Interesting things to know about Gomora’s Detective Mahlasela

Interesting things to know about Gomora’s Detective Mahlasela

Interesting things to know about Gomora’s Detective Mahlasela

In recent weeks, detective Mahlasela, played by talented actor Kabelo Moalusi, came to the forefront in Mzansi Magic’s Gomora following the death of Mohato. The man has been entirely focused on fixing the corrupt police force in Alex while also making sure that justice is served.

In the last few episodes, Mahlasela has been getting closer and closer to solving Mbongeni’s murder case as he closes in on prime suspect Mam Sonto. His drive and persistence have made him a hit with the fans, more especially the female audience. Get to know Kabelo Moalusi, the man behind the character with these interesting facts below.


Kabelo Moalusi studied Business Management in tertiary. He only did that because it’s what his parents wanted him to do it. His passion has always been acting. He used to take acting lessons in secret.


The actor was born in Moletsane, Soweto in a family of five.

3.He Has A Twin

That’s right, the detective has a twin sister. She’s just a good looking as him.

4.He Is A Married Man

Detective is a married man. He got married in 2014 to Bonolo. The two share two beautiful daughters.

5.He Used To Sell Food In The Streets

Before making it big, the actor used to sell food on the streets with his wife to make ends meet.

6.His Wife Is His Manager

Unlike most celebrities who get big shot industry people to manage them, Moalusi got his wife to manage him.

  1. Notable Television Roles

In 2013, he auditioned for but didn’t get the role. A year later they called him back for a different role.

One of his most popular television characters is that of Roy Maake on The Queen. Back in 2017, he played Mokau Malefo on SABC 2’s drama, Bone of My Bones. Another popular show that he featured on was The Throne, playing Tumelo. He has also starred on Isibaya, Isidingo, Bone of My Bones and many others.

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