Matshidiso Mofokeng from Muvhango was a character played by Buhle Samuels, who was known for her mean and unforgiving demeanor in the SABC2 soap opera. Buhle’s perfect interpretation of her role and beautiful physique endeared her to viewers, making her a hot topic of discussion on and off the show.
However, Matshidiso’s onscreen demeanor was not different from who Bhule truly is, and because of her rude behavior toward the show’s crew, she lost her job in the soap opera. Though she played a somewhat toxic character, viewers miss her a lot, and the show has not been the same since she left. Discover all about Matshidiso from Muvhango here.
What is Matshidiso from Muvhango’s Real Name?
Matshidiso from Muvhango’s real name is Buhle Samuels. She was born on May 25, 1990, in South Africa and is 32 years old. Buhle is a South African of black ethnicity. While she is yet to reveal the names of her parents, we confirmed that she has an elder sister named Mbali Samuels. Buhle’s mother works as a nurse in Saudi Arabia.
For her education, Buhle attended an undisclosed high school in Pretoria North, Gauteng, where she lived with her family. After she graduated from high school, she went on to acquire a degree in Somatology from a reputable South African University.
Buhle Samuels Gained Popularity for Being Matshidiso From Muvhango
Buhle Samuels became more popular following her role in Muvhango. She made her acting debut when she acted as Matshidiso in the SABC2 soap opera. Buhle perfectly interpreted the role of Matshidiso Mofokeng, a mean and unforgiving diva. To better fit into the role, Buhle revealed that she had to learn the Venda language, which her character speaks.
Buhle’s role in Muvhango endeared her to the viewers, who fell in love with her talent and beautiful body, and she was thrown into the limelight, where she has remained ever since. For her role in the show, Buhle Samuels was nominated for the Annual Royalty Soapie award as the Best Newcomer. She, however, lost the award to another actor named Izak Davel.
Why Did Matshidiso Leave Muvhango?
According to reports, Matshidiso was fired from Muvhango for her rude behavior towards producers and fellow cast members. It was alleged that Buhle was short-tempered and would readily engage in fights while on set. She also constantly looked down on the makeup artists and other staff, and when everyone complained about her attitude, she had to be asked out of the show.
However, some other insiders hinted that she left the show of her free will for the growth of her career. The sources added that she was still on good terms with the producer and other staff of the show when she left the show towards the end of 2020. The fans and viewers of Muvhango will surely miss Matshidiso’s assertiveness and beautiful body.
This was the second time Buhle would be leaving Muvhango, as she had left in 2019 when she decided to focus on her singing career. That same year, she was signed to the 999 record label owned by Arthur Mafokate, where she proceeded to release her songs which include Cheater (I’m Done), Everywoman, Dim the Light, and Ng’enza So.
Matshidiso (Bhule Samuel’s) Filmography
Buhle Samuels has appeared in the following movies and TV shows:
- Muvhango 2014
- Imbewu: The Seed 2019
- Kings of Jo’burg 2020
- One Night Kwa Mxolisi 2021
In the Netflix series Kings of Jo’burg, Buhle played the role of Angela Masire, a loving and supportive wife, and in Imbewu: the Seed, she acted as the supporting role of Zandile. She was, however, replaced with another actress named Angela Sithole.
Buhle Samuels is also A Television Host
Aside from being an actress, Buhle also doubles as a host for a television show. She started her career as a television presenter in 2014 when she got a job as a host for a breakfast show on Africa Magic at the age of 24. This job gave Buhle the experience she needed to further her career in the entertainment industry.
What is Matshidiso from Muvhango’s Net worth?
Matshidiso from Muvhango has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which she accrued from her diverse career as an actress, singer, TV presenter, and social media influencer. She is constantly working hard to ensure that she amasses more fortune for herself.
Is Buhle Samuels in a Relationship?
Buhle Samuels keeps details of her love life away from the media. As such, we could not verify if she is currently in a relationship or the identities of people she had previously dated. Irrespective of her relationship status, Buhle is having the time of her life as she constantly posts pictures of herself wearing luxury fashion items and having fun.
How Tall is Matshidiso from Muvhango?
Matshidiso from Muvhango is 5 feet 8 inches tall, which is the equivalent of 178 cm or 1.78 meters tall. She weighs 64 kg, although her other body measurements are not available. Matshidiso from Muvhango has a very curvy body which she is very proud of. She flaunts her body by posing pictures of herself wearing sexy outfits on her social media handles.
Following the sexy pictures she puts up on social media, it was once rumored that Buhle did a liposuction procedure to get her perfect body. However, she debunked the rumors, stating that she has always had a flat tummy and only works out to ensure she keeps in shape. She, however, stated that she gets Mesotherapy slim injections to help her remain slim. Buhle Samuels also revealed that she eats healthy food and exercise often to keep her body healthy and sexy.
Ok so some1 started a false rumor that I get my meso slim injections from dr Nandi that isn’t true. I get them from Florencessence by Grayston Drive in sandton. AND NO IT IS’NT SURGERY! It’s fat burning injections that help reduce or maintain but that works with a good diet/gym.
— Buhle Samuels (@BuhleSamuels_) January 23, 2020
Is Buhle Samuels Active on Social Media?
Buhle Samuels is active on the Instagram and Twitter platforms. Her Instagram account @buhlesamuels has 1.3 million followers, while her Twitter account @BuhleSamuels_which she created in November 2010, currently boasts 155k followers. She posts sultry pictures of her beautiful body on her social media accounts to entertain her followers.
Buhle also takes advantage of her large following on social media to act as a brand influencer, and she has successfully influenced various brands, including Fashion nova, Woolworths, Maven Beauty, and Asus.