Lihlonolofatso Litlhakanyane plays the role of Tebello on ETV’s number one soapie; Scandal.
Fans adore him because of his enthusiasm, positive outlook on life, and his talent. They’ve become protective over him because he’s a good kid who hasn’t had an easy life; from being dumped by his biological parents, losing his grandmother, and losing his adoptive mother; YV played by Kgomotso Christopher to losing his adoptive father and grandfather to his biological mother. The kid needs a break!
He is said to be 12 years old and in grade 5, he apparently wants to study law just like his real-life sister.
He brings his character to life and is so believable in every way. He is a really smart boy with a clear vision and a bright future ahead of him.
He’s become a reason to watch the show and fans were really worried that he might be leaving when his biological mother showed up. His mother; Seipati came back to his life and got him back just as he was living comfortably with his adoptive dad; Lerumo.
According to his real-life mother; the young, talented, and genius actor is a shy person in real life, which is hard to believe.
On the show, he’s an outgoing young boy who is approachable, and he’s able to approach anyone. His onscreen mother is a waitress who is struggling to meet ends meet and the two of them are staying in an RDP house, which is a different lifestyle to which Tebello had with Lerumo at the Newtonian hotel.
Fans are hoping that Lerumo and Seipati will eventually fall in love so that Tebello can come back to the Newtonian hotel and be raised by Lerumo and his biological mother; Seipati.
The suggested salary by the South African Actors Guild for a junior soapie actor is R33 275 per month.
Scandal’s Tebello net salary is between R15 000 – R 20 000.
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Many questions have been asked on which is the most-watched soapie in South Africa and how much do the actors take home. In recent years we have seen the reign of Isidingo, Scandal, Muvhango, Rhythm City, and their viewership base has always impacted positively to their cast payments.
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