Thembi Seete Biography

Thembi Seete is a talented South African broadcaster, actress, and musician. She was born on March 25, 1977, in Soweto, a township of the City of Johannesburg in Gauteng. She is famous for being a band member of the defunct band Boom Shaka and is also active in other fields in the entertainment industry, both in music and drama.

Early Life

Thembi Seete was born on March 25, 1977, in Soweto, a township of the City of Johannesburg in Gauteng. She is known for her beauty, hard work, and intelligence, which has made her an admired figure among women both in South Africa and beyond.


Seete’s angelic voice has gained her a firm ground in the South African entertainment circle. She was a notable member of the now-defunct group Boom Shaka, which was founded in 1994 and lasted for six years until it ceased to function in 2000. After the group disbanded, Thembi embarked on a solo career and has also gained ground. She has released several hits and songs loved by music lovers in the country.

After gaining ground in the music industry, Thembi diversified her career by trying out other fields within the entertainment industry. She began acting and then tried out hosting programs on radio. Her multi-talented nature has helped her attain prominent heights. Thembi landed her debut role as an actress after appearing in the film series titled Hijack Stories. She played a short role in the film but left an impact that gained her another spot. She made it as a cast member in the popular Mzansi drama series on SABC1 titled Yizo Yizo.

More opportunities followed, including performing Sure Ntombazana on the Yizo Yizo 2 soundtrack. She has since established herself in the entertainment industry and is a popular figure who has been active for a while. She appeared as Lerato in Gaz’lam in 2000 and continued to play the role in the SABC1 aired TV series for four years. She also landed the role of Lily in the third episode of the SABC1 drama series

Seete was cast as a guest star at the beginning of Ghosts of the Pasts Season 2. According to The Nation, she landed another television role in an SABC1 Soccer Drama series titled Zone 14 where she was cast as Nina Moloi, a lead role, and appeared from season one to four. In 2015, she landed another role as Bongi in one of the most popular shows on titled Rhythm City.

She has also tried out presenting and has hosted shows such as Jika Majika and Nguwe Na? She is also the host of the Crown Gospel Music Awards Edition 6.

Personal Life

Thembi was engaged to her fiancée Bobo ‘Bo’ Seritsane and they were together for ten years before climbing a ladder in their love life. The love they had for each other was immeasurable. In 2012, Bobo asked her to marry him and she accepted his proposal. However, they later called off their engagement and separated.

Thembi Seete has found love again and is dating businessperson Collen Mashawana. She is also a mother to her child Dakalo.

Social Media

The actress is active across several social media platforms where she uses them to share moments with her fans. On her Instagram profile, she has over 2.8 million followers but does not have a Twitter account. Thembi is also among the Judges of Idol SA.

Net Worth

Thembi is a notable personality in South Africa and has amassed much wealth throughout her career. According to The Nation, she has an estimated net worth of R60 million.

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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