Awww! Here's how five of our fave local celeb couples first met
Book signings, chance meetings and family friends — this is how these A-listers fell in love
1. Somizi and Mohale Mhlongo Motaung
Mohale went to the signing of Somizi's book, Dominoes: Unbreakable Spirit — The Somizi Mhlongo Story. He was 13th in the line and by the time he got to the front, Somizi knew he wanted to be with Mohale forever. Mohale posted about the meeting on Instagram and Somizi flirted with him in the comments.
2. Nelson and Winnie Mandela
She was 22 years old and standing at a bus stop in Soweto when Nelson, married to Evelyn Mase at the time, stopped and charmed her, securing himself a date the following week.
3. Desmond and Leah Tutu
Desmond was the elder brother of Leah's best friend so she often visited his family home — thinking, at first, that he was shy and looked silly in his cricket whites until she fell in love with him.
4. Shona and Connie Ferguson
Shona was dropping off friends of Connie's sister Lerato at her house. He saw Connie and it was love at first sight. They were married two months later.
5. Siya and Rachel Kolisi
They met at a dinner party in Stellenbosch and became friends. Eventually Siya plucked up the courage to ask her out, an experience he described as scary because he'd liked her