These eight pop culture divas are changing the face of South African art, fashion and entertainment.

Danielle Kwateng-Clark
Jul, 28, 2017

South Africa is, without a doubt, a hub of art and culture that's filled with Millennial leaders who know how to use social media to their advantage. 

For artists, actors, and fashionistas, the traditional trajectory of sharing their passion has been shaken up with platforms like Instagram that catapult them to star status. Across the country, there are many who stand out for their work, but to be a true "It" girl, you have to keep people talking. 

The following South African ladies have major followings and are also keeping us on our toes with their beautiful social media accounts. 

Tony Gum 
This 20-year-old beauty is also an aspiring photographer who blends natural elements with abstract images.

Lady Skollie
This bold and thought-provoking South African artist's name reinvents a derogatory term for non-white people. 

Your happy go lucky girl next door type. 📷 @mpumelelomacu

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Nandi Dlepu 
This content creator knows how to bring people together as a co-founder of The Wknd Social parties and Fix'in Diaries, for those who enjoy bike riding and brunch.

Diana Opoti 
After years of being a fashion editor, this Kenyan maven living in Cape Town transitioned into retail as the founder of #100DaysofAfricanFashion project that challenged her to wear solely African designers for 100 days.

@zarth_designs you make me feel like a princess 😍😍😍👑👑 #misssa2017 #ZarthDesigns 📸: @killastillz

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Thando Thabethe  
Known for her popular films, including Mrs. Right Guy, this 26-year-old actress also has a radio show and hosts major television events. 

Happy Sunday Folks 💛 | Braids & Nails by @candiandcosalon

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Tumi Mohale 
An avid traveler and entrepreneur, this social media star is constantly documenting her global adventures.

Boitumelo Thulo 
Acting and being a TV host aside, this beauty shares her fun workouts with fans on social media.

On the #cliquotjourney with #VCMastersPolo #HostDuties in @richfactory darling! #NubianPrincess

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Nomzamo Mbatha 
Not only is this care-free lady an actress, she's also scored major campaigns with Puma, Neutrogena and Audi.