Kgaogelo Monama Biography

Kgaogelo Monama Biography

Kgaogelo Monama, a multi-talented personality in the South African entertainment industry, is known for her passion and relentless pursuit of her dreams. Her journey from play-acting with friends to becoming a renowned actress in the country’s top shows is truly inspiring. She is not only an actress but also a professional cabaret dancer, making her a versatile talent in the industry.

Personal Profile

Full Name: Kgaogelo Monama
Nickname: CCV
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 11th May 1990
Age: 32 years as of August 2022
Place of Birth: Vosloorus, Gauteng
Current Residence: Johannesburg
Nationality: South African

Physical Attributes

Hair Colour: Dark brown
Eye Colour: Dark brown
Height: 156 cm (5’1″)

Professional Life

Profession: Actress, dancer, and singer
Special Skills: Presenting, radio broadcast, dancing, physical theatre, netball, horse riding, weapons handling, stunts, stage fighting, swimming.
Accents: American, British, Cockney, Nigerian


Kgaogelo Monama is an alumnus of the Tshwane University of Technology, where she earned a B-Tech degree in Drama and Film Production.

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She is multilingual and can speak English, Zulu, Sotho, Xhosa, and Tswana.

Personal Life

Marital Status: In a relationship
Boyfriend: Sabelo Ernest Radebe

Social Media Presence

Kgaogelo Monama is active on various social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.

Career Highlights

Kgaogelo Monama made her acting debut in 2014 in the first episode of Soul City 12, playing the role of Thabisile. She later starred in Z’bondiwe, the action drama series, as Jasmine. She also played the role of Dee in Thandeka’s Diary, a sitcom highlighting the adventures of a 16-year-old teenage girl. Her acting career took off when she landed the role of Sarafina in Scandal! She was also featured as Lerato in the first and second seasons of DiepCity, played Tselane in the first season of Lithapo, and Thembi in the first and second seasons of Lockdown.

Career Highlight: Role in DiepCity

Kgaogelo Monama’s portrayal of Lerato in DiepCity is one of her most notable achievements. Despite facing personal loss and expecting rejection during the audition process, she secured the role, which she considers a divine sign. In the show, Lerato is a young girl captivated by luxury and unfamiliar with boundaries, a character trait that Kgaogelo finds unusual yet intriguing.

Personal Reflections on Acting

Kgaogelo enjoys playing Lerato due to her real-life optimism and ability to find the positive in every situation. Acting holds a special place in her heart, and she cannot envision pursuing any other career. She remains committed to her acting career, praying about it regularly, and dreaming of achieving superstardom. She believes that every step in her journey is significant and also embraces her other talents and skills.

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Theatre Performances

Kgaogelo has participated in several theatre performances, including:

  • Exile
  • Sophiatown
  • She Bellows
  • In Our Blood
  • Tselane and The Giant
  • Have You Seen Zandile?
  • Malibongwe Igama Lamakhosikaz

Dancing Career

In addition to acting, Kgaogelo is a professional cabaret dancer. She has showcased her dancing skills at venues like Meropa Casino and Morula Sun and is affiliated with the group Diva Strides.

Television Presenter

In 2016, Kgaogelo expanded her career into television presenting. She joined the seventh season of Talk SA, a daytime talk show on SABC2.

Personal Life

Kgaogelo is in a relationship with Sabelo Ernest Radebe. She openly shares their beautiful love story with the world. Sabelo, like Kgaogelo, is an actor and hails from KwaZulu Natal.

By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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