Makgotso M real name


Makgotso Monyemokathoe (born October 5, 1991), professionally called Makgotso M, is a South African actress. She has appeared in many local television shows and is best known for playing Kamogelo Tsotetsi on the soap opera Isidingo.

Makgotso M has a lot of pull for her role as Onika on the soap opera Muvhango. The actress has continued to do justice to every role that comes her way. Her breakthrough year was in 2016 after she guest starred as Zara, a prostitute who wins a landmark case against her client, in season three of the SABC1 legal drama series Sokhulu & Partners.

In 2017, she played over four roles and did a perfect job. Viewers love her for playing the rebellious Lerato’s younger sister, Kamogelo.

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Makgotso M biography
Makgotso M does justice to every role she gets.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Makgotso Monyemokathoe
Other Name:Makgotso M
Born:October 5, 1991 (age 31 years old)
Place of Birth:Alberton, the East Rand
Nationality:South African
Education:Theatre Studies, Film and Television
Alma mater:Brunel University.
Relationship status:Single
Years Active:2014-date
Known for:Kamogelo Tsotetsi on Isidingo
Profiles:Instagram Twitter
Net Worth:R10 million

Early Life

Makgotso Monyemokathoe was born October 5, 1991, in Alberton, a city south of the East Rand in Gauteng.

At eleven, she moved to the United Kingdom with her family – mother and sibling. In early 2004, she relocated to the market town of Hitchin and continued her education.


Makgotso M career
Makgotso Monyemokathoe completed a BA Joint Honors Degree in Theatre Studies, Film and Television in Brunel University.

Her parents value education and then registered her in the primary school Albertview.

Monyemokathoe stayed in Brighton for six months and attended Comat Secondary School. She registered at a prestigious secondary school – The Priory.

Makgotso’s love for drama and dance made her join performing arts clubs. After her GCSEs, she furthered her education, and after her A Levels, she decided to study Theatre Studies, Media, and Psychology.

The actress holds a BA Joint Honours Degree in Theatre Studies, Film and Television from Brunel University.

While in school, she did a short program at the National Youth Theatre. It ended with a final performance at the National Theatre.


At fourteen, she fell in love with drama and dance and has bagged The best performer awards. She started in school and appeared in many school productions.

After graduating, she returned to South Africa to focus on acting.

In 2014, she made her first acting appearance after landing a guest role in season three of the SABC1 sitcom My Perfect Family.

Makgotso landed a featured role in the Terry Pheto-produced feature film Ayanda.

In 2016, she recorded many successes as an actress with a guest starring role of Zara in season three of the SABC1’s Sokhulu & Partners.

The character is a prostitute who wins a landmark case against her client.

In June, she joined the cast members of the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo. She played the rebellious younger sister of Lerato – Kamogelo Tsotetsi.

Makgotso M appeared in the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango as the manic, conniving Onika.

Tselane was the guest starring role she played in season one, episode five of the SABC3 comedy-drama series Sober Companion.

In season two of the SABC1 drama series Mutual Friends, she played the guest role of Palesa.

Her first starring role in a television show came in October 2016 in the Mzansi Magic teen drama series Is’thunzi. She starred as misunderstood creative spirit Thishiwe.

Personal Life


Makgotso Monyemorathoe is currently single but once opened up about her past relationship. The actress was in a toxic relationship that made her realize what self-love meant.

Monyemorathoe revealed how her ex-boyfriend tried to destroy her with mind games and toxicity.


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Makgotso Monyemokathoe and her mother.

Makgotso and her siblings grew up under the care of a single mother, who raised three children and a grandchild.

Her mother fought for them and is her biggest inspiration. She taught Makgotso to stand on her feet.

Social Media

Makgotso M is active on social media with a verified Instagram account. She posts about her career highlights, big deals, and other moments.

On December 8, 2021, she shared a picture and a video of her and her mother. According to Makgotso, there are no dull moments with her mother.

Net Worth

The budding actress has been in showbiz since her appearance in the SABC1 sitcom My Perfect Family in 2014. 

Makgotso M is worth around R10 million as of September 2022. She has not only earned the heart of viewers but a fortune for herself.


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Makgotso Monyemokathoe in Paris.
Zaziwa as Herself
Ring of Lies as Ayanda
The Girl from St. Agnes as Moipone
My Perfect Family as Tumi
Sober Companion as Tselane
Muvhango as Onika
Saints and Sinners as Nandi
MTV Shuga as Dudu
Mutual Friends as Palesa
Is’thunzi as Thishiwe
Isidingo as Kamogelo Tsotetsi
Sokhulu & Partners as Zara
Agent as Delilah