Skeem Saam actor Tshepo Senatle speaks about his role

Joseph Tshepo Senatle is a talented South African actor who currently plays the role of Koloi on SABC 1’s Skeem Saam. He is naturally gifted, and fans love him for always thinking outside of the box. Joseph ‘Koloi’ Senatle’s juorney to stardom has been filled with stones and thorns but he has made it big.

Joseph Tshepo Senatle
Koloi (Joseph Tshepo Senatle): Image source @Instagram
Koloi (Joseph Tshepo Senatle) Profile Summary

Where is Joseph Tshepo Senatle originally from?
Koloi (Joseph Tshepo Senatle): Image source @Instagram
Koloi (Joseph Tshepo Senatle): Image source @Instagram
The young actor was born in Ottosdal in the heart of North West. He was born in a family of four together with his siblings, Tshepiso, Anes, and Ali. After failing to proceed with school, he packed his bag and headed for Johannesburg where his life totally changed.

Which institutions did Joseph Tshepo Senatle attend?Joseph Tshepo Senatle was not fortunate enough to pursue education because his mother worked as a maid, one of the lowest paid jobs. Koloi attended Dumisang Primary School from grade 1 to grade 3. They relocated to Winterton for a few years before moving back to Ottosdal, completing his phase 12 at Realeka Secondary School. As a result of financial constraints, he was not able to pursue his education further. Koloi resorted to finding a job to earn a living.





How did Joseph Tshepo Senatle land a role on Skeem Saam?
Just like Clement Kwaito Maosa, if it wasn’t for Skeem Saam, Joseph Koloi Senatle would be struggling in life. The youngster left his hometown and headed for Johannesburg in order to secure a job. His mother and grandmother were not supportive of his decision but he knew they were being protective. After a few months of searching for a job, he got employed at a body workshop, and he finally landed a golden opportunity to be an extra on Skeem Saam. Senatle also started working at Montecasino in Fourways to supplement his income. Opportunities began opening, and he later became an extra on several other shows, such as Mzansi Magic’s Isibaya.