Hanna Grobler is a South African actress and artist. Although she is married to a prominent South African musician, Bok Van Blerk, she is better known for her profession and personality. Hanna and her husband are among the few celebrity couples who have managed to climb to fame independently despite being married for years.
Who Is Hanna Grobler?
On January 15, 1982, Hanna Grobler was born to Nic and Marietjie Grobler. Her father, Nic, is a sculptor, but her mother’s occupation is unknown. The actress grew up in a closely knitted family with a firm belief in Christianity, and this has influenced her personality greatly as an adult.
We do not know whether or not she has siblings as she is very private about her personal life. Although she does not reveal specific details, Hannah always posts and celebrates her family often, especially her kids. She also loves celebrating her parents, whom she revealed made her know what true love is about.
Concerning her education, the born artist attended Pro Arte Alphen Park School of Arts and Stellenbosch University, where she honed her artistic skills. However, there are details about the courses she studied and how they contributed to her career.
Hanna Grobler’s Diverse Art Career
Aside from being an actress, Hanna Grobler is also a painter and a teacher. She equally commits a huge part of her life to charity. Due to her very private lifestyle, we do not know exactly how she started her different career endeavors. However, over the years, she has become a force to reckon with in the industry and has been making a massive impact.
Hanna Is a Renowned Actress
The South African actress has been in The Cinema of South Africa for years now. According to IMDB, she started acting officially in 2009 and has since featured in over ten movies and shows. Her first screen appearance was in the TV series “Getroud met Rugby,” where she acted as Kiki. However, she is best known for her roles in “Platteland,” “Konfetti,” and “As Jy Sing.” See her filmography below.
- Getroud met Rugby as Kiki – 2009 ( TV series)
- Bakgat! II As Meisie in badkamer – 2010
- Getroud met Rugby: Die Onvertelde Stories as Kiki Beltrame – 2011
- Platteland as Louise Ferreira – 2011
- 100m Leeuloop as Madeleine de Bruyn – 2013
- Moeggeploeg as Lulu Vermaak – 2013 (TV series)
- As Jy Sing as Cecelia Bredenkamp – 2013
- Plain Jane: Ampie du Preez as city girl – 2014
- Konfetti as Monique Voster – 2014
- Somer Son as Terry – 2015
Aside from on-screen acting, Hanna has also featured in several theatrical performances, including;
- Witsneeutjie en die Dwergreus
- Wie’t Dit Gedoen
- Le Chat Noir
Outside acting, Grobler has had other on-screen appearances. She featured in Jakkie Louw and André G Nel’s music videos. She also starred in Dial Direct and the Coca-cola FIFA World Cup advertisements in 2010. Again, in 2010, the multitalented lady participated in M-Survivor Net’s South Africa: Santa Carolina as one of the celebrity contestants.
She Has a Knack for Painting
Nic Grobler transferred his artistic genes to his daughter as she also grew to have a special love for painting. There is no information as to when Hanna started painting exactly, but she has grown in her career as a painter as much as she has grown as an actress. She exhibits her paintings and serves as a judge for exhibitions. She sometimes works side by side with her father, as in the case of the 2019 “Art by the sea” exhibition.
Hanna Grobler seems to like charcoal and oil paint, but she also does black pencil and acrylic paint sometimes. Aside from painting, the talented lady also tries her hand at sculpture once in a while. She shares her artworks often on her Instagram page.
Hanna Grobler is Happily Married to Bok Van Blerk
Grobler is not only a successful actress but also a proud mother and an amazing wife, and she does not hesitate to flaunt pictures of her family on her social media page. Here is all we know about Hanna’s family.
Hanna is happily married to South African singer and actor Bok Van Blerk. Like his wife, Blerk has a successful career in the entertainment industry. He is an award-winning singer and has about four albums to his name. He has also done a lot of collaborations with other singers like Die Heuwels Fantasties, Robbie Wessels, and Steve Hofmeyr.
As an actor, Blerk has featured in several movies, some of which he was the lead actor. He also had to share the screen with his wife on some occasions, as in the movie “Platteland.”
There is no detail about when the lovebirds met or how long they have been married. Nonetheless, the couple appears to have a very blissful marriage, and the actress does well to celebrate her husband from time to time.
The Couple is Blessed With Three Children
The couple would have had four kids, but their first child, Louistjie, was a stillbirth. This left them with three children named Samuel, Yamila, and Papillon. Samuel, their first son, was born on December 19, 2016. Their second child and first daughter, Yamila, was born on May 31, 2018.
On September 21, 2021, the couple welcomed their third child, Papillon. Papillon’s birth resulted in complications which Hanna revealed in an Instagram post would have cost her her life, but divine intervention saved her. The South African lady loves her kids and never hesitates to flaunt pictures of them.
Hanna Grobler is Good at All She Does
Hanna Grobler has managed to balance her life as a career woman, a mother, and a wife. But most importantly, she loves being everything she is and takes pride in all she does. The South African actress has kept some details about her life away from the media. Nonetheless, it is easy to tell that she came from a happy family, and she is doing her best to be a good mother to her kids while impacting society.
She is also Big on Charity
In 2008, Hanna founded the Hanna Charity and Empowerment Foundation. An NGO that is focused on providing support for people living in charity. Of all the things she does, Grobler’s charity work seems to have a special place in her heart.