10 Mzansi Celebrities Who Died Before 30

Each and every year, there are people who lose their lives to different diseases and circumstances. Amongst them are the nation’s favorite, the celebrities and some of these celebrities die very young and fans would feel they’ve gone too early. we are going to talk about 10 Mzansi Celebrities Who Died Before 30.

No1. Costa Titch, died in 2023 at the age of 28

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Exactly a month after the death of AKA, news about the passing of Costa Titch broke the internet. This happened after he collapsed while performing on stage during Johannesburg’s ultra South Africa music festival. After his death everyone was left to speculate what led to his collapse since there were no autopsy results which were published. His mother suspected foul play and the latest news showed that she was getting frustrated of waiting for results from toxicology since she believed her son was poisoned. Either were no further updates on weather he was poisoned or not. [1]

No2. Nichume Siwundla, died in 2019 aged 27

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House music vocalist Nichume allegedly threw herself off an apartment building after complaining of having serious problems. She probably left no latter about the details of her problems which led to her death but family and friends were shocked because she appeared strong. Nichume is one of Mzansi celebrities who died at very young age before they reached 30 years old. She was only 27 years old when she decided to terminate her gift of life.

No3. Siyabonga Zubane, died in 2022 at the age of 23

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Gomora actor Siyabonga Zubane is one of the youngest celebrities to die in South Africa in 2022. He was 23 years old when he died on 1 May 2022. Siyabonga died after he took his own life but there was no official report on the matter. His mother described him as humble and family oriented. Siyabonga was known for playing a stint role in Isibaya as Bhungezi and for playing Sdumo on Gomora.

No4. Angie Oeh, died in 2023 at the age 24

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Afrikaans rapper, Angelique Eurika Greeff died on 19 August 2023 following stage 4 lung cancer battle. She was only 24 years old when she passed away at Life Wilgers Hospital in Pretoria. After being diagnosed with cancer, Angie expressed she needed R200 000 for medical treatment and a BackaBuddy campaign was created which raised about R278 000 in donations. Unfortunately it was too late for her to be well after diagnosis. Some of songs featured top artists including Jack Parow, Van Pletzen, Loufi, Biggs and DJ Kay Faith.

No5. Thapelo Maropefela, died in 2021 at the age of 22

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Actor Thapelo Maropefela died in 2021 after allegedly beaten by a group of security guards. According to Daily Sun, a police source claims the actor was found unresponsive on Sunday 25 October, 2021, in his Airbnb apartment in Fairland, Johannesburg. He was 22 years old by the time of death and his death broke many hearts considering that he was still young.

No6. Anele Tembe, died in 2021 at the age of 22

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Influencer, entrepreneur and model Anele Tembe died in 2021 at the age of 22 after she jumped off the balcony of Pepper Hotel building in Cape Town. According to reports she jumped off after an altercation with her boyfriend, the late rapper AKA whose real name is Kernan Fobes. Two years after her death, AKA was gunned down in Durban together with his friend Tebello Motsoane. In January 2024, Durban Girls College opened a library in her honour since she was a former student of the very same school. [2]

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