Actress, Presenter, Voice Artist
Date of Birth: 27 January 1986
Height: 1.70m Hair: Blonde/Red Eyes: Green
Languages: Setswana, Sesotho, English
Skills: Presenting, Voice Artist, Physical Theatre, Singing, Writing
Puleng was born in Thaba Nchu, east of Bloemfontein and is best known for her recurring role as ‘Puleng’, on the SABC 2 sitcom Skwizas.
She studied theatre and television at the University of the Witwatersrand and obtained her degree in 2010. Here, she performed in a number of productions and also had a role in the SABC 1 miniseries When We Were Black. In 2010 she also appeared in a reality television series, It’s for Life¸ which documented the life journeys of three participants, herself included.
In 2011 she was also a guest presenter on the SABC 1 talk show Mzansi Insider, before joining the cast and writing team of Skwizas. She reprised her role in its third season, in 2014.
In 2013 Puleng won a Woman of Worth Award at the SABC Awards; and began presenting her own morning show on the 24-hour SABC News channel on DSTV called Bophelong.