The New Times (Kigali)

24 April 2013

Rwanda: Top Eight Hottest Male Celebrities in Rwanda

There is no question about it-Rwanda's entertainment industry is full of hot men; from the music scene to fashion and sports. However, there are some that have risen above the rest.

Kizito Mihigo.

First, there are the legends like Intore Masamba, Kizito Mihigo, and of course Jimmy Gatete. But just when we thought no one could compare to those hunks, a brand new crop of super hot men emerged.

Médard Ngabo, Benjamin Mugisha, Francis Iraguha and James Gwiza are just a few among the newest of Kigali's most handsome celebs on our list.

We showed more than 324 people in Kigali the photos of the eight hot male celebrities and asked them to rank them from the first to eighth on the basis of just looks.

Intore Masamba.

Take a moment to see these attractive guys and tell us if your favourite hot celebrity made the list.

1. Frank Joe, 32 (200 Votes)

Any girl would be quite content just staring at this super hot picture of Frank Rukundo, otherwise known as Frank Joe all day.

Jimmy Gatete.

This Canada-based Rwandan musician/model was voted the hottest Rwandan male celebrity.

2. Kizito Mihigo, 32 (188 Votes)

Musicians are normally celebrated for their music and stage performances. There are musicians who not only mesmerize the crowd with their talent but also with their charm, glamour and hotness.

Médard Ngabo.

The second hottest celebrity on our list is Kizito Mihigo, an organist, singer and author of 380 liturgical songs.

He is also the founder of 'Kizito Mihigo for Peace Foundation', a local non-profit association, for Memory conservation, compassion, forgiveness, reconciliation, unity, human dignity, non-violence and peace.

3. Intore Masamba, 44 (179 Votes)

Francis Iraguha.

Renowned local traditional artiste, Intore Masamba comes in the third position. The singer/songwriter is the founder of Gakondo, a traditional cultural troupe.

4. Jimmy Gatete, 31 (177 Votes)

Jimmy Gatete, who was once dubbed 'god of goals', is the fourth hottest male celeb according to our survey.

Benjamin Mugisha.

Gatete is one of the country's most iconic sportsmen, who became a household name during the early 2000s, when he led Rwanda to its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations in Tunis.

The 31-year-old footballer is currently based in the United States of America, where he lives with his family.

5. Médard Ngabo, 24 (150 Votes)

DJ Focus.

Médard Ngabo emerged fifth on this list. The singer, better known as Meddy, rose to fame in 2009 after the launch of his debut album, Amayobera.

He is currently based in U.S.A.

6. Francis Iraguha, 28 (146 Votes)

Our sixth hottest male celebrity is Francis Iraguha. He is a fashion designer, model and actor. He is the founder of Francis ZAHABU Ltd.

7. Benjamin Mugisha, 25 (130 Votes)

Before he left the country for the United States (US) in 2010, Benjamin Mugisha, aka The Ben, was nicknamed the 'Ladies' man'. And it seems his female fans still have him at heart because the 'I'm in Love' singer was mostly voted by women to become the seventh hottest celebrity.

8. DJ Focus, 28 (124 Votes)

Disc jockey James Gwiza, alias DJ Focus is the eighth celebrity on the list. He is among the country's leading disc jockeys.

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