Born Into Fame

Born Into Fame

Flag zaMade in South Africa

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.

More addictive reality series to stream online »

More Showmax Originals you will love

Bev on Ultimate Girls Trip SA on Showmax

“My fans have helped me heal” – Bev Steyn

Bev Steyn shares her thoughts on the ladies, the drama and more on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, now streaming on Showmax. New episodes every Monday.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Cheta M now on Showmax

Cheta M Season 1 finale now streaming

Binge-watch all 60 episodes of the thrilling Showmax Original series Cheta M. Stay tuned for news of Season 2!

Original
/images/ng.svgMade in Nigeria
Empini S1 on Showmax

Empini episodes 9-10 recap: Two steps forward, one step back

In episodes 9-10 of Empini, secrets prove life-threatening, and Ndoni makes a drastic decision. New episodes every Thursday.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Bev on Ultimate Girls Trip SA on Showmax

Beverley Steyn on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA

Beverley Steyn from The Real Housewives of Cape Town describes her experience of going to Jamaica for The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, in her own words.

Original
/images/za.svgSouth African
Legendary actor Owen Sejake as General in Empini now on Showmax

“It’s war” – Owen Sejake on how Empini mirrors real life

Veteran actor Owen Sejake talks about his role as General Moeti in the Showmax Original drama Empini, now streaming on Showmax. New episodes every Thursday.

Original
/images/za.svgSouth African
Nonku and Liz in The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip SA

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Nonku and Liz’s flirty date

In episode 4 of The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, Nonku and Liz talk about the British gent they met. New episodes every Monday.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Aicy Stevens as Mwende in Jiji now on Showmax

Aicy Stevens: From Instagram comedy skits to the lead role in Jiji

Aicy Stevens talks about her role as Mwende in the Kenyan Showmax Original youth drama Jiji, now streaming on Showmax.

Original
/images/ke.svgMade in Kenya
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.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa

Have you watched Youngins?

Youngins S1 finale on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 episodes 43-45 recap: The finale

Amo confronts her father in prison, a new grooming victim steps forward, and Principal Mthembu faces his accusers. All episodes of Showmax Original Youngins are now ready to binge on Showmax.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Kealeboga Masango on playing Buhle in Showmax Original Youngins

Kealeboga Masango on playing Buhle in Showmax Original Youngins

Rising star Kealeboga Masango talks about her breakthrough role as Buhle, the head girl of Olifantsfontein in Youngins. All episodes are streaming on Showmax.

Youngins on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 episodes 40-42 recap: A cruel world

Episodes 40-42 of Showmax Original Youngins will destroy you, as Amo finds out her father’s getting released from prison, Mahlatse loses his scholarship, and Principal Mthembu takes over the girls’ netball team. 

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Youngins S1 on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 Episode 37-39 recap: Expelled!

While the five’s video goes viral, they’re swiftly expelled and forced to return home following a disciplinary hearing in Episodes 37-39 of Showmax Original Youngins.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Youngins on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 Episodes 34-36: The heist

After Khaya reveals that he saw underaged photos in the principal’s messages, he and his friends plot revenge in episodes 34-36 of Showmax Original Youngins.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Amo and Mahlatse in Youngins S1 on Showmax

Youngins Season 1 episodes 31-33 recap: Revelations

Amo and Mahlatse become a couple, Tumelo ditches Sefako, and Khaya sees both Sefako and Principal Mthembu in a new light in episodes 31-33 of Showmax Original Youngins.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Olifantsfontein High’s Grade 10 class clown Tshepo Masemola (played by Tshepo Matlala) on Youngins S1

Interview: Knock knock, it’s Youngins’ Tshepo!

Tshepo Matlala talks about how he brings class clown Tshepo’s jokes to life, and what’s behind the mask, in Showmax Original Youngins.

Original
/images/za.svgSouth African
Sefako and Tumelo in Youngins S1

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

Khaya dumps Buhle via text, Amo tells Mahlatse how she feels, Mahlatse punches Sefako, and Amo figures out that Khaya is a rat in episodes 28-30 of Showmax Original Youngins.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa

Reality shows to relish

Bev on Ultimate Girls Trip SA on Showmax

“My fans have helped me heal” – Bev Steyn

Bev Steyn shares her thoughts on the ladies, the drama and more on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, now streaming on Showmax. New episodes every Monday.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Summer House: Martha's Vineyard - on Showmax

Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard S1-2

A group of friends vacation in the historical and picturesque Martha’s Vineyard. From yacht parties to electrifying romances, fun and drama are always on the docket during this island gateway.

Bev on Ultimate Girls Trip SA on Showmax

Beverley Steyn on The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA

Beverley Steyn from The Real Housewives of Cape Town describes her experience of going to Jamaica for The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, in her own words.

Original
/images/za.svgSouth African
Born Into Fame is on Showmax

20+ addictive South African reality shows to stream

Stream Born Into Fame, The Real Housewives of Durban, The Mommy Club, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip and more of South Africa’s best reality shows on Showmax.

/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Nonku and Liz in The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip SA

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Nonku and Liz’s flirty date

In episode 4 of The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip – SA, Nonku and Liz talk about the British gent they met. New episodes every Monday.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
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.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
Born Into Fame is on Showmax

Born Into Fame S1

Meet Shamiso Mosaka, Tank The Rockstar Khathi, Phila Madlingozi, Robbie Malinga Jr, and AJ and Owami Mafokate as they unpack the pressures of fame and the daily struggle of walking in the shadows of their well-known parents.

Original
/images/za.svgMade in South Africa
My Mom, Your Dad is on Showmax

Five reasons to love My Mom, Your Dad S1

Nigeria-American comedian Yvonne Orji hosts My Mom, Your Dad Season 1 – a dating reality show with a twist, where the dating coaches are the kids!