Photos: S. African gay actor Somizi Mhlongo marries boyfriend

The Internet went wild in Africa after gay South African celebrity TV personality Somizi Buyani Mhlongo shared photos of his wedding on social media.

From the African Human Rights Media Network

Somizi Buyani Mhlongo & Tebogo Mohale Motaung. Photo Source:

By Mike Daemon

After 2 years of engagement, Mholongo decided to finally marry his boyfriend Tebogo Mohale Motaung last month.

Online frenzy ensured when the flamboyant actor and singer shared fabulous photos of his extravagant wedding with his over 2 million Instagram followers who were all commenting very positively.

In attendance at the wedding were many South African celebrities in dazzling attire.

Mhlongo who is 46, currently serves as a judge on DSTV Idols South Africa. He is a successful actor, choreographer, radio personality and an influential figure within the South African entertainment industry. He has many award-winning films to his credit, such as ‘Sarafina’, ‘Cry, the Beloved Country’ etc.

Congratulations to the lovely couple!

See more of his wedding photos below.

Source: Rights Africa

Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, Erasing 76 Crimes. Contact him at [email protected]

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