Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestants

The Idols SA season 5 Top 14 contestants were revealed on Monday 16 February 2009.

Cameron Bruce

Age: 17
Hometown: Johannesburg

Cameron is in Matric at Trinity House High School.

Cameron Bruce - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Daniel Barron

Age: 17
Hometown: Johannesburg

Daniel is in Matric at Holy College of St Salle and writes and records his own songs.

Daniel Barron - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Graeme Watkins

Age: 26
Hometown: Cape Town

Graeme is an actor with a BA in Drama from UCT and waiters and sings at the restaurant Stardust in Rondebosch.

Graeme Watkins - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Jason Hartman

Age: 29
Hometown: Cape Town

Jason is a musician and the lead guitarist and vocalist in his family’s band Just Us. He’s also the oldest competitor in the Top 14.

Jason Hartman - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Lendel Moonsamy

Age: 23
Hometown: Originally from Durban, now based in Johannesburg

Lendel jumped the que at the first auditions after winning a Magic Ticket. This is the second time he has entered the show.

Lendel Moonsamy - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Lize Heerman

Age: 21
Hometown: Durban

Lize is a final year law student at Howard College KZN. This is also her second time of auditions – she auditioned for Idols 4.

Lize Heerman - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Mathew Moolman

Age: 19
Hometown: Cape Town

Mathew is a second year student at the Waterfront Theatre School and also waiters and sings at Stardust in Rondebosch.

Mathew Moolman - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Ntsepa Pitjeng

Age: 26
Hometown: Johannesburg

Ntsepa is a freelance actress who also has a fulltime job. She has auditioned for Idols previously but couldn’t continue in the competition because she had to choose between singing and her work.

Ntsepa Pitjeng - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Pixie Bennett

Age: 24
Hometown: Durban

Pixie got her nickname as a student – her real name is Laura Lee. She has travelled to Italy, Turkey and Ibiza and has her own group called The Pixie Bennett Band.

Pixie Bennett - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Rethabile Kgoroeadira

Age: 20
Hometown: Johannesburg

As a child Thabs appeared in various Tv commercials including ads for OMO and Sparletta. She is in the process of trying to get a CD released. This is the third time she has entered the show.

Rethabile Kgoroeadira - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Sasha-Lee Davids

Age: 20
Hometown: Johannesburg

Sasha-Lee sings in a group called The House Of David, with her nine siblings. She is also currently a contestant in the MK Channel’s Matrix.

Sasha-Lee Davids - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Sithembiso Nkosi

Age: 19
Hometown: Johannesburg

Thembi is from the East Rand and is currently in Matric at TUT. She plays the piano.

Sithembiso Nkosi - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Suzzie Swanepoel

Age: 24
Hometown: Johannesburg

Suzzie has a diploma in Musical Theatre from TUT and has appeared in various TV commercials includes ads for Euro Millions, Smart Car and Telkom World Call Card.

Suzzie Swanepoel - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

Thubalethu Myeki

Age: 18
Hometown: Port Elizabeth

Thuba matriculated last year and has plans to study Performance at AFDA.

Thubalethu Myeki - Idols SA Season 5 Top 14 Contestant

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