Get to know veteran actor Sello Ramolahloane full biography

Sello Ramolahloane born on the 8 of August 1977 age 45 years old is a South African actor and director best known for playing the role of Nkadimeng Mashabane on the SABC 2 sitcom Majakathata Records replacing the late Daniel Maphatseng in the role for season 2. However, he is more recently known for his role as Bra Gibbs on Black Door.

Biography profile: Sello Ramolahloane

A picture of Sello Ramolahloane who plays Bra Gibbs on etv's Black Door
A picture of Sello Ramolahloane who plays Bra Gibbs on etv’s Black Door

Full name : Sello Ramolahloane
Date of birth : 8 August 1977
Place of birth : Pochefstroom, North west province
Education: Tshwane University of Technology (B-Tech in Drama)
Occupation : Actor and director
Known for: Bra Gibbs on Black Door,
Height: 1.68m
Net worth: $1.5 million
Nationality : South African

Early age of Sello Ramolahloane

Sello was born on the 8 of August 1977 in Pochefstroom, North west province in South Africa. Ramolahloane is at least 45 years old as of 2022. He grew up in Ikageng, in the North West Province academic city of Potchefstroom in South Africa. This is where he had most of his childhood. However, he later relocated to Pretoria in Gauteng Province.

Sello Ramolahloane was born in the North West province in Porschefstroom
Sello Ramolahloane was born in the North West province in Porschefstroom

His birth name was Sello Ngwana Nyatsi Zikalala before he could be known by various acting names. He matriculated in 1995 in the same township. Sello started acting at the age of 6 years as a Boy Scout. In his high school days he was known for his performances and later co-founded Boipelo Theatre Group with a friend.

Education of Sello Ramolahloane

Sello obtained his basic education in either Potchefstroom or in Pretoria. After obtained his matric, he enrolled at a tertiary institution. Where he obtained diploma in Drama. He further his education and graduated with B-Tech in Drama from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). However, the year in which he studied at this institution is unknown.

Personal life

The actor’s personal life is unknown. So, not much is known about his wife if he has any any or if he’s divorced. And no kids are known to be Sello’s to date. Moreover, Sello has got other special skills other than acting. He is a writer, scriptwriter, singer, and presenter and can play soccer. He is a multilingual speaker so imagine he speaks isiZulu, English, IsiXhosa, Setswana, and South Sotho.


According to sources, Sello has an average height man of 1.68m or 168 cm. This height is derived from his agency so it’s at least more accurate than an estimation. However, he could be a centimeter taller or shorter than the figure.

Net worth

According to estimates, the actor should have an estimated net worth of around  $1.5  million. Which when converted to Rands should read at around R22 000 000. Not to be confused with his bank account balance which we simply don’t know about. This is just an estimated total value of his assets.

Acting Career of Sello Ramolahloane

Sello began appearing in theater productions after educating himself in drama. He participated in a number of theatrical productions, including, to name a few, Township Stories (Relativity), Telling Stories, Interracial, Foreplay, Cards, Memoires of a Criminal, Long Way to Go, Corner Street, Maru Welcome to Rocksburg, and The Black Hermit.

Motlatsi Mafatshe and Sello Ramolahloane in a single picture
Motlatsi Mafatshe and Sello Ramolahloane in a single picture

Then he made multiple TV dramas and serials appearances. He portrayed Alfred in the SABC 1 program Ngemphela. His first major role was in SABC2 sitcom Majakathata Records where he played Nkadimeng Mashabane after replacing the late Daniel Maphatseng in the role for Season 2.

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Other roles and the Black Door on

He played the character of Mr. Khomo in the most watched drama on SABC1, Uzalo. His most recent appearances were as Bab”Maqoma in the Netflix series Justice Served and as the Mayor in the film Legacy. Sello has also appeared in a number of other television series, including Ilsono, Skeem Saam, The Wild.

Mr Khomo from Uzalo
Mr Khomo from Uzalo

He is currently portraying the role of Bra Gibb a charming, upbeat, smart, helpful, and dependable character, in the risque drama series The Black Door on etv. loved by all and revered as a sort of community father figure. He attracts Nomsa because of the money he donates to the church from his several little local companies. Although he doesn’t drink, he does sell booze.