Skeem Saam Actor Alfred Magongwa In Real Life, Age, Education, Career, Wife, Children, TV Show And Net Worth

Skeem Saam Actor Alfred Magongwa In Real Life, Age, Education, Career, Wife, Children, TV Show And Net Worth

Putla Sehlapelo, is a South African actor who currently plays the role of Alfred Magongwa in Skeem Saam which airs on SABC 1. He is best known for his leading role as Maloro in the SABC1 mini-series Death of a Queen. We have seen Putla on our TV screen but what is his reality like? Let’s explore the Putla Sehlapelo biography to find out more about the man.


Alfred Magongwa Age

The actor was born in 1970 in Polokwane, Limpopo. The actor is 50 years old this year 2020. He was raised  in Limpopo Although he has resided in several towns throughout his lifetime, he has finally settle down in Johannesburg.

Alfred Magongwa Education

Alfred attended local schools in Mpumalanga till matriculating. Afterwards he proceeded to study drama at University of Pretoria where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree.


 Alfred Magongwa Career

He started his acting career in 2003, playing the role of Spike on Generations. He gives back to the community by motivating the youth and providing food parcels and clothes to children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Though he loves the entertainment industry, he says that it’s challenging for actors to live normal lives because they are in the spotlight.

He also starred as Tiro Lebone, the BEE millionaire who has everything but the love of his life, in the M-Net soap opera The Wild, from 2011-2012. Alfred played the minor role of Hospital Doctor 1 in the SABC 2 mini-series Noah’s Ark from July to August 2008.

In 2014 he featured as Steve Kefentse, an attorney married to Dipuo who considers his own beliefs and dedication to justice his personal strength, in the SABC 2 actioner series Thola. His passion for entertaining and relishing audiences shines through with his every performance.


Putla Sehlapelo (50), who won the Best Actor award at the 2016 Fame Awards for his role as Meneer Magongwa on Skeem Saam, is also excelling in his new role as a Lawyer called Steve on Thola, which airs on SABC 2 every Wednesday at 9pm.


Alfred Magongwa Wife And Children

Putla Sehlapelo is married to Neo Sehlapelo and the couple has been blessed with three beautiful children. Neo is a business lady who is doing pretty well for herself and her family. Putla doesn’t only care about his loved ones, but also about his needy community.

Alfred Magongwa TV Roles

Putla is one of the seasoned South African actors who have grown old in theatre. Throughout his two decade long career he has made appearances in various local and international productions. Some of his appearances are listed below.


  1. Death of a Queen Season 1 as Malôrô Lerothodi
  2. Dryfsand  Season 1as Welcome
  3. Gaz’lam – Season 2 as Man
  4. Generations  Season 1 as Guest Star
  5. Intersexions Season 1 as George
  6. Noah’s Ark Season 1 as Hospital Doctor 1
  7. Skeem Saam  Seasons 2 to 9 as Alfred Magongwa
  8. Society  Season 2 as Bonga
  9. Soul Buddyz Season 2 as Solomzi
  10. Tempy Pushas Season 2 as Skywalker
  11. The Lab  Season 1 as Dudu
  12. The Wild Season 1 as Tiro Lebone
  13. Thola -Season 1 as Steve Kefentse
  14. Thola – Season 2 as Steve Kefentse


Alfred Magongwa Net Worth

Alfred entered the television industry in 2003 with a report and after 17 years, he has got much better. As of 2020, Putla Sehlapelo has a net worth of US$200 000. Acting is still a major source of income for Putla who also gains revenue from his business partnership with his wife.


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