South Africa has been a democratic country for 27 years since the apartheid regime was abolished in 1994. Before the new democracy, interracial relationships were illegal. Since the new constitution, these relationships are no longer prohibited. Still, many individuals from different racial groups scorn these unions, but love always wins despite the colour of the skin. Here is a list of South African celebrities in interracial relationships.
1. Amanda du-Pont and husband, Shawn Rodriques
The famous actress of Swati, Portuguese descendants and entrepreneur Shawn Rodriques, a white man, got engaged on a Maldives vacation and got wedded in 2020.
2. Benni McCarthy and Stacey Munro
The retired footballer of coloured decency who’s now the head coach for the soccer AmaZulu FC got wedded to the Scottish model Stacey Munro in 2014.
2. Siya and Rachel Kolisi
Siya is a black Xhosa man who is the Springboks captain. He’s been married to Rachel Kolisi since 2016. Rachel is a former marketing executive who decided to be a housewife after getting married.
3. Linda Mtoba and her husband Steven Meyer
The former Isibaya actress who used to play the role of Zama Ngwenya is wedded to a white man whom we don’t know much about.
4. Nyaniso Dzedze and wife Yana Get Dzedze
Nyaniso is best known as the lead actor for the movie Hear Me Move, he also played Tsietsi Namane on Ashes to Ashes. He’s married to the German creative artist Yana Fay Dzedze.
5. Wandile Molebatsi and Jessica Webber
Wandile Molebatsi is Scandal’s Duma. He’s married to Jessica Webber, a white South African fashion designer. The two met on the set of the movie Colours and got married in 2014.
6. Nkateko ‘Takkies’ Dinwiddy and Chris Dinwiddy
The Venda choreographer and content creator got married to the European human resources manager Chris Dinwiddy in 2017. The couple met the unconventional way in a dating site called Tinder.
7. Minnie Dlamini and Quinton Jones
Television presenter Minenhle Dlamini of the Zulu tribe got married to the coloured television director and producer Quinton Jones in 2017.
8. Nqobile Nunu Khumalo and Federico Ancillai
A scandal actress from the Swati tribe is in love with an Italian man Federico Ancillai. The two recently celebrated their two year anniversary.