Itumeleng Bokaba

Born: 03 January 1993 (31 years old)
Gender: Female



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Itumeleng Bokaba is a South African television presenter and actress best known for her role as 16-year-old schoolgirl Mampho, who has to deal with being a relationship with a sugar daddy, in the soap opera Rhythm City, making her first appearance in 2012.

She started working in television in 1996 when she was four years old. When she was six she entered a Miss Tinkerbelle Pageant sponsored by Edgars.

Itumeleng also did commercials and promotional skits for various companies and garnered experience with voice-over work, including a radio mini-series called The Magic Circle for Ulwazi FM.

Bokaba started working as a presenter on when she was eight years old, in 2000. The first show she presented was Land with co-presenter Musa Mthombeni and she later worked on Blue Couch, The Chilling Show, How To, Blast, Yo trip, Off Camera, WildSpace and Gimme the Mic.

Itumeleng has also had experience with hosting live television and being MC to large audiences through's Rand Easter Show Road Trips.

She left the television scene for a while in her Matric year, but continued being involved in school plays and hosting hip hop-oriented events with friends.

She started playing the role of Mampho on Rhythm City in 2012 and also played the role of Sivikile in the Mzansi Magic short film House of Sangoma.

Itumeleng describes herself as friendly, ambitious, bubbly, creative, flirty and a little loopy at times. In her spare time she loves to write songs and poems, watch television and Google conspiracies.

Born in Alexandra, Johannesburg, she grew up in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni. She matriculated from St Mary's school in Waverly and speaks Tswana, English and Zulu.


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