Who exactly is Florence Masebe AKA Humbulani from Muvhango

Actress and television host Florence Masebe is from South Africa. She has acted in a number of dramas, comedies, and motion pictures. She writes, producActresses movies, and advocates for women’s rights. Her acting and producing credits have earned her multiple honors, including the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading role.

Biography Profile of Florence Masebe

Florence Masebe biography
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Full name  : Florence Made e

Gender : Female

Age : 52 years old

Date of birth   : 14 November 1972

Place of birth : Limpopo, South Africa

Nationality  : South African

Occupation  : Actress, film producer

TV  show : Muvhango

Instagram : @Florence serve

Facebook  : Florence Masebe

Early  Life

Florence Masebe hails from Limpopo, South Africa. She belongs to the Venda tribe and lives in Matebula village. Florence is now multilingual and speaks three South African languages. She still lives in Johannesburg after 28 years in this beautiful city where dreams come true. [1]

Florence Masebe’s educational background

Florence Masebe is a professional actress and industry legend who attended the UCT drama school. She has invested in herself over the years by becoming a film producer. She also attended additional local and international classes to expand her education and knowledge.

Private life

Florence is married with two children: a son and a daughter. She is a supporter of women’s rights and social justice who has spoken out against gender-based violence, child abuse, and racism. She also serves as a patron for the Florence Masebe Foundation, which promotes arts and culture in rural communities. Florence’s 18-month-old son drowned in her home’s swimming pool in 2015, causing tragedy. In 2018, she published a book called The Heart Knows, in which she described her grief and healing journey.

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Florence Masebe’s professional career

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Florence began her career in children’s shows and comedy roles. Her big break came through a children’s program called Electric Workshop with Urban Brew. She followed up her breakthrough by joining the original cast of Generations, a popular SABC soap opera. Florence also co-hosted Fokus with Freek Robinson and provided continuity for the SABC. [2]

The actress is best known for her role as Humbulani in the SABC2 soapie Muvhango, which she portrayed from 2004 to 2009. Florence joined the cast of SABC2 soapie 7de Laan in 2009, playing Alice’s mother, Refiloe Morapedi. In 2011, she played Sis Noni in the eleventh season of SABC1’s AIDS drama Soul City.

In 2012, she joined the e.tv soap opera Scandal! as Precious Thito, a journalist who exposes corruption and scandals. She also played the lead character Elelwani in the first Venda-language feature film of the same name, which was released in 2012. Florence received the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in Elelwani.

She is also a film producer, having worked on several documentaries and short films, including The Forgotten Kingdom, The River, and The Republic. Meikie Maputla joined Skeem Saam on a temporary basis in 2024.

Awards  nominations

. Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Elelwani in 2013.

. SAFTA Golden Horn for Best Actress in a TV Drama for Ring of Lies in 2017.

. SAFTA Golden Horn for Best Actress in a TV Soap/Telenovela for The Republic in 2020.

. Naledi Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Play for The Dying Screams of the Moon in 2018.

. RapidLion Award for Best Actressess for The River in 2019. [3]

Social Media

Florence is available on  the  following  social media platforms  including facebook, Instagram, twitter and others are u known. She is on Instagram posting her personal life, friends and family. Florence even posts traditional food and wearing  cultural clothes. She is on Instagram  @florencemasebe with 2430 posts and 159 K followers and following 630. She has different accounts on Facebook .