Mpho Popps (born Mpho Modikoane; 10th June 1987) is a South African comedian and actor. Comedy lovers have fallen in love with him after he appeared in Strictly Come Dancing.
Season six of the SABC3 reality competition was held in 2013. He first made his appearance on the SABC1 reality competition “So You Think You’re Funny” in 2009.
|Age||33 years old|
|Date of birth||10 June 1987|
|Profession||Comedian , actor|
The persistent Mpho Popps has reached a very high level in the entertainment industry after only 10 years.
As a comedian, he has achieved a lot and has a list of goals on the line he wants to achieve.
In an interview with the Sowetan Live, he jokes that he would be a model had it been he wasn’t into comedy and would be a contestant on Mr. South Africa.
“If I wasn’t a comedian I’d be a male model. I would be a contestant on Mr South Africa,”
He revealed that comedy allowed him the platform to vent and deal with his depression.
The comedian Mpho Popps is dating his Girlfriend, Roseann Hall, a popular social media influencer, she is also known as Golden Rose.
The couple also did the #FlipTheSwitchChallenge, and it’s one of the funniest videos.
Mpho is a proud father and loves being a father to his young daughter. He is excited that he would be a father to another child with his wife.
In an interview with TshisaLIVE, he revealed he would to father three kids.
“I would like to have another kid but right now I am at the point in my career where I am very busy and I believe the best time to have a kid is when you have the time to spend with them properly,” he shared.
He made a name for himself on the club circuit in Johannesburg, where he made a name for himself.
Mpho has shared the stage with other heavyweights in the comedy world including Trevor Noah and Marc Lottering.
He also made an appearance on the Mzansi Magic’s Opening Guys and Laugh Out Loud. He has also appeared on the talk show “Late Night with Kgomotso”.
Mpho also appeared in the miniseries Taxi Ride, where he portrayed the role of Kumba.
A character is a loud man with many faces with a mischievous side.
In May 2012, the comedian made his made first appearance in DStv’s Comedy Central channel.
He appeared in the first episode ever of Comedy Central Presents…Live @ Parkers.
In 2013, Mpho was a commentator on the season 2 of “10 Over 10” the Vuzu show.
He was the host of “Your Perfect Sishebo Show” SABC1 reality competition cooking series in 2014.
The following year, he got an acting role on aYeYe, an Mzansi Magic drama series in 2015.
This marked his debut acting role on the screen, he also landed a role on the first season of The Bantu Hour, an SABC2 comedy sketch and variety.
Mpho was a competitor in an episode of the MTV Africa reality series Lip Sync Battle Africa in 2016. He was also a co-host of So You Think You Can Spin, an e.tv reality competition series.