Boity (Boitumelo Thulo)

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Boity
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Born Boitumelo Thulo
(1990-04-28) April 28, 1990 (age 28)
Potchefstroom, North West
South Africa
Residence Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa
Other names Boity Thulo
Education Potchefstroom Primary School
Potchefstroom High School for Girls
Monash University
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Model
  • TV Personality
Years active 2010 - to date
Parent(s)
  • Modiehi Thulo (mother)
Website www.thehumangallery.co.za

Boity (born Boitumelo Thulo on 28 April 1990) is a South African actress, model and television personality. She made her television debut on e.tvs 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls in a guest starring role where she portrayed the character of Lindi. In 2011 she began hosting SABC 1's The Media Career Guide, by the time she moved to e.tv's Club 808 Boity was a filly fledged star.

Early Life

Boity was born Boitumelo Thulo on 28 April 1990 in Potchefstroom in the North West province of South Africa. Her mother is Modiehi Thulo. Boity went to Potchefstroom Primary School and Potchefstroom High School for Girls where she later matriculated. She went on to enroll at Monash University where she studied Psychology and Criminology. However, she dropped out just after 2 years of studying. In the wake of the Fees Must Fall Protests, Boity revealed that she dropped out at Monash University due to her mother being unable to pay for her studies.

Career

Boity was first noticed by South Africans on television that to the Wimpy "Cheesanator" advert in 2010. In that same year she portrayed the character of Lindi on e.tvs 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls. In 2011 Boity began hosting SABC 1's The Media Career Guide. Later that year she appeared as a guest judge on the second season of the SABC 1's dance competition series Turn It Out: Street Battle.

In 2012 as an established and one of the most sought after personalities in South Africa, Boity co-hosted the short-lived multi-platform user-generated magazine reality show, Zoned and guest starred Mzansi Magic's telenovela iNkaba.

Music Career

Boity initially appeared on Mzansi Magic's Friday night music show, Massive Music, where she spoke to Lalla Hirayama about how she came to transition from model to rapper. However, during her appearance on Massive Music she did no perform. On Thursday 30 August 2018 Boity was guest on DJ Fresh's Metro FM Fresh Breakfast where she premiered the song, Wuz Dat, to largely positive reception.

References

  1. My Tv News, 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Boity Thulo, 16 August 2018
  2. TVSA, Boity Thulo, 16 August 2018
  3. Information Cradle, Boity Thulo Biography – Boitumelo Thulo Biography, 16 August 2018


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