Aubrey Poo

Mzansi actor, Aubrey Poo. Images via Instagram @actoraubrey

Aubrey Poo: Everything to know about the actor

Discover the captivating talent of Aubrey Poo, whho is among the top South African actors, singer, and dancer.

Aubrey Poo

Mzansi actor, Aubrey Poo. Images via Instagram @actoraubrey

Aubrey Poo is among the most accomplished entertainers in South Africa. He recently made headlines after joining the Mzansi soap opera Generations: The Legacy in the role of Khumo Moroka. So, who is he?

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Aubrey Poo is a South African actor, TV personality, singer, and dancer. He is well known for his appearance in the SABC soapie Muhvango as Pelo Mohale and for hosting the SABC1 game show All You Need is Love.


Full nameAubrey Poo
Date of birth17 May 1981
Place of birthPretoria
Age42 years (At the time of this publishing)
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalitySouth African
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
OccupationActor, TV personality, singer, and dancer
Social media accountsInstagram Twitter


A native of Pretoria, Aubrey Poo was born on 17 May 1981. As of publication, he is 42 years and his star sign is Taurus. His mother’s name is Sally, born on 6 February 1959.

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He pursued his high school education at Pro Arte and subsequently enrolled at Tshwane University of Technology, formerly known as Pretoria Technikon. Aubrey successfully obtained a national diploma in drama in December 2000 upon graduation.


Aubrey’s interest in acting started when he was a teen. He is popular for appearing in the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango as Pelo Mohale. In the year 2002, he achieved recognition by receiving the Best Performance by a New Actor award for his portrayal in the highly praised production Play@Risk, which was under the direction of Megan Wilson. Among his other roles on TV include:

  • Scandal! as Lefa Letswalo
  • Mangaung as Lieutenant Colonel Sello Kumeke
  • Far From the Madding Crowd as Gabriel 
  • Ouma se Slim Kind
  • Gaz’lam as Muzi
  • After 9 as Siya
  • Bone of My Bones as Karabo Mohlala
  • Isibaya as Fenyang
  • Jacob’s Cross as Katlego Molefe
  • Noah’s Ark as Tebogo
  • On the Couch as Tshepo
  • Sokhulu & Partners as Vinny Moroke
  • The Wild as Lebata

In the latest developments, Aubrey was announced in 2023 to join the popular South African Soap Opera, Generations: The Legacy playing Khumo Moroka. Poo’s character Khumo Moroka is a high-powered scion of the Moroka family, who is responsible for running their mining operations. 

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The Mzansi actor has maintained his personal life away from the limelight. Aubrey has one child, a daughter called Noluthando born on 17 December. The pair maintain a close relationship with each other and they are often seen hanging out together.


Being an actor, Poo has maintained an active social media presence. He uses these platforms to share news about his projects on TV. He has close to 42k followers and over 17k followers on X (formerly Twitter). From his posts, he has a close relationship with his mother and daughter. In addition, he draws inspiration from various top Hollywood figures such as Bryan Cranston, Steve Harvey and Morgan Freeman.

Aubrey Poo stands as one of South Africa’s leading multifaceted talents, excelling as an actor, singer, and dancer. His imminent addition to the cast of Generations further cements his position as a dynamic and influential figure in the entertainment industry.