Introduction : Boity Thulo Wiki
Boity Thulo is a South African actress and TV presenter, who shot to international fame with her role in Strictly Come Dancing South Africa.
Early Life : Boity Thulo Father, Mother & Family :
- Boity was born on April 28, 1990 in Potchefstom, South Africa.
- Her full name at birth was Boitumelo, but she had it shortened to Boity as a teenager.
- Boity Thulo Parents : She was raised in the northwest province of South Africa by her maternal grandparents.
Her mother, Modiehi Thulo, has refused to tell Boity who her father is throughout her life.
- For her schooling, she attended the Potchefstroom Primary school.
- A bright student, she was later accepted into Monash University to study Psychology and Criminology. She completed her first and second years towards the degree, however, changed her mind about her future prior to beginning the third year of university. She decided to focus on a broadcasting career instead, much to the dismay of her grandparents.
Boity Thulo and Cassper Nyovest : Boyfriend & Other Facts
- Boity reportedly began dating rapper Cassper Nyovest in 2014, but they broke up shortly after.
- He surprised her in July of 2015 when he showed up on the set of a modelling shoot she was doing and asked her to give him another chance. They debuted their rekindled romance a week later at the 2015 MTV Africa Awards in Durban.
- Boity is a goodwill ambassador for the Thusa A Girl Child, which is a charity designed to support underprivileged girls living in severe poverty.
- In February of 2014, she posed as one of 36 celebrities who stripped off naked for Marie Claire Magazines ‘Naked Issue.’
- The edition was designed to raise money for ‘The Lunchbox Fund’ which is a not-for-profit organisation who provide regular meals to orphaned or disadvantaged children, particularly those living in vulnerable areas around South Africa.
Boity Thulo Net Worth, Latest News & Career :
- In 2008, she appeared in a friend’s music video, which was broadcast nationally. This led to her receiving modelling work, most notably a commercial for the fast-food chain Wimpy’s which saw her cast as their Chees-a-nator and featured in their commercials from 2008 to 2010.
- In October of 2011, she began presenting for an educational show through SABC1 title The Media Career Guide. Its aim was to give insight to the younger generation as to how they could work in the media industry.
- She co-hosted SABC1’s short-lived program Zoned in May 2012, however, it was not renewed for a second season in 2013.
- Her big break came in June of 2013, when she was cast in the series Rockville as the character Mpho Bogatsu.
- This led to her competing in the Strictly Come Dancing South Africa program in 2014. With her partner Ryan Hammond, she placed in at 3rd but was praised for the spunk she showed in her performances.
- As of 2017, she is working as the host of E.TV’s music program, Club 808.