Matshepo Sekgopi is one of the most talented actresses in Mzansi.

While Matshepo studied Deejaying at the Soul Candi Institute of Music, she did not have any formal training for acting.

However, she was discovered by a casting agent while starting her DJ career and looking to break into the SA music industry.


She first got a recurring role in The River, after which she became a series regular due to her splendid acting. She also features in Z’bondiwe as Esihle, another character for which she has earned praise.

Matshepo Sekgopi was born in Kagiso, located in the west of Johannesburg on the 18th day of November in 1996. She celebrated her 26th birthday in November, 2022.

Net Worth

The exact estimate of Matshepo Sekgopi’s net worth is not known to the general public as she is yet to reveal it.

However, several media sites including TheCityCeleb have estimated her to be worth around R1 Million.

Matshepo is yet to confirm this. However, it seems reasonable with some of her works in the Entertainment industry.


The salary Matshepo Sekgopi earns for her role as Dimpho in the TV series, The River has been a question asked by many.

According to several reports by TheCityCeleb and other media sites, she earns between R18,000 to R24,000.

That’s also between $500 – $1,500. However, these reports have yet to be confirmed by either Matshepo or her team.

Family & Parents
Matshepo Sekgopi was born in Kagiso and was raised by her mother and her grandmother. She has stated that they both worked very hard to ensure that she was comfortable and did not struggle. She has not said much about her father.

The River

Matshepo Sekgopi plays the very bold character, Dimpho in the hit TV show, The River. Dimpho is quite a handful and has been in many inappropriate relationships.

She also has zero respect for people much older her, and can be very cheeky. Quite emotional, her family believes she is unpredictable.