Salamina Mosese is a stunning and talented actress who made her debut in the entertainment industry when she was very young. How old is Salamina Mosese? What mental struggles does she grapple with? Find out more about her entire life and the surprising way she landed her first acting gig here.
In South Africa, Salamina Mosese is instantly recognizable because of all the major roles she has had throughout the years. She keeps her family life mostly private but shares important milestones in her life and career with her fans. A fun fact is that she was once romantic with the famous comedian Trevor Noah before he was famous. Find out more interesting and fun things about her below.
Salamina Mosese profiles
- Salamina Mosese maiden name: Salamina Mphelo
- Date of birth: 19th June 1983
- Place of birth: Zebediela, Limpopo
- Salamina Mosese age: 37 years
- Height: 1.62 m
- Occupation: Actress, model, producer, TV host, and presenter
- Spouse: Tshepo Howza Mosese
- Children: 2
Early life and education
Commonly known as Ella, the domestic worker from Abo Mzala, Salamina Mosese is a very educated and intelligent woman. She matriculated with distinctions in English, Afrikaans, and History. She enrolled in the University of Johannesburg, where she studied Corporate Communications.
Born in Zebediela, a small village in Limpopo, the famous actress landed an acting gig entirely by chance. She had taken her brother to try out for a role, she was encouraged to audition, and landed a gig. Since then, it has been an upward trajectory for the gifted actress who bodies every acting opportunity she gets, even those out of her comfort zone.
She has been in the TV industry for more than 20 years. Her first job was as a presenter for CRAZe, an eTV kids program, where she stayed for 5 years. Around that time, she acted in Soul Buddyz, a youth-centred show by SABC1.
In 2007, she presented Crazy Games on SABC2 and at the same time landed a gig presenting on the reality show Top Class on SABC1. She started making major waves in the industry in 2008 when she won Top Billing presenter search, and in that same year, she began presenting that same show. She was also the presenter of two Nedbank gameshows on SABC3 and eTV.
Another major role she has worked on is Ella, a domestic worker who is romantic at heart and waiting for her prince charming who will save her from her miseries. Her hilarious performance earned her a SAFTA for the Best actress in a comedy. The show AboMzala revealed a comical side to the talented actress.
Other TV shows and movies she has appeared in include:
- 7de Laan
- Baby Mamas
- Home Affairs
- I Want to Sing Gospel
- The Ring
- The South African Film and Television Awards - Season 8
- Soul City
- Justice for All
- Beat the Drum
Salamina Mosese family and pregnancy announcement
Salamina is married to the fellow actor Tshepo Howza Mosese. Salamina Mosese and Howza met on the set of Backstage, a local soapie. They were smitten with each other from the word go, and since then have been an inspiration to their fans.
How old is Howza Mosese? Just like his wife, he is 37 years old. Salamina was in awe of this sexy, talented man while he was smitten with her beauty, and when she befriended him on set, things took off soon after.
The couple has received lots of praise and support from the public since they began, winning them the Inspirational Couple of the year Award at the I Do Awards. They have become unofficial marriage experts on all things related to love and support.
Does Salamina Mosese have a baby?
After 12 years of marriage and one child later, the couple welcomed a baby. They announced their new arrival to the family through a Bona magazine cover story, catching everyone by surprise. The first Salamina Mosese child is Tumi (Tumelo).
After the birth of Salamina Mosese baby, the secretive couple waited months before releasing the picture of their child, but they are very low-key, and to date, they have not released the gender or any photos of their already famous baby.
So far, Salamina's life looks like a bed of roses, but this is far from the case. She has had her fair share of problems. She uses her experiences to motivate and advise others. She opened up about getting a stroke on her way to the 7de Laan set. This was before she was 30. As if to add salt to the injury, she soon discovered that her spouse had diabetes.
Unfortunately, this is not all; she has also struggled with chemical and emotional depression and anxiety. Over the years, she has learnt how to cope with and handle her mental struggles.
Salamina Mosese pictures
Salamina Mosese never disappoints when it comes to striking a pose. You can find her best pictures on her Instagram account @salaminamosese. These are our favourite ones.
She and her husband dressed to kill at a friend's wedding.
Howza photobombing his wife's stunning photo.
That is everything you need to know about this actress who landed her dream job by accident and is still making waves in the South African entertainment industry. She will continue to be a force to be reckoned with.
His fans never get tired of watching him on screen. When he featured in the Color of Freedom in 2007, his role in the movie brought him to the spotlight and gave him more fortune than usual. Since then, his popularity has increased dramatically. Find out about his personal life here.