Bridget Masinga is one of the most famous people in South Africa. Her acting roles, fashion modelling and philanthropist nature have earned her a considerable following on social media. The actress is popularly known for her stunning role as Zoe on Generations, a Television Series of 2006.
She kicked off her modelling career at a tender age of 16. In 1997, she signed for Fork Model her exposure and became famous thanks to the South African TV Channel Go where she was a host from 2003 to 2006.
Bridget Masinga profile summary
- Real name: Bridget Masinga
- Date of Birth: February 26th 1981
- Place of Birth: Durban, in South Africa
- Nationality: South African
- Bridget Masinga age: 38 years
- Ethnicity: African
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
- Profession: Actress
- Marital Status: Divorced
The South African Actress was born in Durban on February 26th, 1981. She is a daughter to Elvis Jabulani Masinga, her father and Patricia Zodwa Roberson, her mother. The parents divorced when she was still young. Other than acting and modelling, she is also a television presenter and a radio DJ. In 2002, Bridget completed as second runner-up in the hotly contested Miss South Africa.
She was among the first learners to join Addington Primary after it was opened to African scholars. She, later on, went to Ridge Park College and then enrolled at Boston Media House to pursue a degree in Media studies. She dropped out in her second year due to financial constraints. She is also pursuing Bachelors of Arts: Government, Administration and Development at the University of South Africa.
Bridget Masinga career paper trail
The celebrity has had an exciting career in Fashion modelling, acting and Television and radio presenting.
She kicked off her modelling career in 1997. At the age of 16 years, young Bridget signed to Fork Models. Since then, she began taking part in Durban Fashion Week. She also took the centre stage, guiding campaigns such for MTN Africa, Levi’s Jeans and Edgars South Africa.
At 21 years of age, the actress took part in the Miss South Africa contest. She emerged third in the competition but established a good relationship with M-Net.
After the Miss South Africa show, Masinga moved to Johannesburg to continue her work with M-Net. Despite the unsuccessful audition on 'Idol South Africa', the first season, she stayed on and became part of the ‘Go’ project. On the Go, the presenter hosted formatted music shows such as Beatlab and Selekta.
In 2006, Generation, an iconic television series in South Africa, gave her a role of Zoe in their script. Later that year, she made a cameo on ‘Backstage’ as well as co-presented ‘Temptation SA’ together with Lennox James.
In 2007, she starred ‘Bay of Plenty’ as Theresa Nyawose. The series was aired in 2008 on SABC 1. After this role, she started hosting M-Net Movie show and simultaneously formed part of the Super Sport and M-net’s all access.
In 2011 and 2012, the presenter hosted ‘The Road to Miss SA’ season one and two. The following year, she appeared in the 1st season of Mzansi Magic’s as one of the Isibaya characters.
In 2015, she took part in ‘Ballroom dance’ which was televised on SABC 3 Friday nights.
Bridget Masinga has also worked in radio stations. As a host of Elevator in 2005 on YFM, and of WorkZone 1 on Jacaranda FM.
Bridget Masinga Instagram
Like most celebrities, she can be found on Instagram as @bridgetmasinga and other social media platforms.
Personal life and relationship affairs
In 2009, the actress married Thabiso Khati. The marriage lasted less than seven years when the couple decided to divorce in April 2015.
In case you were wondering who Bridget Masinga is, there you have it. She is a South African fashion model, actress and Television presenter who has enjoyed success thanks to her relentless efforts.