Tsholofelo Matshaba (born July 4, 1983) is a South African actress. She is best known for playing devious Meme on the SABC 2 soap opera Muvhango. Her role as detective Jasmine in the series Kings of Joburg further thrust her into the limelight.

The actress has appeared in many theatre productions and television shows. She has acted in Born in the RSA 2, Melodies of Love, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King, Soweto Story, Aladdin, and Robinson Crusoe. 

Tsholofelo Matshaba
 Tsholofelo Matshaba biography
TV Actress Tsholofelo Matshaba is best known for her role as devious gold-digger Meme on the SABC2 soap oper Muvhango.
Quick Facts
Full Name:Tsholofelo Matshaba
Other names:Tsholo Monedi
Born:July 4, 1983 (age 39 years old)
Origin:Mabopane township, Tshwane
Nationality:South Africa
Education:Musical Theatre
Alma mater:Tshwane University of Technology
Spouse:Chris Matshaba (m. 2014-2018)
Awards:SAFTAs Best Actress in a TV Comedy
Net Worth:$800 000

Early Life

Born on July 4, 1983, Tsholofelo Matshaba is from Mabopane township in Tshwane.


Matshaba enrolled at the Tshwane University of Technology in 2002. She graduated with a National Diploma in Musical Theatre in 2004.


Many know her for playing the devious gold-digger Meme on the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango. She has appeared in over fifteen television shows in South Africa.

Tsholofelo has starred in some television productions, such as the SABC2 sitcom Skwizas. She played the demanding, rebellious niece of Mmane, played by Lillian Dube.

In 2015, she played Molahlegi in season four of the SABC 1 drama soap opera Skeem Saam. 

In August 2015, Tsholofelo played the lead character Keneilwe in the SABC2 family drama series Mamello. Her character was an idealistic teacher who moved to a new school. She falls in love with a teacher in the same school.

The actress played the starring role of the queen’s younger sister Odirile in the Mzansi Magic telenovela The Throne. 

Personal Life


Tsholofelo Matshaba married Chris Matshaba on Saturday, December 27, 2014, in Ramokokastad. Her husband worked as a radio presenter and DJ at Motsweding FM. 

Their marriage lasted for only three years after her husband succumbed to a battle with cancer in 2018. She currently lives in Johannesburg.


Tsholofelo dated fellow actor Dingaan Mokebe, who portrayed James in the SABC 2 Muvhango. They played romantic roles on the screen, and they started real life.

While they were dating, she became pregnant and had a daughter with Dingaan. Their romantic relationship ended in a nasty public split, with both parties making allegations and claims.

For Tsholofelo, the relationship was abusive, while Dingaan claimed the actress denied him access to their child.


Tsholofelo Matshaba tattoo
Matshaba flaunts her tattoos.

The beautiful actress beautifies her body with tattoos. She inked a nine-lettered word Vincentia on her back. She often wears dresses that reveal her back to flaunt it. 

Apart from her back, she has her date of birth tattooed on her left arm. She had a lion’s head drawn in the middle of her back.

Social Profile

The SAFTA 2014 award winner posts her career highlights on social media. She continues to grace top award events and continues to share with followers. 

In August 2020, she posted a picture of herself on the red carpet for the Feather Award. She is on;

Net worth

Tsholofelo Matshaba has been in the movie and television industry for many years. She has appeared in many television shows as an actress, contributing to her income stream. She has a net worth of $800 000 as of March 2023.


The Wild as Cindy
The Throne as Princess Odirile Kwena
The River as Kedibone Mokoena
Skwizas as Tiny
The South African Music Awards as Presenter
Rockville as Olga
Mamello as Keneilwe Mogotsi
Skeem Saam as Molahlegi
Muvhango as Meme
Kings of Jo’burg as Detective
iNumber Number as Amahle
Intersexions as Lerato/Tshidi
Dream World as Lebo
Greed & Desire as Bonang Moabi