Florence Masebe is a South African actress and television presenter best known for her role as Humbulani in the SABC2 soapie Muvhango, from 2004-2009.
In September 2012 she joined the e.tv soapie Scandal! in the role of Precious Thito.
Florence was born in Limpopo. From humble beginnings she chose her path through the UCT Drama School and started acting professionally in 1993.
“I started off by doing kiddies programmes and cameo roles which was important for my growth”.
Her launch into the Bigtime was through a youth programme called Electric Workshop with Urban Brew. From then on it was a steady rise.
Cast as a member of the original cast of Generations she followed up her success on the show by landing one role after another including co-hosting Fokus with Freek Robinson and continuity presenting for SABC2.
Florence was the host of SABC2’s cutting edge adult education programme It’s For Life. She also appeared on the soapie Muvhango, until October 2009.
Florence feels that she has grown to understand young people because working with the youth is not her usual role. “I got to watch these three young people from totally different backgrounds unfold during the whole process – by the last few days I was Aunt Flo.”
“It was reality all the way, there was no script and I really enjoyed that.” Florence felt that It’s for Life was an interesting concept that had already gone through the teething stages and further more she wanted to watch 3 individuals realize their full potential.
On 21 August, 2009 she joined the cast of the SABC2 soapie 7de Laan in the role of Refiloe Morapedi, the mother of Alice.
In 2011 she played the lead role of Sis Noni in the eleventh season of the SABC1 AIDS drama series Soul City.