Abigail Kubeka Biography, Age, Education, TV Shows, Music & Awards

Abigail Kubeka (born on January 19, 1941, in Orlando East) is a veteran South African singer, songwriter, and actress.


Abigail Kubeka Biography
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She was born on the 19th of January 1941 in Orlando East, South Africa. Abigail Kubeka is 79 years old (2020).

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She studied at a missionary boarding school in Kilnerton. 

Music Career

She showed an interest in singing at a very young age. She started her music career with renowned musicians including Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela.

She also has performed with many singers including Thandi Klaasen.

Television Career

Abigail plays the role of Zondiwe Mogale, Tau Mogale, and Tshidi Phakade stepmother, on Generations, a SABC TV series. 

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She also co-starred on An African American (2016), The Jakes Are Missing (2015), The Long Run (2001).


She was awarded the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAS) in 2014.

Abigail was honored with an award at the 2011 Wamela Music Awards (WMA) in Johannesburg.

She won the Award for the best musician and jazz industrial in 2000. She won the Best Actress in the movie “The Long Run” in the South African Film and Television Award (2015).

Abigail was awarded the award called Wamela for the approvement she does for the country. 

She was nominated at the Durban Film Festival together with Thuso Mbedu, Leleti Khumalo, Connie Ferguson, and Sihle Ndaba.

TV Show

  • Family Bonds (Season 1)
  • Gaz’lam (Season 4)
  • Generations (Season 1)
  • Hillside (Season 2)
  • Intersexions (Season 2)
  • My Perfect Family (Season 2)
  • Mzansi Love (Season 3) – Big City Love
  • The South African Film and Television Awards (Season 8)
  • Wild at Heart (Season 2)

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