Black Coffee and Jub Jub-Image Source@InstagramBlack Coffee and Jub Jub-Image Source@Instagram

South African Celebrities Who Have Been Arrested Before

Jub Jub

Jub Jub, a reality star, was arrested in 2010 and sentenced to jail in 2012. His arrest was a result of a car accident that led to the tragic death of four school pupils. However, in 2017, he was released on parole.

Oscar Pistorius

Oscar and Reeva in happier times-Image Source(Twitter)
Oscar and Reeva in happier times-Image Source(Twitter)

Oscar Pistorius, famously known as the “Blade Runner,” received a 13-year prison sentence after shooting his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day in 2013.

DJ Black Coffee

DJ Black Coffee, a Grammy Award-winning South African DJ, faced legal trouble for reckless driving. In 2015, he was arrested for allegedly driving at a speed of 200km/h in a 120km/h zone on the N1 highway in Gauteng.


Brickz, a prominent Kwaito star, made headlines when he was implicated in a rape scandal. Eventually, he was found guilty of raping a teenage relative and sentenced to 15 years in prison. While incarcerated, there are rumors that he has turned to gospel music and joined the prison choir.

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah-Image Source@Instagram
Trevor Noah-Image Source@Instagram

Trevor Noah, a renowned comedian, faced a brief arrest period due to suspicion of car theft. However, he was released on bail after a week.

SK Khoza

SK Khoza has had multiple encounters with the law, including arrests related to gender-based violence and violating Covid-19 restrictions.

MacDonald Ndou

MacDonald Ndou, popularly known for his portrayal of KK on the television series Muvhango, was arrested by the Hawks in 2019. He faced charges of theft, corruption, and extortion.


In addition to the above-mentioned celebrities, there have been allegations of arrests involving other actors, including Khanya Mkangisa, Maggie Benedict, and Okmalumkoolkat.

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