By Tamlyn Canham
Boity Thulo‘s popularity continues to grow. The TV presenter and rapper is celebrating a big milestone on Instagram.
She hit the five-million mark on the photo and video sharing platform. Boity is the most followed woman in South Africa, behind cricketer AB de Villiers – who has nearly 15-million followers.
The ‘Wuz Dat’ hitmaker says she has something special planned for her fans.
“What a privilege and an honour!! I cannot thank you all enough for the constant love and support! It means the absolute world to me!
“I’ve been thinking about the best way to show my gratitude. To start with, I will be choosing 5 of my followers to take out for the day as soon as the lockdown levels allow. I’ll also be thinking of more ideas of things to do with and for my followers as means of showing gratitude for all the love you guys give me on a daily basis!” she wrote.
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Most followed Mzansi stars
Boity is not the only celebrity whose Instagram numbers keep growing. Despite his sometimes controversial remarks on ‘The Daily Show’, Trevor Noah is loved both locally and abroad.
He currently has 7.2-million Instagram followers. Here’s a look at how some of Mzansi’s biggest stars rank on the platform.
Cassper Nyovest: 4.7 million
Bonang Matheba: 4.4 million
Minnie Dlamini: 4.3 million
Somizi: 4.1 million
Pearl Thusi: 4 million
Amanda du-Pont: 3.9 million
DJ Zinhle: 3.8 million
Nomzamo Mbatha: 3.8 million
Black Coffee: 3 million
AKA: 2.9 million
Main image credit: Instagram/@boity