Terry Pheto Net Worth 2021 Movies and Awards

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Terry Pheto net worth 2021: Terry Pheto is a South African actress best known for her leading role as Miriam in the 2005 Oscar-winning feature film Tsotsi.

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Moitheri Pheto known professionally as Terry Pheto was born on May 11, 1981 ( age 40 years old) and was raised in Soweto until the age of 21, Pheto was spotted by casting agent Moonyeenn Lee in a theatre group in Soweto during the casting process for Tsotsi with Presley Chweniyagae.


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After her debut in Tsotsi, Pheto appeared in other movies such as Catch a Fire in 2006, Goodbye Bafana in 2007 and How to Steal 2 Million in 2012.

Television series she has acted in include the SABC1 drama series Justice for All (as Lerato), Zone 14 (as Pinky Khumba) and Jacob’s Cross, as Mbali. Pheto played the key role of Fikile in the SABC2 mini-series Hopeville, from March to April, 2009. The series was later made into an award-winning film.

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In 2011, after leaving South Africa to try her luck in Hollywood, she landed a recurring role of a heart surgeon, Dr. Malaika Maponya, on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. She was the subject of an episode of the Nicky Greenwall-hosted documentary series The Close Up, which aired on e.tv and the eNews Channel in 2012.

However, In the same year she was a featured subject in the first episode of the second season of the SABC1 reality series Play Your Part, aired on 9 July 2012. In 2010 she was a guest judge on the SABC1 reality competition Class Act, in the “Film Noir” episode.

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She has also acted in the theatre productions The Toilet (directed by Bongani Linda) and The Devil’s Protest, directed by Thulani Didi.

In July 2008 Pheto was named as the new face of L’Oréal. She has also been featured in numerous magazines, including Destiny, Vanity Fair, Drum, You/Huisgenoot, Y-Magazine, Bona, Heat, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and True Love.

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Terry Pheto Movies

  • Tsotsi (2005)
  • Catch a Fire (2006)
  • Day and Night (2006)
  • Goodbye Bafana (2007)
  • Mafrika (2008)
  • The Bold and The Beautiful (2011)
  • How to Steal 2 Million (2012)
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
  • Cuckold (2015)
  • A United Kingdom (2016)
  • Madiba TV series (2017)
  • What’s The Deal (2018-)


  • Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a supporting role.
  • 2012, Golden Horn Award for her Best Supporting Actress: How to Steal 2 Million.


Terry Pheto is married to Masande Peter an Infotech guru and they have a child together, their wedding was a secret one and a shock to the public as many assumed she was single after she(Terry Pheto) and DJ Sbu ended their relationship. Terry Pheto’s husband Masande asked her to marry her when they were on vacation outside the country.

Terry Pheto net worth

Terry Pheto net worth is estimated to be around $25 million, equivalent to R357 million South African Rands. Her major source of income is generated from her primary career as an actress. However, her success career has earned her considerable amount of wealth, luxurious lifestyle, and some of the fancy cars.