Refilwe Madumo is a veteran South African actress who is popular for her roles as Palesa an HIV-positive character on Scandal, and Fikile on SABC 1’s drama opera Generations the Legacy.
Full name: Refilwe Madumo
Place of birth: South Africa
Date of birth: 11 February 1989
Age: 34 years old
Marital Status: married with a husband
Children: 2 (two)
Refilwe Madumo’s early life, age
Despite being one of the finest actresses in South Africa, the 34-year-old actress has managed to keep her personal life matters private. Since her rise to popularity, she made sure to wipe everything personal to her and her background. This has been the case since the day she popped up on the television.
Refilwe Madumo’s husband, marriage
The talented actress said that she was married and the news shocked the whole nation. Everything was done privately and as of now, even the name of his husband is not known to the public. Speaking of her husband, she said “But when l first met hime, l wasnt really all that interested in him. But we had gone on a few dates, l realised that he was meant for me and we have been together since then” Like always, she did not tell the name of her husband or the dates they go married.
Refilwe Madumo’s children and parents, family
As of now, we all know that Refilwe is a proud mother of two kids who she is fond with. The 34-year-old star is committed to being a mother and she invested a lot to be the best mother for her sons.
Speaking of her favourite part of being a mother, she said: “My favourite part of being a mom is..when l see my kids affirming and asserting themselves without worrying about other people’s opinions. The biggest challenge is… reminding myself that they are learning and struggling too. Staying consistently loving such that they can process without interference from my own hang-ups”.
Refilwe Madumo’s academic qualifications, education
After completing her junior level education, Refilwe proceeded to her secondary level education where she excelled so much. She later enrolled and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts, theatre and writing from the Tshwane University of Technology.
Refilwe Madumo’s career, Scandal, Generations the Legacy
She is a South African actress who rose to prominence for the role of Palesa Mooki-Letswalo on Scandal! Her character on the E.tv soap opera is HIV-positive.
Before appearing on the soap opera, she had been a cast member of other television series. She is well known for starring as Thembi on the television sitcom Mazinyo Dot Q.
Madumo made a guest starring appearance in the SABC1 sitcom Izoso Connexionin 2006. She made another guest starring appearance in the SABC3 comedy-drama series One Way in 2007.
The actress was a cast member of the SABC1 drama series Society, playing Zanele. She came back for season two in 2009. She appeared in the SABC2 miniseries Huis van Liefde playing Ruth in 2008.
The actress starred as Dorah in the SABC2 family drama series Mamello in 2015. Currently, the bubbly actress is playing the famous role of Fikile on Generations the Legacy.
Rafilwe Madumo’s net worth
The 34 years old had been in many drama series and films. There she took home quite a lot and her profile is rising as each episode of Generations the Legacy goes by. As of 2023, her net worth is estimated at R4 million.