Thembi Seete is a South African serial award winner actress, dancer, radio and Television personality and model. She rose to fame as a member of the popular dance group Boom Shaka in her early days.
Full name: Thembi Seete
Date of birth: 25 March 1977
Age: 46 years old
Place of birth: Soweto, South Africa
Children: 1 (one)
Net worth: R67 million
Thembi Seete’s early life, age, family
Born 25 March 1977 in Soweto, South Africa, Thembi Seete is now 46. After her father’s death, Thembi stayed with her uncle and aunt in Sebokeng in the Vaal.
Thembi’s father died when she was still a teenager, but her mother, Rebecca Seete, lived long enough to see her daughter’s success.
However, she succumbed to a brain tumour in March 2021 and lost her life. As of now, there is no information on Thembi’s siblings.
Thembi Seete’s children, boyfriend, husband, and baby daddy
Rumours broke out that Thembi was deeply in love with then-rich businessman Collen Mashawana, but the couple kept it quiet.
They later admitted to being in love, and they had a baby son together and named him Dakalo.
To many fans’ disappointment, the couple announced they were going their separate ways. Thembi fell in love with her new lover and fiance, Bobo “Bo” Seritsane.
The two had been dating for over ten years, and Bobo proposed to her in 2012. Currently, Thembi has been quiet about her love life; it’s not known if she is in love.
Thembi Seete’s music career, Boom Shaka, Idols SA
She joined the famous super dance group Boom Shaka in 1994 and stayed with the group until its separation in the year 2000, when she started singing on her own.
She produced several music tracks, including her first and only album, Lollipop, in 2001.
She continued with her music despite mixing with an acting career that looked promising at the time.
She later paused her singing and focused on acting before being appointed an Idols SA judge replacing Unathi Nkayi for the show’s season 18 in 2022.
Thembi Seete’s acting career, Gomora
After Boom Shaka, she scooped many acting roles, including the famous Yizo Yizo role, Hijack stories, and Giz’lam, among many others.
Between 2000 and 2004, she landed a role at Gaz’lam, a drama series at SABC1. In this series, she played the role of Lerato.
In 2005, she landed a role in ‘Crossing the Line’, an African movie made for TV. Here, she pulled the part of Pumla.
In 2006 she had the chance to play the leading role in SABC1’s Zone 14, a soccer drama series. Here, she played the role of Nina Moloi for the show’s four seasons.
In 2015, she landed herself a gig on the soapie where she played the role of Bongi and in 2020, she also landed a role as Gladys in Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora.
She owns a make-up range and runs a beauty bar called Azuri with Mbali Nkosi and Sharon Khuzwayo.
Thembi Seete’s net worth
The veteran actress, musician and dancer have proved she is a multi-talented and a jack of all trades.
She has taken home quite a lot from different careers, and that’s been one of her biggest strengths.
Her Gomora role as Gladys and Idols SA judge role are the main contributors to her bank account.
Thembi Seete’s net worth is estimated at R67 million as of 2023.