Thembi Seete Biography

Birth Name: Thembi Seete
Occupation: Actress, presenter and singer
Date of Birth 25 March 1977 (age 44 years)
Place of Birth Soweto, Gauteng
Nationality: South African
Gender: Female
Children: Dakalo (son)

Thembi Seete (born 25 March 1977, Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa), actress known for playing the role of Gladys on Mzansi Magic drama series Gomora. She rose to fame in the 90s as a member of music group called Boom Shaka.

Who is Thembi Seete?

Thembi Seete was born on 25 March 1977, in Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa.

Thembi Seete children

In April 2018, Thembi gave birth to her baby boy, named Dakalo.

Thembi Seete family

Thembi Seete was born to Rebecca and sadly her father passed away who she always remembers to pay tribute to. She grew up in Sebokeng in the Vaal where she stayed with her aunt and uncle.

Thembi Seete boyfriend / husband

Thembi Seete is very private when it comes to her love life. However, at a wedding in Mauritius she was spotted posing for a picture next to Cashflow and his girl with her boyfriend and Limpopo-born businessman Collen Mashawana.

Thembi is one of the celebrities who caught the country by surprise after news of her break up with her fiance surfaced. The name of Thembi husband-to-be then is Bobo “Bo” Seritsane. The two were had been dating for over ten years, and Bobo proposed to her in 2012.


Thembi Seete is best known as one of the members of the kwaito supergroup Boom Shaka, from 1994-2000. After the group split, she launched a solo career and everything seemed to fall into place.

She played a minor role in the 2000 film Hijack Stories, but first made her mark in the hard-hitting scandalous SABC1 drama series Yizo Yizo. She also sang the popular track Sure Ntombazana for the soundtrack to Yizo Yizo 2 which was a stepping stone for her music career.

In 2001 Thembi released her debut solo album “Lollipop” which was a resounding success and was followed up by a second album Smatsatsa, featuring hits like Shayi Zandla and Mphate Kahle as well as featuring kwaito sensation Skwatta Kamp.

Between 2000 and 2004, she landed a role at Gaz’lam, which is a drama series at SABC1. In this series, she played the role of Lerato. In 2005 she landed a role in ‘Crossing the Line’, which is an African movie that was made for TV. In 2006 she had the chance to play the leading role in SABC1’s Zone 14; a soccer drama series. Here, she played the role of Nina Moloi for the four seasons of the show.

In 2015, she landed herself a gig on the soapie where she played the role of Bongi and in 2020, she also landed a role as Gladys in Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora.

She also owns a make-up range and runs a beauty bar called Azuri with Mbali Nkosi and Sharon Khuzwayo.

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