Connie Ferguson, wife of late Shona Ferguson, shares heartbreaking tribute

Connie Ferguson, wife of late Shona Ferguson, shares heartbreaking tribute

Popular Botswana and South Africa actor and producer Shona Ferguson has passed away. 

Connie Ferguson and Shona Ferguson

The devastating news of beloved star Shona Ferguson's broke only days ago and his loving wife of 20 years, Connie Ferguson, has now taken to Instagram to share a heartfelt tribute to her late husband.

According to Connie's post, the couple met on this day, 31 July 2001, a whole 20 years ago and "haven't looked back since".

Connie and Shona have been married since November 2001 and had one child, Alicia Angel, together.

Read her full post below:

Their daughter, Alicia Angel and step-daughter Lesedi Matsunyane-Ferguson have also shared their own touching tributes to their father:

Aaron Arthur Ferguson, popular actor, executive producer and co-founder of Ferguson Films was best known as Shona Ferguson

.News of the actor's death has sent shockwaves throughout the industry, with many still in disbelief. Shona Ferguson was 47-years-old and is believed to have been in the intensive care unit (ICU) over the past three days following heart surgery. 

According to News24, Ferguson died in Milpark Hospital from Covid-19 complications.

Shona founded Ferguson Films with his wife, actress Connie Ferguson. Together they produced Rockville, iGazi, The Gift, The Throne, The Herd, The Queen, The River and The Imposter. In 2020, they produced the Netflix 6-part series called Kings of Joburg.

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He was the father of two daughters — Alicia Ferguson and Lesedi Ferguson.

On Instagram, Shona's last post was the below, posted on 25 July 2021.

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We will have more information regarding his death as it's released.

Image attribution: Connie & Shona Ferguson/Instagram

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