Ratile Mabitsela is a South African beauty queen, reality TV star, and businessperson. She is the former Miss Tembisa, crowned in 2013. She is the current Chief Executive Officer of the revamped Miss Tembisa beauty pageant.
The 32-year-old has established a presence as a content creator and YouTuber. She is also a philanthropist and entrepreneur. She has a passion for creating content of value. She is the host of the YouTube podcast Uncomfortable Conversations.
Mabitsela took over the Miss Tembisa brand in 2019. She acquired the brand to grow it and empower the young ladies of Tembisa by creating fair opportunities for them. She is a director of T&T Energies and Glam Directory.
|Ratile Boitumelo Mabitsela
|32 years old
|Place of birth:
|University of Johannesburg
|Beauty queen, reality TV star, businessperson
|Thoriso, Tumiso, and Tlotliso (biological children)
Tshego and Tshiamo (stepchildren)
Ratile Boitumelo Mabitsela was born on Tembisa, Maokeng. She grew up a shy kid passionate about modeling. She wanted to own a modeling agency someday. As she saw people who had talent lack opportunities, Ratile desired to create opportunities for the locals.
Ratile holds a National Diploma in Operations Management. She obtained a Degree in Project management and an Honors degree in Programme Management.
Mabitsela runs many businesses with her husband. In 2019, she took over the Miss Tembisa brand. She became interested in the pageant in 2013 after winning the Miss Tembisa crown.
After many years, she acquired the show. She is also in the process of setting up a modeling school and a casting agency. She is a semi Finalist for Mrs South Africa 2023.
Mabitsela advocates for beauty pageants and desires to be a professional pageant coach. She made it to the semi-finals of Mrs South Africa 2023.
Ratile is one of the five Johannesburg mothers featured on the reality TV show The Mommy Club. Other cast include Mpumi Mops, Tshego Manche, Happy Simelane, and Nunurai Mudarikwa. She introduced herself on the show as a pageant queen turned businesswoman.
Some of her businesses reflect skincare, anti-aging, and fitness. She merges her passion for wellness with her spirit of entrepreneurship.
Ratile Mabitsela is married to Lehlohonolo Mabitsela. The couple had three children together, Thoriso and twins Tumiso and Tlotliso. She is also the mother to her husband’s children, Tshego and Tshiamo, who are teenagers. The reality TV star and her husband have spent almost ten years together.
Mommy Club star Ratile Mabitsela flaunts her posh lifestyle on Instagram. She promotes brands and products that align with her values and interests across her platforms. Some brands she has promoted include Gone Waistless.