Larona Moagi biography, age, boyfriend & hometown

Larona Moagi is a 26-year-old South African born actress and lawyer. She is most recognised for her portrayal as Itumeleng in the Mzansi Magic drama The River, in which she plays a feisty young rebel who refuses to be hushed and roll over when her family and community are victims of greed and excess.

Biography Facts

Larona Moagi as Tumi on The River
Image of Larona Moagi.

Full name: Larona Moagi
Gender: Female
Date of birth: March 19, 1996 (age- 26)
Place of birth: Protea North, Soweto, Gauteng Province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress, Lawyer
TV Shows: The River

Early life of Larona Moagi

She was born on the 19th of March 1997 in Protea North, Soweto in Gauteng Province in South Africa. Larona loved acting from early childhood and she was even in the drama society in high school. She saw that she had talent in acting when she played a lead role in a high school play. Her second love in high school was law meaning she wanted to be in justice system as a lawyer.

“I’ve always believed in my ability as an actor, and I also enjoy the law,” she said. [1]

Education of Larona Moagi

Larona attended her primary and high school in Proteas North. After that she did her BA in Law at the University of Witswaterstrand in Gauteng Province.

“When it came time to start varsity, I decided to pursue a BA in law while continuing to take acting lessons and auditions to keep the flame alive,” said Larona.

During her degree course she continued to attend acting classes and auditions to keep her acting desire burning. [2]

Acting career of Larona Moagi

Larona Moagi with Sindi Dlathu on The River
Image of Larona Moagi with Sindi Dlathu on The River

While she auditioned for the sake of it and to keep her acting desire, Larona Moagi landed a role on The River in 2018. She made her debut appearance in The River on 29 January 2018 playing the role of Itumeleng Mokoena, a feisty young rebel who refuses to be hushed and roll over when her family and community are victims of greed and excess.

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In 2019 she was nominated for as one of Mzansi’s Rising Star’s at the Dstv MVCA. The results were anounced in March 2020 and she did not win but she was really grateful for the nominations since she was just a new comer, such recognition she didn’t expect it.

In the beginning of 2021, her role on The River was terminated three years after her debut appearance in The River. Her character of Itumeleng was killed by Lindiwe Dlamini Dikana (played by Sindi Dlathu) who was her mother on the set.

Story Line of Tumi on The River

Tumi has experienced sorrow as well as joy, marrying many times, and Larona believes that an actor must delve deep inside themselves to convey those feelings. For her first wedding, she got to wear a Gert Johan Coetzee gown, which she called a “wonderful event.”

Her other career interests

She is fascinated by what goes on behind the scenes during the filming of scenes, as well as the development and composition of the soap’s episode. [3]

Personal life and Social media

Image of Larona Moagi from The River in real life
Image of Larona Moagi from The River in real life

Larona’s boyfriend and relationship status is still a mystery since she doesn’t make it public but she conceal it. But we are definitly show she is on social media such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Her instagram has got more than 240 thousand followers and is still growing. You can follow her on Instagram @larona_moagi_. Some Sources claims that her networth is about $100 thousand to $300 thousand dollars but its not yet verified.

She believes you must allow intimidation stand in your way of success as she could not allow big names in the acting industry intimidate her.

“I don’t believe you can succeed in life if you allow yourself to be frightened; instead, just do your best.”

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