|Actress and Voice-over Artist
Date Of Birth/Age:
|March 25, 1979 (44 Years Old)
|Place of Birth:
|Calvin Christopher (m. 2004)
|University of Cape Town
Kgomotso Christopher is a South African actress famous for her role in Isidingo as Katlego Sibeko. She was also a renowned face in Scandal, playing the character of Yvonne “YV” Langa. Kgomotso is the voice behind MTN’s Interactive Voice Response system. She is also a Non-Executive Chairperson on the Naledi Theatre Awards Board of Directors. She has won a SAFTA Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress. She speaks fluent seSotho, Afrikaans, English, and isiZulu.
Kgomotso Christopher earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Politics at the University of Cape Town. When she graduated, she was awarded the Jules Kramer Award for Fine Arts. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts at Columbia University in New York City in 2004. She has lived in the United States of America and also in the United Kingdom. She featured as a guest on the television series Madam & Eve, SOS, Backstage, and Moferefere Lenyalong. She has also appeared in theatre productions of Romeo & Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, and Dr. Faustus.
Kgomotso Christopher was born in South Africa on 25 March, 1979. She celebrated her 44th birthday on March 25, 2023.
The exact estimate of Kgomotso Christopher’s net worth is unknown to be public because she has not revealed it. However, several media publications have estimated her net worth around $5 million. This is based on her roles on television, the brands she has worked it, her endorsements, etc. Of course, this remains an unconfirmed estimate.
Kgomotso Christopher does not share photos of her home on social media. It is unknown where she lives with her family.
Kgomotso Christopher has not shared pictures of the car she drives on social media. She has kept information like that private.
She told Zalebs she met her husband, Calvin Christopher, during her first year at the University. “I met him in varsity, first year, first week, fresher’s bash. He was an exchange student from Princeton University in the States at the time…met there, and how many years later? I’m not even counting.”
The couple tied the knot in 2004. “One is married to an international lawyer who travels all the time, and we, as a family, have always traveled. Him being in South Africa is traveling. He’s not South African, he’s here for work, actually, and we’re happy to be here with the family.”
Kgomotso Christopher has a sister who she is very proud of. She has often shared photos of her on Instagram. On her 40th birthday, she shared photos of her sister and showered praises on her.
Kgomotso Christopher has only shared photos of her mother on social media. In April, Kgomotso and her kids jetted off to Dubai to spend some time with her husband, Calvin, who works between the UAE and Mzansi. She told her mother along on vacation. She shared photos of herself in a swimsuit and some with her mother. She revealed she had convinced her mother to wear a swimsuit to the beach.
Kgomotso and her husband Calvin have two children, Lesika Christopher and Lauren Lehakwe. Her daughter was given the role of the younger Yvonne in Scandal. She appeared in a scene where the older Yvonne had flashbacks of her childhood.
In July 2023, Kgomotso Christopher was featured in the Netflix series Fatal Seduction. She has appeared in several series, including 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls, Isidingo, Zaziwa, The Comedy Central Roast, Moferefere Lenyalong, Scandal, Thola, and Legacy. In 2017, she was featured in the film “Zulu Wedding.”