Pholoso Mohlala is a 27 year-old actor and businessman born in May 1996 and has a net worth of R7 million. He is reportedly married to Lindiwe Nhlapho.
Pholoso was shot to fame in 2017 when he joined the cast of Isidingo as Thabang. He portrayed a gay character in the TV series and subsequently landed a role in The Queen and has featured in other drama series, including 7de Laan and Mthuzini.com. Besides acting, the Hammanskraal native has built his net worth from his business ventures. He serves as the owner of the alcoholic brand 012 Gin.
How Old Is Pholoso Mohlala?
Pholoso Mohlala is 27 years old. He was born in May 1996. For a while, there was confusion about the actor’s age, and it was speculated that he was born either in 1996 or 1997. However, in early May 2022, Somizi Mhlongo hosted an all-star dinner in celebration of Pholoso Mohlala’s 26th birthday.
Pholoso Mohlala’s Place of Birth
Although Pholoso Mohlala is known to be originally from Hammanskraal in Gauteng province, there are discrepancies regarding his place of birth. While some reports have it that he was born in the United States of America, other reports said that he was born in Pretoria. Nonetheless, the former Isidingo actor hails from Hammanskraal, a small rural town located 30 minutes from Pretoria. He is multi-lingual, speaking Tswana, Zulu, Sepedi, Tsonga, and English.
What Is Pholoso Mohlala’s Net Worth?
Pholoso Mohlala is said to be worth R7 million. He works as an actor and businessman. He also has a budding music career as he released his single, “Uyisiphephelo Sami,” featuring Triple S, L. Beanie, and Megadrumz on March 4th, 2023. Thanks to his impressive fortune, the skilled actor is living a luxury lifestyle.
He allegedly lives in his own house: a double-story building decorated with white stonework. Also, he owns a BMW M4 series that is reportedly worth R2 million. A well-known fashionista, Pholoso Mohlala loves wearing designer clothing which includes Dolce and Gabanna and Fendi. He additionally has Casio and Rolex watches. That said, below is a sneak peek into Mohlala’s net worth sources.
For several years, Pholoso Mohlala has been active in the film industry. Even though the year he debuted his acting career is yet to be known, he started in the theatre like several other actors. He played leading roles in Crocodile, held at the State Theatre, and in Always the Case. He then landed supporting roles in plays such as Xenophobia, Desperate Measures, and Evil Runs.
In 2013, he performed in the contemporary mix Dance Mix. The 27-year-old has further had roles in movies. He played the role of Teacher and Friend in a short film, Deceived, and Thabo in another short movie titled Arrogant. He also was featured in I Will Marry Myself, The Line, and Thrison. After playing supporting roles in Mthuzini.com and 7de Laan, Pholoso Mohlala bagged his breakout role as Thabang in Isidingo.
He debuted on the show in August 2017 and was cast as the gay son of one of the miners at Horizon Deep. His friend Matlatla tried to convince him to find girls to have fun with, but Thabang seemed uninterested. It was later in one of the scenes that he opened up about his sexuality. He confided in another of his friends, while on a phone conversation, that he desired a guy with a good physique and a mind to match.
Additionally, Mohlala landed a role in another popular SA soapie – The Queen. In July 2022, he debuted in the Mzansi Magic series as Blessing’s lover/brother. His character robbed Goodness Mabuza (Zenade Mfenyane), who employed Blessing as a manager at Noma’s Restaurant. After the robbery, Goodness and Thando (Jessica Nkosi) hunted him down and killed him.
In the year 2020, Pholoso Mohlala established a gin brand called 012 Gin. The alcoholic drink has many flavors, including Amber Gin and Dry Gin. The business is reportedly thriving and mostly accounts for the actor’s total wealth. He promotes his business on an IG page specifically created for the alcoholic brand.
Pholoso Mohlala and Somizi’s Relationship
In April 2022, controversial blogger Musa Khawula reported that Somizi Mhlongo was engaged to Pholoso Mohlala. Somgaga sparked the rumor about his engagement when he shared a photo of himself and his partner rocking an engagement ring. He also revealed in the trailer for the fifth season of his reality show, Living the Dream with Somizi, that he was getting married again.
Somizi and Pholoso Mohlala posted each other on social media, and the SA Idols judge even hosted a dinner party for the former The Queen actor’s 26th birthday celebration. Afterward, it was speculated that Somizi had paid lobola of R1.5 million for his fiancé, Pholoso Mohlala, in his hometown of Hammanskraal on March 19th, 2022. And the wedding date was set to take place in September.
The couple, however, were rumored to have called it quits following the arrival of Mohlala’s child in July 2022. In the same month, Somizi took to an Instagram Live session and denied the engagement and lobola rumors. He set the record straight that he was not dating Pholoso Mohlala, who already had a special woman in his life, and that they were only close friends.
Pholoso Mohlala’s Baby Mama
Pholoso Mohlala’s baby mama is reportedly Lindiwe Nhlapho. On July 1st, 2022, the 27-year-old businessman shared the picture of his pregnant girlfriend on his Instagram handle. It was then followed by another photo of himself with his newborn child, which he posted six days later.
Though Lindiwe was only assumed to be Mohlala’s baby mama, Somizi, while clearing the air regarding his relationship with the actor, disclosed that Pholoso Mohlala is a married man and his wife was pregnant at the time. Going by Somizi’s revelation, it’s safe to say that Mohlala is married to his baby mama.