The beautiful South African actor and producer, Terry Pheto celebrates her 39th birthday today.
Celebrating your birthday in lockdown is a bit of a mood killer but Terry has so much to be proud of and grateful for.
Briefly.co.za knows how many amazing things Terry has accomplished in her 39 years on this earth, making Mzansi proud more times than we can count.
Terry became a household name when she starred in Oscar award-winning SA film Tsotsi. Her career has not stopped flourishing and her portfolio growing.
In celebration of Terry’s 39th birthday, we bring you eight lit facts about the multi-talented star:
1. Terry Pheto's heritage
Terry Pheto is a South African actor, businessperson and producer with a Tswana background.
She was born in Evaton, Gauteng, South Africa and spent most of her life growing up on the streets of Soweto.
Miss Pheto became the new face of L'Oréal S.A in 2008 – skincare is totes her thing.
4. Her break into the industry
Terry was spotted by a casting director in Soweto when she was 21, and so her career in the entertainment world begun.
5. Starring roles
Other than Totsi, Terry has started in various other films such as Catch a Fire (2006) and How to Steal 2 Million (2012).
6. Other career directions
Aside from acting, she has been involved in other entertainment roles, such as being a guest judge of Class Act on SABC1.
7. Love life
Terry used to date DJ Sbu back in 2009 until the two broke up in 2010 – her love life life has been rather secretive since she is allegedly baed-up with Peter, a Xhosa man who is described as an 'IT mogul'.
8. Hobbies and interests
Terry’s famous friends all took to social media to wish her a very happy born day.
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