Pebetsi Matlaila is one of the most successful actresses in South Africa, popularly known for her role as the entertainment journalist, Mogadi Matlonga in Skeem Saam. Her love for media has also propelled her to become a radio presenter as well. Here is all about her
How old is Mokgabi? Below is all the detailed information about her career, relationship, and family.
- Name: Pebetsi Nolo Matlaila
- Date of birth: November 8, 1983
- Gender: Female
- Pebetsi Matlaila age: 37 as of 2020
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Status: single
- Nationality: South African
- Occupation: TV actress, radio presenter
- Pebetsi Matlaila Instagram: @pebetsimatlaila
Early life and education
Pebetsi was born on November 8th, 1983, in Limpopo, South Africa. The gorgeous actress graduated from the Capricorn High School in Polokwane in 2003. After high school, she enrolled in an acting, presenting, and production school. She graduated with a Bachelors Degree from the University of South Africa. When she was 19, she moved to America, where she stayed for four years.
The Mzansi superstar has managed to keep her personal life private. She, however, shared photos of a bald man on social media who was presumed to be her boyfriend by her captions. Although the identity of Pebetsi Matlaila boyfriend is not known, the two seemed very happy with each other.
Pebetsi Matlaila husband
Is Pebetsi Nolo Mataila married? The superstar is not currently dating. She, however, has a daughter named Oarabile. Life has not been kind to Pebetsi Matlaila daughter, who was one-time fat-shamed by a cashier after she and her mom went shopping. Pebetsi took to her social media page to complain about the incident, and this earned the sympathy of her fans, including her Skeem Saam co-star, Innocent Sadiki.
Nolo has talents in acting as well as in hosting radio programs. Her husky voice has made her popular on the radio, having hosted daily shows on Capricorn FM and SarFM Radio.
Pebetsi Matlaila Skeem Saam
Pebetsi made her first appearance on TV as an entertainment journalist Mokgadi Maputla in the youth drama soapie, Skeem Saam, which aired on SABC1. According to the show, Mokgadi Maputla age is 25 years.
What happened to Mokgadi on Skeem Saam?
The character Mokgadi played by Nolo got married to Leeto Maputla (Eric Macheru). Fans of the show had had eagerly waited for the two to tie knots, for there was chemistry between them. No expense was spared in making of the scene, which took two episodes with the bride wearing a strapless beaded mermaid gown custom made by Palse Femme. The groom wore a three-piece suit designed by Palse. Although the director refused to disclose how much they spent, it is evident that hundreds of thousands of Rands were spent to make the scene look so real.
In some of the latest news on the South African talent, Matlaila was in hot soup after her former house help filed a suit against her in the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration for unfair dismissal. This happened after Matlaila fired the help due to grievances she had about her work ethic. Pebetsi was summoned to the CCMA Bellville, CCMA Kimberley, and CCMA Polokwane offices to solve the dispute.
The radio host received backlash after people flooded Pebetsi Nolo Matlaila Instagram with comments that she was ‘oversharing’. Nolo went ahead to say that she would not give in to cyberbullies on social media, for she had grown a thick skin over the years. She also said that she would always share her problems so that people can her experiences.
On Instagram, Pebetsi currently has over 276K followers, having posted more than 2K times. Pebetsi Matlaila Twitter account is yet to be created.
With a net worth of around $1–5 million, Nolo is one of the richest TV actresses who was born in South Africa.
Pebetsi Matlaila is one of South Africa’s top actresses not only by talent but by hard work. She is an inspiration to all the girls out there to do their thing no matter the challenges life has to throw on them.