Trilingual Katlego Maboe is not only host of The Expresso Show* – the Feel Good Breakfast Show broadcast weekdays from 06h00 to 09h00 – but also a second season of Strictly Come Dancing (2014 and 2015).
Awarded the title of Presenter of the Year at the 2015 and 2016 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) as well as at the 2016 YOU Spectacular Awards, Maboe has grown year-on-year into a well-known TV presenter, singer, voice-over artist, MC, model and actor.
Speaking fluent Afrikaans, English and Setswana, accompanied by an on-point sense of humour, Maboe effortlessly maneuvers around any given situation and transcends any demographic border. Amongst his many accolades, Maboe was crowned the most stylish male celebrity in South Africa at the 2014 YOU Spectacular Awards, and featured in the 2015 South African Menswear Week modelling for Presidential Shirts.
Katlego Maboe was Crowned the most stylish male celebrity in SA at the 2014 YOU SPECTACULAR AWARDS, Katlego Maboe is the host of South Africa’s “Feel Good Breakfast Show” – Expresso that is broadcast of the country’s SABC on weekdays from 6AM – 8:30AM.
The show, which was nominated for a 2014 SAFTA award for best variety show, has been on air since October of 2010 and continues to grow daily, reaching audiences all across the country and parts of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland.
2014 has been a year of numerous milestones as Katlego hosted the annual ATKV MEDIAVEERTJIES and the HUISGENOOT TEMPO TOEKENINGS. The latter was the second time that he hosted this prestigious entertainment industry awards evening after first doing so in 2012.
Growing up in the town of Potchefstroom, Katlego Maboe completed his schooling at Potchefstroom Central School and Potch Boys High, matriculating in 2004.
Thereafter he proceeded to study for a B.Com degree in Chartered Accountancy at the North West University which he completed in 2007. Katlego has been very active in cultural, sporting and academic activities, taking an interest in various sporting codes and even excelling to provincial level in some which include cricket and hockey. His biggest passion by far has been music since becoming a member of the North West Children’s Choir in 1998.
His love for singing has manifested itself in his involvement in the well-known South African acapella boy-band, Flip a Coin, as one of the group’s lead vocalists and beat-boxers. He is hard working and dedicated to perfecting his crafts in a very competitive entertainment industry.
One of the qualities that have led to his successes is his ability to communicate with people from all walks of life, a skill that is enhanced by the fact that Katlego is fully tri-lingual in English, Afrikaans and Setswana. He is a vibrant and goal-driven young man with a zest for life and an inexhaustible source of energy.
His charismatic personality has endeared him to all those who have known him and he continues to steal the hearts of those around him.