Pictures: South African successful celebrities living with disabilities
As the world celebrates the Month of Disability, we take a look to appreciate South African hardworking celebrities who work hard to keep us entertained and raised the nation’s flag higher despite living with disabilities.
Themba Ntuli also known as Themba Mncube was born on 07 March 1991 to parents Keneth and Nokuthula Ntuli. He was born with a growth hormone deficiency which stop his growth at a tender age. The actor and presenter had many speculate about his nationality, many people alleged that he is from Zimbabwe but Thema is South African who grew up in Ekhuruleni.
He has appeared in many shows like SABC1 Yo Tv Land, Leonardo, Frank and Fearless and People Nongena.
Themba holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Directing, Writing and Television Production.
Black Coffee real name Nkosinathi Maphumulo is unarguably one of the best DJs around the globe. The DJ started his career in South Africa but as it develops, he got gigs from all the countries around the globe. Even though Black Coffee is disabled when he was born his hands were both functional. But his left hand only stopped functioning when he got involved in a car accident in 2005. DJ Black Coffee recently announced his North American tour schedule from October to November where he is going to perform in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
Natalie du Toit
Natalie is a South African Former Olympic and Paralympic swimmer from Cape Town. In 2001 Natalie’s left leg got amputated after she was involved in an accident, this condition never limited her accomplish dreams. She raised the South African high after scoring gold medals at the 2004 Paralympic Games as well as the Commonwealth Games. Far retirement, Natalie is now a successful swimming coach and motivational speaker.