Based: Johannesburg

A passion driven Artist, Actor, Producer & African Filmmaker born into the Mokoena Family.

Thapelo Archibald Sfufane Mokoena has always been surrounded by a multitude of family members.This explains why he’s always had such a strong affinity to people and communities. A man about Family & Love. Love for the African Idea.

Thapelo was born in a small town called Ladysmith on the 21st of October 1982, under the Mkhamba tree on his way to hospital. This is the same town that boasts the birth of the legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sugar Boy Malinga and more..

A Sotho Man, Zulu raised, Bilingual African, An African Ideas Man, An Original Man, A True Original.

Thapelo Mokoena is a South African actor and television presenter best known for presenting the first season of the South African version of the reality competition Fear Factor in 2005.

He has also played the role of Cedric Fatani in Wild at Heart from 2007 to 2012. He also played Elias Motsoaledi in the 2013 film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. He is the owner of his own production company: Thapelo Mokoena Productions. He has starred in quite a few movies and television shows, one of which being Between Friends: Ithala He has played a major role in Nothing for Mahala as well. He also acts on Broken Vows as Uhuru. He played on Mrs Nice Guy in 2016.