Aaron Moloisi is a South African television host known for shows such as The Big Question, a discussion program on SABC 2 and Shift, an education talk show on SABC1. He is also an actor and has featured in Queen of Katwe (2016), a Hollywood movie where he starred alongside award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o. He is also widely recognized in the country for portraying the role of Hector, a gay character on Take Nine mini-series.
Moloisi has built a deep connection with South Africans from different cultural backgrounds and across all social classes since his debut on television in 2002. He can also speak more than six South African languages. Below is Aaron Moloisi bio.
Aaron Moloisi profile summary
- Full name: Aaron Moloisi
- Date of birth: 13th May 1979
- Aaron Moloisi age: 41
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: South African
- Profession: Actor, television presenter
- Instagram: @aaronmoloisi
- Facebook: @OfficialAaronMoloisi
Aaron Moloisi early life and education
The actor was born on 13th May 1979 in Ga-Dikgale, Polokwane, Limpopo. He was raised by his grandmother Phefi, alongside seven other cousins in Ga-Dikgale village. Since there was no television in their household, he had to pay to watch television at neighbours' houses. Not much is known concerning Aaron Moloisi parents.
He finished his matric at age 16 with the dream of becoming a medical doctor, but he could not join the medical school because his points were lower. In an interview with CNBC AFRICA, he said he had to do BSC in Chemistry and Biology as a bridging course to be able to join medicine later. He did his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Microbiology at the University of Fort Hare from 1996 to 1999.
Aaron Moloisi is he married?
The actor has not openly admitted if there is any Aaron Moloisi partner, and he has not been seen wearing a ring at the time of writing this article. The multi-talented media personality has the perfect physique, and any lady would be happy to hold the title of Aaron Moloisi girlfriend or even better, Aaron Moloisi wife.
Aaron Moloisi career
Although Aaron did a scientific course at the university, he never made it his career. Soon after completing his BSC in Chemistry and Microbiology, he worked for Computer Configurations Holdings as an Oracle Database Developer from January 2000 to January 2002. He later Joined Liberty Group South Africa as an Oracle Database Management Systems Developer from January 2002 to February 2003.
He made his debut to the television industry in 2002. He began presenting for Take 5 show on SABC1. He then moved to The Big Question show on SABC2 later in 2002 as a field reporter. He was on this show until 2006. He joined Shift as a presenter in 2008.
He decided to give acting a try in 2007. He landed the role of Hector (a gay character) on After Nine, a controversial mini-series on SABC1. In 2016, he featured in the Queen of Katwe movie alongside award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o.
The following are Aaron Moloisi television roles:
- 10 Over 10 (Season 2) as a commentator
- After 9 (Season 1 and 2) as Hector
- Generations (Season 1) as Will Hlatswayo
- I Love South Africa (Season 1) as a contestant
- Rize Mzansi (Season 1) as a presenter
- Shift (Season 4 to 13) as a presenter
- Skeem Saam (Season 3, 4, 6 and 8) as a prosecutor
- Special Assignment (Season 1) as an anchor
- Take 5 season 1 as a host
- The Big Question (Season 1) as a presenter
- The Queen (Season 2 to 4) as Madimetja
The television host and actor also owns Moloisi Media House (PTY)Ltd, a production company in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a translator, producer, offline editor, and scriptwriter. He has also been the sales consultant for Distributed Power Africa since May 2019.
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Frequently asked questions
The following are the frequently asked questions concerning the actor.
Who is Aaron Moloisi?
He is a South African television presenter, producer, and actor known for movies such as Hollywood’s Queen of Katwe and various television shows, including The Big Question and Shift.
Who is Aaron Moloisi wife?
The TV host prefers to keep details of Aaron Moloisi family and his relationship status private although he has not been spotted with a marriage ring recently.
Is Aaron Moloisi a Xhosa?
The actor is a Pedi but can speak other South African national languages, including Xhosa, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Sesotho, IsiZulu, and Setswana.
Aaron Moloisi continues to make a positive impact on South Africa by empowering its people in different capacities through television and acting. What is he going to offer next?
Briefly.co.za reported in July what South Africans prefer when it comes to watching the country's TV shows. Since the enforcement of national lockdown to curb the coronavirus spread, people have been keeping busy indoors by watching popular SA telenovelas.
They took to social media to air their views. The audience seems to be fascinated with the new Gomora show compared to The Queen, which they feel does not have an impressive storyline.