|Intro||South African television presenter|
|A.K.A.||Katlego Moswane Maboe|
Film, TV, Stage & Radio
|Birth||29 October 1986, Potchefstroom, South Africa|
Katlego Moswane Maboe (born 29 October 1986) is a South African TV presenter, singer-songwriter and accountant. He was awarded the title of Best TV Presenter at the South African Film and Television Awards in 2015 and 2016. He is also known for hosting the morning talk show Expresso on SABC 3 since its inception in 2010.
Maboe was born and raised in the township of Ikageng, near Potchefstroom. He became a member of the North West Children’s Choir in 1998 while attending Potchefstroom Central School. Maboe matriculated from Potchefstroom High School for Boys in 2004, and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Chartered Accounting at North-West University in 2017.
While studying at North-West University, an a cappella group known as Flip a Coin asked Maboe to join them after they were brought to the attention of his singing voice. They managed to release three albums together, with Maboe on beatboxing and vocals. He made his television debut in 2009 on the Afrikaans lifestyle magazine series DEKAT. He then began co-hosting the magazine series 50/50 on SABC 2 before hosting Expresso on SABC 3 when the show launched in October 2010. Maboe has hosted the second season of Strictly Come Dancing South Africa. He has also hosted the South African Film and Television Awards in 2016 with Minnie Dlamini, and in 2017 with Thando Thabethe. Maboe hosted the eighth and ninth season of the reality television series Tropika Island of Treasure, which he also wrote and performed the theme song for.
In 2014, Maboe was appointed as a HOPE Cape Town Goodwill Ambassador. His philanthropic work involves projects that focus on providing health and education in Cape Town. He rode the Cape Town Cycle Tour with doctor Michael Mol in 2011 and 2013, in order to raise funds for charity.
Maboe is trilingual and speaks fluent Afrikaans, English and Setswana. He currently lives in Johannesburg with his girlfriend, Monique Muller, and son Phoenix Katlego Maboe.