Precious The Planner (born Precious Thamaga in Limpopo) is the South African luxury Wedding Planner and Event Designer. She stages events and bespoke weddings and is one of the sought after godmother in the field.
She has planned birthday and wedding celebrations for several celebrities and renowned personalities.
|Age||37 years old|
|Place of birth||Limpopo|
|Education||Pretoria Technikon (Dropped out)|
|Popularly known as||Precious the planner|
The popular South African event planner is 37 years old in 2020.
She is married to Sifiso Mazibuko who is the founder of Master Suits, a menswear designer label. He took her to the altar and they became man and wife in 2019.
The popular event planner was in charge of planning the wedding of Nonhlanhla Soldaat and Hector Mkansi. They were popularly addressed to as the #KFC Couple after
Nonhlanhla received a marriage proposal from Hector Kansi in a KFC food outlet. The couple became man and wife in December 2019.
The most expensive wedding she has planned cost about R2 million. But, Precious says, “a wedding of about 100 guests will cost R300,000.
Place of birth
Precious the Planner hails from Limpopo and before fame she was a village girl. With exceptional design skills, additional touches, and hard work she has made a name for herself.
The businesswoman dropped out of school and didn’t complete her studies and began to hustle.
“I didn’t complete my diploma because I come from a big family. There were six of us.
When I was doing my second year of travel and tourism at the then Pretoria Technikon, my parents couldn’t cope with the financial demands.
So I offered to drop out and find work in 2000. That allowed my older sister to complete her studies.” she says.
To contact South Africa’s Luxury Wedding Planner and Event Designer use any of the following contact details.
Tel: +27 66 430 8030 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can visit her official website preciouscelebrations.co.za to place orders.
As an event planner, she has planned several memorable weddings across the country.
She has left an unforgettable wedding event in several countries including Swaziland, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.
“Behind every successful event is a woman” and Precious no doubt has proved it.
She was also responsible for planning the events for SA’s crème de la crème.
Precious also staged Bonang Matheba’s 30th birthday and Minnie Dlamini’s traditional wedding.
She is also the brain behind Boity Thulo’s Limitless product launch. Precious says she used the knowledge she gained from her diploma in travel and tourism to get into the industry.
“I used the little knowledge that I’d learned from my diploma in travel and tourism to get into the industry.
“While I was working as a receptionist for an architectural firm, I got access to the Internet and found an opportunity to be a receptionist at Sun International in 2003.”
On 29th of June, 2020, a Twitter user @queen-reigh tweeted that Precious the planner allegedly ‘scammed’ her mother R75,000 for her birthday celebration.
The celebration which was supposed to hold in May was canceled following the outbreak of Coronavirus.
The user displayed receipts and said that they had contacted Precious and she charged them R229,440.
Then her mother allegedly paid the planner R100,000 following their agreement for her services as she did not want any delayed payments.
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus, the canceled the birthday celebration. Upon informing Precious, she charged them with a 75% cancellation fee. This caused mixed reactions on social media.