Shalate Sekhabi is a South African actress best known for her starring role as Shoki in the e.tv soapie House of Zwide.
The daughter of playwright and director Aubrey Sekhabi, she is originally from Mafikeng in the North West Province.
She matriculated from Crawford College in Pretoria in 2018 and the following year joined the University of the Witswatersrand, studying film and television.
She made her television acting debut in the recurring role of Millicent in the 1Magic soapie The River, first appearing in Season 3, Episode 3, which aired on 29 January, 2020.
The following year Shalate landed her first starring role in television when she was cast as Shoki, the best friend of Ona Molapo (played by Nefisa Mkhabela), in the e.tv soapie House of Zwide.
The series replaced the long-running soapie Rhythm City on Monday 19 July, 2021.