Mampho Brescia was born on December 8, 1977 in Johannesburg and raised in Soweto. Her real name is Mampho Palesa Molete and she is a South African actress, television presenter and voice artist. The graduate of International Relations from Wits University began her television career in 1998, presenting the show Reality Check. Brescia was an on-site live presenter for the game show Imali Mania on SABC1 in 2004 and also filmed nine weeks of inserts for the M-Net advertorial series Nokia Challenge and appeared in a commercial for Telkom.
Mampho Brescia is famously known for her role as Zanele, the lover of the title character in the M-Net drama series Jacob’s Cross. Other TV series she have appeared in includes; Generations – Season 1, Home Affairs – Season 2 and 4, isiBaya – Season 1, 2 , 3 and 4, Zaziwa – Season 4 and many others.