Thando Thabethe was born on 18 June 1990. She is a South African actress, radio DJ, television host and the first-ever African brand ambassador for Nivea. Moreover, she also is a presenter on her television show on channel TLC Thando Bares All. She played the role of Nolwazi Buzo on the South African soap opera, from 2014-2017 on Generations, The Legacy.
Career as Radio DJ
She is also a radio DJ on 5FM, having started her radio career in 2008 at UJFM before moving to popular youth radio station YFM in 2011. At the same time, she landed the lead role of Thando Nkosi in the hit sitcom My Perfect Family which went on to see 3 seasons. She later joined 5FM in 2013 on The Roger Goode Show before landing her own show weekdays on 5FM, The Thando Thabooty Show The Thabooty Drive. Other prominent works include club 808, Intersexions, Ngempela, Kowethu, 1s and 2s, and Single Guys.
Thando’s father died when she was in grade 8. In the same year, she starred in her first-ever feature film Mrs Right Guy alongside Dineo Moeketsi, Thapelo Mokoena and Lehasa Moloi. Since 2016 she hosted the South African Music Awards, alongside Somizi Mhlongo and in 2017 she hosted the South African Film and Television awards
Furthermore, in 2018 she starred in Housekeepers as Linda Ndlovu. In 2019 she starred in the lead role of Zinhle Malinga in the box office hit “Love Lives Here”
In 2019 she was nominated for best TV host & best talk show for “Thando Bares All” which aired on TLC, she walked away with the award for the Best Talk show.
- Full Name: Thando Thabethe
- Date of Birth: June 18, 1990
- Age: 29 years
- Birth Place: Soweto, South Africa
- Nationality: South African
- Other names: Thando Thabooty
- Education: Mondeor High School, Wits University
- Occupation: Actress, Radio DJ , TV Presenter
- Years active: since 2003-present
- Siblings: Sanele Thabathe, Sibu Thabethe
- Net Worth: N/A
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