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Thando Thabethe in a black hat

About

Thando is famously known as Thabooty because of her beautiful body. Her rise to stardom was not without challenges. Her family is always her number one priority.

Personal Life 

Thando Thabethe, age 31, was born in the township of Soweto, located in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 18th June 1990. Not only is she a sensational TV personality, but she is also a fabulous actress, playwright, and radio DJ. 

Thando completed her schooling at Mondeor High School, where she was called back a few years later to give a speech to the graduating class.  

Thando continued her education at the University of Johannesburg, from where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, accounting in 2011.  

Thando’s father committed suicide when she was only 13 years old. With two other siblings, Sanele and Sibu Thabethe, Thando’s bereft mother was left to care for the three young children single-handedly. The young, impressionable teenager Thando was encouraged and supported by her mother to pursue her passion for the theatre. In her teenage years, Thando took part in many theatre productions that eventually led to her landing her first TV role at the age of 14.  

Career 

How did Thando Thabethe’s career start?  

While in her final year at university, Thando was a DJ at the YFM radio station. She also bagged the lead role of Thando Nkosi in a popular sitcom – My Perfect Family. The show aired for three seasons.  

A list of Thando Thabethe movies is not hard to find. Here are a few of the more recent films she has started in: 

  • Blood Psalms as The Emissary of Heka (2020) 

  • How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding as Beauty Sello (2020) 

  • Reyka as Nandi Sele (2020) 

Thando Thabete was named one of Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 in the year 2019. She is also Nivea’s first brand ambassador in Africa. 

Family

Thando Thabethe has earned all of the acclaim and money during her career as an actress. Unlike most celebrities, when you think of Thando Thabethe, cars are not the first thing that comes to mind. However, the story of one of her cars is exceptionally popular. 

At the age of 27, Thando bought a brand-new Mercedes for her mother to express her appreciation towards her for being a “pillar of strength”. For Thando, this was the best thing she had ever done.    

The death of Thando’s father was not the only tragedy in the sensational actress’s life. Her brother Sibu Thabethe was tragically shot and killed in a robbery in 2015. The actress poured her heart out all over social media to mourn the loss of her beloved brother. Sad as it may seem, life goes on, and so did Thando’s. 

Relationships

Who is Thando Thabete’s boyfriend?  

Thando Thabethe’s list of boyfriends is not a long one. Very little is known about her dating life, but here’s what we know so far. 

Thando dated Lunga Shabalala secretly for many years before the relationship came to light in the media and was finally confirmed in 2019. The couple lived together for some time, but unfortunately, rumours suggest that they broke up due to an alleged affair. 

Later, Thando dated Frans Mashao. Their relationship was the talk of the town and made every headline. After a very public and romantic proposal in Ibiza, the couple was engaged for some time. Thando Thabete's wedding to Frans Mashao was awaited with bated breath. They had a glamorous engagement party, and the wedding would have been a hit. However, Thando called off the engagement a few months later as it was rumoured that Frans cheated on her. 

As of June 2021, the influential entrepreneur and businessman Jaji Albortore is Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend. He is the CEO of Booth Night Club, Johannesburg. Jaji’s post announced their relationship. The two were on a date with a very confident and romantic post about her being his “lockdown partner.” 

Though she isn’t currently married, fans are hoping that Jaji would eventually become Thando Thabethe’s husband. Fingers crossed.

Is Thando Thabethe married? 

Thando Thabethe is not married. However, she is dating businessman and entrepreneur, Jaji Albortore and things seem to be getting quite serious. So who knows, maybe there are wedding bells in Thando’s near future. 

Controversy

Thando Thabethe had a social media spat with popular podcast host Mac G. The latter made comments about the LGBTQ community that were deemed offensive. Thando blasted Mac G. She posted: "Discrimination in the guise of being "raw and unfiltered" Wish I could unsee the MacG podcast. Disgusted!" 

