Born Into Fame

Born Into Fame

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Born Into Fame follows six South Africans with famous parents, as they try to live up to their family legacies while discovering their own unique paths to success. Stream now, with new episodes every Tuesday.

Born Into Fame is a Showmax Original reality show about living up to the legacies of your famous parents while discovering your own unique path to success. 

The cast includes media personality and host Shamiso Mosaka, the first-born daughter of radio legend and businesswoman Azania Mosaka; actor and musician Phila Madlingozi, son of Ringo Madlingozi, who won a South African Music Award for Male Artist of The Year and is a member of the National Assembly of South Africa; rapper Tank, the first child of DJ Tira; the late Robbie Malinga’s son, social media sensation Robbie Junior; and Arthur Mafokate’s daughter Owamie, who is a DJ. 

Born Into Fame is now streaming on Showmax, with new episodes every Tuesday.

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Born into Fame S1: Shamiso confronts sincerity doubts and sets boundaries

In episode 6 of Born Into Fame S1, Shamiso confronts sincerity and sets her boundaries with Robbie. New episodes every Wednesday on Showmax.

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Born into Fame S1: AJ and Shamiso share an emotional moment

Emotions run high when AJ and Shamiso share a moment and remember their friend, artist Tumi Tladi.

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Born Into Fame episode 4 recap: Phila’s struggle for acceptance

In episode 4 of Born Into Fame, Phila opens up about the struggles of being accepted by the public when you’re born famous.

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Born Into Fame episode 3 recap: Phila honours his late mother

In the latest episode of the Showmax Original reality series Born Into Fame, Phila visited his mother’s gravesite before leaving Gqeberha for Joburg. New episodes land on Tuesdays on Showmax.

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Born Into Fame episode 2 recap: Owami, AJ and Tank open up

In episode 2 of Born Into Fame, Owami and AJ Mafokate, and Tank The Rockstar Kathi talk about the complex relationships they have with their parents.

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Born Into Fame episode 1 recap: What living with a famous parent looks like

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AJ Mafokate on growing up with a famous dad, and Born Into Fame

Arthur Mafokate’s firstborn child AJ talks about the advantages and challenges of being in the music industry with a famous parent. Born Into Fame is streaming on Showmax.

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Robbie Maliga Jr in Born Into Fame now streaming on Showmax

Robbie Malinga Jr on Born Into Fame, now on Showmax

Robbie Malinga Jr dishes on being in Born Into Fame, now available to stream on Showmax. New episodes every Tuesday.

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Youngins Season 1 episodes 43-45 recap: The finale

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Youngins Season 1 episodes 31-33 recap: Revelations

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Youngins Season 1 episodes 28-30 recap: Liars and fighters

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Born into Fame S1: AJ and Shamiso share an emotional moment

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