Mpho Sebeng Biography And Cause Of Death

Mpho Sebeng Biography And Cause Of Death

Born on 1 December 1992, in Soweto, Mpho Sebeng was the eldest of two children in his family.

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He died on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at the age of 30 Yrs

Mpho Sebeng Biography And Cause Of Death
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Early Life and Date of Birth

  • Mpho Sebeng was born in Soweto 1992 December the 1st. He is the eldest in a family of two. Mpho matriculated in the year 2011 at West Ridge High School, attaining 2 distinctions.
  • His high school achievements include being the first to get full colors for drama at 17 years old, he was also vice-captain of his high school rugby team, partook in soccer, and also got full colors for athletics.


  • He completed his education at West Ridge High School in 2011, excelling academically with two distinctions.
  • Sebeng was not only academically gifted but also actively involved in extracurricular activities; he was the first student at his high school to receive full colors in drama at the age of 17, served as vice-captain of the rugby team, participated in soccer, and earned full colors in athletics.
  • Sebeng’s passion for acting was evident from an early age.

Acting Career

  • A family friend first noticed his potential during a primary school play, which eventually led to his pursuit of an acting career.
  • His television debut came at the tender age of 12, with roles in award-winning shows such as Justice for All and Zero Tolerance.
  • Some of his notable performances included roles in Bay of Plenty, Khandakulu, and Scandal.
  • However, it was his portrayal of Tsietsi in the film Winnie, about the life of Winnie Mandela, that marked a high point in his career, allowing him to work alongside prominent actors such as Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.

Sebeng’s breakthrough role came with the television series Ring of Lies, where he delivered a performance that earned him a nomination for the 2018 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) for Best Male Actor in a telenovela.

His ambition and talent made him a well-recognised name in the South African film and television industry.



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Mpho was MC of Mr & Mrs West Ridge during the years 2010 and 2011. Mpho was also part of the body council as well as MD of the RCL of the school

Mpho’s humble media beginnings ascended at the age of 12 when a family friend spotted him in a primary school play and encouraged him to pursue acting. Mpho’s first television debut was on “Justice for all” as well as “Zero Tolerance” which later went to win multiple awards

Mpho then joined manager Lisa Modisane at Legends Management who helped in moulding him and assisted with his career. Mpho further got roles on “Bay of plenty” a screenplay as Bongane, Khandakulu a short film , ETV’s “Scandal”, and most prominent being Winnie the story about the life of Winnie Mandela where he plays role of “Tsietsi” where he was in his prime, and it was here where he got to meet box office actors Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.

Ring of lies was Mpho’s first major lead role on prime time television, his performance was one for the books as it went as far as earning him a nomination for the 2018 South African Film & Television awards for “Best Male Actor” in a telenovela. Mpho is now a household name in the South African Film and television industry, he is constantly looking for a challenge and is ready to swim with the big fish in Hollywood and solidify his place in the acting world.


Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Height: 1,65 Languages: English, Tswana, Sotho & Zulu


Reactions To Sebeng’S Death

  • The news of Mpho Sebeng’s sudden demise has shocked and saddened many across South Africa and beyond.
  • Tributes have begun to flood in from fans, fellow actors, and industry professionals, all expressing their sorrow and commemorating his contributions to the arts.




BA Politics and Philosophy (University of Witswatersrand) 2012 – 2016

Television Experience:

2022-2023 THE ESTATE Role: Skhumbuzo Clive Morris Productions
2022 SAVAGE BEAUTY Role: Bonga Supporting Lead Quizzical Pictures
2022 THE BRAVE ONES Role: Nduku Ochre Moving Pictures
2022 THE QUEEN Role: Litha Ferguson Films
2021 HUSH MONEY S1 Role: Mayihlome
2021 RHYTHM CITY Role: Mose Quizzical Pictures
2021 SCANDAL! Role: Lutho Ochre Moving Pictures
2018 THE THRONE Role: Goitseone Ferguson Films
2017-2018 RING OF LIES S1&S2 Role: Neo Penguin Films
2015 ZBONDIWE Role: Lebo Penguin Films
2014 SHREDS & DREAMS Role: Sipho Penguin Films
2014 SAINT’S & SINNERS Role: Nkosi Penguin Films
2011 SOUL BUDDYZ S5 Role: Slay The Bomb Shelter
2008 BAY OF PLENTY Role: Bongane
2001 ZERO TOLERENCE Role: Siso Ochre Moving Pictures
2001 JUSTICE FOR ALL Role: Southern Exposure

Film Experience:

2023 Miseducation Role: Ceasar Burnt Onion
2023 NGOMA FILM Role: Lead Bakwena Production
2022 COLLISION Role: Thando Connect Tv
2022 UTHANDO NEDISKI Role: Thando Mzansi Magic
2022 KE BONA SPOKO Role: Bokang Mzansi Wethu
2021 UMLALELI Role: Tumelo The Miiton Empire
2017 QUEEN OF KATWEROOM Role: University Student Walt Disney
2016 THE JAKES ARE MISSING Role: Simon Figjam Entertainment
2011 WINNE Role: Tsietsi Equinoxe Films

Awards nominated for:


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