Before she entered Idols, she also worked as a part-time marketing assistant and worked for her church on the side.
Nadia Herbst 20-year-old Business Management student Nadia Herbst from Paarl has already won the title of Miss Teen Cape Town and Miss Teen Western Cape, and now she has a third title in her sights: South Africa’s new Idol!
Elwira Standili Elwira Standili, 22, from Worcester gave up her Management Assistance studies once she won that coveted Golden Ticket at the Idols SA auditions in Cape Town this February.
Karabo Mogane Karabo Mogane, 24, from Nelspruit who studied Geoinformatics at the University of Stellenbosch before getting into the Idols SA Season 11 Top 16.
• Winning Idols is my first short term goal; in the long term I would like to have three internationally released albums, get a Billboard nomination and help the world in discovering more talent especially in South Africa and help them go international. I lived in KZN for most of my life and I sometimes feel like some artists are failing to help possible talent trapped in poverty-stricken rural areas.
Thami took some time to answer our burning questions regarding his elimination out of South African Idols Season 11.
So, the judges unanimously decided to give her spot to Amanda Antony, 22, whom they initially sent home after it came down to choosing between her and Nadia Herbst, 20, from Paarl.
Amanda Antony Amanda Antony, 22, for whom Idols SA has been a true rollercoaster ride.
Prior to Idols, Shenay shared a home in Roodepoort with her creator, former Tshwane University of Technology drama student and performer Thiart Li.
Siphelele Ngcobo Siphelele Ngcobo, 24, from Durban, has been making his living as a singer since 2012.
Rhema Varrie 21-year-old Rhema Varrie was encouraged to go into music by his father, a Pastor, who spotted his potential at an early age.
Rhema is currently a financial advisor who supports his extended family.
Ruan Grobbelaar Ruan Grobbelaar, 24, from Somerset West, was studying software development at the University of Stellenbosch when he got his Golden Ticket at the Cape Town auditions in February.