- Terry Pheto is an internationally acclaimed actress from Mzansi
- She is also ranked as one of the richest and successful movie actresses off the African continent
- The acclaimed SA export is the first black South African to have starred in a Hollywood soapie, The Bold and the Beautiful
Terry Pheto is an internationally acclaimed actress and a beauty queen who needs no introduction in Mzansi.
Mzansi is proud to claim this talent as their own as she is ranked as one of the richest and successful movie actresses born in South Africa with her nett worth being estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million last year, according to bionetworth.com.
The multi-award winning actress has rubbed shoulders with top international celebrities such as Penelope Cruz, Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Aniston and many more during her gigs as a brand ambassador, actress and model.
Since she was discovered by Moonyeenn Lee, her talent has been witnessed in a list of movies such as Tsotsi, Mandela: A long walk to freedom and A United Kingdom, to list a few. Pheto was the first South African to hold a role in a Hollywood soapie, The Bold and the Beautiful, and has appeared on several local TV series. The beautiful actress holds a number of awards to her name.
“The year 2019 was a year of growth and revelation. It was challenging but it was also incredible. The year was elegantly put together. In 2020, I hope to make more movies and travel the continent,” she said.
Terry may be living her dream life but it was not so long ago that the successful actress lived in a shack in Soweto for 21 years. However, her acting talent paved her way to riches.
“I am grateful for all my blessings and lessons in life. My greatest inspiration comes from the desire to want to be more, to work on myself and to challenge myself. I like to look forward to the person that I will be in the next five years and make choices that she’ll be proud of, “ she said.
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