Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? was the South African version based off British Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Aired from November 7, 1999 to 2005 on M-NET and SABC 3 channels. Hosted by Jeremy Maggs. Top prize was R1,000,000.

There was a project of making this show in Afrikaans, but it wasn't realised.

Lifelines Edit

In this version three main lifelines used:

Seasons Edit

Money Tree Edit

Correct Answer
Walk Away
Miss Answer
Amount lost for a
Wrong Answer
1 R100 R0 R0 R0
2 R200 R100 R0 R100
3 R300 R200 R0 R200
4 R500 R300 R0 R300
5 R1,000 R500 R0 R500
6 R2,000 R1,000 R1,000 R0
7 R4,000 R2,000 R1,000 R1,000
8 R8,000 R4,000 R1,000 R3,000
9 R16,000 R8,000 R1,000 R7,000
10 R32,000 R16,000 R1,000 R15,000
11 R64,000 R32,000 R32,000 R0
12 R125,000 R64,000 R32,000 R32,000
13 R250,000 R125,000 R32,000 R93,000
14 R500,000 R250,000 R32,000 R218,000
15 R1 MILLION R500,000 R32,000 R468,000

Top Prize winners Edit

R250,000 winners Edit

R125,000 winners Edit

R64,000 winners Edit

R32,000 winners Edit

R16,000 winners Edit

R8,000 winners Edit

R4,000 winners Edit

R1,000 winners Edit

Sources Edit