Who is Presley Chweneyagae? Biography ; age, career , The River , Tsotsi


Who is Presley Chweneyagae? Biography ; age, career , The River , Tsotsi

He is popularly known as Thuso Mokoena on the telenovela The River, and he is one of our favorite actors who keeps us glued to the small screens.

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His real name is Presley Chweneyagae. He was born on October 19, 1984, in the North West Province of Mafikeng, South Africa. He is a South African actor of Tswana origin.

Presley Chweneyagae is among the best male actors that South Africa possesses. He is among the country’s actors who continue to uplift the African film industry to global standards. His role in the Tsotsi movie made the film win an Oscar in 2006. He has also been able to win other awards in his career.


Some publications have reported that his mother, Agnes Keagile, named him after her favorite singer, Elvis Presley.The actor is married and blessed with two boys. He is really one of Mzansi’s celebrities who keeps their personal lives very private.

His most recent role is in the South African telenovela The River as Thuso “Cobra” Mokoena. Chweneyagae loves giving back to the community. He has a foundation that is aimed at helping the poor communities in South Africa through the performing arts.

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Presley Chweneyagae once made headlines after he reportedly assaulted his wife.A report from the Daily Sun indicates that the incident took place on September 5, 2020.Following the incident, Presley was detained at the Pretoria North police station on common assault charges.The actor confirmed his arrest to the publication and spoke about what transpired between him and his wife.

The actor continues to entertain Mzansi through his excellent acting skills. Acting is a passion that he has had since his childhood, and he has never tried anything else in life.Presley showed an interest in acting from a very young age, and his mother noticed it. He used to act in church. Agnes enrolled him in acting classes. He later went to a drama school owned by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom, a stage director and playwright.

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Presley Chweneyagae’s acting career is an inspiration to young people. He teaches us that when you have passion for something and pursue it, you will get what you are looking for. The award-winning actor now has a successful acting career, a beautiful family, and a foundation to uplift disadvantaged South African communities.


Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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