Cornet Mamabolo (born on the 10th of August 1990) is a South African actor who currently plays the role of Tbose in the SABC 1 soapie Skeem Saam.

He is an incredibly talented South African actor and entrepreneur. Cornet has been able to use his influence to assist young South African in their endeavours to get a decent life through the Cornet Mamabolo Foundation. What’s there to know about Cornet Mamabolo biography.

Early life

T-Bose was born in Limpopo, which makes him a Venda young man. He was, however, raised by both of his parents in Johannesburg.

Cornet has lived in several places in South Africa, which have made him aware of what youths go through in the process of growing. His understanding of this process is evident in the way he portrays Thabo in Skeem Saam.

Even in high school, Cornet actively participated in extracurricular activities and was adventurous.

He attended Eqinisweni Secondary School, where he got his first taste of acting in the Drama club. Afterwards, he studied for a Bachelor of Arts, Dramatic Arts at the University of Witwatersrand.


Cornet had always loved acting from a tender age. Mamabolo began performing arts in 2005 during high school, starting with community theatre in Ivory Park, Tembisa, and then moved onto mainstream theatre two years later.

His big break came when he landed a starring role on SABC1 soapie opera Skeem Saam as Thabo’ Tbose’ Maputla in 2011. He had a guest role in 2020 Orlando East as Mpho and Zabalaza (2013) as Tebza. 2008 when he was cast into Skeem Saam.


Cornet Mamabolo is a young guy who is emulatable. He has achieved a lot at age 30, co-owning a company called Digni Financial Services alongside Johnny Modiba, one of his most significant achievements.

Other achievement highlights in Cornet’s life include being nominated the best male poet and most promising actor while at Wits, a certificate of leadership at high school, and best student in performing arts and movement at Wits University in Dramatic Arts Department.

Moreover, he owns the Cornet Mamabolo Foundation, which assists young people in developing their acting skills as well as help them excel in various aspects of life.

Cornet Mamabolo wife

In June 2019, Cornet Mamabolo tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, and the couple is blessed with a daughter named Omphile. Indeed a lot of hearts were broken as ladies hoped to be chosen by the Skeem Saam star.

Skeem Saam

In Skeem Saam, Cornet Mamabolo plays the role of Thabo T-boss Maputhla. His character is of a fun, mischievous, and clever young man. Cornet has been playing Thabo for nine years now & has appeared on all 9 Seasons of Skeem Saam.

Skeem Saam is a blend of stories about the journey to manhood. The local drama series examines the plight of today’s male children and the tough challenges they face transitioning into manhood.

Cornet Mamabolo’s Net Worth

This young man has made his parents proud of his success and himself; he is pleased with how he is doing in life.

He currently has a Net Worth of R8 million and he gets a massive chunk of his money from his company Digni Financial Services, and other small investments.

Furthermore, his acting career also pays him well; it provided him with a springboard to success.

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