Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Reshoketswe Portia Sebotsane (nee Mmola)
DATE OF BIRTH: 10 August 1977
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tzaneen, Limpopo
HUSABAND: Sello Sebotsane
CHILDREN: Oratile Kutlwano Sebotsane (Daughter)
Shoki Sebotsane is a South African actress and fashion designer best known for acting as Celia Kunutu (or MaKunutu) on SABC1 soapie drama Skeem Saam and also as Grace Lerothodi in the SABC1 mini-series Death of a Queen.
Early Life and Background
Reshoketswe Portia Sebotsane (nee Mmola) was born in 10th August 1977 in Tzaneen, Limpopo. Shoki currently resides in Johannesburg.
Shoki Sebotsane was matriculated from Prudens Secondary in Soweto in 1994. She graduated from the Tampere University of Technology (Finland) in 2000.
She graduated from Tshwane University of Technology in the year 2002 where she graduated with a degree in Drama at TUT, Fashion Designer, specialising in corseted garments.
Shoki Sebotsane Husaband and Children
Shoki Sebotsane was married to actor Sello Sebotsane with whom they are blessed with two beautiful children. They were married for ten years but Shoki Sebotsane later revealed that the marriage was not as glitterly as it seemed since it was an abusive relationship.
Shoki Sebotsane played the role of Tumi in the SABC2 soapie Muvhango and had a starring role in an episode of the e.tv drama series eKasi: Our Stories, in 2012.
Other television series she has acted in include Kgatelopele, Moshwela Tharing, Old Grand Hotel, The Burning Issue, Generations, Body Kids, Muvhango, Skeem Saam and Soul City.
She also worked as a translator, language advisor, dubbing producer and casting director on the children’s television series Takalani Sesame. In addition, she was a casting director for the e.tv soapie Rhythm City.
Shoki has also done extensive work in theatre, appearing in productions such as Ancient Stars at the Giant Theatre, Space Odyssey at the Grahamstown Festival, The Pen at The Market Theatre and Gogo’s Groove at the Aardklop Festival.
In 2014 she had a starring role in the SABC1 drama series Mfolozi Street.
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