Who Is Moshine Mametja, the Real-life Mary from Diep City

Moshine Mametja (born October 14, 1994; age: 29 years old) is a South African actress, model, MC, dancer, and presenter who was thrust into the limelight for playing Mary on Diep City.

Besides her incredible performance in the telenovela, Mary has also made a name for herself in the modeling industry. Nevertheless, she is easily recognized as an actress. In addition to modeling, she is very passionate about acting, which has been her childhood dream.

Moshine Mametja’s Bio

  • AGE: 29 years old
  • BIRTHDAY: October 14, 1994
  • BIRTHPLACE: The Oaks Ga-Sekororo, Limpopo
  • BIRTH SIGN: Libra

What Is Mary from Diep City’s Real Name?

The real name of Mary from Diep City is Moshine Mametja. However, she is popularly known as ‘Ausi’ Mary, which is the name of her character in the television series Diep City. Apart from the actress’s name, her personality makes people easily fall in love with her on and off-screen.

How Old Is Mary from Diep City?

Moshine Mametja is 29 years old currently. She was born to Mr. and Mrs. Mametja on October 14, 1994, in a village in Limpopo province called The Oaks Ga-Sekororo. She was, however, brought up in Phalaborwa.

Not much is known about her family background and other family members, as the actress has not publicly talked about them or introduced them to her fans. However, it appears she comes from a supportive family who has been by her side since she launched her fast-growing career.

The actress, who fluently speaks English, IsiZulu, Sepedi, and Xitsonga languages, spent most of her life in Phalaborwa. She had her elementary and high school education in the region. 

She attended Hoerskool Frans du Toit in Phalaborwa. However, the particular year she matriculated is not known to the public. The Diep City actress enrolled at Tshwane University of Technology Art Campus, majoring in Drama. She subsequently obtained a National Diploma in Drama upon completing her studies.

The Actress Plays A Supporting Recurring Role as Mary In Diep City 

Mametja is cast as a young lady who works with Sne as a cook. Her character, Mary, is a nosey person who knows everything that happens in Dieploot. She does an amazing job in the telenovela as she lives up to expectations whenever she appears on the screen.

Although she is not like her character in real life in some aspects, she still manages to bring to life her character’s personality. She joined the show after she was given the opportunity by Black Brain’s producer Mandla N to showcase her talent and also live her dream.

The Limpopo native has some theatrical credits to her name. She has played a couple of supporting roles on the stage, starting from the year 2017. Below is the list of her theatrical works.

  • Theatre – Production – Role – Year
  • Anowa (Rostrum Theatre) – 2017, as an old woman
  • Afrika Arts Festival (Wits Main Theatre) 2019, as Linda
  • The Crucible (Rostrum Theatre) 2017, as Mary
  • Kgosi Tau (Breytenbatch Theatre), 2018

She Also Has Some Modelling Accolades Under Her Belt 

Before storming the filming set, Moshine had already made impressive achievements in the modeling world. She obtained the 2nd princess prize in 2008 after she entered Miss Maruleng that year.

The following year, her modeling career also received an additional boost after she emerged as the 1st Princess of Miss Oaks. In June 2021, Moshine took to her page to announce that she had re-entered the beauty pageant because she believed she had everything it took to win the competition.

Moshine Mametja Is Currently Single

Mary from Diep City is single as she is currently not in a publicly known relationship. Also, there is no available record of the men she probably has dated in the past. The actress has kept this aspect of her personal life away from her fans.

The actress is blessed with an amazing body that reflects African beauty. She is tall and has a comfortable weight and decent body curvy. Sadly, she hasn’t shared the exact measurement of her body for public consumption.

The actress’s Instagram account (moshine_mo) has over 55,000 followers currently, while she’s being followed by almost 6,000 people on her Twitter page (@moshine456). We couldn’t find her on Facebook. Nevertheless, Moshine is most active on Instagram.

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