List of Famous People born in South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. With over 59 million people, it is the world's 24th-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometres (471,445 sq mi). South Africa has three capital cities: executive Pretoria, judicial Bloemfontein and legislative Cape Town. The largest city is Johannesburg. About 80% of South Africans are of Black African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian, and multiracial ancestry.

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1. Elon Musk
Elon Reeve Musk

Elon Musk
Male. South African-born American entrepreneur
First Name: Elon
Last Name: Musk
Born on June 28, 1971 (age 51)
Height: 187 cm | 6'2"
Net Worth: $151.0B
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2. Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron
Female. South African-American film actress and producer
First Name: Charlize
Born on August 7, 1975 (age 46)
Height: 177 cm | 5'10"
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3. Cameron Norrie

Cameron Norrie
Male. British tennis player
First Name: Cameron
Last Name: Norrie
Born on August 23, 1995 (age 26)
Height: 188 cm | 6'2"
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4. Lara Logan

Lara Logan
Female. British television and radio journalist, and war correspondent
First Name: Lara
Last Name: Logan
Born on March 29, 1971 (age 51)
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5. Antony Sher

Antony Sher
Male. British actor, writer and theatre director
First Name: Antony
Last Name: Sher
Born on June 14, 1949 (age 73)
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6. David Wiese

David Wiese
Male. South African cricketer
First Name: David
Last Name: Wiese
Born on May 18, 1985 (age 37)
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7. AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers
Male. South African cricketer
First Name: AB
Born on February 17, 1984 (age 38)
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8. Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius
Male. South African Paralympic athlete
First Name: Oscar
Last Name: Pistorius
Born on November 22, 1986 (age 35)
Height: 181 cm | 5'11"
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9. Kimbal Musk

Kimbal Musk
Male. South African-born Canadian American entrepreneur and environmentalist
First Name: Kimbal
Born on September 20, 1972 (age 49)
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10. Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock
Male. Cricket player of South Africa
First Name: Quinton
Last Name: Kock
Born on December 17, 1992 (age 29)
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11. Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya
Female. South African middle-distance runner
First Name: Caster
Last Name: Semenya
Born on January 7, 1991 (age 31)
Height: 178 cm | 5'10"
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12. Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah
Male. South African comedian and television host
First Name: Trevor
Last Name: Noah
Born on February 20, 1984 (age 38)
Height: 180 cm | 5'11"
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13. Oti Mabuse

Oti Mabuse
Female. South African professional Latin American and ballroom dancer
First Name: Oti
Born on August 8, 1990 (age 31)
Height: 163 cm | 5'4"
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14. Prue Leith

Prue Leith
Female. South African-British chef, writer, television personality, businesswoman
First Name: Prue
Born on February 18, 1940 (age 82)
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15. Motsi Mabuse

Motsi Mabuse
Female. South African-German dancer and television personality
First Name: Motsi
Born on April 11, 1981 (age 41)
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16. Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi
Male. South African cricketer
First Name: Tabraiz
Born on February 18, 1990 (age 32)
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17. Howard Carpendale
Howard Victor Carpendale

Howard Carpendale
Male. German singer
First Name: Howard
Last Name: Carpendale
Born on January 14, 1946 (age 76)
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18. Damon Galgut

Damon Galgut
Male. South African writer
First Name: Damon
Last Name: Galgut
Born on November 12, 1963 (age 58)
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19. Marnus Labuschagne

Marnus Labuschagne
Male. Australian cricketer
First Name: Marnus
Born on June 22, 1994 (age 28)
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20. Johannes Radebe

Johannes Radebe
Male. South African dancer
First Name: Johannes
Last Name: Radebe
Born on April 27, 1987 (age 35)
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