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Thabo Mkhabela: Biography, Age, Daughter, Mother, Place of Birth, Skeem Saam Leshole, Wiki

Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Thabo Mkhabela
PLACE OF BIRTH: Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga
OCCUPATION: Actor, Poet and Dancer

Thabo Mkhabela is a South African actor, poet and dancer best known for acting as Leshole Mabitsela, the son of Big Boy Mabitsela (played by Charles Maja) on SABC1 soapie drama Skeem Saam.

Early Life and Background

Thabo Mkhabela was born in 1992 in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga. He was raised by a single mother.

Thabo Mkhabela Daughter

He has a daughter who was born in 2012.


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Bliss is when m next to her and vice versa Shez indeed queening and growing faster than I had Imagined #father&daughter #teamArt

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Educational Background

Thabo Mkhabela matriculated in 2010 at Mkhweyantaba High School. He also obtained a BA Degree at the University of Limpopo and completed his studies in 2015.


He was also an Arts Lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology and a motivator at Peer-to-Peer Educators.