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About

Thembi Seete is definitely a household name. She is described as a go-getter and risk taker willing to do whatever it takes to get where she wants to be in life. She is an actress, singer and presenter. Her career was uncertain at a point but being the risk-taker she is she made it big and has never looked back. Here's Thembi Seete's biography.

Personal Life

When was Thembi Seete born?

Thembisile ‘Thembi’ Seete was born on 25 March 1977 in Soweto and grew up in Sebokeng, Vale and Hillborough. 

Not much is known about Thembi Seete's parents apart from the fact that her mother died in March 2021 due to a brain tumour. 

Thembi Seete and her mother l Source: Instagram

She said that her death left a gaping hole in her as they were very close and did most things together.

Thembi Seete has two siblings, her sister Terry Pheto and her brother Moagi Seete who’s got an interest in fitness. 

Thembi Seete's Career

Thembi Seete on Idols l Source: InstagramThembi Seete said that her career began when she moved to Hillsborough. She was the girl who always performed at home and in school. 

She met one of her group members Lebo when she went to the studio in Soweto for her usual recording gigs. 

Boom shaka music group l Source: Instagram

From then, both stuck together and went on to form LMT, Lebo, Mabatho and Thembi which later became L’n’T Lebo and Thembi after Mabatho left. 

Then came the Kwaito Music Group Boom Shaka which she was part of between 1994 and 2000. After the split of the group, Thembi Seete launched her solo music career. 

Source: InstagramAs she did that, she also ventured into acting and that took off pretty well. She landed her first role in Hijack Stories

In the same year, Thembi Seete went on to feature in two other films, Yizo Yizo for which she sang its soundtrack Sure Ntombazana and Gaz’lam. Both series aired on SABC 1.

Gomora cast l Source: InstagramThembi Seete’s talent was evident and directors handed her roles in other films like Crossing the Line in the role of Pumla, Zone 14 as Nina Moloi, and Mtunzini as Lily. 

In 2014, Thembi Seete featured in three films - The Gift, Zaziwa and Rhythm City as Bongi. The other films Thembi Seete took part in include the much-loved drama series Gomora, Family Secrets, and Kings of Joburg.Thembi Seete with cast members of Gomora l Source: InstagramIn 2020, Thembi Seete was one of the judges on the 18th season of Idols South Africa and joined the panel of Somizi Mhlongo and Rapper JR.

Television

Thembi Seete hosting the Gauteng Summer Cup l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete went on to carve a career in television as a presenter. She’s presented a dance show, Jika Majika on SABC 1 for ten seasons. 

She also presented a reality television music competition called Clash of Choirs, a game show ‘Nguwe Na?’ and Crown Gospel Music Awards. 

Thembi Seete's salary

Thembi Seete takes a leading role in the television drama series Gomora. She reportedly earns R40000 per month from her appearance on the show.

Thembi Seete's Makeup

Azuri Cosmetics l Source: Instagram

In 2018, the musician cum actor launched a cosmetics line called Azuri Cosmetics. She's been praised for her looks and it's befitting that she got into this line of business.

Thembi Seete's Relationships

Thembi Seete broke up with her husband-to-be Bob ‘Bobo ‘Bo’ Seritsane after a 10-year relationship. 

Bobo was ready to make her his wife after he proposed but Thembi Seete admitted she was scared to walk down the aisle and hence the delay in setting the date for their marriage. 

However, the longer she delayed her decision the more she was convinced she didn't want marriage. Thembi Seete later said she wanted a connection rather than a glamorous event or a ring.

Thembi Seete and his son Dakalo l Source: Instagram

Post that relationship, businessman Collen Mashawana became Thembi Seete’s boyfriend with whom she has a son named Dakalo.

 The shocking thing about Thembi Seete's pregnancy is that she gave birth to her first kid on 11 April at age of 41.   

Collen Mashawana and Thembi Seete reportedly broke off things and are now co-parenting their son.

Thembi Seete's Controversy

Thembi Seete's real age

Source: Instagram

You can understand why some people would be sceptical about Thembi Seete’s age. She is in her 40s but many people are doubtful as she looks younger while others think she is older than she claims. A Twitter user identified as Kamo Marven alleged she is in her 60s but fans were not convinced.

Thembi Seete's eviction

Thembi Seete moved quickly to secure her home in Greenstone Hill, East of Johannesburg after she was at risk of being evicted

She paid more than R50,000 in arrears. Lawyers of the Sterilitzia Complex moved to court after she accumulated arrears of more than R40,000.  

