Gail Mabalane

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Gail Mabalane
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Born Gail Tsholofelo Nkoane
(1984-12-27) December 27, 1984 (age 35)
Kimberley, Northern Cape
South Africa
Residence Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa
  • Actress
  • Model
  • Entrepreneur
  • Philanthropist
  • Singer
  • Socialite
Years active 2010 - to date
Spouse(s) Kabelo Mabalane (m. 2013)
Children Zoe Leano Mabalane
Khumo Mabalane
Relatives Craig Nkoane (brother) deceased
Denise Nkoane (sister)

Gail Mabalane (née Nkoane; born December 27, 1984) is a South African actress, singer, model, socialite and businesswoman. She is best known for acting roles on M-Net's short-lived sop opera The Wild and Mzansi Magic's telenovela The Road.

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Early Life

Gail Mabalane was born and raised in Kimberly in the Northern Cape of South Africa.


In 2010 Gail Mabalane took part in the sixth season of Idols SA and placed in the top 10. The following year she was cast in the M-Net soap opera, The Wild.

Personal Life

Gail Mabalane (née Nkoane) is married to South African recording artist, Kabelo Mabalane, of TKZee fame. She has two children; Zoe Leano Mabalane and Khumo Mabalane.

Alopecia Diagnosis

Gail Mabalane revealed, while speaking to Azania Mosaka on Talk Radio 702, that she had been diagnosed with Alopecia. This came after she had been posting pictures of herself without any hair on Instagram.

"When this first happened to me, I knew it was something I needed to share. A sense of community always makes it easier to cope with what you’re going through... and to be able to say to women you are not alone and seek professional help," Gail Mabalane told Azania Mosaka.


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  1. EWN, Actress Gail Mabalane opens up on alopecia diagnosis, 11 August 2019
  2. W24/ Drum, Gail Mabalane on her decision to go bald, 11 August 2019
  3. Channel24/ Drum, Gail Mabalane cut of all her hair – and she looks stunning!, 11 August 2019
  4. TVSA, Gail Mabalane, 11 August 2019
  5. IOL, Gail Mabalane shares adorable snap of baby ‘Khumo, 11 August 2019
  6. IMDb, Gail Mabalane, 11 August 2019
  7. Wiki Mzansi, Gail Mabalane, 11 August 2019

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