From a dancer to award-winning actress: A look at the inspiring career of Idols SA judge Thembi Seete

Thembi Seete

Thembi Seete has opened up about her journey in the acting industry, from her early days on Yizo Yizo to her current role in Kings of Joburg. At 46 years old, she has become one of the most talented actresses of her generation in South Africa. In addition to her acting skills, Thembi has established herself as a dancer and singer, showcasing her diverse talents. Reflecting on her journey before achieving fame, Thembi Seete shares some inspiring words.

The lively actress Thembi Seete has managed to maintain a presence on television since her breakthrough. She has appeared in some of South Africa’s most popular and highly-watched drama series, including Gomora. In a recent Instagram story, Thembi shared a personal story that many of her fans were unaware of. She revealed that she never expected her journey to be easy and had to fight for her dream. Despite the challenges, Thembi was determined to succeed in acting and live out her dream.

Thembi Seete
Thembi Seete: Image source @Instagram

Reflecting on her career journey from Yizo Yizo to Kings of Joburg, Thembi Seete has come to realize that life can be more challenging than it appears.

In her own words, Thembi shared her thoughts on her career: “I believed that I was born for greatness and that I would stand and fight for all my dreams. I never thought my journey would be painless, but I found out that life is harder than it seems.”

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