Thato Dithebe Biography| Age, Education, Career, Awards, Personal Life
Thato Dithebe is a South African actor, dancer, and television presenter. He is best known for his role as Neo on House of Zwide. He is also a former host of YoTV.
He was born on the 21st of November 2000. As of 2023, he is 23 years old.
Thato Dithebe was born in Krugersdorp, Mogale City, in the West Rand of Johannesburg. He attended Hoërskool Noordheuwel, where he excelled academically and obtained six distinctions in his matric exams in 2018.
He holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Witswatersrand, where he graduated in 2021.
Thato started acting at the age of eight, appearing in commercials and shows such as Soul Buddyz and Rhythm City. He also developed a passion for dancing and participated in various events and competitions.
Dithebe rose to fame as a presenter on YoTV, where he entertained and inspired young viewers with his charismatic personality and positive attitude. He also interviewed celebrities and performed musical numbers on the show. He earned the nickname President Thato, which reflects his leadership qualities and ambitions. He balanced his studies with his television career, hosting YoTV Live on SABC 1 from 2015 to 2021
In 2021, he joined the cast of House of Zwide, a drama series about the fashion industry that airs on e.tv. He plays the role of Neo, a young designer who is mentored by the legendary Isaac Zwide, but faces challenges from his rivals and family. He received positive reviews for his performance and became a fan favorite.
In 2023, he landed another role on Kokota Piano, a new drama series on Mzansi Magic that showcases the amapiano genre and culture. He plays the role of Tshepang, a talented producer who struggles to make it in the music industry. He also learned how to play the piano for the role.
Apart from being an actor and TV presenter, Thato Dithebe is also a passionate dancer who has performed at various events and competitions. He is skilled in different styles of dance such as hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet. He has also choreographed routines for himself and others
He has won several awards for his work, including the Best Presenter award at the 6th Annual Royalty Soapie Awards in 2023.
Dithebe is single and lives in Johannesburg. He enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with his friends and family. He is also involved in charity work and supports various causes such as education, youth empowerment, and animal welfare.