WATCH | Siya Kolisi, Nomzamo, Vuyo Ngcukana & others send love to Connie Ferguson

TV mogul Connie Ferguson turns 50 and receives a flood of birthday wishes.
TV mogul Connie Ferguson turns 50 and receives a flood of birthday wishes.
Image: Instagram/Connie Ferguson

A number of Mzansi's famous faces joined forces to film heartfelt birthday wishes from near and far and wish TV mogul Connie Ferguson a special 50th birthday on Wednesday.

The actress received a flood of messages from industry giants, who expressed their gratitude to Connie for leading by example and for the role she played in their lives. 

They included, her husband and co-producer Shona Ferguson, media mogul Basetsana Kumalo, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Siya Kolisi, Zolisa Xaluva, Enhle Mbali, TT Mbatha, Vuyo Ngcukana, the cast of Gomora, and her daughter Lesedi Matsunyane. 

In one of the videos, Shona described how blessed he was to have Connie in his life and spoke about how proud he was of her. 

Her daughter Lesedi, who joked that it was so weird that her mother was now 50 years old, expressed her gratitude to have Connie as her mom and thanked her for being an amazing mother and grandmother to her son, Rowena. 

Her friend, Basetsana sang Connie a song reiterating how the actress was a great inspiration to many with her humble nature. Bassie added that Connie made being 50 look like a dream. 

Connie also shared a video of the cast of Gomora singing her a happy birthday with a young remix to her name, thanks to Connie Chiume. Listen! 

Songstress Yvonne described Connie as a β€œreal queen” who gets more beautiful with age and wished her many happy returns.  

Real Estate agent and reality TV star TT Mbha, listed the top three reasons Connie was so special to him: 

Sis also got a major birthday shout out from Springbok rugby captain Siya Kolisi who thanked Connie for all the beautiful childhood memories from watching her on TV.

The Queen actor Vuyo thanked Sis Connie for touching many people's hearts in all that she does.

Zolisa walked down memory lane and told his story of being a young aspiring actor. He said he remembers how generous Connie was with him and her being a pillar of strength throughout his acting career.

Enhle shared how grateful she was to Connie for being an inspiration to all young women in SA. β€œYou are the epitome of what a lady and woman is ... thank you for being my inspiration outside of everyone else,” Enhle emotionally shared.

Businesswoman and reality TV star Mam’mkhize ended off the flood of well wishes to Connie, telling her her fitness regime makes ama2000 want to run away. 


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