Who is Putla Sehlapelo?

Putla Sehlapelo, born on July 4, 1970, is a 51 years old South African actor. He is best known for his leading role as Maloro in the SABC1 mini-series Death of a Queen. He is currently portraying Alfred Magongwa from Skeem Saam as from season 2 to season 10.

Biography Profile

Putla Sehlapelo is Alfred Magongwa on Skeem Saam.
Image of Putla Sehlapelo is Alfred Magongwa on Skeem Saam.

Full name: Putla Sehlapelo
Gender: Male
Date of birth: July 4, 1970
Age: 51 years old
Place of birth: Mpumalanga Province
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actor
TV shows: Death of a Queen, Skeem Saam

Early life of Putla Sehlapelo

Putla Sehlapelo was born on July 4, 1970. He was born and raised in Mpumalanga under Limpopo province.
Putla grew up in a Christian loving home in Polokwane, Limpopo, with his parents and five siblings. The former Generations actor has great memories of his childhood but his fondest memory has to be when he was able to eat cheese as a youngster. [¹]

Education of Putla Sehlapelo

Putla attended local schools in Mpumalanga until he matriculated. Afterwards, he enrolled at University of Pretoria to study Drama, this is where he obtained Bachelor’s Degree.

Acting career of Putla Sehlapelo

After numerous auditions, Putla made his debut appearance in 2003 as Spike on Generations. In 2008, he starred on a mini series Death of a Queen as Maloro. This series aired as part of the channel’s “Shakespeare in Mzansi” strand from July to August, 2008.

In 2011, Putla starred as Tiro Lebone on M-Net soap opera The Wild until 2012. On the story Tiro was a BEE millionaire who has everything but the love of his life. From July to August of 2008, Putla played the minor role of Hospital Doctor 1 in the SABC2 mini-series Noah’s Ark.

In 2014 he starred as Steve Kefentse, an attorney married to Dipuo who considers his own belief and dedication to justice his personal strength, in the SABC2 thriller series Thola. He is currently starring on Skeem Saam as Alfred Magongwa.

Personal life of Putla

Putla is married to Neo Sehlapelo and the couple were blessed with three kids. The star did not reveal their names probably for security reasons. They’ve been married for seven (7) years. Putla has been in different places but he is currently living in Johannesburg

Networth of Sehlapelo

Sehlapelo has been in the industry for 18 years now since his debut appearance. And he runs a business in partnership with his wife Neo. So his Networth according to Savanna News, it has moved from $0 to $200 000.00 in about two decades.

Social media handles

The Skeem Saam star, Putla is also on social media. You can follow him on Instagram @Putlasehlapelo. His Instagram has about 16 000 followers and posts pictures of his personal life. That is his wife, children and colleagues, you can visit his Instagram to get up to date about his personal life.

Filmography of Sehlapelo


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