Actor Thapelo Maropefela passed-away

Thapelo Maropefela who is an actor on The Kingdome has been announced dead hours before his 25th birthday.

The sister of the late young talent took to social media on Sunday, confirming that he passed-away on Sunday, 24th of October, 2021.

The 25-year-old played Kagiso on the SABC1 show.


“Friends and Family, unfortunately my little brother, Thapelo, left us in the early hours of today. Please give my family and I some space to process and arrange everything. Thank you, loves. What pains me the most is he never spends his birthday at home. This year he assured my mom he was going be home for his birthday. Unfortunately, he didn’t make it. He left us on the eve of his birthday.”

Thapelo ought to celebrate his 25th birthday today, but his sister took to social media this Monday to celebrate him.

“We were supposed to be celebrating your 25th birthday today, Sthape! I’m so sorry, Nana. I’m so sorry. Happy heavenly crown birthday my boy. I love you so much. I’m sorry, papa,” she wrote.

Condolences from fans to the family flood social media.