Thembi Seete's Car

Thembi Seete is a lover of posh cars. She owns a Range Rover estimated to cost over R700,000, a Lamborghini Huracan - said to be a gift from her baby daddy - priced at R5.7 million, and a Mercedez Benz E Class worth R1.2 million. 

Thembi Seete beside a Porsche l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete's Range Rover l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete's House

Thembi Seete's house l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete’s house is located in the luxurious estate of Greenstone Hill in the East of Johannesburg. 

She rarely shares images of her house on social media but has given her followers a glimpse into what her kitchen looks like. It's modern, classy, vibrant and equipped like a chef's kitchen. 

Thembi Seete's Net Worth

Thembi Seete’s net worth is estimated to be $9 million or R153 million. She earns from various activities like music, acting, social media influencer and being a television presenter.

Awards & Recognition

Source: Instagram

2016: Nominee at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) Golden Horn as the Best Actress for the film ‘The Gift.’

Social Media

Thembi Seete’s Instagram: @ThembiSeete_ 

Thembi Seete’s Twitter: @ThembiSeete_ 

Thembi Seete’s Facebook: Thembi Seete

Q&A

How old was Thembi Seete when she gave birth?

Thembi Seete gave birth to her first child in 2021 at the age of 40.

Who is Thembi Seete's sister?

Thembi Seete’s sister is Terry Pheto.

How did Thembi Seete lose weight?

Thembi Seete revealed that she lost weight through taking diet pills, crash diets as well as starving herself 

Who is Thembi Seete married to?

Thembi Seete is not married. She was engaged to her ex-boyfriend Bob ‘Bobo ‘Bo’ but broke things off before the wedding.

How many kids does Thembi Seete have?

Thembi Seete has one child named Dakalo. The father of her son is businessman Collen Mashawana. 

Is Thembi Seete leaving Gomora?

Thembi Seete is still part of the cast of the highly rated drama series Gomora. She plays the role of Gladys Dlamini, a social worker who cares about the community and has to maintain peace in her home between her son and his father.  

Real name:
Thembisile Seete
Occupation:
Singer, actress, radio presenter
Birthday:
25 March 1977
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Aries
Birth place:
Soweto
Height:
5'5" or 167cm
Children:
Dakalo
Net Worth:
$9 million or R153 million

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Image of Thembi Seete's Biography: Personal Life, Schooling, Career, Relationships, Car, House, Net Worth
Real name:
Thembisile Seete
Occupation:
Singer, actress, radio presenter
Birthday:
25 March 1977
Nationality:
South African
Star sign:
Aries
Birth place:
Soweto
Height:
5'5" or 167cm
Children:
Dakalo
Net Worth:
$9 million or R153 million

About

Thembi Seete is definitely a household name. She is described as a go-getter and risk taker willing to do whatever it takes to get where she wants to be in life. She is an actress, singer and presenter. Her career was uncertain at a point but being the risk-taker she is she made it big and has never looked back. Here's Thembi Seete's biography.

Personal Life

When was Thembi Seete born?

Thembisile ‘Thembi’ Seete was born on 25 March 1977 in Soweto and grew up in Sebokeng, Vale and Hillborough. 

Not much is known about Thembi Seete's parents apart from the fact that her mother died in March 2021 due to a brain tumour. 

Thembi Seete and her mother l Source: Instagram

She said that her death left a gaping hole in her as they were very close and did most things together.

Thembi Seete has two siblings, her sister Terry Pheto and her brother Moagi Seete who’s got an interest in fitness. 

Thembi Seete's Career

Thembi Seete on Idols l Source: InstagramThembi Seete said that her career began when she moved to Hillsborough. She was the girl who always performed at home and in school. 

She met one of her group members Lebo when she went to the studio in Soweto for her usual recording gigs. 

Boom shaka music group l Source: Instagram

From then, both stuck together and went on to form LMT, Lebo, Mabatho and Thembi which later became L’n’T Lebo and Thembi after Mabatho left. 

Then came the Kwaito Music Group Boom Shaka which she was part of between 1994 and 2000. After the split of the group, Thembi Seete launched her solo music career. 

Source: InstagramAs she did that, she also ventured into acting and that took off pretty well. She landed her first role in Hijack Stories

In the same year, Thembi Seete went on to feature in two other films, Yizo Yizo for which she sang its soundtrack Sure Ntombazana and Gaz’lam. Both series aired on SABC 1.

Gomora cast l Source: InstagramThembi Seete’s talent was evident and directors handed her roles in other films like Crossing the Line in the role of Pumla, Zone 14 as Nina Moloi, and Mtunzini as Lily. 

