The sudden death of veteran actress and former Jam Alley presenter, Vinolia Mashego has sent all South Africans into a morning state. Vinolia Mashego was reported to have died in her home at Mamelodi, Tshwane.

The news of her death was made known to the public by her sister, Prelley Seale who said their family are still in shock on hearing the shocking news of their sisters death.

Many may not know much about Vinolia Mashego. We created this post for Vinolia Mashego. Vinolia Mashego achieved much in her career as an actress even before her death. Read below few things you need to know about Vinolia Mashego.

9 Things You Need To Know About Vinolia Mashego

1. Vinolia Mashego was a South African actress and television presenter.

2. Vinolia Mashego came to the limelight of the entertainment industry after starring in the SABC1 soap opera Generations

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3. She was also known for hosting the music show Jam Alley.

4. Vinolia co-hosted Jam Alley from 1994 (originally on CCV-TV and later on SABC1) until 2001, when she was fired by producers for increasingly erratic behaviour.

5. After several years in the wilderness, in which she routinely made the tabloids after falling on hard times, she re-appeared in the minor recurring role of Meme’s mother on the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango, in February 2010.

6. She was the subject of an episode of the “I Had It All” codumentary series that aired on SABC2 in October 2013, in which she spoke of her “rise and fall” in the entertainment industry.

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7.  In January 2014 she had a return to presenting when she joined the Mzansi Magic Music show PLS Call Me as a presenter. She also filmed a cameo role for the second season of the Mzansi Magic soap opera Isibaya.

8. In October 2014 she began starring in the SABC1 drama series Mutual Friends.

9. In 2019 she played the recurring role of Khwinana on the SABC2 telenovela Giyani – Land of Blood, making her first appearance in Season 1, Episode 169 (which aired on 4 September, 2019).

10. Vinolia Mashego passed away on 4th March 2020. Her cause of death was not made known to the public.

 

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