Mark your calendars and set those reminders for the 18th of March 2022 as Netflix will premiere its inaugural African reality show entitled Young, Famous & African. Unscripted and unapologetically African, the series promises to bring viewers top-tier, best-in-class variety entertainment through the lens of some of their favourite A-list personalities from all over the African continent.
From rivalries, new friendships and romantic connections forming, to stories that made the headlines and the delicious tea being spilled, Africa’s stars will give you an intimate insider look into their glamorous lives as they navigate the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa.
The seven-episode reality show is produced by Urban Brew Studios and co-creators and Executive Producers Martin Asare Amankwa and Peace Hyde are excited for the debut.
“It’s really exciting to be able to show the world an exclusive look into the lives of Africa’s top celebrities and socialites,” says Martin Asare Amankwa.
“Young, Famous & African is a depiction of a world that has never been seen before, highlighting authentic stories and unrivalled access to some of the most celebrated celebrities.”
A Labour of Love
Peace Hyde adds: “This has been a labour of love that has finally become a reality. Growing up in the U.K. there were no glitzy and sexy images of Africa, all we saw were the stereotypical images that has been propelled in the media for years. Young, Famous & African presents an Africa that is vibrant, beautiful, glossy and sexy to the world and we are super proud and excited for the world to see it.”
While Adelaide Joshua Hill, Executive Producer says, they are thrilled to have been a part of this amazing show.
“It is wonderful to be able to show a different side of Africa to the world and highlight the amazing people we have on our continent. We thank each and every one of the cast members who gave of their time and allowed us a sneak peek into their lives. Young, Famous & African is a wild luxury ride, a trip that is worth the time.”
An Inside Look
Commenting on the opportunity cast member Zari the Boss Lady (Uganda) says, “I’m so excited for people to see how much of ourselves we poured into this show, showcasing our true, authentic trials and tribulations. Young, Famous & African will give our fans an insider look into our very entertaining, very busy lives”.
Young, Famous & African will be available globally at the same time to over 214 million subscribers in over 190 countries on the 18th of March, 2022.