netflix welcomes first original african reality show 'young, famous & african'



by Helvine Achieng June 28, 2021

American top content platform and production company Netflix has welcomed its first original African reality show dubbed Young,Famous and African. The series will star the likes of  actress  and singer Khanyi Mbau, Zari Hassan and musician Diamond Platnumz also included in the stellar African cast is renowned South African DJ, Naked DJ, Nigerian model and actress Annie Macaulay, South African actor and media personality, Andile Ncube and Nigerian stylist, Swanky Jerry.


The Young ,Famous and African is an  eight episode show  created and executive produced by award-winning media maven, Peace Hyde with Adelaide Joshua-Hill and Martin Asare-Amankwa  the show is a glitzy reality series that follows the group of young, affluent and famous A-list media personalities hailing from South Africa, Nigeria and East Africa.

Producer Hyde took to Instagram to share the news thus penning this.

“We are making African history telling OUR STORIES and I am so honoured, excited and READY! --It’s been a lot of sleepless nights and early mornings but the dream has finally paid off.

“Excited to finally share that I am a CREATOR and EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the first ever Netflix Original African Reality TV series ‘YOUNG, FAMOUS AND AFRICAN’ starring this phenomenal superstar cast. GET READY WORLD THE AFRICANS ARE COMING!!! 🌍#FirstNetflixUnscriptedOriginal #YoungFamousAfrican #YFA #PeaceHyde #APieceOfPeace @netflix @netflixsa @naijaonnetflix”.

The show is set for a global release to 190 countries and over 200 million subscribers.

Young, Famous & African” is expected to release in early 2022.