Boity Thulo caused a story recently when she confirmed that officially she had become a sangoma but the Club 808 presenter is not the only local celebrity who has become a traditional healer.
Many local stars have embraced the calling, and gone on to open traditional healing practises.
Others have trained, but opted not to practise, while some have left the path.
Here are a few celebrities who have accepted the calling
The actress is a household name in South Africa, not just for her acting, but also for her work as a traditional healer. Letoya has been very open about embracing her calling, and runs her own practice.