Last updated on Jan 28th, 2021 at 11:36 am

Shauwn Mkhize (formerly Mpisane) is fast becoming one of South Africa’s most loved reality stars

Two episodes into her new show, Kwa Mam’Mkhize, and social media users have already declared her an inspiration.

One of those singing her praises is Idols SA judge Somizi.

“Black girl magic… one of the inspirations amongst other amazing women who will inspire little black girls to be the best they can be… without sleeping their way to the top or backstabbing another… or selling their souls… but through passion drive determination hard work tenacity and hunger to succeed,” he wrote on Instagram.

Shauwn is enjoying the single life after kicking her husband Sbu Mpisane to the curb.

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The couple’s messy divorce made headlines in 2019.

Sbahle Mpisane and her brother Andile also appear in Shauwn’s reality show.

Here’s everything you need to know about her life…

She is a wealthy Durban businesswoman

Shauwn has impressed viewers with her wealthy lifestyle. Her multi-million La Lucia mansion, which looks big enough to be a mall, her luxury fleet of cars, and expensive shopping sprees have been the talk of the town since her reality show debuted last week.
But not many people know how she makes her money.

Shauwn has several businesses including Zikhulise Maintenance and Transport, Zikhulise Auto Recoveries and Inyanga Trading.

The businesswoman also owned PSL football club, Royal Eagles FC.



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She has many famous friends

Shauwn Mpisane has several celebrity friends including actress Rami Chuene.

“This one friend is FINALLY on Instagram! Also, her new reality show, #kwamamkhize is about to hit the screens on @mzansimagic… We can’t wait! In the meantime follow her on @kwa_mammkhize to get up close and personal. I can tell you right now that it’s going to be EVERYTHING!” Rami wrote when Shauwn joined Instagram a few weeks ago.

The businesswoman was also friends with Minnie Dlamini. She once described Minnie as being like her “younger sister”. It’s unclear if the pair are still friends – especially after her daughter Sbhale Mpisane was involved in a relationship with Minnie’s ex-boyfriend, Itumeleng Khune!


She isn’t Sbahle Mpisane’s biological mother

Shauwn and Sbhale have one of the sweetest mother-daughter relationships we have ever seen. Some people were surprised to learn that Shawun is Sbahle’s stepmother.

Little is known about Sbhale’s biological mother, but she has a very close relationship with Shauwn – despite her father’s messy divorce with the businesswoman.


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