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Meet Diep City actress Moshine Mametja (Ausi Mary) in real life

Ever since she joined Mzansi Magic’s Diep City in 2021, Ausi Mary or Momo who is a supporting cast in the series has quickly gained the favour of viewers and is easily one of the fan favourites.

But did you know that in real life Mary from Diep City is an educated and polished young woman in real life who even contested for the Miss South Africa competition?

Here is everything else you didn’t know about Mary from Diep City in real life including the commonly asked question about her relationship status.

Mary from Diep City real name and age

Moshine Mametja

In real life, Mary from Diep City’s name is Moshine Mametja. She was born on 18th October 1994 which makes her current age 27 years old.

She was born in The Oaks Ga-Sekororo, Limpopo Province in South Africa and raised in Phalaborwa, Limpopo.

Information about her parents and siblings has not been provided although, in a past interview, the actress revealed that her parents- particularly her mother, were against her pursuing acting as they didn’t think she would make a living from it.

Mary from Diep City education in real life

Moshine Mametja is not just a pretty and talented lass, she is also well-educated too. She got both her primary and secondary education in Phalaborwa schools.

She matriculated from Hoerskool Frans du Toit before enrolling at Tshwane University of Technology Art Campus where she graduated with a National Diploma in Drama.

She started her career in theatre

Moshine Mametja

Like most renowned actors and actresses, Moshine Mametja started her career as a theatre actress before finding her way to our screens.

She has had several supporting and lead roles in several theatre productions including at the Rostrum Theatre, Wits Main Theatre, and Breytenbach Theatre.

Besides her role as Mary on Diep City, Moshine also had other roles in a couple of student films while at Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) including a lead role in a film called After Robot which was released in 2018.

She is multilingual

Like her character Mary on Diep City, Moshine Mametja is a gifted multi-lingual in real life. She speaks fluent English, IsiZulu, Sepedi, and Xitsonga.

She is a model

Moshine Mametja

Besides being a talented actress, Moshine Mametja is also a queen on the runway. She made her debut on the runway in 2008 when she contested for the Miss Maruleng for which she took home the second princess crown. In 2009, she was crowned as the first princess of the Miss Oaks contest.

After taking a long break from the modelling scenes, Moshine Mametja made a comeback to the pageantry in June 2021 when she entered the Miss South Africa contest, unfortunately, she didn’t make it to the top 30 finalists.

Is Mary from Diep City married in real life?

It is unclear whether or not Moshine Mametja is married as she has kept a relatively private personal life. We however haven’t seen a ring on her finger so that might be a good sign for those who might still want to shoot their shoot.

Moshine Mametja’s social media:

Instagram: @moshine_mo

Facebook: Moshine Mametja

Twitter: @moshine456


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