A Look Back At Betty Davids' Wedding That Blew Us Away

Wedding of the year, yes?

By  | Sep 09, 2022, 12:01 PM  | Betty Davids  | Top of The

Betty Davids
After disappearing from the limelight for many months, glamorous socialite Betty Davids made a grand return to the public eye in late May 2022 during her extravagant wedding that is undoubtedly Namibia’s wedding of the year.

In case you missed it, here is everything that went down at Betty Davids’ wedding. Check out her expensive designer gowns, the beautiful decor and cake, the famous guests, as well as who Betty Davids’ husband is. 

Details about Betty Davids’ wedding

Betty Davids and the father of her child, who she had been dating for a long time, finally tied the knot on May 27, 2022, after having to postpone the ceremony twice, the first time because of COVID restrictions and the second time for unspecified reasons.

The wedding was a two-day glamorous affair that was held in Oniipa parish in the Oshikoto region in Northern Namibia.

Alongside the couple’s close friends and family, Betty Davids wedding to Shapwa Kanyama was graced by some top local celebrities including media personalities- Dillish Mathews and Maria Nepembe, popular lawyer Sisa Namandje and actress/entrepreneur- Tjuna Kauapirura.

One of the most prolific moments during the wedding was when Betty Davids’ husband Shapwa Kanyama auctioned his bow tie and bought it himself for N$150 000. The proceeds of the auction were to be donated to a women’s and child safety charity.

Betty Davids wedding gowns


Betty Davids' wedding gowns, source: Instagram

The glamorous socialite dressed to kill on both occasions and her wedding gowns were reportedly designed by South African designer Gert-Johan Coetze. 

Coetze is an accomplished designer who has dressed some top local South African celebrities including Bonang Matheba and Minnie Dlamini, as well as international celebrities such as American reality star Khourtney Kardashian and award-winning musician- Kelly Rowland.

Betty Davids traditional wedding outfit, source: Instagram


While Betty Davids made a beautiful modern bride, she was also equally an equally beautiful traditional bride in her Aawambo and Okavango cultural attire and she even danced to her cultural hits.

The decor at Betty Davids wedding


To match the elegance of the bridal outfits and the guests who clearly understood the assignment, the wedding decor was also perfectly on point.

Betty Davids wedding venue, source: Instagram

Planned by Precious Luxury Planner and Designer, the wedding decor comprised roses, candle sticks, and chandeliers that made the venue absolutely romantic and breathtaking.

In addition to the decor, the wedding cake was also above standard. It was a beautiful seven-layered wedding cake tower that was crafted by Amara's Bakes.

Who is Betty Davids’ husband?


Betty Davids with her husband Shapwa, source: Instagram


The man who stole Betty Davids’ heart and decided to keep it is a rich businessman called Shapwa Kanyama.

He is a private man and although he has made headlines a couple of times for controversial reasons including recently shooting a man during a bar brawl, details about Kanyama’s private life remain a mystery.

Bett Davids and Shapwa Kanyama dated for several years before finally getting married. They welcomed their first child in 2020 after which Shapwa gifted Betty Davids with an extravagant Mercedes-AMG G 63 as a push gift.


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