Mzansi Profiles! People Tebogo Khalo Biography| Age, Early Life, Acting Career, Personal Life

Tebogo Khalo Biography| Age, Early Life, Acting Career, Personal Life

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This is the biography of Tebogo Khalo, a renowned South African actress. She is best known for her character role Puleng on Rhythm City.

Tebogo Khalo Age

She was born on the 31st of  May 1985. As of 2024, she is 39 years old.

Tebogo Khalo Biography

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Early Life

Tebogo Khalo was born in Alexandra, Gauteng, and spent her formative years in Kempton Park. While details about her educational background are not readily available, Khalo’s early life laid the foundation for her journey in the entertainment industry.

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Tebogo Khalo Career

Educational Theatre and Radio Experience

Tebogo Khalo commenced her acting career in educational theatre, actively promoting reading in schools. Beyond her on-screen success, she also delved into radio, co-hosting a current affairs show tailored for the youth audience.

Rhythm City Success and SAFTAs Recognition

Tebogo Khalo’s breakthrough came with her portrayal of ‘Puleng Mafokeng’ in’s drama series Rhythm City. This marked her screen acting debut, earning her the prestigious Golden Horn award for Best Supporting Actress in a Soap Opera at the 2011 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). Her tenure in Rhythm City established her as one of the longest-serving actresses before the show’s cancellation.

Return to Small Screens with “The River”

After a hiatus following the cancellation of Rhythm City, Khalo made a much-anticipated return to small screens with “The River” Season 6. Her character, Makhosi, added depth to the drama series. However, the show’s cancellation resulted in a short-lived comeback, and Khalo has not been prominently featured in big-budget drama series since then.

Tebogo Khalo Biography

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Advocacy Work and Philanthropy

Beyond her acting career, Tebogo Khalo has actively contributed to community development. She has assisted organizations with career days for the youth, engaged in motivational speaking in schools, and dedicated her time to the cancer foundation “Just Foot Prints.” The foundation organizes camps for disadvantaged children suffering from cancer.

Tebogo Khalo Personal Life

Marriage and Family Values

Tebogo Khalo tied the knot in 2011 in a beautiful wedding ceremony, embracing a family-oriented lifestyle. While she hails from a ‘big family,’ Khalo and her husband made a unique decision regarding parenthood.

Choosing Not to Have Children

In a departure from societal norms, Khalo has chosen not to have biological children. Expressing her devotion to family and colleagues, she and her husband have decided to raise their nephews and nieces as their own. Khalo emphasizes her comfort with this decision, citing life’s complexities and pressures as factors influencing her choice. She fears bringing souls into the world amid challenging circumstances and deems it unfair to subject children to such complexities.


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