Profile / Biography
BIRTH NAME: Winnie Serite
DATE OF BIRTH: Unknown
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ga-Magongoa, Limpopo
OCCUPATION: Businesswoman, Creator, Writer and TV Producer
Winnie Serite is a South African Businesswoman, Creator, Writer and TV Producer best known as the creator and executive producer of SABC1 soapie drama Skeem Saam.
Early Life and Background
Winnie Serite was born in Ga-Magongoa village (Ga-Maraba) near Polokwane, Limpopo. She matriculated in 1995 at Motse Maria Secondary, Limpopo Province. She has an honours degree in Dramatic Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Post-graduate Diploma in Management from Wits Business School and completed it in 2000.
Winnie Serite cut her teeth in television working for Isidingo, spending eight years on the scriptwriting team. She also gained experience working on Muvhango, Soul Buddyz, Take 5, Zero Tolerance and Thobela FM dramas.
She is the founder of Peu Communications Solutions, a company that produced Skeem Saam and 2020 Orlando East.