Lehasa Maphosa age, wife, career and nationality: Cedric Fourie biography


Cedric Anthony Fourie biography

Lehasa Maphosa whose real name is Cedric Anthony Fourie is a 32-year-old South African actor and engineer best known for his starring role as Lehasa Maphosa from Skeem Saam.

Biography Facts

Cedric Anthon as Lehasa Moloi from Skeem Saam
Image of Cedric Anthon as Lehasa Moloi from Skeem Saam

Real name: Cedric Anthony Fourie
Stage name: Lehasa Maphosa from Skeem Saam (fictional character)
Date of birth: March 17, 1990 (age- 32)
Place of birth: Soweto, Gauteng Province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actor, Engineer
TV Shows: Skeem Saam

Early life of Lehasa Maphosa

Lehasa Moloi was born on March 17, 1990 in Soweto, Gauteng Province in South Africa.

Education of Lehasa Maphosa

Anthony attended multiple schools among them Greyville Primary School, Lenasia, Princess Primary School, and later joined Athlone Boys for his high school studies. After that he got a bursary to study at the University of the Witwatersrand. He graduated from Wits to serve as an engineer in networking.

Career of Lehasa Maphosa

Cedric Anthon as Lehasa Moloi from Skeem Saam
Image of Lehasa Moloi in real life.

After graduating, Lehasa pursued a career in acting and it wasn’t easy to get acting roles because he was mostly told he wasn’t black enough to play Black roles. But luck enough Skeem Saam gave him an opportunity to expose his potential and that he was really black enough.

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“When I was auditioning for a black male character, I felt almost as if I was wasting my time. How could I be informed that simply because I am a few shades lighter than what Europeans consider black, I am not black enough? But I got over it, and when Skeem Saam handed me the black character that another channel had previously refused (me), I seized the opportunity with both hands. I put everything on hold and gave it my best, “he stated [ ¹]

On Skeem Saam Cedric Anthon plays the role of Lehasa Maphosa, a shrewd and manipulative businessman Lehasa in the popular SABC soapie. After his role in Skeem Saam Cedric appeared in other television serials such as Durban Gen where he played Dr Mthembu. He also appeared in Sokhulu & Partners, Harvest, Generations, and Isibaya before his debut appearance in Skeem Saam. [ ²]

Other roles of Cedric Fourie aka Lahasa Maphosa

In the Mzansi Magic Daily Sun Telemovie, this attractive and gifted actor played JB. At the start of 2015, I had 4-5 Just Sleeps. His role in the movie was that of a smooth operator with a powerful libido. He falls in love with the wrong woman, who steals his underpants and brings it to Sangoma to assist him be cursed.

He appeared in “The Ring,” a film made by M-Net Academy Interns and shown on December 19, 2015, towards the end of the year. Mac Leshomo, Kenneth Nkosi, and Ntando Mncube were among the notable performers who appeared in this comedy set in a hotel.

Personal life of Cedric

Cedric Anthon as Lehasa Moloi from Skeem Saam with his child.
Lehasa from Skeem Saam with his son.

Cedric Anthon is married and he was blessed with children. There is no information of who his wife is but she is obviously beautiful. Cedric is so fanatical about gyming, fitness and health as you can see he has got the body.

The star is on Social media if you’re interested in following him. His Instagram has got more than 300 thousand followers and his Instagram social handle is @cedric_a_fourie.

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