Keamogetswe Leburu is a South African actress who currently plays the role of Bontle in SABC 1 soapie Skeem Saam. She is also an incredible dancer, singer and MC who’s determined to reach new heights. Keamogetswe can also be recognized for her appearances in several shows such as Rhythm City and Intersexions.? Let’s find more as we explore the Keamogetswe Leburu Biography.
Keamogetswe Leburu Profile Summary
Real Name: Keamogetswe Trudy Lebara
Date of Birth: 10 February 1995
Place of birth: Soweto, South Africa
Age: 25 Years
Nationality: South African
Occupation: Actress, Dancer, MC, Singer
TV Shows: Skeem Saam, Rhythm City
Net Worth: US$150 000
Where is Keamogetswe Leburu originally from?
Trudy Leburu was born on 10 February 1995 in Kagiso township, west of Johannesburg. Her mother passed away in 2004 when she was nine years old, and her father also died the following year in 2005. As a result of the death of both of her parents, Kea was then raised by her grandparents. Keamogetwe Leburu is now independent and still resides in Johannesburg.
Which institutions did Keamogetswe Leburu attend?
Kea Leburu attended Bosele Primary School, where she discovered her interest in and love for netball. Afterwards, she proceeded to Mosupatsela High School, where she finished her metric. Kea had always been keen to be a professional actor and dancer; therefore, she went to study at the Market Theatre Laboratory.
When did Keamogetswe Leburu get her breakthrough?
Keamogetwe gave her first shot at showbiz in 2006 when she auditioned for the kid’s show, YOTV. She was unsuccessful and disappointed, which made her quit auditioning. However, towards the end of 2013, she was discovered by Peter Se-Puma, who mentored and subsequently, she landed a cameo role on the e.tv soapie Rhythm City. This marked her screen acting debut, but it is reasonable to state that 2014 was a breakout year as she landed numerous high-profile dancing gigs for Mafikizolo at Macufe Mangaung African Cultural Festival and the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). Moreover, she also participated in the Metro FM Awards, the PSL Awards, an Audi car launch, and so performing a theatre play called Four Husbands for Malindi.
Which TV shows have Keamogetswe Leburu appeared in?
Since her On-screen debut in late 2013, Keamogetwe has featured in several theatres, television and live programming. Some of her appearances are highlighted below;
- Rhythm City – Season 1 as an Extra
- Generations – Season 1 as an Extra
- Skinny Girl as an Extra
- Zabalaza (2013) – Season 1 as a beautiful actress
- eKasi: Our Stories – Season 6 as Nomonde
- Ga Re Dumele – Season 5 as Mmagaula
- Ngempela – Season 2 as Busi
- Keeping Score – Season 1 as Lily as Herself (dancer)
- The South African Film and Television Awards as herself (dancer)
- Skeem Saam season 1 to 9 as Bontle
Keamogetswe’ Bontle’ Leburu Pictures
Who is Keamogetswe Leburu’s boyfriend?
Keamogetswe Leburu has never revealed her boyfriend to the press or on social media; therefore, her relationships information is missing. Contrary to public misconception, the late Karabo Mokhupela, who played the role of Jazzy T, was only Keamogetswe’s boyfriend on Skeem Saam and not in real life. Karabo Mokhupela passed away in July 2020. The world has been unfair to Keamogetswe Leburu as she seems to be losing men close to her. Her best friend, known only by Sim, also died a couple of months back, and she constantly uploads pictures of themselves together. People have speculated that Kea and Sim might have been more than just best friends as Kea cannot get over his death. Skeem Saam fans are definitely on the lookout for Keamogetswe Leburu’s real boyfriend.
In Skeem Saam, Keamogetswe Leburu portrays the character of Bontle. Bontle is a feisty waitress who is just good at her job but struggles with a complicated life. Skeem Saam is a blend of stories about the journey to manhood. The local drama series examines the plight of today’s male children and the tough challenges they face transitioning into manhood.
Keamogetswe Leburu has a high social media presence, with Instagram being her most favoured platform. She currently has 63k followers on Instagram. Kea’s account is filled with beautiful pictures which resemble the level of happiness in her life. On Twitter, she has 26k tweets and 1k followers. It’s a bit low for television stars like Keamogetswe but, “It is what it Is”. At the moment, Keamogetswe Leburu is off Facebook. See some of her posts below;
What is Keamogetswe Leburu’s Net Worth?
Keamogetswe is South Africa’s hard-working actress who has also put her hands on other income sources. As of 2020, Keamogetswe Trudy Leburu has a net worth of US$150 000. She sings, dances, acts and MC events which has earned her a comfortable lifestyle. At the age of 25, Kea still has a long way to go and a lot to give. Considering Keamogetswe Leburu’s age, she still has a long way to go in Mzansi’s show biz.