Lorraine Moropa (born on October 31, 1996; age: 27 years old) is a South African actress who is best known for appearing in Guilt, an SABC2 drama series. She portrayed the character Dimpho Mokgopa in the series, after which she began making other on-screen appearances.
Moropa’s unique acting skills and ability to interpret her roles on set effortlessly are some of the reasons most film producers hire her. Despite being relatively new in the industry, she has grown to become a force to reckon with in the TV industry.
What Is Lorraine Moropa’s Age Now?
Lorraine Moropa is 27 years old currently. She was born on October 31, 1996, in Daveyton, East Rand, South Africa. There is no information about her family background, parents, and other family members.
However, she was raised by supportive parents who stood by her from day one. She also seems to have the support of her siblings. She is the only famous person in her family, even though none of her family members are known to the public.
Moropa was not born into a wealthy family, which makes her childhood normal, like most kids in her time. However, a lot has changed in her family since she began making a substantial income from her acting career and other endeavors.
The actress spent her childhood in her family home in East Rand. The names of the institutions she had her elementary and high school studies are not public knowledge. She, however, attended CityVarsity School of Media and Creative Arts, where she was groomed for show business.
Lorraine spent two years studying Acting for Camera, Live Performance, Voice, Movement, and Presenting. She graduated in 2016 after two years and also launched her professional career in 2018.
The Actress Won Her First Huge TV Role In Her Early 20s
When Moropa bagged the role of Dimpho Mokgopa on the SABC2 series Guilt, she never knew it was a huge one. She was only 22 years old then and had little professional acting experience. As things began to unfold, it dawned on her that the TV series was being watched by thousands of people across the country.
Dimpho was a teenager from a troubled background who fell in love with a blessed. Her performance in this project won her thousands of loyal fans and commendations from her colleagues.
Before Guilt, she had played Rethabile in the Moja Love telenovela Hope, which was critical acclaim. Hope was her first credited screen role. She also starred in the project at the age of 22.
Regardless of her age, Morapa has recorded more success in her acting career than most of her peers. Still in her 20s, she has starred in other local productions, such as the SABC2 telenovela Lithapo.
The East Rand native appeared in the first and second seasons of Housekeepers as Katlego. She played the role of Babzile in season one of iKani andOratile in the fifth season of the popular TV show, The Queen.
The Queen is considered one of her most prominent works in the TV industry. Though she garnered a huge following from playing Dimpho in Guilt, her appearance in seasons one, five, six, and seven of The Queen multiplied her fan base.
Morapa also has some theatrical credits to her name. Some theatrical works she has taken part in include Sophiatown, U’Ya Bizwa, and The Hat.
List Lorraine Moropa’s Movies and TV shows
- Ak’siSpaza – Season 1 as Guest Star
- Guilt – Season 1 as Dimpho Mokgopa
- Hope – Season 1 as Rethabile
- Housekeepers – Season 1 as Katlego
- Housekeepers – Season 2 as Katlego
- iKani – Season 1 as Babazile
- Lithapo – Season 1 as Pabi
- The Queen – Season 5 as Olerato Matee
- The Queen – Season 6 as Olerato Matee
- The Queen – Season 7 as Olerato Matee
- The Station – Season 1 as Mbali
- U’Ya Bizwa
- The Hat
Besides acting, Lorraine is a top-notch voice-over artist who has worked for several individuals and brands.
Who Is Lorraine Moropa’s Boyfriend?
Lorraine Moropa has been linked to South African actor Lunga Mokofeng over the years. However, neither the actress nor her rumored boyfriend has publicly confirmed or refuted the age-long rumor.
Also, there is no available information about their alleged intimate relationship, including when exactly they met and started dating. It is difficult to tell if anything serious is going on between them as they do not post each other’s pictures or whereabouts on their individual social media pages.
In a recent interview, Mokofeng admitted that he is in a serious relationship, but he declined the mention the name of the lady he is dating. When asked why he said he is protecting her but would introduce her to his fans at the right time because he doesn’t believe in hiding his love interest.
Moropa hasn’t introduced any man as her boyfriend to her fans since she rose to stardom. She’s kept a low profile on her love life over the years, and she’s been comfortable with her decisions.
Is Lorraine Moropa Related To Connie Ferguson?
Actress Lorraine is not related to Connie Ferguson in any way in real life. However, Connie is Lorraine’s mother on set in the TV series The Queen. According to the actress, Mrs. Ferguson is more than an on-screen mother. She also describes her as her best friend, mother, and Queen.
On April 30, 2022, Moropa shared touching messages about Connie’s late husband, Shona Ferguson, while marking his first posthumous birthday. She shared how Shoan believed in her when no one else did and played vital roles in her acting career.
She added that Shona gave herself and her family bread and that she wouldn’t have been in the industry if not for him. Moropa shared that she owes her journey in the industry to the late veteran Botswana-born actor who died in 2021 at the age of 47 in Johannesburg.
Other Notable Facts About Lorraine Moropa
- Lorraine Moropa recently completed her mansion in one of the biggest cities in the country.
- She loves gracing red carpets of star-studded shows, including fashion shows. She recently added the Midwest Fashion Week Johannesburg.
- Moropa loves playing snooker.
- She is a fitness enthusiast as well.
- Lorraine was nominated for the award of Outstanding Lead Actress for the Royalty award in 2020 for her role as Lithapo Pabi.
- In 2020, the actress released a statement of sexual harassment while she was on set filming Lithapo. She disclosed she had earlier reported the man for sexually harassing her in the past.