Masilo (born Connie Ferguson; 10 June 1970 in Kimberley, Northern Cape) is a Motswana producer, actress, and model. She walked into fame after appearing in Generations (1994).
She also gained more television audiences for her function as Karabo on Soap Opera, Generations.
Masilo attended the University of KwaZulu-Natal to study Law. Unfortunately, she couldn’t pass criminal regulation in her 2nd year.
Alternatively, she switched to drama and acting arts and graduated in 2012.
She starred as Marang Lebone in the M Net soap opera titled, The Wild. The series aired from the year 2011 to 2013.
Maliso also portrayed the lead role in many other movies and series including What If, Crime Reporter, Maitemogelo and Soul City 1, 2, 3 & 4.
She also led the role in the production of the movie titled, ‘Cape of Good Hope’. Maliso also appeared as a guest on ‘Okavango’.
Furthermore, she also made cameo appearances on Danger Zone, Matswakabele 2 & 3, Lesilo Rula 2, On The Right Track and Suburban Bliss.
She starred and also produced in the series, Rockville, a Mzansi Magic drama series, in 2013.
The same year, 2013, she was among the celebrities who competed for the sixth (6) season of a reality competition, Strictly Come Dancing. It aired in SABC 3.
Following her departure from Generations in 2010, She went on to superstar inside the lead position of the critically acclaimed M-Net telenovela titled, The Wild.
Connie co-starred alongside her husband, Shona Ferguson, at the cleaning soap until it was canceled in 2013.
In 2010, the couple launched the TV agency Ferguson Film. Their debut production was Rockville and it was commissioned by M-Net three (3) years after.
Ferguson Films had productions afterward including Gazi, The Gift, The Throne, The Queen, The River, and The Imposter.
In 2018, their production, The Queen, received nominations in numerous categories on South African Film and TV Awards.
In 2008, Ferguson started a fragrance, True Self, and lotion in 2014.
Her place of birth is on 10 June 1970 while her place of birth is in Kimberley, Northern Cape in South Africa. Connie Ferguson is 50 years old (2020).
She is the daughter of Fish Masilo and Margaret Maliso. Connie lost her mother, Magaret, in 2013.
She and Aaron ‘Shona’ Ferguson got married in November 2001 and had their vows renewed at a beautiful ceremony in 2011. The couple has two daughters, Lesedi and Alicia.
“Shona is my soulmate. Before he came along I didn’t know how to love so completely and I want my daughters to know their prince is out there.
“I still have a crush on my husband. I sometimes wonder what I’ve done to have the love of such a man.” She said
Before getting married tp Shona, she was married to Neo Matsunyane, her first husband. She had few relationship problems with Neo which resulted in heir divorce.
She is a mother of two daughters namely Lesedi Ferguson and Alicia Angel Ferguson. Connie is a grandma after her eldest daughter, Lesedi, gave birth to a son by the name Renewal.
Connie was voted as one of South Africa’s Ten Most Beautiful Women by Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1993.
She was also featured in David Dodd’s Portraits of South Africa’s Most Beautiful Women in 1997.
- Generations – 1994
- Solly Loves Kina – 2002
- Late Night News – 2004-2007.
- Comedy Central Roaster… 2010
- Generations – 2013
- Rockville – 2015
- The Queen – 2016-date
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