Soweto-born actor Mpho Sebeng

Soweto-born actor Mpho Sebeng. Image via X @NalaThokozane

‘Letting go’: Actor Mpho Sebeng’s LAST Instagram post

‘Letting go’: Inside late ‘Rhythm City’ and ‘Scandal!’ actor Mpho Sebeng’s last Instagram post on Saturday, 4 May.

Soweto-born actor Mpho Sebeng

Soweto-born actor Mpho Sebeng. Image via X @NalaThokozane

Actor Zola Hashatsi who acted alongside Mpho Sebeng in Rhythm City reveals the star passed away on Sunday morning, 5 May.

Hashatsi also reveals that the 30-year-old actor died in a car accident around Klerksdorp [in the North West province].


The Estate star Mpho Sebeng shared his last Instagram post on Saturday, 4 May the day before he died.

Sebeng shared a photo from his photoshoot and captioned it: “The art of living lies in the mingling of letting go and holding on.”

His former CrazeE and Rhythm City co-star @zola_hashatsi confirmed his passing on X: “It is with a sad, deep, painful heart to announce the passing of a young brother and friend, I took in to replace us when we exited @craze_t.”

“A thespian that was @mpho_sebeng. He was in car accident this morning around Klerksdorp, this one hurts. #RIPMphoSebeng”, says Hashatsi.

The Citizen reports that Sebeng was travelling with another person when the accident occurred on Sunday morning.

Hashatsi also tells the publication that Sebeng was a great colleague and great at what he did.

“He was a great colleague. When he came to Craze, I knew this was someone who was absolutely talented and never saw himself as above anyone else. He was great at what he did. I was six years older than him. I was not only his friend, but I was also his older brother.”


@PalesaS_: “He was a great actor shem. He made sure with every character that he played.”

@mr_thembinkosi: “This is shocking Zola. I recall both of you on afternoon. I’m sending my deepest condolences to you and Mpho’s family.”

@LadyVuyiswaG: ” Such a talented actor, that is the saddest news. May his soul rest in peace.”

@KgobeMaripa: “Condolences to family, friends and the entire South African community.”

@MissCandyK_: “I was really hoping this wasn’t true, until I saw your tweet. Wow, this is so sad.”

TVSA reports that actor Mpho Sebeng’s first acting role was in SABC1’s youth drama, Soul Buddyz as Slay in 2011.

His other popular roles were in Justice for All, Zero Tolerance and Bay of Plenty. The actor also appeared in Mzansi Magic’s canned telenovela Ring of Lies as Neo, and Netflix’s Miseducation as Caesar Mokoena.

The Soweto-born star also acted in’s Rhythm City as Mose, Netflix’s Savage Beauty as Bonga and’s Saints and Sinners as Nkosi Radebe.

Fans of Sebeng also remember him as a TV presenter on’s youth TV show, CrazeE.

The publication adds that Sebeng’s other interests included script writing, photography and directing besides acting.