Lebogang Motaung biography AKA Jabu from Rhythm city.

Lebogang Motaung
Lebogang Motaung

Lebogang Motaung is a South African Actor, producer and writer. He was born 25 May 1981, age 41 years old as of 2022.

Biography profile of Jabu on Rhythm city.

Name: Lebogang Motaung

Born: 25 May 1981

Age: 41 years old (2022)

From: Daveyton in East Rand

Occupation: Actor ,Producer and Writer

Nationality: South African

Gender: Male

Known as: Jabu on Rhythm city

Tv shows: SABC 2 and Rhythm city

Personal life history of Jabu from Rhythm city

The South African actor Lebohang Motaung is most known for playing Mampho’s sugar daddy Jabu in the e.tv soap opera Rhythm City. Lebohang Motaung was born on May 25, 1981 in Daveyton, East Rand, where he also spent his formative years.

Educational background

After receiving the Best Actor prize at Benoni’s Willowmoore High School in 1999. He went to study Dramatic Arts at the University of Witwatersrand and graduated in 2004.

Lebogang Motaung

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Career journey in acting

In the SABC2 drama series Mamello, he plays the lead character Kotsi.

He has also been given the names Lebohang Masimola, Lebo Masimola, and Lebogang Masimola, and he has made appearances as a guest star in a number of TV shows, including Zabalaza, Rhythm City, The Wild, The Wild, Zero Tolerance, and The Wild.

Additionally, he participated in the Lokshin Bioskop strand telemovies Call Centre and Imali Yegazi, both of which were produced by Mzansi Magic.

Lebohang has gained recognition in the theater as a member of the Wits-based Drama for Life Playback Theatre Company. In fact, he began acting in 1999 at Sibikwa Community Theatre Project after taking home the Best Actor prize at Benoni’s Willowmoore High School. He wrote his first play, A Season of Hope, the following year.

Lebohang is a candidate for a Naledi Award. Motaung portrayed “Mabasa” in the Netflix original series “Shadows” in 2019. Lebohang Motaung transcends platforms, as seen by the release of his own webseries, “I Don’t Need A Man,” at the start of 2020. It is a comedy-drama webseries, according to him.

Lebohang Motaung now portrays “Mamba” in SABC 2’s brand-new medical drama “Vutha.” Along with other well-known actors including Mmarona Matshegoa, Kabelo Moalusi, and Ayanda Bandla, he gets cast in the film.

Lebogang Motaung

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Lebogang Motaung Philanthropist

In 2015 from 28 August to 6 September at the Lebohang Motaung showcased his play “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” at the Joburg Theatre. The main aim of the play was to create a foundation that would help future South African film and performing students with their tuition fees at school.

“The objective for which the group is established is to raise tuition funds, which will assist students in their endeavours to study the performing arts and to encourage young artist to pursue the arts academically,”  he said.

Other Television Roles

● Diamond City – Season 1 as Mudau

● Grassroots – Season 1 as Khumo Lesolle

● Harvest – Season 1 as Mr Dube

● iNkaba – Season 1 as Taxi Guy 2 (as Lebohang Masemola)

● Isithembiso – Season 2 and 3 as Mayor Ramakgopo

● Is’phindiselo – Season 1 as Detective Nteta

● Keeping Score – Season 1 as Andre

● Lockdown – Season 1 as Alphi (as Lebo Motaung)

● Muvhango – Season 1 as Mr A (as Lebogang Motaung)

● Now or Never – Season 8 as Piet (as Lebogang Motaung)

● Ring of Lies – Season 2 as Victor

● Shadow – Season 1 as Mabasa

● The Queen – Season 4 as Advocate Buthelezi

● The Republic – Season 2 as Solomon

● The Wild – Season 1 as Itumeleng’s PI (as Lebogang Masimola)

● Umlilo – Season 1, 2, 3 and 4 as Minister Radebe

● Vutha – Season 1 as Mamba (as Lebo Motaung)

● Ya Lla – Season 1 as Sergeant Moswane

● Zabalaza (2013) – Season 1 as Bra Kort (as Lebohang Masimola)

● HouseWives as Detective Sabelo Ndamase