Gontse Ntshegang profile

Gontse Ntshegang played the role of Elizabeth in the e.tv soapie Rhythm City.

Gontse Ntshegang (born July 1, 1983) is a South African actress. She is best known for playing the street-smart manager Keketso Khoza in the e.tv soap opera Scandal!

After five years hiatus, she returned to the theatre in 2022. She was part of The Parrot Woman at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg in August 2022. She focused on television and film and made many appearances.

Ntshegang has appeared in many soap operas, drama series, and telenovelas. She has landed roles in Scandal!, Rhythm City, Zabalaza, Inkaba, Soul City, The Queen, Ashes to Ashes, Bone of My Bones, Hillside, Isidingo, Inkaba, and Mfolozi Street.

Gontse Ntshegang
Gontse Ntshegang biography
TV and film actor Gontse Ntshegang is part of The Parrot Woman which opened at the Market Theatre in Joburg
Short Profile
Full Name:Gontse Ntshegang
Born:July 1, 1983 (age 40 years old)
Place of Birth:Rustenburg
Nationality:South African
Alma mater:Wits University, National School of Arts
Height:1.6 m
Languages:English, Tswana, Zulu, Sotho

Early Life

Gontse Ntshegang was born on July 1, 1983 in Rustenburg. Growing up, she wanted to be a pharmacist but acting took over her interest. She has been an actress for a long time, and theatre is a starting point for her.


Ntshegang studied at the National School of the Arts and at Wits University.


Gontse played Elizabeth in the e.tv soap opera Rhythm City in 2011. She also portrayed a role on stage – Lion and the Jewel.

The actress appeared in the opening sequence for Channel O, a DStv music station. She played small roles in the drama series Yizo Yizo and Hillside.

Ntshegang played Mukhwevo Holdings marketer Mapule Modise in the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango. She took over the role from Matshepo Maleme on August 16, 2012.

In the international action series Strike Back, she played a guest starring role in an episode in 2012. She is the narrator of the e.tv reality series Mahadi-Lobola. It showcases the complex processes during lobola negotiations of various cultures. It premiered on eKasi+ in 2015, but the e.tv acquired it.

In 2016 Ntshegang appeared in a theatre production of Six Characters in Search of an Author staged at Market Theatre. She also played a lead role alongside talented actor Andre Lotter, who plays the role of Venter at The Parrot Woman at the Market Theatre.

Other show credits include The Brave Ones premiered on Netflix on September 16, 2022.

Personal Life

Ntshegang is originally from Rustenburg but currently lives in Johannesburg. She is fluent in English, Tswana, Zulu, and Sotho. Her favorite food is the gym bunny diet.



  • Ashes to Ashes as Cynthia
  • Bone of My Bones as Keitumetse Mofokeng
  • Boo & TT as Sonto
  • Durban Gen as Lindelwa Mashabane
  • Emoyeni as Hlulani
  • Hillside as Guest Star
  • iNkaba as Detective Hopa
  • Isidingo as Radio Host
  • Mahadi-Lobola as Narrator
  • Mfolozi Street as Confidence
  • MTV Shuga as Sis B
  • Muvhango as Mapule Modise
  • Payback as Detective Fekile
  • Reyka as Martha
  • Rhythm City as Elizabeth
  • Scandal! as Keketso Khoza
  • Skeem Saam as Sergeant Rathebe
  • Soul City as Judith
  • Strike Back as Lucas’s Wife
  • Task Force as Thato
  • The Brave Ones as Nosisa
  • The Queen as Jacobeth
  • uBettina Wethu as Phumzile
  • Yizo Yizo as Extra
  • Zabalaza (2013) as Dorcas


  • Collision as Bev 
  • African America as Odwao
  • Origin as Scientist
  • Seamless as Nomthi 
  • An Act of Defiance: Bram Fischer as Winnie Mandela
  • Final Flight as Hotel housekeeper 
  • Ambassador 2 as Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industry

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