In 2014, Thembi Seete featured in three films - The Gift, Zaziwa and Rhythm City as Bongi. The other films Thembi Seete took part in include the much-loved drama series Gomora, Family Secrets, and Kings of Joburg.Thembi Seete with cast members of Gomora l Source: InstagramIn 2020, Thembi Seete was one of the judges on the 18th season of Idols South Africa and joined the panel of Somizi Mhlongo and Rapper JR.

Television

Thembi Seete hosting the Gauteng Summer Cup l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete went on to carve a career in television as a presenter. She’s presented a dance show, Jika Majika on SABC 1 for ten seasons. 

She also presented a reality television music competition called Clash of Choirs, a game show ‘Nguwe Na?’ and Crown Gospel Music Awards. 

Thembi Seete's salary

Thembi Seete takes a leading role in the television drama series Gomora. She reportedly earns R40000 per month from her appearance on the show.

Thembi Seete's Makeup

Azuri Cosmetics l Source: Instagram

In 2018, the musician cum actor launched a cosmetics line called Azuri Cosmetics. She's been praised for her looks and it's befitting that she got into this line of business.

Thembi Seete's Relationships

Thembi Seete broke up with her husband-to-be Bob ‘Bobo ‘Bo’ Seritsane after a 10-year relationship. 

Bobo was ready to make her his wife after he proposed but Thembi Seete admitted she was scared to walk down the aisle and hence the delay in setting the date for their marriage. 

However, the longer she delayed her decision the more she was convinced she didn't want marriage. Thembi Seete later said she wanted a connection rather than a glamorous event or a ring.

Thembi Seete and his son Dakalo l Source: Instagram

Post that relationship, businessman Collen Mashawana became Thembi Seete’s boyfriend with whom she has a son named Dakalo.

 The shocking thing about Thembi Seete's pregnancy is that she gave birth to her first kid on 11 April at age of 41.   

Collen Mashawana and Thembi Seete reportedly broke off things and are now co-parenting their son.

Thembi Seete's Controversy

Thembi Seete's real age

Source: Instagram

You can understand why some people would be sceptical about Thembi Seete’s age. She is in her 40s but many people are doubtful as she looks younger while others think she is older than she claims. A Twitter user identified as Kamo Marven alleged she is in her 60s but fans were not convinced.

Thembi Seete's eviction

Thembi Seete moved quickly to secure her home in Greenstone Hill, East of Johannesburg after she was at risk of being evicted

She paid more than R50,000 in arrears. Lawyers of the Sterilitzia Complex moved to court after she accumulated arrears of more than R40,000.  

Thembi Seete's Car

Thembi Seete is a lover of posh cars. She owns a Range Rover estimated to cost over R700,000, a Lamborghini Huracan - said to be a gift from her baby daddy - priced at R5.7 million, and a Mercedez Benz E Class worth R1.2 million. 

Thembi Seete beside a Porsche l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete's Range Rover l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete's House

Thembi Seete's house l Source: Instagram

Thembi Seete’s house is located in the luxurious estate of Greenstone Hill in the East of Johannesburg. 

She rarely shares images of her house on social media but has given her followers a glimpse into what her kitchen looks like. It's modern, classy, vibrant and equipped like a chef's kitchen. 

Thembi Seete's Net Worth

Thembi Seete’s net worth is estimated to be $9 million or R153 million. She earns from various activities like music, acting, social media influencer and being a television presenter.

Awards & Recognition

Source: Instagram

2016: Nominee at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) Golden Horn as the Best Actress for the film ‘The Gift.’

Social Media

Thembi Seete’s Instagram: @ThembiSeete_ 

Thembi Seete’s Twitter: @ThembiSeete_ 

Thembi Seete’s Facebook: Thembi Seete

Q&A

How old was Thembi Seete when she gave birth?

Thembi Seete gave birth to her first child in 2021 at the age of 40.

Who is Thembi Seete's sister?

Thembi Seete’s sister is Terry Pheto.

How did Thembi Seete lose weight?

Thembi Seete revealed that she lost weight through taking diet pills, crash diets as well as starving herself 

Who is Thembi Seete married to?

Thembi Seete is not married. She was engaged to her ex-boyfriend Bob ‘Bobo ‘Bo’ but broke things off before the wedding.

How many kids does Thembi Seete have?

Thembi Seete has one child named Dakalo. The father of her son is businessman Collen Mashawana. 

Is Thembi Seete leaving Gomora?

Thembi Seete is still part of the cast of the highly rated drama series Gomora. She plays the role of Gladys Dlamini, a social worker who cares about the community and has to maintain peace in her home between her son and his father.