A brief summary of the life of Moshidi Motshegwa

Moshidi Motshegwa (born 3 September 1977) is a veteran actress who has featured in popular television shows. She is mostly remembered for her villain character in “Rhythm City” where she played the role of Naomi Fischer and Malefu in “The River”. And more recently she can be seen on the black door.

Full biography: Moshidi Motshegwa

Motshidid Motshegwa or Motshegoa.

Full name: Moshidi Motshegoa
Date of birth: 3 September 1977 (speculative)
Place of birth: South Africa
Education: Unknown
Height: 1.6m
Occupation: Actress
Known for: Naomi on Rhythm City
Net worth: est. $8 million
Nationality: South African

Early life of Moshidi Motshegwa

Moshidi Motshegoa was born on 3 September 1977 in South Africa. However, it’s important to note that the 1977 year is speculative and her actual year and month are not accurately known. Moreover, not much is known about Moshidi Motshegwa’s family as she keeps most of her information private. In an interview with Metro FM, Moshidi disclosed that she was raised in a very strict home and was held to a high standard in school as one of her parents was a school principal.

Personal life

There’s no information about Moshidi’s love life or whom she may be dating. However, it is known that she has one daughter, whose information is not in the public domain. Neither is her father. She intentionally keeps her life very private from the public. In fact in numerous interview she was quoted saying, “I don’t belong there”. Referencing to fame.

Moshidi Motshegoa salary

According to multiple reports, including zalebs.com. Moshidi is one of the highest-paid South African actresses. She reportedly earned between R100,000 and R120,000 for her role in the much-acclaimed Generations: The Legacy. Furthermore, the major source of Moshidi’s fortune is her career as an actress, spanning more than 20 years.

Moreover, she is one of the highest-paid actresses in the country. However, what is more, there are many movie roles always lining up for her. The average pay for newcomers in the TV business in South Africa is placed at around R22,000. However, all this depends ona budget of the production and the role one lands.

Net worth

According to buzzsouthafrica.com . The veteran actress has a net worth of $8 million. Making her the richest actress in the country and one of the richest actors. Moreover, she is a highly soughtafter actress that many producers want to work with. So, on the rich list of actors in South Africa. Motshegwa is only behind a few other names such as Charlize Theron. Whose net worth is estimated at over $130 million.

Career of Moshidi Motshegwa

Moshidi Motshegwa in her prime time of her career.
Moshidi Motshegwa in her prime time of her career.

Furthermore, while Motshegoa has been featured in uncountable roles over the years. We can only mention a few notable. Rhythm City being one popular Mzansi flick that featured Moshidi Motshegwa. She had played the role of Naomi. However, after the role, she disappeared from the limelight. Moreover, Moshidi Motshegwa’s other TV shows include Critical  Assignment,  Oasis, Endgame, and Deadly Harvest.

Moreover, Motshegwa has appeared in numerous television shows. Including Friends Indeed, Gaabo Motho, Flat 27, Generations, Justice For All, Joburg Blues, Behind the Badge, Ke Nnako, SOS, Hillside, The Lab and Jozi H. Furthermore, she made a guest appearance in a 2003 episode of the American medical drama series ER. entitled “Makemba” (Season 10, Episode 10). Furthermore, she portrayed Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zinzi in the 1997 made-for-TV movie Mandela and De Klerk. In 2007 she starred in the Dutch mini-series Stellenbosch.


Motshegoa won the Best Actress in a Television Drama Golden Horn award at the inaugural SAFTA Awards in 2006.  This is one of her many awards.

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