MC | Comedian
Thapelo Tips is the only comedian sports presenter in the country. Giving people a new and hilarious spin on sporting analysis. You can see Thapelo every Wednesday on SABC’s sports show “Sports at 10”.
This multi-talented entertainer is well versed as a professional dancer, choreographer, comedian and actor. He is also a singer and drummer for a church and community choir. Thapelo studied dance and choreography at South Africa’s leading contemporary dance school (Johannesburg Dance Foundation). He graduated from the Johannesburg Dance Foundation in 2006.
Dance however was and is not Thapelo’s only passion. While studying, Thapelo practiced his comedy skills and had several comedy gigs under his belt. In 2002 Thapelo worked at the world summit as a presidential tour guide. This has resulted in the cool charismatic character you see on stage. Thapelo is probably one of the only seasoned entertainers trained and performing in more than one designated art. Being one of the funniest comedians in the country soon landed him a leading role in the South African film industry. All this spotlight attention has not dented his down to earth and humble personality. Always raising money for underprivileged children, Thapelo often visits schools performing standup comedy for the children.
Thapelo Seemise is probably best known for his leading role in David Kau’s local film “Taxi Ride”. Thapelo received awesome reviews from all who saw the film. Showcasing his raw talent as a comedian and as an actor alike. With the massive success of the film, David and co have decided to make a spin off television series with the same name. Thapelo joined David Kau in co-writing the new hit series.
Shampoo’s thoughts on drugs:
“Say no to drugs! Then again, if you are talking to drugs then it is probably too late!”
“Drugs cause amnesia and other things I can’t remember”.