Thando Thabethe (born 18 June 1990) is a South African actress, radio DJ, television host and the first ever African brand ambassador for Nivea. She also is a presenter on her television show on channel TLC Thando Bares All.
Thando Thabethe Career
She played the role of Nolwazi Buzo on the South African soap opera, from 2014-2017 on Generations:The Legacy. She is also a radio DJ on 5FM, having started her radio career in 2008 at UJFM before moving to popular youth radio station YFM in 2011.
At the same time she landed the lead role of Thando Nkosi in the hit sitcom My Perfect Family which went on to see 3 seasons. She later joined 5FM in 2013 on The Roger Goode Show before landing her own show weekdays on 5FM, The Thando Thabooty Show The Thabooty Drive. Other prominent work include, club 808, Intersexions, Ngempela, Kowethu, 1s and 2s, and Single Guys. Thando’s father died when she was in grade 8.
In 2016 she participated in the popular international format “lip Sync Battle” performing a rendition of the late Amy Winehouse.
In the same year she starred in her first ever feature film Mrs Right Guy alongside Dineo Moeketsi, Thapelo Mokoena and Lehasa Moloi.
In 2016 she hosted the South African Music Awards, alongside Somizi Mhlongo and in 2017 she hosted the South African Film and Television awards.
Thando Thabethe Boyfriend
Thando was in a relationship with Frans Mashao for fours years. Thando Thabethe was engaged to Frans Mashao of over four years. Thando said that her engagement happened when she was in Ibiza, Spain, saying that the moment was so beautiful. However, later announced this year that she and her fiance have broken up.
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