Kamo Letsosa biography AKA Mamiki on Smoke & Mirrors: Career and Personal Life

Kamo Letsosa (born 19 March 1991) is a South African actress, dancer, traditional healer and TV presenter best known for playing Mamiki on Smoke & Mirrors as of 2023. Moreover, she briefly appeared on tetv Scandal as Ditsheho, who almost dated Javas.

While most know her from this role, she has been around for a while and her hardcore fans may know her from her recurring role as Mapule Tsotetsi in the Mzansi Magic telenovela Greed & Desire.

So, read this article to get to know about the actress, her career and personal life.

Biography of Kamogelo Zukiswa Letsosa

Kamogelo Letsosa is a South African actress known for playing Mamiki on SMoke and Mirrors
Kamogelo Letsosa is a South African actress known for playing Mamiki on SMoke and Mirrors

Full name: Kamogelo Zukiswa Letsosa
Date of birth: 19 March 1991
Place of birth: Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa
Education: Mondeor High School
Alma mater: Rose Bank College
Height: 167cm (estimate)
Occupation: Actress
Known for: Mamiki from Smoke & Mirrors, Ditsheho from Scandal
Net worth: Unknown
Nationality: South African

Early life of Kamo Letsosa

Kamogelo Zukiswa Letsosa was born in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa in 1991 on the 19th of March. So, as of 2023, she is 32 years old. She has revealed that she attended Mondeor High School growing up.

According to an interview she did with Vumanibo, she revealed that her mother’s side of the family had traditional roots. And, this background followed her to her early adulthood when she discovered she had a calling.


After finishing her high school at Mondeor High School, the actress went on to attend Rosebank College for an undisclosed course. While some sources suggest it was related to drama, at this point we simply don’t know.

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Personal life

According to some who know her personally, the actress is a very kind person. However, every person has their limits and such were tested when her fans or haters were coming for her in real life.

Kamo Letsosa who plays Mamiki on Smoke and mirrors
Kamo Letsosa who plays Mamiki on Smoke and mirrors

And she has stressed how such comments actually put her down and that she was tired of staying quiet to the bullying.

Such bullying has caused deppression in many other actors including the likes of Raphael Griffiths, Hungani Ndlovu and Sandile Mahlangu.

Futhermore, Kamo is also a traditional healer and found out about her calling around the age of 20 or so. However, she has revealed that initially she was scared of the calling and what it meant for her.

Career of Kamo Letsosa

In the past, Kamo had made appearances in presenting roles on television, including in the Soweto TV music program Street Radio, the SABC2 edutainment program WiredUp, and the SABC1 science program T.O.M.z. (Teenagers on a Mission).

She made her professional acting debut in 2014 when she made an appearance in a Single Galz episode on SABC1.

Later that year, on September 29, 2014, she appeared in the season finale of the e.tv anthology drama series eKasi: Our Stories, “Last Born” (Season 5, Episode 52).

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Kamo Letsosa modern career

She started portraying Mapule in the Mzansi Magic drama Greed & Desire in April 2016, which lasted till March 2017.

In the first episode of Season 3 of the SABC1 legal drama series Sokhulu & Partners (which aired on June 5, 2016), Kamo also had a guest starring role as Rutendo Mfwaze.

Kamo has appeared on Scandal as Ditsheho
Kamo has appeared on Scandal as Ditsheho

Moreover, she starred in the “Original Mzansi Movie” Kasi Mean Girls on Mzansi Magic in 2017, a film about a group of high school girls who must overcome the social embarrassment of cyberbullying. The film debuted on the network on Saturday, November 7, 2017.

Thereafter, joined the cast in Season 2 of the SABC1 series Mi Kasi Su Kasi, which she co-hosted in 2018.

She made her SABC2 soap opera Muvhango debut on Thursday, January 7, 2021 as Master, a character who exposes the sinister side of KK (MacDonald Ndou).

Net worth

At this point, we simply don’t know the actress’ net worth. However, some sources have suggested her average salary from Smoke and Mirrors could be in the mid-R25,000–R30,000 range.

Social media

As of 2023, the actress is on Instagram and Facebook, both equally prominent.

However, she has more followers on Instagram than on Facebook, with only 13K followers on Facebook and over 27K followers on Instagram.

There was a suggestion that she is represented by Triune Actors Agency but we haven’t been able to actually prove that claim.


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