It is simply impossible to mention the RHODURBAN franchise without having the words luxury, wealth, fabulosity, and glamour in the same sentence.
The women of The Real Housewives of Durban are hard-working business people who work and play just as hard. Their lifestyles inspire us to achieve their level of success and elegance.
RHODURBAN is the 24th international - and second South African - installment of The Real Housewives franchise, which is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group.
The show, premiered on Showmax early this year, built on the popularity of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg, which was one of the 10 most streamed local series on Showmax in 2019.
Of course, the Ethekwini queens have their business empires too, thus, do not be fooled by the reality shows loosely used real housewives’ title.
Nonkanyiso Conco owns beauty brand Laconco Naturals; Ayanda Ncwane is CEO of Ncwane Communications and president of The Africa Gospel Awards; Sorisha Naidoo, a former Miss India South Africa, imports around 25 beauty products through her company SSBO; Kgomotso Ndungane owns events and floral business called Oak Celebrations and recently launched her own luxury home, body and bath product line, Lelapa; Nonku Williams is founder of Ashes to Beauty Winery and has business interests in construction; and Annie Ludick owns Durban’s luxury beauty salon Anesthetic, as well as an events and marketing company and a dance agency.
Conco is the bride of former President Jacob Zuma; Ncwane is the widow of gospel legend Sfiso; Naidoo is the wife of billionaire businessman Vivian Reddy; Ndungane is married to former Springbok player Odwa; Ludick is planning her white wedding to Durban businessman Kgolo Mthembu in April; Williams is a divorced mom of three.
Here are 5 of our favourite moments on RHODURBAN this far:
Once you have secured the bag, your ride is everything. It makes a statement, and reflect the calibre of the type of life you live.
So, when it comes to flex, the Queens of Ethekwini definitely know how to do it.
Splendid mansions and views
The 6 women of RHODURBAN definitely have an exquisite taste when it come to their homes, and yass, they have opened up their doors to their not-so-humble abodes for us.
The grand mansions are nestled in the most opulent suburbs in Durban, these include Umhlanga Rocks, Hillcrest and Glenashley.
The fashionable and sophisticated outfits
Now, this is one of the best moments of the show. The RHODURBAN ladies always put their best foot forward when it comes to outfits. This is what makes the show more than anything else.
If you have not watched it yet, shame, uyaphoswa. For you to believe us, simple take a look at these three beautiful outfits.
Family and community outreach
The reality show is also based on what each of the cast has dealt with and the role they have played in their communities and family.
Whether it’s going out for a simple lunch with a friend, handling a television interview or catching a plane in a lounge, the Queens of Durban did not shy away from dealing with everyday people struggles.
Their friendships, saltiness and sassiness was revealed on the show.