Kgomotso ‘MoMo’ Matsunyane


AboutKgomotso ‘MoMo’ Matsunyane

Kgomotso “MoMo” Matsunyane (b. 1988) has been a professional actor since 2004. She

obtained an Honours Degree in Dramatic Arts from Wits University in 2012, majoring in

Performance as well as Film and Television. MoMo has performed in numerous plays, films

and television shows and has subsequently been nominated for and won several awards

including: Best Actress in A Leading Role (Have You Seen Zandile? ;Naledi Theatre Awards),

Best Supporting Actress (Ankobia ;SA Theatre Magazine Awards), Best Ensemble (Animal

Farm; Naledi Theatre Awards), Best Supporting Role (Tsotsi The Musical; Fleur Du Cap

Awards) amongst many others. She has recently been nominated for two Naledi Theatre

Awards for Best Production: Independent Fringe for Unlearn and Dick Or Date? produced

under company MoMo Matsunyane Productions in 2019 which she also wrote and starred

1, Matsunyane has also worked on television shows like Thetha Msawawa 2, Dreamworld

S1 and 2, MamelloS2, numerous Mzansi Magic films and most recently as a resident

sketcher on #KarektasS2. Her film work includes a cameo role in Ayanda directed by

acclaimed director Sara Blecher and a supporting lead role in The Call, directed by award

winning director, Zamo Mkhwanazi. It went on to win the Best International Film at the

Rapid Lion International Film Festival in 2018. Matsunyane is deeply passionate about acting

and she still hopes to tackle even more roles with the professionalism and work ethic she is

known for and equally prides herself in.