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Life with Kelly Khumalo is about to get real


Life with Kelly Khumalo is about to get real

There’s more to the singer’s story than her history

Kevin Kriedemann

We’re in the golden age of reality TV in SA right now. Of the 10 most-streamed local series on Showmax in 2019, four were reality shows: The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, Being Bonang, The Bachelor SA and Boer Soek ‘n Vrou. And when Somizi & Mohale: The Union launched on Showmax earlier this year, it broke the record for the most first-day views of any show ever on the platform.

Her vocal highness Kelly Khumalo is the latest celeb to allow SA audiences into her life, with Life With Kelly Khumalo, a Showmax Original, launching on August 6. Her show is being produced by BarLeader, the company behind Being Bonang, Somizi & Mohale: The Union and 2020’s other breakout reality series, Kwa Mam’Mkhize. 

A household name by 21, Kelly is one of SA’s biggest music stars, having won best female artist at the SA Music Awards, sold millions of albums and opened for Grammy winner Missy Elliott. She has more than 1.7 million followers on Instagram alone. ..

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