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This is what our celebs did before fame

By  | Dec 08, 2021, 10:31 AM  | Top of the

This is what our celebs did before the fame
These celebrities were once ordinary folks like us, striving to make a life.
They also worked odd jobs to supplement their income, which is not a terrible thing. We are all human, and we all have to start someplace before we can get to where we want to go.

These superstars have demonstrated that everything is achievable if you work hard enough. They fought their way to the top and are now living the life of their dreams. They've become a source of inspiration for a lot of people.

We at Nalebrity have gone to great lengths to discover what our celebrities were up to before all the glitz and glam.

Dillish Mathews

Before we met the Dillish we know now, there was another Diliish Mathews, an entrepreneur who ran a salon in Namibia and sold human hair.

She rose to prominence as a housemate on the television reality show Big Brother Africa in 2013. Many viewers adored Dillish's personality, which helped her survive five probable evictions from the house.

She was the housemate with the most nominations for eviction that season. Dillish put a lot of effort into her game, and as a result, she won the grand prize of $300,000.

Dillish has properly invested the prize money she won in herself after her victory in 2013. She started her own business and is now a major name in the entertainment field, making a lot of money.

Read more: Things You Didn't Know About Dillish Mathews

King Tee Dee

The Dogg is another name for the well-known Kwaito musician. Martin Morocky Mbwaluh is his real name, and he was born in Zambia but is originally from Namibia.

He began his career in music as a backup artist and dancer for his famous cousin Killa B after quitting school after one academic year to pursue a career in music.

He is currently one of Namibia's greatest Kwaito performers, with his own clothing line, mshasho. The brand has done exceptionally well in the country, earning him a place among the country's top entrepreneurs.

King Tee is living the good life and is rumored to be one of Namibia's wealthiest musicians. He buys high-end cars and has a long list of endorsement partnerships.


Lazarus Shiimi was a football fanatic back in the day, so he decided to call himself Gazza after the famous English soccer player Paul Gascoigen.

After completing high school he went on to study marketing in South Africa, where he discovered his passion for Kwaito music.

Gazza went on a tour of the United States and Canada to film his reality show Wambo in New York, making him the first Namibian to have a reality show shot in the United States.

His music career has flourished, and he now runs his own music production company and has released twelve albums.

Gazza has also gone on to conduct some humanitarian work for the society, serving as a goodwill ambassador for education and a back-to-school campaign ambassador in Namibia.

Read more: 5 Times Gazza Secured The Bag

Top Cheri

as a journalist for a local newspaper before becoming the talented rapper that we now know.

She then decided to venture into the music scene which was always her calling despite being shy. Top Cheri started off as a backup singer for King Tee Dee who inspired her into the music world.

Top Cheri is now a top female rap artist in Namibia with hit songs such as calling heaven which she released in 2019 and hit song Johny.

She has also collaborated with top artists like Sunny Boy.

Read next: No Doubt TopCheri Is A Superstar

Maria Nepembe

Maria Nepembe is a woman that is multi-talented. From being a model, actress, Tv presenter, and director she has done it all.

She became famous for appearing as a model on billboards and also modeling center stage on the runway.

Maria participated in the eighth season of Big brother Africa. Even though she did not emerge as a winner the opportunity opened several doors for her career.

Read more: Maria Nepembe Biography: Achievements, Career, Relationship - Updated 2021

These celebrities have demonstrated that if you keep fighting for your aspirations, they will come true if you don't give up. Now have a look at them!

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