Thabiso Molokomme (born on May 12, 2001; Age: 22 years old) is a skillful actor and TV presenter best known for playing Paxton Kgomo on Skeem Saam, one of South Africa’s most-watched TV series.
While in the university, Molokomme decided to start a career in entertainment. He first served as a presenter of YoTV’s Trending Tuesday, during which the show was nominated for a SAFTA Award. The youngster then attained celebrity status after joining the cast of Skeem Saam in early 2022.
How Old is Thabiso Molokomme from Skeem Saam?
Thabiso Molokomme (Paxton Kgomo) was born on May 12, 2001, and is presently 22 years old. His birthplace is Polokwane in Limpopo Province. Though his family members are unknown, Molokomme has once disclosed that he comes from a beautiful, loving, and supportive family.
His mother paid so much to train him in a drama school after realizing his passion for drama and public speaking. And this has helped prepare the foundation for him to build a successful career as an actor and TV presenter.
He Graduated Cum Laude from UJ
Although Paxton Kgomo is known in Skeem Saam for disruptīng classes and undermining school authorities, he is very serious with his studies in real life. He completed his basic education at Capricorn High School, graduating in 2018.
The youngster wanted to study Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at the University of Cape Town but was convinced by his parents to move to Joburg to get into the media space while studying. Molokomme heeded the advice and enrolled at the University of Johannesburg.
He graduated cum laude in May 2022, having recorded up to 20 distinctions. The actor now holds a Diploma Certificate in Operations Management and ranks as one of UJ’s youngest top achievers.
Paxton Kgomo is Thabiso’s First Acting Role
Thabiso kicked off his professional career in March 2020 when he landed the role of a YoTV presenter of Trending Tuesday. He carried out the role for some years before making his first acting appearance in Skeem Saam as Paxton Kgomo in early 2022.
Thabiso Molokomme portrays the character of a manipulative Turfloop high school scholar. He developed mental issues from the trauma he suffered following the tragic death of his sister. After spending months attending counseling sessions, Paxton returned to school, causing havoc.
Even though his character is considered an annoyingly manipulative naughty child, his uncanny acting talent has garnered huge praise from the fans of the show.
Thabiso Molokomme’s Filmography
- Skeem Saam as Paxton Kgomo
He Is a Co-founder of Give A Child A Book (GABA)
A well-known education activist, Thabiso Molokomme, has always harbored a passion for inspiring and educating future leaders. He took a bold step in 2018 to co-found a non-profit organization called Give A Child A Book (GABA) with Fanessa Mahkhongela, former Face of Paledi Mall.
GABA’s goal is to empower students to continue pursuing education, enabling them to have a voice in society. The organization has donated over 3,000 textbooks, study guides, and virtual and printed question papers to less fortunate schools across the country.
Who is Thabiso Molokomme Dating?
On many occasions, Paxton Kgomo from Skeem Saam has been romantically linked to Mosa Nkwashu, his love interest in the SABC educational programme. Even though the co-stars are yet to confirm the dating rumors, they share an undeniable chemistry.
The on-screen lovers post pictures of one another on their social media handles. Nevertheless, Thabiso Molokomme actor is considered single since he has not made public his relationship status.
Thabiso Molokomme, who is widely recognized as Paxton from Skeem Saam, has boosted his followership on social media platforms with his outstanding performance in the popular SABC1 soapie. Though his character is not liked by most of the Skeem Saam fans, his Instagram handle (@_thabisom) has attracted over 27K followers.
On the other hand, his Twitter handle (@_thabisom) has more than 11.4K followers. Since he joined the social media platform in February 2019, he has made more than 860 tweets. Whereas on Instagram, Paxton has below 100 posts as of this writing.