Katlego Danke is a South African actress, TV presenter, and radio DJ. Beautiful Danke, who is of Tswana descent, is widely known for her role in the soapie Generations where she played the character of Dineo Mashaba as well as her role of Kgothalo on Isidingo. So, other than her talented performance on the screens, who is Katlego Danke?
How old is Katlego Danke? The successful and reserved actress has been in the acting industry since her emergence back in 2002. She has managed to be successful in her career by sticking to certain principles such as staying within her lane, enjoying life, and simply living to please herself. What else is there to know about her? This detailed biography will help you know better the life story of Katlego.
Katlego Danke profile summary
Name: Katlego Danke
Date of birth: November 7th, 1978
Place of birth: North West, South Africa
Katlego Danke age: Will be turning 41 years old later in 2019
Nationality: South African
Katlego Danke Instagram: @katlegodankeofficial
Katlego Danke Facebook: @Katlego Danke
Katlego Danke Twitter: @KatlegoDanke
Occupation: Actress, TV presenter, and radio DJ
Famous for: Her role in Generation and Isindigo soaps
Katlego Danke biography
Where is Katlego Danke from? Born in the North West, her childhood was spent in places such as Mafikeng, Potchefstroom, Mabopane, and Ga-Rankuwa. The actress’s early education is unknown although she joined the University of Cape Town and graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance. She graduated back in 2001 at the age of 23.
Katlego Danke husband
Is Katlego Danke married? Katlego is arguably the most down low celebrities of Mzansi. No one actually knows whether she is married or not, that is, if you exclude her marriage in the show Generations. If you want to see the Katlego Danke wedding pictures, go watch the episode in which she got married to Phenyo.
Katlego Danke son
Who is the father of Katlego Danke baby? Despite her desire for privacy, people know that she has a son. The name is unknown although she had the boy back in 2017. The father of the child is unknown although some rumors mentioned Patrice Motsepe. Nothing has been confirmed, which may be tough considering that it is not even clear if there is a Katlego Danke relationship. All in all, Katlego Danke body is still gorgeous even after delivering.
Katlego Danke career
Danke showed an interest in acting since she was a child, which was why it was not a surprise when she decided to pursue arts at university. She has managed to make appearances in productions such as Beyond The Veil, Miss Tertiary Feel, and The Town that was Mad among others. Her earlier TV roles included brief appearances in films and shows like SOS (2001) and Sewende Laan (2003).
Away from the camera, she has been on some cover of magazines such as Drum, True Love, and Real. She has also been voted as FHM’s 100 sexiest women in the world two times now; 2006 and 2011. Her other roles have seen her give motivational talks to the youth for organizations like the ANC Women’s League, The National Department of Health, Sonke Gender Justice Network, and the World Bank.
In 2015, she got a major break by becoming the brand ambassador of Philips Avent, which is an international company dealing in baby products. Her passion for children extends to charities that she has worked with like The Abraham Kriel Children’s Home and the Johannesburg Children’s Home.
Katlego Danke house
Recent reports emerged that Katlego was about to be kicked out of her house by First National Bank (FNB) after she failed to keep up with her monthly payments. Her home, which is Ferndale, Randburg, has arrears amounting to more than R21,000.
Television roles and films
The actor has appeared in:
- Isidingo as Kgothalo.
- What’s Bothering Marc Lottering on SABC3
- Elna Liebe in Afrika as Sophia.
- SABC2’s Afrikaans soapie 7de Laan
- Backstage as Keketso
- Generations as Dineo Mashaba
Her theater roles include:
- The Suit
- Miss Tertiary Feel.
- The Town that was Mad
- Beyond The Veil.
- The House of Kalumba.
- The opera performance of Macbeth.
- King Lear.
Nominations and awards
The actor has won several awards including:
- Best Dressed Actress in 2009 at the South African Film and TV Awards
- Nominated for a YOU Spectacular award for Favourite Actress in 2010
- Nominated the Best Screen Villain in the Duku-Duku Awards in 2004
That is it for Katlego Danke for now. Despite her reserved nature, you have a pretty decent knowledge about her and her life.
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