Born and bred in the city of lights Johannesburg, Thando had an insatiable desire to see her dreams become a reality, which saw her career begin at the tender age of 13. The realization that entertainment was her calling saw her star in various theatre productions before landing her first TV gig at the age of 14. This was merely the beginning of a revolution in the entertainment industry.
Thando discovered her love for radio at UJFM while at University of Johannesburg studying towards her Bcom ACCOUNTING degree, when asked she says, “Radio found me”. Thando found herself gradually making her mark on the airwaves. In 2010 she was head hunted by the YFM programs manager to join the biggest youth radio station in South Africa. Her Charisma and ability to connect with young people on a level many struggle to, saw her soaring from hosting a graveyard show to a primetime show in a matter of 6 months. Thando has since left YFM and joined 5FM in May 2014 where she will form part of the new afternoon drive show with Roger Goode giving us our daily dose of traffic, as well as hosting her own show “Beats By Demand” on Sundays between 10:00 & 14:00.
Thando Thabethe got her chance to MOVE from just theatre productions to on screen in 2010 when she landed the role of” Thando Nkosi” on the hit Sitcom “My Perfect Family” The show is currently ranked the 6th most viewed show and the 2nd most viewed comedy in SA with a viewership of over 3 000 000. The show was COMMISSIONED for a second season and once again fans were able to see the talent that is Thando Thabethe star alongside legends, Lillian Dube, John Lata and Baby Cele.
Thando Thabethe has been highly requested for her MC work for various activations, both corporate and commercial around SA since 2010. Most recently she was the choice for the biggest CSI concert in the world, CokeRockCore and the biggest Hip-hop event in SA, Maftown Heights.
Her repertoire varies from hosting in house CORPORATE EVENTS for Cadbury PS Bar, to government outdoor events like the GoWEST youth concert and the Gauteng Carnival to the ETV Kasi Tours, UJ Rag parties, and Club808 party tours.
Thando Thabethe is an influential, ambitious young woman who represents a MARKET of young, independent, educated, aspirational and stylish young men and women in South Africa who she affectionately refers to as her “love bugs” derived from her name which means “LOVE”
She has worked with various brands including Brutal Fruit, BlackBerry and Coca-Cola. Managing to achieve what many young LADIES have not, Thando believes that nothing is out of reach. Coupled with good looks, a great sense of humor, amicable work ethic, 3 TV shows, a radio show and her “love bugs”, in her own words, “YOU CANT STOP HER GO”.
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