Amo Chidi profile

Amo Chidi made her first TV appearance as a top 10 finalist on SABC2's singing competition Light House.

Amo Chidi (born 5 February 1990) is a South African internet personality, dancer, singer, and actress. She is best known for playing Reneilwe in the soap opera Rhythm City.

As a teenager, she entered the reality competition High School Musical: Spotlight South Africa in 2008. She made it as one of the top forty finalists. She represented South Africa in the Netherlands in the Pan African: Daughters of Africa show.

Amo Chidi
Amo Chidi biography
In July 2023, Amo Chidi announced her return to acting. She landed a lead role in Mzansi Magic’s Mjolo ke Scam.
Short Profile
Full name:Amogelang Zoe Chidi
Born:5 February 1990 (age 33 years old)
Nationality:South African
Occupation:Actress, internet personality, singer, dancer
Net worth:R17.5 million

Early Life

Amo Chidi was born Amogelang Zoe Chidi on 5 February 1991 in South Africa during apartheid. 


Amo Chidi played Reneilwe in the soap opera Rhythm City. Her character is Mamokete’s niece and the best friend of 16-year-old Mampho. She made her debut on the show in 2012.

The actress appeared first on television as a ten-year-old. She entered the SABC2’s singing competition Light House and finished as a top 10 finalist.

Amo entered the M-Net High School Music: Spotlight South Africa in 2008. She finished among the Top 40 finalists in the reality competition.

The television personality has landed many roles in several television productions. 

Chidi played the young girl in the internationally celebrated musical show The African Mama’s, joining the cast in August 2010 for a woman’s month show at the Durban Playhouse Theatre.

Amo landed a role in the Daughters of Africa, a pan-African show. It featured twelve women from all over Africa. She represented South Africa in the show, touring the Netherlands for six months.

The singer continued cooperating with the mama’s in a successful show, the African Mama’s Sing Mama Africa, a tribute to Miriam Makeba. It also toured the Netherlands.

Apart from television series, Amo has done many TV commercials. She presented the Design and Automobile on DStv’s Africa Magic channel. Chidi starred in her first comedy film Mjolo Ke Scam on 31 July.

Amo appeared alongside other notable personalities on the cover of the 2019 Bona Mag.

Exit from Rhythm City

Around late March 2020, Amo bid farewell to the television series Rhythm City. She appeared in the show for eight years as Reneilwe.

Personal Life

Amo Chidi is officially off the market. She married Lebo on 14 December 2021 and is now a mother of two. She announced on Mother’s Day that she was pregnant with her second child. The post showed her and her husband cradling her belly. 

Social Profiles

Amo Chidi Instagram
Amo Chidi is an internet personality with a decent following.

Chidi is an internet personality with followers across several social media platforms. 

With only fifty-six posts, she has boasted over five hundred thousand followers. She posts about her lifestyle, work, and personal life. Amo drops motivational quotes and bible verses on her platforms too.

Net Worth

Renowned actress Amo Chidi has made a fortune from working as an actress and in TV commercials. According to Savanah News, she has a net worth of R17.5 million.


  • High School Musical: Spotlight South Africa as Contestant
  • Rhythm City as Reneilwe

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