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Skeem Saam’s Cornet Mamabolo aka Tbose before the money and fame – Photo

Sharing on Instagram, Cornet wrote: ‘I have been at it, way before cameras and lights … I have never had doubts of how much of an UNSTOPPABLE FORCE & POWER HOUSE I’M. My daily prayer is to be given a platform, once that happen I KILL! I KILL not only for myself but to give Dignity for next black child that might nock at the same door, Whether an opportunity is sealed right there & then, or later that’s not my worry.

Damn … look at this picture, okare kea gafa nyana so… mara ke chela thupa!!! Retlo huma raba ra huma manala, maboya aka mo ditsebeng le….. otla feleletsa 😂😂. This was Ivory Park … with my learned friend.’

Mzansi actor Cornet Mamabolo is best known for his starring role, as Thabo ‘Tbose’ Maputla on the educational drama Skeem Saam.

Cornet Mamabolo

The 30-year-old Cornet Mamabolo is one of the original actors on Skeem Saam, and he starred on the show since season 1 in 2011.

The actor has gone through such a glow-up from his youthful days, to the present, such that fans were pretty surprised at his transformation.

Cornet Mamabolo remarked that even before he was famous and got a breakthrough, he always knew he was a powerhouse, destined for bigger things.

Cornet Mamabolo

Well, we have to take into consideration that filter game back in the days was low, so it’s like those awkward photos from long ago that we all don’t want to gaze at for too long.

You might be surprised to know that Cornet Mamabolo originally didn’t want to be an actor, as a child he instead wanted to be a biotechnologist.

However the performing bug took hold of him and he attended Witwatersrand University in the years 2009–2012, where he studied for a Bachelor of Arts in the dramatic arts.

His character Thabo Maputla is considered the heart of Skeem Saam, such that fans rioted when the showrunners hinted that he would be killed off.

The fans even went far as searching for the script online, so they could see if Thabo Maputla would be mentioned.

There was unmitigated rejoicing on the internet, when fans realized that his character would be back in action, he wasn’t dead at all.

Cornet Mamabolo is also a philanthropist and gives back to his community.

Back in 2018, he achieved his dream of building a library in his village, Maripathekong, in GaMolepo, Limpopo.

In other news – Shock as what happened to Kwaito star Lvovo revealed

Thokozani Ndlovu, aka Lvovo Derrango, narrowly escaped death after he was involved in a major car accident on Friday.


The accident allegedly happened on the N2 Highway near Scottburg, in KwaZulu-Natal. The Kwaito star was admitted at St Augustine-Netcare and later discharged to recover at home. Learn More

Source: News365

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