Gail Mabalane (born 27 December 1984), née Nkoane, is a Kimberly-born South African actress. She has climbed the ladders in her career for doing what she knows to do best.
She is an actress and also does singing. To double up her profession, she is a social media influencer, model, and philanthropist.
She captured the heart of television viewers after appearing in many shows. Gail made appearances in The Wild, Generations, Idol SA, and more. As a model, she has worked for many brands and public figures including Cosmopolitan.
|Full Name:||Gail Mabalane|
|Born:||27 December 1984 (age 37 years)|
|Place of Birth:||Kimberly, Northern Cape|
|Occupation:||Actress • Model • Entrepreneur • Philanthropist • Singer • Socialite|
|Years active:||2000 – date|
Gail Mabalane was born on 27 December 1984 in Kimberly, the largest city in Northern Cape, South Africa.
She is the middle child of her parents who had three children. In 2006, she lost her brother to an electric accident. Her sister Denise Nkoane is alive and well.
Mabalane parents were there to support her at the beginning of her career. Her mother was responsible for admitting her to the first fashion show that she attended – Miss Tinkerbell.
In an interview session, she revealed that her mother inspired her drive, passion, and balance. She lost her mother to a long-term illness on Christmas Eve in 2006. In 2013, her father died.
In 2001, she appeared in the top five of Miss Teen South Africa and made it the top five. She was also a Kaizer Chiefs cheerleader in Johannesburg.
As an entrepreneur, Gail ran an event management company with her dad. As an actress, she played a starring role as Lelo Sedibe in The Wild.
She played the role of the sexy fashion editor who wants a real love connection in the M-Net soap opera for two years (2011-2013).
She appeared in the South African soap opera Generations as Sarah Westbrook and in 2015, Gail was cast in the Mzansi Magic telenovela The Road.
Gail Mabalane is married to the South African Kwaito legend, Kabelo Mabalane. The duo got married in a private ceremony on 9 February 2013. The couple has been living happily since their wedding and has 2 children together.
Her parents have been her number one supporter throughout her modeling career. She entered her first pageant, Miss Tinkerbell. Her mother died after suffering a long-term illness in 2006.
Earlier, she lost her brother to an electric accident. Her father died a little after her wedding ceremony in 2013.
Gail Mabalane most times appear in short hair. Many know the gifted model as ‘the Halle Berry of South Africa’ for the style she keeps for years now.
She is proud of her hairstyle and leaves beautiful captions to complement it. On 8 April 2020, the talented actress shared a picture showing off four beautiful hairstyles and left the caption “Authentic”.
Gail Mabalane has not disclosed her educational background to The Nation or any other media sites.
The beauty is active across various social media platforms. She connects with fans and followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She is photogenic and has a camera-ready smile.
- Twitter: @GailMabalane
- Instagram: @gail_mabalane
- Facebook: Gail Mabalane
|SAFTAs as Presenter|
|Rockville as Vicky|
|The Road as Kedibone “Kedi” Seakgoe / Stella Phiri|
|Imposter as Kelebogile|
|Idols (Season 6) as Contestant|
|Generations as Sarah Westbrook|
|Greed & Desire as Cassandra Mabandla|
|Blood & Water as Thandeka Khumalo|
|The Wild as Lelo Sedibe|
|Zaziwa as Herself|
The successful actress has made it in the show business and has worked with top brands and businesses. Gail Mabalane is estimated to have a net worth of $5000,000.
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