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Top 10 Most Beautiful and Famous South African Actresses

South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful women worldwide with some featuring as actresses in the country and other parts of the world. If you are a movie enthusiast, then you can as well agree that South African actresses are by far the hottest with a better share of smiles, skin tone, and perfect curves among other physical attributes. Here is a list of the top 10 hottest South African actresses with their pictures.


1. Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

Born: 7 August 1975

One of the world's highest-paid actresses, Theron is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. In 2016, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Theron has since starred in several commercially successful action films, including The Italian Job (2003), Hancock (2008), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Prometheus (2012), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017), and Atomic Blonde (2017). She also received praise for playing troubled women in Jason Reitman's comedy-dramas Young Adult (2011) and Tully (2018), and for portraying Megyn Kelly in the biographical drama Bombshell (2019), receiving a third Academy Award nomination for the lattermost.

Since the early 2000s, Theron has ventured into film production with her company Denver and Delilah Productions. She has produced numerous films, in many of which she had a starring role, including The Burning Plain (2008), Dark Places (2015), and Long Shot (2019). Theron became an American citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship. She has been honored with a motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


2. Terry Pheto

Terry Pheto


Born: 11 May 1981

After her debut in Tsotsi, Pheto appeared in other films such as Catch a Fire (2006), Goodbye Bafana (2007) and How to Steal 2 Million (2012).

Television series she has acted in include the SABC1 drama series Justice for All (as Lerato), Zone 14 (as Pinky Khumba) and Jacob's Cross, as Mbali. Pheto played the key role of Fikile in the SABC2 mini-series Hopeville, from March to April, 2009. The series was later made into an award-winning film. In 2011, after leaving South Africa to try her luck in Hollywood, she landed a recurring role of a heart surgeon, Dr. Malaika Maponya, on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. She was the subject of an episode of the Nicky Greenwall-hosted documentary series The Close Up, which aired on e.tv and the eNews Channel in 2012. In the same year she was a featured subject in the first episode of the second season of the SABC1 reality series Play Your Part, aired on 9 July 2012. In 2010 she was a guest judge on the SABC1 reality competition Class Act, in the "Film Noir" episode.

She has also acted in the theatre productions The Toilet (directed by Bongani Linda) and The Devil's Protest, directed by Thulani Didi.

In July 2008 Pheto was named as the new face of L'Oréal. She has also been featured in numerous magazines, including Destiny, Vanity Fair, Drum, You/Huisgenoot, Y-Magazine, Bona, Heat, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and True Love.


3. Pearl Thusi

Pearl Thusi


Born: 13 May 1988

Thusi is known for her portrayal of Patricia Kopong in the BBC/HBO comedy-drama series, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Dayana Mampasi in the ABC thriller Quantico and Samkelo in the romantic drama film Catching Feelings. One of South Africa's most influential actresses, she currently stars in the title role of the critically acclaimed Netflix crime drama web television series Queen Sono, which was Netflix's first African original.


4. Louise Barnes


Louise Barnes

Born: 26 April 1974

Barnes gained recognition in South Africa for various roles in locally produced films and television series'. She is best known for her role in the 2009 South African/UK horror film, Surviving Evil, in which she starred alongside Billy Zane, Christina Cole and Natalie Mendoza.


5. Lesley-Ann Brandt

Lesley-Ann Brandt

Born: 2 December 1981

Brandt has acted in a number of New Zealand television series and first came to international notice with her role as a slave girl Naevia in the series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Since January 2016, she has played the role of Maze on the television series Lucifer.


6. Thuso Mbedu

Thuso Mbedu

Born: 8 July 1991

Thuso Mbedu is a South African actress. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in the telenovela Is'Thunzi, which has been called "one of the most compelling television programmes on South African television" by Mail & Guardian.


7. Nomzamo Mbatha

Nomzamo Mbatha

Born: 13 July 1990

Mbatha auditioned for a television show in July 2012. She also started acting on Isibaya and also became the main character. The search, which was held at Cape Town, attracted over 600 contestants. She placed in the top 70 and later the top 10. She was one of the three top finalists. In 2014, the show in which Mbatha starred was converted into a daily Tell Me Sweet Something, and a television show Umlilo. That same year, she began hosting a reality travel show called "Holiday Swap", on South African Broadcasting Corporation. In 2015, she was selected to represent Neutrogena, being the first South African in that role. In 2019, she landed a role in the upcoming film Coming 2 America.


8. Kandyse McClure

Kandyse McClure

Born: 22 March 1980

Candice "Kandyse" McClure is a South African-born Canadian actress. She has played Anastasia Dualla on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Clementine Chasseur on the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove.


9. Jessica Nkosi

Jessica Nkosi

Born: 20 January 1990

Jessica Ayanda Nkosi is a South African actress and TV presenter, best known for her leading roles in M-Net commissioned telenovelas Isibaya and Ayeye.


10. Tanya van Graan

Tanya van Graan

Born: 13 December 1983

Tanya van Graan is a South African actress, singer and model. She is known for her roles in Zulu and Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, and for being FHM's Sexiest Woman at the 2007 FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World bash held in Johannesburg.


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