Kgaogelo Monama Biography

Diep city is a telenovela to watch out for…, it is still new and hot, this was seen by its ratings that its one of the best soapies and most-watched in Mzansi, let us take a glimpse on the life of one of the DiepCity Cast, Kgaogelo Monama who plays the role of Lerato

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Birth / Real Name:
Kgaogelo Monama
Actress and television personality
Date of Birth
11 May 1990 (age 31 years)
Place of Birth
Vosloorus, Gauteng
South African
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)


Kgaogelo Monama, (born 11 May 1990 in Vosloorus, Gauteng, South African), actress and television personality best known for playing the role of Lerato in Mzansi Magic telenovela Diep City.

Kgaogelo Monama received a B-Tech degree in Drama and Film Production from Tshwane University of Technology

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Kgaogelo Monama is dating KZN born actor Sabelo Ernest Radebe.


Kgaogelo Monama landed her first role in television, as Sarafina – a young, ambitious and outgoing waitress at Cole’s bar – in the soapie Scandal!.

In the same year (2014) she guest starred in the first episode of Soul City 12. The following year she guest starred in the action drama series Z’bondiwe and landed her role on Thandeka’s Diary, a sitcom which follows the (mis)adventures of 16-year-old Thandeka Zulu.

Theatre performances include Tselane and The Giant, Malibongwe Igama Lamakhosikaz, Exile, In Our Blood, Have You Seen Zandile?, She Bellows and Sophiatown.

With an alto voice range, she is a professional cabaret dancer who has performed at Morula Sun and Meropa Casino; and is a dancer in the group Diva Strides.

In 2016 she became a co-presenter on the SABC2 daytime talk show Talk SA, joining the show for its seventh season.

In 2021 she landed her first starring role in television when she was cast as Lerato in the Mzansi Magic telenovela DiepCity, which explores the struggle of four young women trying to make their way in the world.

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Kgaogelo Monama is on Instagram and his official handle is @sabelo_mthi.

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