Gail Mabalane Biography: Hairstyle, Age, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Acting, Child, Education, Contact Details


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 WildGenerationsIdol SA, and more. As a model, she has worked for many brands and public figures including Cosmopolitan.

Gail Mabalane
Gail Mabalane biography
Actress Gail Mabalane is best known for her roles in the hit South African series The Wild.
Background Information
Full Name:Gail Mabalane
Born:27 December 1984 (age 37 years)
Place of Birth:Kimberly, Northern Cape
Alma mater:N/A
Nationality:South Africa
Husband:Kabelo Mabalane
Daughter:Zoe Leano
Occupation:Actress Model Entrepreneur Philanthropist Singer Socialite
Years active:2000 – date
Net Worth:N/A

Early Life

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.


Gail Mabalane age

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 was cast in the Mzansi Magic drama series Rockville as Vicky. The Ferguson couple, Connie and late Shona Ferguson are behind the production.

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.

Personal Life

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.

Hair Styles

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. 

Social Media

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


TV Shows
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

Net Worth

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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