Known for her energetic, positive spirit, South African actress, presenter, brand ambassador, philanthropist, and fitness fanatic, Boitumelo Thulo known as Boity, has firmly positioned herself as one of South Africa’s most sought-after and celebrated entertainment personalities.
Hailing from Potchefstroom, the young star has always had a knack for her craft, evident from the moment she made her onscreen debut in the 2010 Wimpy Cheesenator commercial, which had television audiences instantly fall in love with her.
Her first starring role on television was in the Mzansi Magic drama series Rockville, which she followed up with numerous guest and reality show appearances. Currently she stars in the popular SABC3 soap, High Rollers, co-hosts e.TV’s Club808 and brings her youthful wit to the MTV hit show, Ridiculousness Africa.
In 2016, SA Avance Media named her #35 on their offical list of 100 Most Influential Young South Africans. When not red carpet royalty herself, Boity acts as Master of Ceremonies, hosts and presents award shows and events, including the VMA’s in NYC, the MTV Africa Awards, and the SAMA’s to name a few. Most recently she made history leading the pack of MC’s that entertained a crowd of 40 000 fans at South Africa’s biggest music show to date - Fill Up Orlando Stadium.
Since stepping into the limelight Boity has become known for her unique fashion sense, which has led to various collaborations, most notably her capsule collection with South Africa’s biggest denim label, Sissy Boy, and the launch of LEGiT’s first sports, sports luxe, and swimwear collections.
As an African media favourite, Boity was not only one of the first South African personalities to reach a million followers on Instagram, but also enjoys a daily active audience of almost 3million people. In addition she’s frequently seen on the covers and pages of international titles such as Grazia, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, and Glamour.
As both mentor and muse, Boity prides herself in being a goodwill ambassador for Thusa A Girl Child, an organization that supports young girls raised in extremely poor conditions. She also works very closely with Reach for a Dream Foundation, and forms part of the celebrity-initiated project, Selfies for Change.