, the South African actress turned entrepreneur shot to fame in 1994 after her role in the local soap opera Generations as Karabo Moroka
which was adored by many. Over the years, Connie continues to solidify her name in the entertainment industry alongside her hubby, Shona Feguson
. The power couple own Ferguson Films and many other businesses. Read more: Behind the scenes at Ferguson Films
With the looming prestigious event of the year in South Africa, Connie Ferguson just landed herself a role as one of the judges on the Miss South Africa pageant for 2019. But she is not the only famous woman on the panel as reigning Miss Universe, Catriona Gray, will also sit at the judges’ table. Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
, radio personality Anele Mdoda,
and model Thando Hopa
complete the panel of the judges.
Some of this year’s diverse top 16 finalists
include a woman who identifies as queer, a contestant with a unique birthmark on her face and two women who are considered plus-size in the modelling world.
Current Miss SA, Tamaryn Green
, says she excited to see Catriona on the panel.
Now what would this event be like without Queen B as the host. Bonang
is hosting the event for the second time around.
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