Meet Liesl Laurie's Husband And Check Out Their Epic Relationship

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By  | Oct 21, 2022, 08:05 AM  | Relationships

Liesl Laurie and Dr Musa Mthombeni
Born in December 1990, Liesl Laurie is a South African media personality, model and beauty queen who won the 2015 Miss South Africa title and represented her country in the 2015 Miss World contest in China where she was among the top ten finalists and the highest-placed African in the contest.

Liesl Laurie is a lucky woman when it comes to love as she got herself one of the most romantic men in South Africa who doesn’t shy away from showing the world just how much he loves her.

Here is everything you need to know about Liesl Laurie’s husband, their epic proposal and wedding, and their happily ever after marriage.

Who is Liesl Laurie’s husband?

Liesl Laurie with her husband Musa, source: Instagram


Liesl Laurie’s husband is Dr Musa Mthombeni. He is a former popular South African television presenter who quit his career in the media to pursue a career in medicine.

Mthombeni was born in April 1990 in Vaal, South Africa where he was raised and homeschooled by his parents.

While growing up, Dr Musa Mthombeni loved watching television so much that he imagined himself working in TV and he pursued this dream. While still in high school, Mthombeni auditioned to work on YoTV and was successful. He also worked as a radio presenter on several FM stations in South Africa and appeared in several television shows.

Mthombeni studied medicine at Wits University. After graduating with his medical degree and completing his internship, he began practising as a medical doctor. According to his bio, he is a diagnostic radiology registrar.  

How did Liesl Laurie and Dr Musa Mthombeni meet?


The Mthombenis first met online in 2020. Dr Musa revealed that he sent an innocent message to Liesl after a mutual friend shared a post about her.

The innocent DMs opened doors for romance and their relationship blossomed. The two were however careful to keep their love private until they got engaged.

Liesl Laurie and Dr Musa Mthombeni engagement


Dr Musa Mthombeni proposing to Liesl, source: Instagram

On the 27th of June 2021, Dr Musa Mthombeni and Liesl Laurie caught everyone by surprise when they shared the news on social media that they had gotten engaged in the most romantic way one could think of.

Dr Musa took his then-unsuspecting girlfriend for a mountaintop picnic and while there, he went down on one knee and popped the question.

Introducing his better half to the world for the first time, Musa shared a series of photos on Instagram. In one of the photos where he was down on his knee proposing to Laurie who had covered her face with her palms, he captioned “Here’s my girlfriend….,” next, he shared another post with the caption "Here's my fiancé... Yes, I did come to fight." Liesl also shared the same photo with the caption “YES” followed by a heart emoji.

Liesl Laurie and Dr Musa Mthombeni wedding

Dr Musa Mthombeni and Liesl Laurie wedding, source: Instagram


On the 18th of July 2021, Liesl Laurie officially became Mrs Mthombeni after he paid lobola for her. The couple dressed in beautiful, stunning matching African-print wedding outfits fit for the ceremony.

The two held their white wedding on the 18th of August 2021 in a private wedding ceremony and only shared photos of their big day about a month later.

The past year has been wonderful for the Mthombenis who make marriage and love look so easy. A scroll through their social media pages will make you realize just how much love the two have for each other. We hope to see them celebrate more milestones and anniversaries together.

Read also: The most romantic celebrity couples in Mzansi.

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