Florence Masebe Biography, Age, Career, Husband, Muvhango, Net Worth
The Florence Masebe Biography
Florence Masebe is an amazing veteran South African actress and film producer. She rose to fame with her appearances in Generations, Rhythm City as well as Muvhango where she plays the role of Humbulani Rambau. Florence has risen to be an advocate of justice and equity in the entertainment industry through lobbying for amendment of laws to protect South African artists. So how much do we know about Florence Masebe?
Florence Masebe Profile Summary
Real Name : Florence Masebe
Gender: : Female
Date of Birth : 14 November 1972
Place of birth : Limpopo, South Africa
Age : 47 Years
Ethnicity : Black
Nationality : South African
Occupation : Actress, Film Producer
TV Shows : Askies, Muvhango, Karektas
Instagram : @florencemasebe
Where is Florence Masebe originally from?
The gorgeous Florence Masebe is originally from Limpopo, South Africa. She hails from the Venda tribe and her rural home is situated in Matebula village. However, Florence is now multilingual, speaking three South African languages. She still resides in Johannesburg after 28 years of moving into this lovely city where dreams come true.
Which institutions did Florence Masebe attend?
Florence Masebe is a professional actress and industry giant who studied at the UCT drama school. Over the years she has invested in herself by advancing into producing films. She also took other local and international classes to further her education and knowledge.
When did Florence Masebe begin her career?
Florence Masebe scooped a shot at television through an Urban Brew initiative termed ‘Electric Workshop’. She began playing roles in children programs and comedy in the year 1993. In the same year she made her professional debut in ‘Big Time’ an SABC television series. Florence became famous as she delivered stunning performances, and she was also the initial cast of Generations which made her a household name for South African television. She went on to feature in other productions such as Muvhango, Soul city, Inkaba and Rhythm city.
Which TV shows has Florence Masebe featured in?
- 7 de Laan as Refiloe Morapedi
- Erfsondes as Nini
- Ikani as Basile
- Inkaba as Gloria
- Muvhangao as Humbulani Rambau
- Ring of Lies as Masindi
- Scandal as Precious Thito
- Sokhulu & Partners as Thabisile
- Soul City as Sis Noni
- Task Force as Lindiwe Ndlovu
- The Republic – President Lufuno Mulaudzi
- Stirctly come dancing as herself
- The South African Music Awards as Host
- Its for Life as Host
Florence Masebe shooting
On the 18th of August 1999 Florence Masebe was attacked at the front gate of her Bramley Park house in Sandton Johannesburg. Her attacker fired 41 shot at her while sitting in the car. About six to eight bullets hit her, and she crawled out of her car helplessly. It has been 21 years, and she still reflects on the horrific incident saying it reminds her that she did not die, she survived. The most painful part was gazing at her four-year-old daughter stare at her mother swimming in a pool of her own blood. However, a 22-year-old man confessed that he was a commissioned hit man hired to kill the Generations cast for which she was part of the cast at that time.
How did Florence Masebe’s son drown?
A near death by shooting is not the only incident Florence cries over, the shooting incident also reminds Florence of another tragic death of her 15 months old baby who drowned in a swimming pool in 2015. It was a horrific incident that caused much pin and suffering for Florence. To add salt to a wound, an identified woman harassed Florence accusing her of fabricating stories of her son’s death purporting that she copied the story from one of her blogs. Florence was outraged and vowed to deal with the woman when she finally catches her.
Florence Masebe Book
She paid tribute to her late son who drowned by bringing together the poems she wrote while morning her son to make up a poetic book. The book also strengthens mothers who have lost children tragically and gives them hope of a better life. To show her understanding of feelings associated with losing a son, Florence helped a fellow woman buy a tombstone for her late son.
Florence Masebe Awards
- Best Actress in a leading role – Africa Movie Academy Award
- Golden Horn Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a TV soap
- Favourite Actress Award in the DSTV Mzansi Viewers choice Awards
- Best Picture Oscar Award – Parasites, a film she produced
Cyril Ramaphosa VS Florence Masebe
Florence Masebe has been stepping on the neck of President Cyril Ramaphosa and his administration for their lack of respect and protections of artists. Herself and other artists demand protection of artists from exploitation, abuse and harassment. They drafted the Performers Protection amendment bill and presented it to the parliament in 2019 but to date, president Ramaphosa has been reluctant to sign the bill. Nonetheless, Florence Masebe is not backing down, and she keeps putting pressure on Ramaphosa to sign the bill into law.
In this soap opera, Florence Masebe portrays the character of Humbulani Rambau. She has appeared on the show for over 10 years now The show is built on a premise that “umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu” meaning that we exist within a context. The show has strong family orientated storylines that seeks to speak to the conflict between the traditional and the modern ways. The Vhakwevho’s are the custodians of the traditional side of things while the Johannesburg lot focuses on the modern ways.
Watch: Muvhango 21 – Eps 175 (8 Sept 2020)
Florence Masebe has a low social media presence probably for security reasons. She is mostly active on Instagram where she regularly posts about her work and family. Flore Masebe is also highly present on Facebook, and she has 1.3k friends and 500 followers on Facebook. She has 12k followers on Instagram showing that she is loved by many.
Who is Florence Masebe’s husband?
Florence Ramabula is married to Kagiso Machele an Asset Management professional. The two dated for five years before tying the knot on the 31st of March 2001 in Johannesburg. A grand traditional wedding followed in the village of the bride, in Matebula village. Together they have a lovely daughter and a son. She is the mother of Monthathi Masebe and Masakona Masebe.
What is Florence Masebe’s Net worth?
As of 2020, Florence Masebe has a Net Worth of R3 Million. She earns money from acting as well as producing television and film productions.