Meet the MasterChef SA Top 12

rsrc.phpWelcome to reality TV season in South Africa. Idols kicked off recently, Big Brother Africa and X Factor SA kick off next weekend and we’re well into season three of MasterChef SA. Last night the bootcamp ended in happy and sad tears for the finalists. Some of them were booted out of the competition, but twelve lucky contestants made it through to the MasterChef SA kitchen, where they will battle it out to become SA’s newest cooking sensation. Did you miss the show? If so, here are the twelve contestants you’ll be seeing a whole lot more of in the next couple of months:

The MasterChef South Africa season 3 Top 12 are:


Siphokazi (39), a domestic worker from Cape Town

Philippa (48), a life skills lecturer from Johannesburg

Phila (33), a Johannesburg IT specialist

Events company owner Claire (27) from Cape Town

Ian (49) a Cape Town advertising consultant

Ndumiso (28), a mobile bar owner from Durban

Abigail (38), the dental technologist from Cape Town

Penny (31), a teacher from Durban

Francois (22), a musician from Cape Town

Roxi (26), the train driver assistant from Durban

Mel, the 25-year-old lodge manager from Vaalwater

And Refilwe (36), a service consultant from Carltonville

Episode three of the hit show looks like it’s going to be a goodie, as the hopefuls fight to win a trip to Dublin. Not kak! Watch the show every Thursday at 19:30 on M-Net.

Author: Jason Von Berg

Digital content marketer. Mobile App Editor. Entertainment, travel and New York City lover. #Triathlete, #Ironman, health and wellness advocate, @Futurelifeza ambassador

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