Thando Thabethe, a South African actress and television personality, bought her mother a brand new house as a surprise gift in 2021. Thando shared the news on social media, expressing her gratitude for her mother and the sacrifices she had made for her throughout her life.
Numerous South Africans aspire to show their immense appreciation towards their parents through a grand gesture once they achieve success. Thando Thabethe, the 30-year-old actress and television personality, has fulfilled this dream by purchasing a new and modern house for her mother.
Thando Thabethe story
After losing her father at the tender age of 13, Thando Thabethe found solace in the unwavering support of her mother, who has been her rock ever since. Despite the tragedy, Thando was determined to pursue her dreams and at the age of 14, she landed her first acting role in a television series. Throughout her university years, Thando continued to pursue her passion for the arts by taking part in theatre productions at the UJ arts centre. Alongside her studies, Thando also worked as a news reader at UJFM before eventually becoming a DJ at the same station.
Thando Thabethe’s career as a prominent radio personality took off in 2011 when she joined the regular cast of the popular urban youth radio station, YFM. Since then, Thando’s career has skyrocketed, with her landing roles on popular television shows such as Generations: The Legacy, My Perfect Family, Intersexions, and Single Guys. She also became the first South African to be the brand ambassador for Nivea, and her mother has been her unwavering supporter throughout her journey.
In addition to her successful acting career and hosting her own radio show, “The Thando Thabooty Show” on 5FM, Thando has also become an inspiring social entrepreneur. She has hosted fundraising netball tournaments for women affected by gender-based violence for over seven years and has worked with the “Booth Fest Foundation” to help people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Thando’s dedication to philanthropy and making a positive impact on society is truly inspiring.
Thando Thabathe has always been a champion of giving back, and her latest act of philanthropy comes as no surprise. Her mother is now reaping the benefits of raising such an incredible daughter, as she settles into the comfort of her brand new home. Thando’s achievement at the young age of 30 serves as an inspiration to all of us, proving that with hard work and determination, anything is possible.