Tsholo Matshaba is best known for her role as Meme on Muvhango. The actress married radio presenter Chris Mashaba in 2014. Her husband passed on after battling cancer.

At number two is actress Simphiwe Ngema who is best known as Thuli on Muvhango. She was married to actor Dumi Masilela in 2017. Dumi died after he was shot during a car hijacking.

Wiseman Mncube is popular for his role as Sibonelo on Uzalo. His wife passed on in 2017 leaving behind their daughter who was only 3 years old at the time.

At number four is Lerato Sengadi. She was the wife of the late award winning rapper HHP. They were married from 2016 until the rapper passed on in 2018 when he committed suicide.


Actress Thembsie Matu who is best known as Petronella on The Queen was married to her husband for 36 years before he passed on in 2019. Her husband drowned in a swimming pool.

At number six is Ayanda Ncwane. The actress was married to the talented gospel artist Sfiso Ncwane. They got married in 2002 until Sfiso succumbed to kidney failure in 2016.

Letshego Zulu is a businesswoman who dated motorsport star Gugu Zulu from 2001. They got married in 2014 until Gugu’s death in 2018 after trying to reach the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.

At number eight is actress and tv presenter Kayise Ngqula. She was married to a Zimbabwean Farai Sibanda in 2018. The pair was involved in a car accident and unfortunately Kayise’s husband did not survive.