Tshiamo Molobi Biography, Age, and Parents

Tshiamo Molobi is a 21-year-old South African actor. He rose to fame for portraying Lefa in Rhythm City and Lemo in MTV Shuga: Down South. He was born on May 17th, 2003 in North West.

Tshiamo Molobi was inspired to pursue a career in acting by Junior Singo’s role in Hopeville when he was six years of age. He made his TV debut in commercials before landing his first acting role in the 2014 Afrikaans film Pad na Jou Hart (Road to Your Heart). Through the years, the young star has scored roles in many popular soapies, including Scandal, The Queen, and Rockville.

Tshiamo Molobi’s Biography Summary

  • Full name: Tshiamo Molobi
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: May 17th, 2003
  • Tshiamo Molobi’s Age: 21 years old
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Nationality: South African
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christian
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Tshiamo Molobi’s Parents: Ida Molobi
  • Tshiamo Molobi’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 4.1 inches
  • Tshiamo Molobi’s Height in Centimetres: 163 cm
  • Tshiamo Molobi’s Net worth: $30,000
  • Famous for: His role as Lefa in Rhythm City and Lemo in MTV Shuga: Down South
  • Tshiamo Molobi’s Instagram: @tshiamomolobi_
  • Twitter: @MolobiTshiamo
  • Facebook: @TshiamoMolobi

Who is Tshiamo from Rhythm City?

Tshiamo from Rhythm City is a South African actor who began his career in 2014. Before then, he made appearances in a couple of TV commercials for brands like DStv, McDonald’s, Coke, and Gomma Gomma. The youngster rose to fame for playing the supporting role of Lefa in Rhythm City. He has also been featured in a few movies, including Pad na Jou Hart (Road to Your Heart) and Happiness is a Four-Letter Word.

What is Tshiamo Molobi’s Age?

Tshiamo Molobi’s age is 21 years as of 2024. While his date of birth is May 17th, 2003, his birthplace is North West, South Africa. The talented actor took interest in acting at the age of 6 and by the time he turned 11, he had already accrued an acting credit to his name.

Who are Tshiamo Molobi’s Parents?

Tshiamo Molobi’s mother is Ida Molobi whereas his father remains unknown, as he was raised by a single mother. He is reportedly the only child of his mom. After Molobi’s birth, he stayed in North West for the first four years of his life before relocating to Johannesburg, where he resides with his mother in Fourways.

Having been bitten by the acting bug at a young age, Tshiamo Molobi’s mom, Ida Molobi, supported him in his career choice. Thus, she took him to acting classes and got an agent to assist him. Despite being part of many productions, Ida Molobi has ensured that his son acquires formal training in acting.

In 2022, Tshiamo Molobi was in his first year at AFDA – a private higher institution that offers courses in performing arts, business innovation, and technology. The former Scandal actor now dreams of working behind the scenes as a producer, while continuing to explore his acting talent.

Tshiamo Molobi’s Career Has Spanned Over a Decade

Tshiamo has been in the entertainment industry for more than ten years. Before acting, he first debuted on TV in adverts for companies like DStv. He eventually started his acting career in 2014 and has over the years, rubbed shoulders with A-list actors in big productions. The 21-year-old made his first acting appearance on TV in 2015 when he was featured as Lemo, the rude little brother of Ipeleng (Thuso Mbedu), in MTV Shuga: Down South.

He reprised his role in the second season of the MTV Base youth drama series in 2017. Meanwhile, in 2016, Tshiamo Molobi scored the role of Lunga in the movie Happiness is a Four-Letter Word. He then joined the cast of Rhythm City in 2019 and portrayed the character of Lefa, the brother of Kea (Kamogelo Molatlhoe) and Reneilwe (Amo Chidi).

Later, in 2020, Molobi made his debut as Tshepo in the Mzansi Magic soap opera The Queen. The following year, he had a supporting role as Sibusiso in Diep City and was also cast as Delani in Rockville. In the same 2021, Tshiamo Molobi joined Scandal, playing the role of Lebo. He further had a supporting role in Mmino wa Lerato in the year 2022 and portrayed Kabelo, a high school rugby player in the film What About the Boys the same year.

Tshiamo Molobi’s Filmography

TV Show

  • MTV Shuga: Down South as Lemo (2015-2017)
  • Rhythm City as Lefa (2019)
  • The Queen as Tshepo (2020)
  • Diep City as Sibusiso (2021)
  • Rockville as Delani (2021)
  • Scandal as Lebo (2021)
  • Mmino wa Lerato (2022)


  • Pad na Jou Hart as Lucky (2014)
  • Happiness is a Four-Letter Word as Lunga (2016)
  • What About the Boys as Kabelo (2022)
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