Skeem Saam is an educational soap opera that broadcasts on SABC1. After the show’s first episode was aired in 2011, it quickly gained popularity which continued to grow for the next ten years.
One of the characters who have made Skeem Saam a hit show is Eunice Nkadimeng. On the show, Eunice started out as the always happy but reserved girl but as the show progresses, she grows out of her shell.
The actress who plays this character is so good that sometimes we believe that in real life she is exactly like Eunice. But how similar or different is Eunice from the actress who plays her?
Here is everything you need to know about Eunice from Skeem Saam in real life, including her real name and age, her background and education, her acting career and her spiritual calling.
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Eunice from Skeem Saam real name and age
The actress who plays the role of Eunice in Skeem Saam is a young beautiful woman called Oratile Maitisa. She was born on the 1st of March 1999 which makes her current age 23 years old.
Oratile Maitisa’s background and education
Oratile was born and raised in Seshego Zone 1, a township on the outskirts of Polokwane, Limpopo. Not much is known about her family except that her mother is a retired teacher who runs a sewing business and she has two brothers called Lesedi and Maltase.
She began her studies at MP Malatjie Primary School in 2005 in Seshego Zone 8 and later joined Capricorn High School in Polokwane where she matriculated in 2016.
In a past interview, the budding actress revealed she had plans of studying Industrial Psychology because she always wanted a career where she can help people.
After getting into acting, she decided that she would first pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Live Performance from the AFDA and afterwards she would follow her dreams and study Industrial Psychology.
While her character on Skeem Saam is quite reserved and quiet, in real life, Oratile loves singing and dancing, and she loves fashion.
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Oratile Maitisa career
Oratile Maitisa landed her first acting role as Eunice on Skeem Saam when she was 13 years old and has been playing this role for 10 years now.
The talented actress has not landed other film or television roles yet but she has gained lots of exposure and we expect to see more of her in future.
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Is Oratile Maitisa a Sangoma?
Besides being a talented actress, Oratile Maitisa is also a Sangoma. In 2021, she revealed that she had finally accepted and embraced her spiritual calling.
Sharing photos of herself in a traditional sangoma outfit, Oratile also revealed that her spiritual journey had begun during her childhood and she hoped to help people through her gifts.
The young actress is not the only celebrity in Mzansi who has accepted their calling as Sangoma, other Mzansi celebrity sangomas include Luyanda Potwana, Mlungisi Mathe, Phelo Bala, and Masechaba Ndlovu, just to name a few.
Oratile Maitisa social media
You can find and follow Eunice from Skeem Saam on Instagram @oratilemthimkhulu and get updates about her current and upcoming projects.