Thabang Molaba was born on 18th December 1994 in Bethlehem, South Africa, and was raised in Harrismith, South Africa. He earned his diploma graduate degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria.
The 25-year-old, however, pursued a different career and made his name as a popular South African model-turned-actor. He's now set to receive the biggest stardom of his career through the brand new South African original series in the biggest streaming platform in the world.
Stars as Karabo Molapo 'KB' in the Netflix Teen Drama 'Blood & Water'
Daryne Joshua and Travis Taute serve as the writers as well as co-directors alongside Nosipho Dumisa. Likewise, Bradley Joshua and Benjamin Overmeyer are producers, while Simon Beesley is the lead editor.
Set in South Africa, this latest series centers on a young girl who is seeking to figure out whether her sister, who was kidnapped at birth, is actually a swim star in her prestigious high school.
Set in the surroundings of Parkhurst College, the prestigious inner-city school for elite scholars and academic overachievers, Blood & Water follows the exploits of 16-year-old Puleng Khumalo (Ama Qamata), as she engineers her transfer to the school to investigate the 17-year-old cold case of the abducted-at-birth older sister she’s never met.
Thabang Molaba portrays the character of Karabo Molapo 'KB' on Netflix's Blood & Water.
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The rest of the main cast includes Ama Qamata as Puleng Khumalo, Khosi Ngema as Fikile Bhele, Gail Mabalane as Thandeka Khumalo, Dillon Windvogel as Wade Daniels, Arno Greeff as Chris Ackerman, Ryle De Morny as Chad Morgan, Greteli Fincham as Reece Van Rensburg, Getmore Sithole as Julius Khumalo, and Odwa Gwanya as Siya Khumalo.
What is Thabang Molaba's Net Worth?
Thabang Molaba's net worth is estimated to be $100,000.
Source: Molaba Instagram
Thabang Molaba always desired to pursue a career in acting from a young age, but he found it tough to navigate both school and acting. Despite the struggle, he made it as an actor after landing a role on The Queen.
The actor believes his success is the result of the collaboration with the veterans of the acting business who often raised the benchmark and challenged him to keep up. To Molaba's credit, he took these obstacles as an opportunity to learn and managed to come out unscathed.
The actor made his first TV appearance in 2017 as a part of the promo segment with models at the Comedy Central sitcom called I Live.
Thabang is perhaps best known for playing the role of Gift Mabuza, the son of Gracious Mabuza, a rich and spoilt young man on the popular South Africa telenovela The Queen. The actor earned critical acclaim for the marvelous portrayal of his character.
Watch: Thabang Molaba – Young, Hungry & Talented
Molaba credits his accomplishments to the immense work ethic and setting his priorities right on what he really desires. This is evident when he chased acting despite the fact that some of the people were skeptical about pursuing the career as an actor. He appears keen on always observing the bigger picture.
Thabang Molaba's net worth is estimated at $100,000.
Is Thabang Molaba Dating Someone?
Thabang Molaba does not appear to be dating anyone at the moment.
Source: Thabang Instagram
Fans are often curious to learn if Thabang Molaba is single or dating a girlfriend. In fact, not much is known about his relationship status nor his potential wife.
Back in 2017, however, the actor took to Twitter where he talked about his interest in finding love. The tweet read:
I’m ready to be an amazing boyfriend to someone’s daughter and treat her like a queen.
Molaba's post invited several replies from young ladies who began to send him messages, expressing their interest in being his "queen."
Watch: Thabang Molaba from The Queen Mzansi on Thembi Takeover
There remains a possibility Thabang might be dating in secret. In a more likely scenario, however, fans might need to wait a while before this dashing actor welcomes a brand new partner into his life.