Bootcamp Mzansi Meet the contestants: Part 1

04 January 2015
These are your twelve BootCamp Mzansi contestants.
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They came, they saw, but will they conquer? We introduce you to BootCamp Mzansi – Celebrity Edition’s brand new contestants.

Name: Hlengiwe
Age: 27
Starting weight: 104, 6 kg
Fat Percentage: 44,8%

Hlengiwe Nkosi cut her teeth in community radio as a disc jockey. She later turned television presenter debuting as co-presenter on popular magazine show called Ses’Khona in 2006

Name: Moitsiemang
Age: 38
Starting weight: 148,6
Fat Percentage: 49,4%

Moitsiemang is a very simple “Kasi” character. He is also a guy’s guy as he spends most of his time hanging out with his friends. This mama’s boy says he doesn’t go to the movies because he can’t fit in the seats.

Name: Vuyolwethu
Age: 31
Starting weight: 127,7 kg
Fat Percentage: 58,1%

Vuyolwethu is a Sales Assistant who is tenacious and get’s what she wants. She is talkative, inquisitive and likes to be indoors and is annoyed by liars and people who are rude.

Name: Bonginkosi
Age: 34
Starting weight: 102,6 kg
Fat Percentage: 31,1%

Bonginkosi is a very relaxed guy who loves life. He is happily married and works in a mine. His pet peeves? People who are bossy.

Name: Mary
Age: 41
Starting weight: 108,5 kg
Fat Percentage: 56,8%

Mary is loud, outspoken and confident. Her father was expecting a boy child so when Mary was born, he always treated her like one. “I spent a lot of time with my father doing what he liked, instead of playing with other children”. Mary wants to lose weight for her children.

Name: Mthokozisi “MaBlerh” Cele
Age: 29
Starting weight: 120,4 kg
Fat Percentage: 40,3%

MaBlerh is an online blogger and recording artist. He was born in Durban and is the only child to his parents. Mablerh says he is open to challenges, and doesn’t believe in bottling his feelings.

Name: Khanyisile “Khanyo” Maphumulo
Age: 40
Starting weight: 89,4 kg
Fat Percentage: 49,2%

At a young age, Khanyo left home to travel the world with the Sarafina cast under the watchful eye of legend Mbongeni Ngema who groomed this star. In 1997 she was a member of a duo called Tiny and Khanyo. She has a few singles under her belt to date and is also a backing vocalist for a number of South Africa’s musical greats.

Find out who the rest of the BootCamp Mzansi contestants are, here.

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