About Dineo Moeketsi

Dineo Moeketsi

Dineo is a singer and actress. She was born and raised in the east rand of Johannesburg but found her acting annexes in the heart of Johannesburg CBD, Braamfontein, where she attended the National School of The Arts and honed her talents as a singer and actress. She soon got her first gig as a backing vocalist for Tamara Dey & the Flash Republic.

Remarkably, after high school Dineo was accepted into the New York School for Jazz & Contemporary Music in Greenwich Village, New York City. Though she couldn’t finish her studies due to a lack of financial aid, she refers to the experience as one of the best and most enriching times of her life. She returned to SA, ready to roar and take the industry by storm, which she did. Her hard work paid off when she audition and landed her first acting role in 2010. The role was that of Lindiwe, a supporting lead character in Soul City 10.

Dineo is a remarkable talent and nothing short of impressive with directorship under Akin Omotoso and brilliant co-actors, like Fana Mokoena and Vusi Kunene. Since then, Dineo has been on Jacobs Cross, City Ses’la, Room 9, the Winnie Mandela film, Our Girl and many more.

In 2010 she was introduced to the world as a television host after she auditioned for the internationally acclaimed O-Access on Channel O. She rose to new heights while on the show, as she chatted to and engaged with international stars, like Bruno Mars, Nicki Manaj, Snoop Dog, Big Sean, Miguel, Usher, Trey Songz, TI.I, Wale and many others.

While conquering the show, she was approached to be one of the hosts on Vuzu TV’s weekly entertainment show, V-Entertainment, where she was able to flex her muscles for live television and gained much valued onscreen experience.

Further, Dineo is passionate, talented and hones a sense of energy and enjoyment for her work, which contributes to her work as an MC.

She has been an MC for some remarkable events. See list below:

  • The Channel O awards.
  • The Mbokodo Awards.
  • The Loerie Awards.
  • Channel O's June 16 celebrations 2011/2012.
  • The Markham’s Sessions 2012.
  • The Drum Beat Concerts 2011/2012.
  • Channel O's June 16th Youth Day Events in 2011 & 2012.
  • DSTV's iRock Festivals in Rustenburg, East London and Polokwane.
  • Axe's Axecess Concert in 2013.
  • Channel O Music Video Awards Red Carpet in 2012 & 2013.
  • The Vuzu Grammy Awards Red Carpet in 2012.
  • Maybelline's New York Fashion Week Vuzu Special.

Dineo has built a career that rests on excitement and inspiration. She is certainly one of the most influencial career women under the spotlight. The sky is the limit for this talent.