Mac G responded by pointing out what he termed as the double standards of the entertainment industry when it comes to demanding accountability from people. He pointed out that whilst some "big names" in the industry would go Scott free for committing equivalent actions, they were targeted as they were "small".

Car

Thando Thabethe’s car? Didn’t some Twitter users think that she’s aiming too high? Guess what, Thando Thabethe’s dream of owning a Porsche has finally come true. She just bought herself the German machine and shared the news with her fans on her Instagram page. She has also previously stated that she wants a Mercedes Benz. Who knows. That might just be the latest thing she reveals on her social media.

House

Thando’s home renovation was all the rage when it first started in 2018. She had big plans for her home, including a walk-in closet—every girl’s dream. When the project was finally complete in 2019, Thando posted multiple images all over Instagram and Twitter with updates on her home renovation. One of her posts said that her “closet dreams” had come true.  

In February 2021, Thando took her home acquiring skills to a whole new level. She bought a brand-new luxury home for her mother. A double-storey home with a huge garden and a pool. If anyone knows how to show gratitude, it is Thando Thabethe. 

Net Worth

Thando Thabete’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million.

Awards & Recognition

Thando Thabethe was named in Forbes Africa 30 under 30 in 2019. 

She was also named among the 100 most influential youth in Africa in 2019. 

Social Media

Thando Thabete's Instagram: @thando_thabethe

Thando Thabete's Twitter: @Thando_Thabethe

Q&A

Is Thando Thabethe married? 

Thando Thabethe is not married. However, she is dating businessman and entrepreneur, Jaji Albortore and things seem to be getting quite serious. So who knows, maybe there are wedding bells in Thando’s near future. 

How old is Thando Thabethe? 

Thando Thabethe was born on 18th June 1990, making her 31 years old as of today. 

Where is Thando Thabethe from? 

Thando Thabethe is from Johannesburg, South Africa.  

Birthday:
18 June 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Gemini
Born in:
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Thando Thabethe in a black hat
Birthday:
18 June 1990
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Gemini
Born in:
Johannesburg, South Africa

About

Thando is famously known as Thabooty because of her beautiful body. Her rise to stardom was not without challenges. Her family is always her number one priority.

Personal Life 

Thando Thabethe, age 31, was born in the township of Soweto, located in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 18th June 1990. Not only is she a sensational TV personality, but she is also a fabulous actress, playwright, and radio DJ. 

Thando completed her schooling at Mondeor High School, where she was called back a few years later to give a speech to the graduating class.  

Thando continued her education at the University of Johannesburg, from where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, accounting in 2011.  

Thando’s father committed suicide when she was only 13 years old. With two other siblings, Sanele and Sibu Thabethe, Thando’s bereft mother was left to care for the three young children single-handedly. The young, impressionable teenager Thando was encouraged and supported by her mother to pursue her passion for the theatre. In her teenage years, Thando took part in many theatre productions that eventually led to her landing her first TV role at the age of 14.  

Career 

How did Thando Thabethe’s career start?  

While in her final year at university, Thando was a DJ at the YFM radio station. She also bagged the lead role of Thando Nkosi in a popular sitcom – My Perfect Family. The show aired for three seasons.  

A list of Thando Thabethe movies is not hard to find. Here are a few of the more recent films she has started in: 

  • Blood Psalms as The Emissary of Heka (2020) 

  • How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding as Beauty Sello (2020) 

  • Reyka as Nandi Sele (2020) 

Thando Thabete was named one of Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 in the year 2019. She is also Nivea’s first brand ambassador in Africa. 

Family

Thando Thabethe has earned all of the acclaim and money during her career as an actress. Unlike most celebrities, when you think of Thando Thabethe, cars are not the first thing that comes to mind. However, the story of one of her cars is exceptionally popular. 

At the age of 27, Thando bought a brand-new Mercedes for her mother to express her appreciation towards her for being a “pillar of strength”. For Thando, this was the best thing she had ever done.    

