Based: Johannesburg

Maps Maponyane is one of South Africa’s favourite personalities.  He is considered as one of SA’s most stylish and sexiest men and is a greatly admired media personality. Multi-talented as a tv presenter, model, actor, style icon, designer, business man and philanthropist, he makes waves both locally and internationally.  Maps is loved and followed by his fans on social media platforms because of his down to earth, professional yet warm personality.  He is known for his talent, fashion sense, charm, innovation, versatility and good looks.


Television Presenter, Actor, Model, MC, Entrepreneur, Writer, Fashion Designer, Creative Consultant, Image Consultant, Voice Over Artist.


  • GQ’s Best Dressed Men List (2011) and the youngest nominee.
  • GQ’s Cool 35 Guys Under 35 (2013)
  • Vuzu 10over10 #1 Most Stylish Man (2013)
  • Vuzu 10over10 #1 Sexiest Man (2013 and 2015)
  • Cosmo SA Sexiest Man (2013)
  • Sowetan Mzanzi’s Sexiest Top 12 (2013)
  • House and Leisure Rising Star (2013)
  • SA Style Award – Most Stylish Model/Media Personality (2013)
  • Joop! Homme Ambassador (2013/2014)
  • YOU Magazine Most Stylish Male Nominee (2014)
  • Feather Awards – Best Styled Male of the Year (2014)
  • GQ Magazine Cover (March 2015)
  • Fashion Times Weekly Cover (May 2015)
  • Grazia Man Magazine Cover (June 2015)
  • YOU Magazine YOU Spectacular Most Stylish Male Celeb (June 2015)


Community and Organisational work with NGO Doctors Without Borders/MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres)

Volunteer at Ethembeni Children’s Home

Bursary network