Mapula Mafole biography, age, Rhythm city, family, Instagram & nomination

Mapula Mafole (born on 18th of July 1990) popularly addressed as Mapula Rhythm City is a young talented South African actress. She walked into the spotlight for playing the role of Mapula on Rhythm City.

The beautiful actress enjoys music and revealed her battle with depression and anxiety.

Mapula Mafole biography is a very interesting one. She is armed with a fighting spirit that does not allow her to give up in tough situations.

Her babyface and tiny appearance allow her to play the role of a teenager on TV shows.


Mapula Mafole biography
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The young actress’s real name is Mapula Mafole and her place of birth is in North West province, South Africa.

Her date of birth is on the 18th of July 1990, thus, she celebrates her birthday every year on July 18th.

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The beautiful and talented actress was born on the 18th of July 1990. Mapula Rhythm City is 29 years old. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday every year on July 18th.


The beautiful South African actress studied at AFDA where she graduated in 2013 with a degree.


Her parents are alive and her mother is a nurse. Though she does say much about her family, she has two (2) brothers namely; Thabiso Mafole and Kabelo Mafole. 

Mapula also has a sister, Tebogo Mafole she stayed with her family of six (6) in Klerksdorp. 

They (Mapula and her family) later relocated to Tshwane when was ten (10) years old. 


She was born into the family of Mr. Moses and Mrs. Monica. The couple abandoned their children shortly after their relocation to Tshwane.

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They had to fly to the U.K for work-related purposes. Mapula is the youngest among her siblings.

After their parents’ departure, she went under the care of Tebogo, a spouse to DJ Christos. Mapula stayed with her new family who resided in Pretoria.

She was taken care of by her elder sister until she completed her tertiary education.

Upon enrolling for an acting course at AFDA, her father moves to South Africa. His reason was to have a close relationship with his children.


She featured in the television show, Intersexions in 2012. Later in 2015, she joined Rhythm City in 2015. 

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In the show, she portrays the character of a 17-year-old Mapula, an orphaned teenager who handles her siblings.

Mapula can relate to the character because, in real life, her parents left her and her siblings at a young age. She played a cameo role on Generations The Legacy.


She received a nomination in 2018, for the award of Best Supporting Actress in a TV Soap/Telenovela for her role in Rhythm City.

Mapula was nominated at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). 


She is a music lover and owns a guitar (bass). Mapula’s love for music grew during her stay with her older sister and her DJ husband.

She hopes to become a Disk Jockey (DJ) later in the future.


She has an Instagram account with at least 67.5k followers. Mapula uses this medium to share with fans her experiences and pictures.


Mapula also runs a Twitter account with over 20.2k followers. She also shares with fans and anyone whom it concerns her acting development and personal ventures.


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