Tabile Tau biography – Bonga on Generations


Tabile Tau, born in 2000 (age – 21), is a South African actor and presenter best known for playing Bonga on Generations: the lagacy and for portraying Mazwa on The station on Mzansi Magic.

Biography Profile

Tabile Tau as Bonga Mpofu from Generations
Tabile Tau as Bonga Mpofu from Generations

Full name: Tabile Tau
Date of birth: 2000
Age: 21 years old
Occupation: Actor and Presenter
Known as: Bonga on Generations the Legacy
Height: 1.8m
Languages: IsiXhosa
Nationality: South African

Personal life and Education of Tabile

Tabile Tau biography as Bonga on Generations
Tabile Tau

Tabile Tau was born in the year 2000 in South Africa and was recorded to be 21 years old by mid 2021. He loves swimming, playing Tennis and has got presenting skills too. Tabile is Xhosa and English speaking man who attended AFDA in Cape Town where he obtained BA degree in live performance. He is a South African by nationality. ¹

Acting Career of Tabile

Tabile Tau as Bonga Mpofu in Generations
Tabile Tau as Bonga Mpofu on Generations.

After graduating from A.F.D.A college he joined acting and has appeared in quite a number of television series. In 2020 he landed a supporting role of Young Abednego on BET Isono drama series. He later got a support to lead role on Generations: the Legacy as Bonga Mpofu and portrayed another support to lead character as Mzwa on The Station which plays on Mzansi Magic. The star appeared on films such as Goodbye Gogo on Showmax and on Pinky Pinky a film produced by Penguin Films.

His Bonga character from Generations

Bonga Mpofu is an estranged son of divorced parents Fikile role played by Refilwe Madumo and multi-millionaire businessman Ben Mpofu. When his parents divorced, Bonga’s father Ben turned his son against their mother, he exposed his wife’s shenanigans including the jewellery heist and falling in love with young boys. ²



Isono – BET ( support) Young Abednego 2020

Generations the Legacy – SABC 1 ( support to lead) Bonga support

The Station Mzansi Magic ( Support to lead) Mzwa


Goodbye Gogo – Showmax

Pinky Pinky – Penguin films