Nicolette Mashile (born 14 September 1988 in Bushbuckridge) is a South African actress and radio host. She is also the founder and owner of the agency Financial Bunny.
The multi-talented media personality has managed to make a name for herself. The experience and exposure she has gained over the years have contributed to making her CV an extremely impressive one.
|Born||14 September 1988 (age 33 years)|
Bushbuckridge, South Africa
|Education||ND, Hons, PostGradDip, BA|
|Alma mater||University of South Africa|
She was born on 14 September 1988 in Bushbuckridge, a town in South Africa. Her parents raised her and her siblings in Mpumalanga.
She is close to her siblings who have been there when she needed them the most, among her siblings is Bridget Mashile. Most of her childhood days were spent in a boarding school located in Nelspruit.
Nicolette shared in an interview session that she and her sisters were isolated as they grew up. This had a great effect on the languages they spoke. They were not fluent in English or Swazi.
Although she underwent a strict upbringing with her sisters, her parents had to sacrifice a lot for them. Her parents provided her and her sisters with their basic needs including education.
According to her, she learned to be respectful from her mother and her father did the mentoring.
She studied and had her matriculation at Rob Ferreira High School. After which Nicolette furthered her studies at the Rhodes University in Grahamstown. She studied Social Studies and Law but didn’t graduate.
At seventeen, Nicolette got depressed and was unable to continue with her studies which led to her quitting.
She left the university and went to stay at her sister’s who was there for her regardless. Her sister took a loan to support Nicolette who then attended and performed well in a sport.
Since then, she has obtained other degrees in Sports (ND), Organization and Communication (Hons), Business Administration (PostGradDip), and Human and Social studies (BA) from the University of South Africa (UNISA).
She was in a relationship with a man named Thabang Mabuza. Nicolette has also dated the social entrepreneur Zimasa Lupuwana.
Nicolette was responsible for Retail Merchandising in The Effectiveness Company (2010-2011). In Kings School Westrand, she was the Sports Communications and Phys Coordinator.
In 2013, she worked as a Client Service Account Executive at Lange 360 and spent 7 months. In September 2013, she worked as director for Advertising Account at the Nitrogen Advertising and Design.
On GAUTV, Nicolette was the television talk show host and producer for Assertiveness.
She is also a radio personality and worked as the host of a business show on UJ FM. She is also handled hosting and producing Court Sessions talk shows on Kofifi FM.
She has also appeared in the popular soap opera Generation: The Legacy. Nicolette was cast as Cynthia in the local series.
As an actress, she has also worked with big names in the television and film industry including Millicent Mashile and Thado Thabede.
Nicolette became the host of Daily Thetha, an SABC1 daytime talk show in 2018. In October, she launched the agency Financial Fitness Bunny.
Nicolette has been active in the sports and entertainment scene which gained her prominence. According to Briefly, she has an estimated net worth of around $44,000,000.
She is also active on social media and endorses her Financial Bunny Company through the platform.
On Instagram, she shares pictures and videos on her advice and taught on financial investments.
Most times, she shares them as quotes, and also promotes for other brands including Avon South Africa. Other brands she has promoted include Heineken. Connect with her on:
- Instagram: Nicolette Mashile (142k followers)
- Facebook: Financial Literacy with Nicolette Mashile (406K Followers)
- YouTube: Financial Bunny (154K subscribers)
Nicolette’s biography has a takeaway lesson, it doesn’t matter the beginning, the end counts. She dropped out of school but managed to take a stand thanks to her sister.
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