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The real age of Cobra (Presley Chweneyagae) from The River leaves Mzansi speechless

Thuso Mokoena aka Cobra from the telenovela, The River, is one of our favourite actors who keep us glued to the small screens.

Below is a brief profile of him.

Real Name, Age And Family

His real name is Presley Chweneyagae. He was born on October 19 1984 in the North West Province Mafikeng, South Africa. He is a South African actor of Tswana origin.

Some publications have reported that his mother, Agnes Keagile named him after her favourite singer, Elvis Presley.

The actor is married and is blessed with two boys. He is really one of Mzansi’s celebrities who keep their personal lives very private.

Acting Career

Presley went to a drama school owned by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom, a stage director and playwriter.

When he was still a teenager, he was doing theater roles before getting a lead role in Tsotsi a 2005 movie.

He has been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years now.

His most recent role is on the South African telenovela, The River as Thuso “Cobra” Mokoena.

Tv Shows He featured in:
Tsotsi (2005)
iNumber Number (2013)
Zama Zama (2013)
The Number (2017)
The River 1 Magic (2018)

Chweneyagae loves giving back to the community. He has a foundation that is aimed at helping the poor communities in South Africa using the performing arts.

Presley Chweneyagae once made headlines after he reportedly assaulted his wife.

A report from the Daily Sun indicates that the incident took place on 5 September 2020.

Following the incident, Presley was detained at the Pretoria North police station on common assault charges.

The actor confirmed his arrest to the publication and spoke about what transpired between him and his wife.

In other news – Tamia Mpisane’s revealing outfit at DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards causes a stir – PICS

Mzansi media personalities Tamia Mpisane and actress Ntando Duma have gone viral in Mzansi and across Africa following their risque see-through outfits.

Tamia Mpisane

The two women wore the sheer revealing outfits when they attended Saturday’s glamorous DStv Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards (DStv MVCA) event. Ntando Duma looked stunning in a hot see-through, nude pink dress embellished with bling by Miano Designs. Learn More

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