Litlhonolofatso “Tibi” Litlhakanyane Biography: Age, Family, Acting Career, Scandal,
Litlhonolofatso Litlhakanyane is a young South African actor best known as Tebello on the popular soap telenovela Scandal on e.tv.
Litlhonolofatso “Tibi” Litlhakanyane Age and Background
He was born on 27 April 2010, making him 12 as of 23 March 2023.
Litlhonolofatso goes to Laerskool Oospark School in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng. He is good at acting but does not have formal training yet. He takes his education seriously because he wants to become a lawyer like his sister.
Litlhonolofatso also aspires to own a lot of companies when he grows older.
Litlhonolofatso “Tibi” Litlhakanyane’s Family
Litlhonolofatso’s mother is Palesa, and no information about his father is available. He has a sister named Magogodi and a brother named Tlonolofatso. Litlhonolofatso’s sister was the one who persuaded him to go into acting after seeing an advert for a child actor on Facebook.
Litlhonolofatso has not received any formal acting training, but he has natural acting skills. He joined the Scandal family in 2018, and since then, he has grown to be one of the show’s most adored characters. He is also a fan favourite of actress Kgomotso Christopher, who played his mother figure on the show.
Litlhonolofatso has also appeared in the film Riding With Sugar on Netflix. He hopes to act in international movies like Fast and Furious one day.
Litlhonolofatso Litlhakanyane’s Scandal Character
Tebello, or Tibi in short, is a young boy who has been through a lot of trauma and struggles to find his place in the world. He lost his mother at a young age and was abused by his stepfather.
Tibi was taken in by Yvonne Langa, a villainous character who became his mother figure. He later moved to Soweto to stay with his grandfather Neo Mokgethi, played by veteran South African actor Dr Jerry Mofokeng.
Tibi is a resilient and determined character who has become a role model for many young viewers.
Litlhonolofatso “Tibi” Litlhakanyane Scandal Hiatus
In 2022, Litlhonolofatso Litlhakanyane took a break from Scandal. Droves of people on social media complained and wished for him to be back on the show. He was a fan favourite, and many viewers met his exit with disappointment and sadness. His return to the show was welcomed with excitement and anticipation by his fans.
Scandal released a statement on 20 March 2023, announcing the return of Tebello “Tibi”, much to the jubilation of his fans. The show said:
“Tebello has experienced all types of lifestyles. He has moved from an abusive environment in a shack to a hotel in Newtown and now lives with his grandfather in Soweto. Through all this, he is still growing and finally finds true love. He meets a girl in the taxi rank and decides he cannot let her go, as this is the first time he finds a love like this. Is this love at first sight?”
Litlhonolofatso has been nominated for two awards for his role: Best Supporting Actor in a TV Soapie or Telenovela at the SAFTA Awards in 2020 and the Outstanding Young Performer at the Royalty Soapie Awards in 2023.