1.       Redi Tlhabi

The South African journalist, author and radio host is well known for her no-nonsense approach when it comes to matters that affect the country. But another thing the Big Debate show host has become well known for is her timeless beauty. Redi turned 40 in May this year.

2.       Unathi Nkayi

The radio jock, TV personality, singer and Idols judge is an open book when it comes to fitness. She inspires many of her Instagram followers with posts of her workout sessions and motivation. Unathi celebrated turning 40 on a beach getaway, and served flames as she soaked up the sun in a black and white swimsuit.

3.       Katlego Danke

The actress, famous for her role as Dineo Mashaba in the soap opera Generations, makes 40 look 20. Katlego who earlier this year opened up about the insecurities she had about herself in the past, celebrated turning 40 in November and let’s just say we want to know what the secret behind her youthfulness.

4.       Claire Mawisa

The TV personality has been in this industry since she was 14 years old and, without a doubt, Claire Mawisa has remained a favorite amongst many South Africans who have watched her grow over the years.

For 25 years and counting, Claire has continued to grace the covers of many magazines and without a doubt inspired many women. The natural beauty celebrated her 40th birthday in October with a red themed birthday party which was attended by her closest family and friends.

5.       Hlubi Mboya

The 40-year-old actress who recently made her comeback to the small screen as Captain Ntsiki Motshe in the crime drama The Docket – looks no different from the first time we were introduced to her on our screens. In fact, she looks even more beautiful and her fitness game is on point.

Hlubi, who in an interview with Drum opened up about her career and marriage – continues to advocated for equality in particular for black women in the television industry.