Millicent Makhado biography: age, husband, children & net worth

Millicent Makhado (born 19 December 1981 in Madombidzha) is a popular South African actress. She is also a motivational speaker, MC, and brand ambassador. The impact she has made in the entertainment circle has earned her an accolade.

She was a nominee for the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Her role Margaret in 48 earned her recognition.


Millicent Makhado biography
Millicent Makhado has been a voice against the abuse of the rights of women and children.
NameMillicent Tshiwela Makhado
Born19 December 1981
NationalitySouth African
EducationDiploma in Speech and Drama
HusbandJabulani Chauke
OccupationActress, motivational speaker, MC,
Net worth$500,000-$1,000,000


She was born on 19 December 1981 in the township of Madombidzha, Limpopo, South Africa. She holds a Diploma in Speech and Drama.


The multi-talented onscreen personality is an actress, MC, voice-over artist, and motivational speaker. She is the chief executive officer of Milli Bakes and Oh Lala Sunglasses.

She is popular for appearing in many television series and other productions. She was cast in Man in Crisis, In A Heartbeat, and Scandal!

Playing as the leading role Margaret in 48 earned her the nomination for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress.

Makhado has also taken part in many projects for sensitizing child and women’s rights. She has also appeared in radio productions. In 2020, she was announced to appear as Zandili in Makoti, a SABC comedy series.

Among the roles she is best known for is Agnes Mukwevho in the soap opera Muvhango. She appeared in the SABC2 soapie for 6 years (2007-2013).

Other television credits include eKasi: Our Stories, Gold Diggers, Guilt, Skeem Saam, Thola, and Isithembiso

Personal life

Millicent is happily married to Jabulani Chauke, the couple became husband and wife in 2016. She had been in a previous abusive marriage and tries to encourage women to leave similar relationships.

She decided to end the relationship and left the marriage. After she went home her mother, who she returned to, was there for her. She found love again and is happily married.

She is also a proud mother of two children Vukosi Chauke and Realeboga Mothiba.

Social media

The name “Millicent Makhado” has grown into a big brand on social media. She promotes herself and her profession as an MC on Instagram. 

She is also a baker, did you know? Connect with her on Instagram @millicent_makhado and join over 128k followers.


  • eKasi: Our Stories as Cast Member
  • Gold Diggers as Gynaecologist
  • Guilt as Bontle Letlaka-Twala
  • Housekeepers as Sophie
  • Isithembiso as Social Worker
  • Makoti as Zandile
  • Muvhango as Agnes Mukwevho
  • Scandal! as Pretty
  • Skeem Saam as Mrs Moloi
  • Thola as Karabo Tlapi / Mamello

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