The death of Thando’s father was not the only tragedy in the sensational actress’s life. Her brother Sibu Thabethe was tragically shot and killed in a robbery in 2015. The actress poured her heart out all over social media to mourn the loss of her beloved brother. Sad as it may seem, life goes on, and so did Thando’s. 

Relationships

Who is Thando Thabete’s boyfriend?  

Thando Thabethe’s list of boyfriends is not a long one. Very little is known about her dating life, but here’s what we know so far. 

Thando dated Lunga Shabalala secretly for many years before the relationship came to light in the media and was finally confirmed in 2019. The couple lived together for some time, but unfortunately, rumours suggest that they broke up due to an alleged affair. 

Later, Thando dated Frans Mashao. Their relationship was the talk of the town and made every headline. After a very public and romantic proposal in Ibiza, the couple was engaged for some time. Thando Thabete's wedding to Frans Mashao was awaited with bated breath. They had a glamorous engagement party, and the wedding would have been a hit. However, Thando called off the engagement a few months later as it was rumoured that Frans cheated on her. 

As of June 2021, the influential entrepreneur and businessman Jaji Albortore is Thando Thabethe’s boyfriend. He is the CEO of Booth Night Club, Johannesburg. Jaji’s post announced their relationship. The two were on a date with a very confident and romantic post about her being his “lockdown partner.” 

Though she isn’t currently married, fans are hoping that Jaji would eventually become Thando Thabethe’s husband. Fingers crossed.

Is Thando Thabethe married? 

Thando Thabethe is not married. However, she is dating businessman and entrepreneur, Jaji Albortore and things seem to be getting quite serious. So who knows, maybe there are wedding bells in Thando’s near future. 

Controversy

Thando Thabethe had a social media spat with popular podcast host Mac G. The latter made comments about the LGBTQ community that were deemed offensive. Thando blasted Mac G. She posted: "Discrimination in the guise of being "raw and unfiltered" Wish I could unsee the MacG podcast. Disgusted!" 

Mac G responded by pointing out what he termed as the double standards of the entertainment industry when it comes to demanding accountability from people. He pointed out that whilst some "big names" in the industry would go Scott free for committing equivalent actions, they were targeted as they were "small".

Car

Thando Thabethe’s car? Didn’t some Twitter users think that she’s aiming too high? Guess what, Thando Thabethe’s dream of owning a Porsche has finally come true. She just bought herself the German machine and shared the news with her fans on her Instagram page. She has also previously stated that she wants a Mercedes Benz. Who knows. That might just be the latest thing she reveals on her social media.

House

Thando’s home renovation was all the rage when it first started in 2018. She had big plans for her home, including a walk-in closet—every girl’s dream. When the project was finally complete in 2019, Thando posted multiple images all over Instagram and Twitter with updates on her home renovation. One of her posts said that her “closet dreams” had come true.  

In February 2021, Thando took her home acquiring skills to a whole new level. She bought a brand-new luxury home for her mother. A double-storey home with a huge garden and a pool. If anyone knows how to show gratitude, it is Thando Thabethe. 

Net Worth

Thando Thabete’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million.

Awards & Recognition

Thando Thabethe was named in Forbes Africa 30 under 30 in 2019. 

She was also named among the 100 most influential youth in Africa in 2019. 

Social Media

Thando Thabete's Instagram: @thando_thabethe

Thando Thabete's Twitter: @Thando_Thabethe

Q&A

Is Thando Thabethe married? 

Thando Thabethe is not married. However, she is dating businessman and entrepreneur, Jaji Albortore and things seem to be getting quite serious. So who knows, maybe there are wedding bells in Thando’s near future. 

How old is Thando Thabethe? 

Thando Thabethe was born on 18th June 1990, making her 31 years old as of today. 

Where is Thando Thabethe from? 

Thando Thabethe is from Johannesburg, South Africa.