Vele Manenje Biography: Age, Career & Net Worth


Vele Manenje (born 11 March 1988) is a South African actress and television presenter popularly known for her role as Sonto on SABC 1 TV series, Single Galz.

Vele Manenje

Vele Manenje Age

She was born on March 11, 1988, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Manenje is 36 years old as of 2024, and celebrates her birthday on March 11th every year.

Vele Manenje Education

Manenje is an alumnus of the National School of the Arts and the University of South Africa (UNISA). She holds a degree in communication sciences from UNISA.

Vele Manenje Career

She’s also hosted Rivoningo on SABC2 and Siyakholwa on SABC1. For Siyakholwa, she was nominated for a SAFTA for Best TV Presenter in 2016.

Vele has also appeared in the plays How I Learned to Drive, Black Bling, Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, and Hotel Paradise. Mrs. “Bat” Batshweneng on the SABC2 drama series Mamello was her recurring role between 2015 and 2017.

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She had a recurring role as Shandu on the Mzansi Magic boxing telenovela Ring of Lies in 2016 and was promoted to the starring cast for Season 2 of the show. She presented Mzansi Magic’s reality show Our Dream Wedding for Seasons 8 and 9 in 2018 and 2019.

She joined the SABC1 soapie Skeem Saam in early 2021, playing Evelyn, an articulate ex schoolteacher who makes a surprise delivery at Charles’ (Masilo Magoro) store. On April 27th, she will make her debut.

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TV Roles

  • #Karektas – Season 1 as Celebrity Guest
  • A Place Called Home – Season 2 as Guest Star
  • eKasi: Our Stories – Season 5 as Lebo/Mashudu
  • Mamello – Season 1 – 3 as Mrs “Bat” Batshweneng
  • Our Perfect Wedding – Season 8 & 9 as Host
  • Ring of Lies – Season 1 & 2 as Shandu
  • Silent Witness – Season 12 as Mortuary Assistant
  • Single Galz – Season 1 as Sonto
  • Single Guyz – Season 1 as Sophie
  • Thandeka’s Diary – Season 3 as Glory

Vele Manenje Net Worth

Manenje has an estimated net worth of $200 000 which she has earned from her career as an actress and television presenter.



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