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By Citizen Reporter


Meet the cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Johannesburg’ season 2

Expect more sparkle, over the top parties, expensive shoes and bigger handbags in the second season.

They do lavish face beats, long lashes and ball gowns.

Glamour is not a question, money is not an issue and drama is the name of the game. 1Magic is thrilled to be bringing back its viewers their favourite reality show, The Real Housewives of Johannesburg.

“Friday prime time television is about to get better. The Real Housewives of Johannesburg season 2 will keep viewers on their seats and entertained,” says Philly Kubheka, head of PR and publicity at 1Magic.

Season 2 promises splendour and entertainment: expect more sparkle, over the top parties, expensive shoes and bigger handbags.

The Real Housewives of Johannesburg introduces five new game-changing queens and will premiere on Friday, October 18 at 7pm on 1Magic.

Christall Kay

Songstress and former lawyer turned businesswoman, Christall Kay will take viewers on a journey with her growing music career. She also learns to juggle new dynamics and everyday pressures of daily life while making new friends.

Viewers will also get a glimpse into her charitable side that is as full of sparkle as she is.

Brinnette Seopela

Another returning fan favourite is Brinnette Seopela. The beauty and cosmetic entrepreneur is on the rise with major plans in the pipeline.

Audiences fell in love with her gorgeous spirit and looks in season 1, while she was planning the most lavish traditional and white wedding. Golf is the new love in her life as she rebuilds and reinvents her business.

Lebo Gunguluza

Among these driven and charming ladies is Welkom-born Lebo Jojo Gunguluza, who is married to a well-known businessman, Lebo Gunguluza.

She has published the South African Music Awards (Samas) magazine for the past five years, and was dubbed SA’s youngest publisher. She is currently working on another bestseller that is set to equip women and young girls with great life tools.

She is known for saying: “My definition of wealth is sleeping, waking up and still making money.”

Lethabo ‘Lejoy’ Mathatho


Viewers will meet Lethabo ‘Lejoy’ Mathatho, who is hard to miss with banging blonde locks and a personality to match. She comes all the way from Seshego, Limpopo and is a founder of LeJoy Foundation that is set to change lives.

Lethabo is a radio and TV presenter who studied journalism at Tshwane University of Technology, and has become a role model in her community on a mission to empower those less fortunate.

She usually says: “I know where to find gold. I don’t need a man.”

Nompumelelo “Mrs Mops” Mophatlane

Nompumelelo “Mrs Mops” Mophatlane is the quintessential housewife married to an IT mogul, Isaac Mophatlane.

Born in Tsakane, east of Johannesburg, Mrs Mops is a drama and theatre graduate from Wits University. The mother of three enjoys boxing and yoga.

Mpho Merriweather

Mpho Merriweather is a free-spirited Botswana-born, UK-raised mother of five. She is a Afropunk project manager and trained jewellery designer.

She is considered the life of a party and a global nomad.

Tarina Patel

Tarina Patel is a Bollywood star and businesswoman born in Cape Town and raised in Durban.

The psychology (cum laude) graduate has been in a number of Bollywood films and SA soapies. She starred in a film called One Night with the King.

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