Mogau Paulina Motlhatswi was born on July 13, 1997 in Mogoto Village close to Lebowakgomo, Limpopo. She is a South African actress best known for her role as Mapitsi in the SABC1 soap opera Skeem Saam.
She completed matric at St. Mary’s in Waverly. She attended Piet van Vuuren Primary school in Brixton. She studied film and television at the University of Johannesburg (UJ).
She landed a role on Skeem Saam in 2011 as Mapitsi Magongwa. In 2014 she had a guest starring role on the SABC1 AIDS drama Soul City.
“I went to high school at St. Mary’s in Waverly where I took drama, history and geography up to matric. My favourite subjects were dramatic arts and history. I was a weekly boarder and absolutely loved the experience, the bonds formed and lessons learnt will stay with me forever. I am now studying my first year in Audiovisual Communication at the University of Johannesburg.” she says
When Mogau was little she wanted to be a lawyer, then a radio personality. That dream changed when she learnt about film and theatre, now she ultimately wants to be an impactful, amazing director.