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Original short description: "South African socialite , model and entrepreneur"
Faith Nkesti (born December 30, 1994) is a South African influencer, model and entrepreneur. She is best known for being belonging to a dance group called "Pro-Twerkers". After she left she went and became a model and social media personality. She is also known as the "Queen of Twerk".
Early life and career
Nkesti was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She started her career when she was 16 years old. Nkesti gained media attention when she was part of a girl hip hop dance crew called the "Pro-Twerkers". She appeared in the music video of Cassper Nyovest's single, "Tito Mboweni."
On 30 July 2018, she launched 'Get Snatched', a diet and workout programme.
In November 2019, Nketsi starred in her own reality show called "#HaveFaith" which premiered on MTV Africa in South Africa, making her the first woman with her own reality show on the channel. Nkesti has over 1.3 million Instagram followers as of December 2019.
- "Faith Nketsi Has A New Ride And We Are Jealous" (in en-US). 2019-03-11. https://www.cosmopolitan.co.za/celebrities/you-have-to-see-faith-nketsi-new-ride/.
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- "Faith Nketsi launches “Get Snatched” diet plan" (in en-US). 2018-07-31. https://www.politicalanalysis.co.za/faith-nketsi-launches-get-snatched-diet-plan/.
- "Faith Nketsi causes a storm with new EP, 'Disrespectful'" (in en-ZA). https://www.timeslive.co.za/tshisa-live/tshisa-live/2019-11-11-faith-nketsi-causes-a-storm-with-new-ep-disrespectful/.
- Nkesti, Faith (December 29, 2019). "THEE FAITH NKESTI (@faith.nkesti)•Instagram photos and videos". https://www.instagram.com/faithnkesti.
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- Dube, Sindiso (2019-12-23). "Zimbabwe: Twerk Queen for Ginimbi Victoria Falls Party" (in en). https://allafrica.com/stories/201912230026.html.