Mmarona Motshegoa full biography, age, height and husband

Mmarona Motshegoa (born 29 September 1987) is South African actress, television presenter and entrepreneur. She is best known as Tumi on the SABC1 soccer drama series Zone 14. And, in this article we will detail her life and endeavors.

Full biography: Mmarona Motshegoa

Mmarona Motshegoa aka Tumi on Zone 14
Mmarona Motshegoa aka Tumi on Zone 14

Name: Mmarona Motshegoa
Date of birth: 29 September 1987 (35 years)
From: Soweto in Gauteng
Education: insubstantial data
Occupation: Actress, Television presenter and Entrepreneur
Known for: Buhle on Muvhango, Keke Sticks on Rhythm City, Maipelo Maake on the Queen
Net worth: Unknown
Height: 1.62-1.64 (estimate)
Nationality: South African

Early life of Mmarona Motshegoa

Mmarona Motshegoa was raised and born in Soweto in Gauteng, South Africa, a very busy place in Johannesburg. Mmarona was born on the 29th of September 1987 which means she is 35 years old as of 2022. As for her childhood or family. That remains unknown to the public.

Personal life of Mmarona Motshegoa

When she married senior processing engineer Leslie Goitseone Kgwele, Mmarona Motshegoa was known as Mmarona Kgwele. According to a relative, the couple filed for divorce in 2018 and had been sleeping separately in the same house since then.

Motshegoa has proposed full custody of the couple’s only child, and Leslie appears to be in agreement. While there are no other known children after divorce. Mmarona can be seen with another man on her Instagram as of late. And, it appears she has found love elsewhere. In one post she captioned “my person”, she can be seen with him at a private event.


She was elected as the first black Mini Mayoress of the Johannesburg Metropolitan Mini City Council in 2001, and she later became Head Girl of her primary school. Couple of years, she also became a head girl in High school.

Career journey of Mmarona Motshegoa

A stunning Image of Mmarona Motshegoa
A stunning Image of Mmarona Motshegoa

She hosted five shows on DStv’s Channel O music channel (when she was simply known as Minx): The 411, Oboma, Amplified, Oboma Xpress, and O News. On Channel O Radio, she also honed her radio broadcasting skills.

In 2012, she appeared as Paulina (aka Banshee), a Goth who falls in love with MJ Memela, in a highly controversial guest recurring role on the SABC1 soapie Generations. Moreover, she had a starring role in the SABC1 police drama series Task Force in 2014. The same year, she starred in the SABC1 drama series Sticks and Stones. Moreover, she also began playing the recurring role of Buhle on the SABC2 soapie Muvhango in 2018, making her first appearance on April 4, 2018.

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Other appearances

In other appearances she can bee seen in the film “Losing Lerato” as “Little Kgomotso’s Mom.” Mmarona Motshegoa played ‘Naledi Kgakgudi’ in “Vutha,” a new medical drama on SABC 2. Moreover, she joined a cast that included Boikie Pholo, Dumisani Mbebe, and Sipho Mbele. Mmaroma Motshegoa has landed a new acting gig. The actress has joined the cast of Family Secrets, a new SABC 1 show. Veteran actors such as Nimrod Nkosi, Jamie Bartlett, Vusi Kunene, Cedric Fourie, and Mampho Brescia appeared in the series’ first season. So, she was sorrounded by greatness and decades of experience.

Other ventures

Mmarona is also the founder and youth mentor of Itshepeng Youth Mentoring and Projects, a mentoring organization dedicated to inspiring and guiding. The initiative targets teenagers and young adults to become the best citizens they can be. She is very passionate about this and can be seen participating in such on her Instagram page.

Other Television roles

aYeYe — Season 2 as Social Worker
Family Secrets — Season 2 as Sheba
Generations — Season 1 as Paulina
Muvhango — Season 1 as Buhle
Mzansi Love — Season 3 (Big City Love) as Tshidi
Rhythm City – Season 1 as Keke Sticks and Stones — Season 1 as Mbali Task Force — Season 1 as Sandy
The Queen — Season 5 as Maipelo Maake
The River — Season 2 as Precious
Vutha — Season 1 as Naledi Kgakgudi


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