Who is Marjorie Langa aka Gloria Legae in Scandal etv

Marjorie Langa

Marjorie Langa is a South African actress and motivational speaker. She is well known for acting as Gloria Legae on Scandal which plays at 19:30 on etv SA. She is 44 years old in 2023.

Biography profile:

Real name: Marjorie Langa

Born: March 23, 1979

Occupation: Actor, Motivational speaker, CEO at Mokebe Solution

Acting name: Gloria (on Scandal etv/SA),

From: South Africa

Gender: Female

Marjorie Langa background:

Marjorie Langa (born 23 March 1979) is a South African actress who plays Gloria Langa on etv soap called Scandal. She attended Capricorn High school and further went to Tshwane University of Technology to study Medical Technology. She portrays a character of woman called Gloria who is raising a troublesome son called Kgosi (real name Given Stuurman) who went to prison for breaking in houses.

She grew up without her biological father:

Marjorie was raised by her aunt alongside her cousins. Even though her mother was there for her she preferred to live with her aunt and visited her mother during school holidays. She said she grew up without fatherly love, her father was nowhere to be found while two strong women were giving their all to raise her. Marjorie tried to reconnect with her father but her father rejected her and she said she will bother him no more.

She was raised by her stepfather:

Marjorie was raised by her stepfather instead, whom she said that he played a significant role in her life. She said her stepfather raised her to be the person she is today and she is grateful that he was involved in her life.

Marjorie Langa is an educated independent woman:

Marjorie Langa went to Capricorn High School, then later studied Medical Technology at Tshwane University of Technology. She is an independent woman who is well experienced in acting and has got a good history of working in the broadcasting media industry. She is also a CEO at Mokebe Solution which is 100% black female owned level 1 B-BBEE with a wholesaler certificate from department of energy. Mokebe Solution supply: Diesel, Petrol, Biofuels, Paraffin, Liquefied Petroleum Gas.

Her mother once disowned her for being an actress:

Marjorie’s mother was not impressed by the fact that her daughter left her profession that she took her to school for, and choose to follow acting career. So, her mother stopped to talk to her for a while and didn’t want to see her, saying she will resume communication with her when she comes to her senses. As a result, Marjorie was pushed to work hard in the acting industry to prove her mother wrong.

Relationship status:

Marjorie Langa was divorced but she is currently in a relationship with someone whom she said is gentle, who makes her happy and every time she speaks about him, she blushes. They do not have a label for their relationship, its not yet official however its her first serious relationship(https://www.news24.com/move/Celebs/scandal-actress-marjorie-langa-on-the-differences-between-her-and-gloria-20200605) she is willing to open herself to since her divorce.

Comparison of Gloria Legae and Marjorie Langa:

Marjorie plays Gloria Legae on etv portraying a character that is actually older than her age in real life. Therefore, she put on attire of an older woman though in her real life she wears nice clothes fitting her real age. As Gloria, she has a single son called Kgosi, she is too protective over her son while in real life as Marjorie she got three children aged 18, 17 and 10 of which her eldest two children are her ex-husband’s late brother’s kids.

Her acting background:

Marjorie acted on other tv soap operas before she come to scandal, even though it was for less than a year, these tv shows made her to be a noticed tv star and actress:

SABC 2 Actress – TV drama “Streets of Mangaung”, played the role of “Kittie” 2012 

Diprente Films and Comedy Central Actress- Played a role of a Police commissioner named ” Georgina in a FILM called Blitz Patrollie 2012.

8ta Actress – Commercial for a mobile network company 8ta 2011.

SABC 3 Actress – played the role of “Ntombi” in a popular daily TV soapie, Isidingo 2011 – 2011 (less than a year) Johannesburg Area, South Africa

DStv Actress – DSTV commercial 2010.

SABC 1 Actress – played a cameo role a a house keeper “Slindile in a popular TV soapie, Generations 2010

OMO Brand, Unilever South Africa Actress – Commercial for a popular laundry detergent, OMO 2009.

SABC 1 Actress – played a supporting role in a popular comedy series, City Sesla’ 2009.

SABC 2 less than a year Actress, played a role of a PTA Pie lady in a popular comedy TV series, Jozi Maboneng 2008.

Actress – played the role of a matron in a drama series, House of love (Die Huis Van Liefde) 2008.

GrandPa Headache Powder, GSK Actress – Commercial for Grandpa headache powder 2007 

Cell C Actress – Commercial for a popular mobile netwok, Cell C 2007.

Knorr Brand, Unilever Actress – Commercial for Royco  


SABC 2 less than a year Actress – Played a cameo of a school teacher in a TV series, Tshisa


Actress – played a support role in a drama series, Final Verdict 2006.

Mutual & Federal Actress – Commercial for Mutual & Federal (Car, Home, & Life Insurance) company 2006.

Wild Island Actress – Commercial for Wild Island Juice company 2006.

Cell C Actress – Commercial for a popular mobile network, Cell C 2005.

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External Link: Marjorie Raised by Aunt