Tsholofelo Matshaba Biography

Tsholofelo Matshaba Biography

Tsholofelo Matshaba, born on July 4, 1983, is a renowned actress in Mzansi, South Africa. Her effortless acting skills have earned her the nickname “Wonder Woman of South African movies”. Whenever she steps on set, she brings a unique energy that makes acting seem like second nature to her.

Prominent Roles and Fan Base

Matshaba is best known for her role in the SABC2 soapie program “Muvhango”. She also portrayed the character of Detective Jasmine in “Kings of Joburg”. Over the years, she has amassed a significant following on Instagram, building an enormous army of fans who admire her work.

Television Appearances

Matshaba’s talent has been showcased in numerous South African blockbuster television shows. She has graced the screens in popular shows such as “Muvhango”, “Skeem Saam”, and “The River”, leaving a lasting impression on viewers.

Personal Details

  • Full Name: Tsholofelo Matshaba
  • Stage Name: Tsholo Monedi
  • Date of Birth: 4 July 1983
  • Place of Birth: Mabopane Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Children: 1
  • Spouse: Chris Matshaba (m. 2014)
  • Ex-Partner: Dingaan Mokebe
  • Occupation: Actress, TV Personality
  • Net Worth: US$800,000

Early Life

Born and raised in the northern part of Pretoria, in a town called Mabopane, Tsholofelo Matshaba has always been private about her upbringing. She earned a National Diploma in Musical Theatre from the Tshwane University of Technology between 2002 and 2004.

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After graduating from university, Matshaba began her career as a theatre actress. She has made notable appearances in several movies including “Born in the RSA 2”, “Melodies of Love”, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “The Lion King”, “Soweto Story”, “Aladdin”, and “Robinson Crusoe”. She has also starred in several television dramas and soap operas, including “Muvhango”, “Skeem Saam”, “Mamello”, “The Throne”, and others. In addition, she is known for her role as Kedibone Mokoena on “The River”.

Personal Life

Matshaba married her soulmate, Chris Matshaba, on December 27, 2014, in Ramokokastad. Chris, a businessman who also worked as a DJ and radio host on Motsweding FM, unfortunately, passed away in 2018 after battling cancer. This tragic event brought an abrupt end to their love story. Matshaba was devastated by her husband’s demise and wrote a touching tribute expressing her appreciation for Chris’ love. Prior to her marriage to Chris, Matshaba had a daughter with Dingaan Mokebe, a South African actor, singer, TV personality, and voice-over artist. Mokebe is Matshaba’s ex-boyfriend and the father of her child. Matshaba has a tattoo on her back with the inscription “Vincentia”.

Financial Standing Tsholofelo Matshaba, the gifted actress, boasts a current net worth of US$800,000. Her substantial wealth is primarily attributed to her successful career in the entertainment industry.


  • Dream World as Lebo
  • Greed and desire as Bonang Moabi
  • Intersexionsas Lerato/Tshidi
  • iNumber Number as Amahle
  • Mamello as Keneilwe Mogotsi
  • Muvhango as Meme
  • Rockville as Olga
  • Skeem Saam as Molahlegi
  • Skwizas as Tiny
  • The River as Kedibone Mokoena
  • The South African Music Awards – Season 19
  • The Throne as Princess Odirile Kwena
  • The Wild as Cindy
  • Kings of Joburg as Jasmine Gumede

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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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