Mzansi Celebrities you didn’t know were adopted.

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Shekhinah Thandi Donnell

Shekhinah Thandi Donnell

Shekhinah Thandi Donnell commonly known as Shekhinah, is a singer, songwriter, and who first came to the entertainment scene as a contestant of SA Idols, a TV show that looks for upcoming singers. She did not win the competition but was among the top 32 contestants in 2011 and the top 6 in 2012.


That did not stop her from taking the music scene by storm. She was destined for fame, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing for the singer, She was abandoned at birth by her biological mother. she left her at a hospital in KwaZulu-natal when she was only 3 years old. She was then adopted by the Donnell family.