

8. HLENGIWE TWALA

Former Miss South Africa Hlengiwe Twala has a beautiful home in Hartbeespoort Dam, situated close to the water's edge. 

Her home has spectacular views of the picturesque landscape, but Hlengiwe says her favourite part of the house is her bedroom where she unwinds after a stressful day. 

The stunning decor features a mix of family photos and artwork, which the entrepreneur and mother loves to show off to her guests. 

9. ANATII

Search "dream house" on Google, and you'll surely find a photo of rapper Anatii's stylish home. 

The producer built a custom music studio in his double-storey home, which he adorned with autographed guitars from Rolling Stones members.

Outside, the artist has a big garden and pool where he often entertains family and friends.

DRUM got a look inside, and now you do too! 

10. PEARL THUSI

In 2020, Queen Sono star Pearl Thusi just got herself a new house and let's just say the yard is incredible

Celebrating her best friend's achievement, DJ Zinhle could not help but share a number of videos showing off Pearl's new space. 

The DJ, who was mentioned earlier on this list, gave us a front-row seat all the amenities which includes a pool, fireplace and pizza oven.