List of Famous People From Africa 2024

albert john luthuli : quotes by albert john luthuli
Albert john luthuli was a leader of black resistance in south africa. He took up nonviolent methods to end the regressive system of apartheid and while doing so helped to form world opinion against south africa's policy of apartheid. Born towards the end of the nineteenth century into the zulu tribe [...]
Famous As : President of African National Congress (ANC)
ab de villiers : cricketers
Ab de villiers is a former south african cricketer who captained the south africa team in all formats of the game. Known to be one of the best batsmen of his generation, de villiers was born in warmbad in south africa. He used to play cricket from an early age, and also excelled in other sports such [...]
Famous As : Cricketer
oscar pistorius : millionaires
Oscar pistorius has proved that disability is not an excuse in living life to the fullest. Although he was amputated when he was barely a year old, being physically challenged did not dampen the spirits of pistorius, who went on to become a renowned athlete. His dream of being a great rugby player w [...]
Famous As : Runner
j. m. coetzee : quotes by j. m. coetzee
John maxwell 'j. M.' coetzee is a celebrated writer, linguist and essayist from south africa. He was born and brought up in cape town and studied mathematics and english at the university of cape town. After that he went to the united kingdom and worked as a computer programmer and went to universit [...]
Famous As : Novelist, Author
nadine gordimer : quotes by nadine gordimer
Nadine gordimer, the south african writer and political activist, was a woman deeply disturbed by the racial issues and inequalities prevalent in her country which moved her to create a body of work dealing with the issues that permeated the very fabric of the south african society. Born to white pa [...]
Famous As : Writer, Political Activist
bryce courtenay : quotes by bryce courtenay
Bryce courtenay was an australian novelist, one of the country's best-selling authors. Best known for his novel, 'the power of one' which catapulted him to international fame and established him as one of the most popular authors in australia, he was also famous for his touching and poignant novel, [...]
Famous As : Novelist
mzi khumalo : south african men
Mzi khumalo is a south african businessman, investor and mining entrepreneur. Born in durban, in 1955, khumalo joined political party, african national congress (anc), and its military wing, umkhonto wesizwe. In 1978, he was arrested and charged with treason and sentenced to 20 years in island-priso [...]
Famous As : Entrepreneur
demi-leigh nel-peters : models
Demi-leigh nel-peters is a south african model and beauty pageant winner who was crowned miss universe in november 2017, months after winning the miss south africa 2017 title. She is the second miss universe titleholder from south africa since its inception in 1956, and won the crown nearly four dec [...]
Famous As : Model, Miss Universe 2017
belle delphine : british women
Belle delphine is a cosplayer, baby doll model, and social media personality from south africa. She has gained popularity for her instagram account, on which she posts photographs of herself in fairy and kitten costumes. Delphine became active on social media sometime in the mid-2010s. The oldest ph [...]
Famous As : Cosplayer
byron langley : actors
Byron langley is a south african actor, model, and cricketer. He is best known for his role of 'simon brown' in the 'spud' franchise. He has appeared in the first three parts of the film series. Byron has also been part of a few modeling campaigns for 'ice models' and 'full circle models.' before ve [...]
Famous As : Actor