Johannesburg, 22 February – You know their names, now get a look inside their fabulous lives as Netflix drops the highly anticipated trailer for their first African reality series, Young, Famous & African. This first-of-its-kind series, launching on the service on 18 March 2022 focuses on the lives and loves of Africa’s top stars as they work and play, flirt, feud, and navigate their lives in the urban jungle, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Unscripted and unapologetic, Young, Famous & African promises to deliver sexy, dramatic, gag-a-minute entertainment as viewers get an exclusive look into the world of Africa’s elite. From new rivalries forming, to fresh romances lingering, you don’t want to miss out!
From Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa to the world, get to know the who’s-who of the continent’s entertainment royalty this 18 March 2022, only on Netflix.
- Production house: Urban Brew Studios
- Co-Creators and Executive Producers: Peace Hyde, Martin Asare Amankwa (Ghana), and Adelaide Joshua Hill (South Africa)
- Episode count: 7
- Key cast:
This glitzy reality series aka real-life soap opera follows a group of young, affluent, and famous A-list media personalities. Hailing from South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda, this aspirational who’s who of music, media, fashion, and Insta stars comes together in Johannesburg, South Africa. All friends and connected, they are on a quest to find love, rekindle old flames and reboot struggling relationships as they continue to shine bright.
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