South Africa has produced some of the most beautiful and hottest actresses. When talking about hot and natural beauties in South Africa, celebrities like Charlize Thereon and Candice Swanepoel deserve to be on the list. Read the checklist to know which other hottest and most famous South African actresses made it to the list.

These hottest and most beautiful South African actresses are ranked based on their boldness, beauty, and popularity. We tried to list the top ten famous black South African actresses, let us know your views in the comment section if we missed any.

The Top 10 Most Beautiful South African Actresses

10. Tanit Phoenix

Tanit Phoenix is one of the hot South African women and the hottest actress from South Africa. Born in the year 1980 she is a South African supermodel, actress, and makeup artist. She began her modeling career at the age of 14 and has appeared in several international commercials. Phoenix appeared at number 5th rank in the FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll of South African readers.

While in 2011, Phoenix won IGN’s Sexiest Women of the year. In addition, she was the most popular girl ever photographed for Babebology by IGN. Tanit has graced the covers of popular magazines such as Vogue, and GQ, and has frequently been shot in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Hence, she is on our list of the top hottest celebrities in South Africa.

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9. Terry Pheto

Terrry Pheto - The Top 10 Most Beautiful South African Actresses

Another hottest and most beautiful actress from South Africa who was born in May 1981 is Terry Pheto. She began her career with Oscar-winning film Tsotsi playing the lead role of Mariam. Her role was simply attractive and made her one of the hottest actresses from South Africa. Pheto has been featured in popular series such as Justice For All, Zone 14, and Jacob’s cross.

In addition, she was nominated for her work in the 2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Supporting role in How To Steal 2 Million. Recently, Pheto was under investigation for being a corrupt South African Fraudster who stole the orphanage money in 2022.

8. Lesly Ann Brandt

When talking about the hottest and pretty South African actress, how can we skip Lesley Ann Brandt? She is a South African actress who worked in several series. But she first came to international recognition for her role as a slave girl Naevia in the series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. She further played the role of Mazikeen on the Netflix hit series Lucifer. However, Brandt is permanently based in Los Angeles and deserves to be on the list of the top 10 hottest and most beautiful actresses in South Africa.

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7. Pearl Thusi

Pearl Thusi - The Top 10 Most Beautiful South African Actresses

As we further list the hottest black actresses, Pearl Thusi has the 7th position on the list of hottest and most famous actresses from South Africa. Besides the actor, Pearl is a model and presenter famous as the co-host of the kid’s show iCrew on SABC3. Thusi played the lead role of Queen Sono on the Netflix drama series Queen Sono.

As per her upcoming plans, she starred as Zama Zulu in the Netflix film Fistful of vengeance, which release on February 17, 2022. Undoubtedly, she is one of the most famous South African actresses and deserves to be on the list.

6. Kim Engelbrecht

Kim Engelbrecht is the hottest South African actress born in Capetown, South Africa. She began her career at the age of 12 when she played the role of Sara in the Italian production Sarahsara. Engelbrecht is the recipient of two South African Film and Television Awards and a nomination for an International Emmy Award. She is best known for her work in film and television series such as Eye In The Sky, Dominion, Reyka, Bulletproof, Raised by Wolves, etc. No wonder she is on the list of the top ten hottest celebrities in South Africa.

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5. Meganne Young

Meganne Young - The Top 10 Most Beautiful South African Actresses

Meganne Young is a talented, young south African actress and director born on March 22, 1990. With her versatile acting skills and stunning beauty, she has become a rising star in the South African film industry.
Young began her career in theatre and short films earning 48 Hour Film and nominations for the Fleur de cap Theatre Award for her work. However, she earned recognition as one of the hottest actresses in South Africa after her role as Rachel in Netflix series, The Kissing Booth.

In addition, she made a guest appearance in Season 14 of Supernatural and legends of Tomorrow. With her natural talent and hard work, Meganne Young is poised for a successful career in the entertainment industry.

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4. Jessica Marais

Jessica - The Top 10 Most Beautiful South African Actresses

Jessica Marais is a talented and hottest South African actress and celebrity. Born in South Africa, her striking eyes and stunning skin make her a standout star on television. In 2009, she received two major awards at the Logie Awards, the “Most Popular New Female Talent” and the prestigious Graham Kennedy Award for “Most Outstanding New Talent.” Additionally, she has portrayed the character Mord’Sith Denna in the American series “Legend of the Seeker,” filmed in Auckland, New Zealand. Hence she is number 4 on our list of famous South African actresses.

3. Sasha Pieterse

sASHA- The Top 10 Most Beautiful South African Actresses

Sasha Pieterse was born on February 17, 1996, in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is an American-born South African actress, singer, and songwriter. Recently, she has become well known for her work on the popular Pretty Little Liars TV series. Sasha was just four years old when she started modeling and appearing in commercials; at the age of six, she made her television debut on Family Affair. Sasha has a huge social media following and is highly popular among fans. Today, she is one of the most famous and hottest South African actresses.

2. Charlize Thereon

Charlize Theron is the hottest South African actress who grew up in Australia. She moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to pursue acting. She got her big break in 2003 when she landed the role of a young woman who becomes a monster after being bitten by a radioactive spider.

Her performance earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has also starred in movies such as Mad Max: Fury Road, The Italian Job, Young Adult, and North Country. Although, 48 years old she is still one of the most beautiful women and hottest female celebrities of all time.

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1. Candice Swanepoel

Candice Swanepoel is a famous South African model and philanthropist who has more than 18 million Instagram followers. She was born on 20th October 1988 and is famous for her work at Victoria’s Secret. She was on Forbes’s top-earning model list in 2012. Besides modeling, Candice is actively involved in a charity that aims at HIV-free generations.
She has walked the runway for Channel, Versace, Diesel, and Michael Kors. Undoubtedly, she is one of the most famous South African women.

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