Thapelo Mokoena Biography: Age, Wife, TV Shows & Net Worth


Thapelo Mokoena (born 21 October 1982) is a popular South African actor, producer, MC, filmmaker, distributor, and presenter.

He is best known for presenting the first season of the South African version of the reality competition Fear Factor in 2005.

Thapelo Mokoena
Full Name Thapelo Mokoena
Date of Birth 21 October 1982 (41 years old)
Gender Male
Spouse Lesego-Tshepang Mokoena
Occupation Actor, producer, MC, filmmaker, distributor, and presenter
Nationality South African
Net Worth $1 million

Thapelo Mokoena Age

Mokoena was born on the 21st of October 1982 in a town in Kwa Zulu Natal Province called Ladysmith. He is 41 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on October 21st every year.

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Thapelo Mokoena Family

The Mokoena family is a common household name in South Africa. Mokoena’s father is Mike Mokoena. His father owns Free State Stars, a premier soccer league in South Africa. His father is a Sotho man, and his mother comes from Zulu land.

Thapelo Mokoena and Fana Mokoena are brothers, but he shares no blood ties with Muvhango actress, Thandaza Mokoena.

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Mokoena studied at Ladysmith High School. He went on to study film-making in the higher institution after changing his course from accounting.

Thapelo Mokoena Wife

Mokoena is married to Lesego-Tshepang Mokoena. They tied the knot on the 24th of November 2012. The couple have two children together, Reko and Lefika Mokoena

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TV Shows

  • A Place Called Home – Season 1
  • aYeYe – Season 1
  • Broken Vows – Season 1
  • Fear Factor South Africa – Season 1
  • Generations – Season 1
  • High Rollers – Season 3
  • Intersexions – Season 2
  • Isibaya – Season 3
  • It’s OK We’re Family – Season 1
  • Kota Life Crisis – Season 1, 2
  • – Season 3
  • Mzansi – Season 2
  • Nomzamo – Season 1, 2
  • Rize Mzansi – Season 2
  • She’s The One – Season 2
  • Sinawe72 – Season 1
  • Society – Season 2
  • Strictly Come Dancing – Season 6
  • The Comedy Central Roast – Season 2
  • The Lab – Season 1
  • The South African Film and Television Awards – Season 10


  • Easy Sundays Productions
  • Air Movie Nights

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of about $1 million




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