Appreciation Post: Skeem Saams' Elizabeth Serunye

Let's show some appreciation for Principal Thobakgale

By  | Jul 11, 2020, 04:00 PM  | Top of The

In the last couple of months, we've lost some of our most-loved television stars in Ntate Charles Maja and the legendary Mary Twala but to name a few. This has made us realise that it's important to celebrate our local talents while we still can.


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One actress we believe deserves more recognition than she actually gets is Elizabeth Serunye, popularly known as Principal, Thobakgale on SABC 1's educational soap-drama Skeem Saam.

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Before pursuing a career in acting, Elizabeth was a lead singer in her high school choir. There was a time when she worked at a supermarket to make ends meet. She got her major breakthrough role on Soul City in 2006. This was followed by her much-loved role as Mapaseka on Moferefere Lenyalong and also Rhythm City as Rose, wife to Jafta.


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The 49-year-old has also starred on City Sesla and Home Affairs. Elizabeth Serunye is a mother of three, two boys and a girl.


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