Mapaseka Koetle Biography

Biography of Mapaseka Koetle

Mapaseka Koetle is a multi-talented South African personality known for her work in acting, business, blogging, and voice-over artistry.

Renowned Role in “Scandal!”

Mapaseka gained fame for her portrayal of Dintle Nyathi in the South African soap drama television series, “Scandal!”.


Born on March 23, 1989, Mapaseka was 35 years old as of 2024.

Early Life and Education

Mapaseka was born and brought up in Bloemfontein, Free State, where she completed her secondary education at Tsoseletso High School. Her passion for acting was evident from a young age, leading her to pursue tertiary education at AFDA and graduate from City Varsity Johannesburg in 2011.

Career Milestones

Initial Steps

Mapaseka’s screen acting career began in 2011 with a role in the Mzansi Magic short film “Second Chances,” produced by Andile Ncube. The following year, she starred in the play “Show Off” at the Arts Alive Festival.

Breakthrough in “Scandal!”

In January 2013, Mapaseka undertook the significant role of Dintle (maiden name Setuke, later Nyathi) in the popular soapie “Scandal!”. Her character, Dintle, evolved into a prominent role, showcasing a character who used her intelligence and charm to overcome a challenging upbringing.

Notable Appearances

Mapaseka made a cameo appearance in an episode of the Mzansi Magic comedy-drama miniseries “Confessions to Moruti wa Tsotsi” in 2013. She was also a guest on an episode of the eKasi+ talk show “Katch It With Khanyi” in 2014.

In 2015, she was awarded the Best Supporting Actress at the second Royalty Soapie Awards for her role as Dintle in “Scandal!”.

Mapaseka ventured into presenting when she participated in the 10th South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) the following year.

She made her feature film debut as a Bus Hostess in “Losing Lerato,” a film that explores the story of a father who kidnaps his daughter after being denied access to her. Her versatility was further showcased as she competed in various celebrity game shows, including “Lip Sync Battle Africa,” “Family Feud South Africa,” and “Celebrity Game Night.”

In 2021, Mapaseka secured her second starring role on television when she was cast as Puleng in the SABC2 comedy-drama series “Ak’siSpaza,” which revolves around a local, family-run supermarket. The series premiered on April 8, 2021.

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Business Ventures

Beyond her acting career, Mapaseka is an accomplished businesswoman. She co-founded and manages a franchise restaurant named “Gorge Grab n Go Café,” located outside the Sandton Gautrain station in Johannesburg. Upon turning 30, she opened a second café, “Gorge,” in Kramerville, considering it a birthday gift to herself. In recognition of her entrepreneurial success, Mapaseka was featured on Forbes Africa’s “30 Under 30” list in 2018.

Philanthropy and Blogging

Mapaseka is known for her philanthropic efforts, including donating sanitary pads to needy girls. She also shares her experiences as a mother through her blog. In addition, she hosts events that focus on various aspects of motherhood.

Personal Life

Mapaseka was previously married to Nelson Nyokong, with whom she shares a child named Nema. However, in February 2023, Mapaseka confirmed her divorce from Nelson Nyokong, marking a significant change in her personal life.

DJ Fresh Dating Rumors

In July 2022, rumors circulated that Mapaseka was dating DJ Fresh, who had separated from his wife, Thabiso Sekwane. Mapaseka, however, denied these rumors, clarifying her relationship with DJ Fresh.

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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