Interesting facts about Rea from Skeem Saam

Skeem Saam, the popular South African soap opera, never fails to impress its viewers with its captivating characters, and Gontse Ntshegang, also known as Rea Rathebe, is no exception. Here are ten fascinating facts about this talented actress:



Gontse Ntshegang is 38 years old and originally hails from Rustenburg.
She studied Fine Arts with a touch of drama at the National School of the Arts and pursued full-time drama at Wits University, where she later dropped out in her second year to focus on Physical Theatre, Set Designs, and Film Studies.
Gontse is best known for her role as the street-smart and sharp-witted Keketso Khoza in the soapie Scandal!, which she portrayed from 2008 to 2010.
In 2011, she played the role of Elizabeth in the soapie Rhythm City, a character created to support Naomi’s (Moshidi Motshegwa) comeback as she tried to win over Miles by pretending that Elizabeth’s baby was hers.
In 2012, Gontse was cast as Mapule Modise in the SABC2 drama Muvhango, replacing Matshepo Maleme. That same year, she also guest-starred in an episode of the international action series Strike Back.
Gontse has appeared in numerous other television shows, including Yizo Yizo, Hillside, Zabalaza, Inkaba, Soul City, The Queen, Ashes to Ashes, Bone of My Bones, Isidingo, Inkaba, and Mfolozi Street, among others. She has also been featured in the opening sequence for Channel O.
She is the narrator of the reality series Mahadi-Lobola, which explores the complex processes involved in lobola negotiations across different cultures in South Africa.
Gontse’s impressive stage credits include a role in the production of “The Lion and the Jewel,” alongside renowned actors Nthati Moshesh and Sello Maake Ka-Ncube.
Currently, Gontse is captivating audiences with her portrayal of the no-nonsense Sergeant Rathebe in the Skeem Saam soap opera.
One of Gontse’s remarkable talents is her multilingual abilities, as she fluently speaks English, Tswana, Zulu, and Sotho.