Matli Mohapeloa biography, age, education, girlfriend, net worth

Matli Mohapeloa (born 2 April 1984) is a South African actor. Among other roles, he is best known for appearing in Rhythm City as DJ Ngwazi for 2 years (2007 until 2009).

He is among the young and successful male actors in the entertainment circle. He is not a newbie in the industry, Matli has appeared on screen for over 11 years.

Mohapeloa has used his experience in acting to contribute to the Film industry.

He has appeared in many television serials including Ak’siSpaza (season 1), Bone of my Bones (Season 2), Broken Vows (season 1), and more.


Matli Mohapeloa biography
Matli Mohapeloa boasts of over eleven years in the entertainment industry
NameMatli Mohapeloa
Born2 April 1984 (age 37 years)
NationalitySouth African
EducationLive performance
Alma materAFDA
Net worth$850,000 (2021)


He was born on 2 April 1984 and had always wanted to be an actor since his days as a young boy.

After both his primary and high school academic pursuit, he furthered at AFDA. He studied for a Bachelor’s degree in live performance.


Mohapeloa is a familiar face in the entertainment scene for playing DJ Ngwazi in Rhythm City. He appeared in the soap opera for two years (2007-2009).

He was cast in the television series Gothia Caper (2005). He played the starring role in When We Were Black (2006), a mini-series on SABC1.

He made a guest appearance in and was cast in Nomzamo, an SABC1 sitcom, as Mdu. The character is a troublesome brother to Nomzamo.

Matli landed a starring role as Moss Cele in Zabalaza, an Mzansi Magic soap opera. He landed a recurring role of Thabiso in Generations: The Legacy, an SABC1 soap opera, in 2017. In 2021, he was cast as K4 (a guest-starring role) in Season 1, Episode 4 of Ak’siSpaza.


He was dating presenter and actress Khanya Mkangisa. In 2017, their romantic relationship and love life made headlines and many fans admired them. Though, they are alleged to have gone separate ways.


Apart from his exceptional talent in acting, he is also talented in other fields. He has special talents in rugby and gumboot dancing. He is fluent in 4 languages including English, Sesotho, Xhosa, and Zulu.

The actor has built a presence for himself on social media. He is a proud father and shares pictures of moments with his son. He also shares content on his profession, lifestyle, among others.


The Bantu HourCast Member
The Queen Eric
Bone of My BonesKananelo
Rhythm City DJ Ngwazi
Thandeka’s DiaryAkha
Soul City Mandla Maponya
Ses’Top La Katlego
Intersexions Clyde
Greed & DesireMorakile Selebogo
eKasi: Our Stories Tiger
Change DownCelebrity Guest
Broken Vows Tshiamo
The Throne Morule Lawyer
The Estate Lesiba Molefe
When We Were Black Fistos
ZabalazaMoss Cele


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