Aubrey Poo biography, age, background, net worth, education

Aubrey Poo (born 17 May 1981 in Pretoria) is an award-wining South African actor, singer, and dancer. He is no newbie in the entertainment industry and has grown to be a household name.

His acting profession has been a success following the roles he lands on many television serials. 

Among the roles that brought him to the limelight is Pelo Mohale in the SABC2 soapie Muvhango. He was also the host of the SABC1 game show All You Need is Love.

The popular figure never fails to credit actor James Ngcobo as his mentor.

Profile

Aubrey Poo biography
Aubrey Poo never fails to credit actor James Ngcobo for being his mentor.
NameAubrey Poo
Born17 May 1981 (age 40 years)
Pretoria, South Africa
GenderMale
NationalitySouth African
EducationDrama
Alma materTshwane University of Technology (then, Pretoria Technikon)
ProfessionActor, singer, dancer
Net worth$2 Million (2021)

Background

Aubrey Poo was born on 17 May 1981 in Pretoria, South Africa. He began to prepare to enter the acting scene when he was twelve. At 15, he was convinced that he wanted to do acting.

Education

He attended Pro Arte for his high school academic pursuit. After which he proceeded to the Tshwane University of Technology, then Pretoria Technikon. He graduated with a national diploma in drama in December 2000.

Career

The Pretoria-born is an actor, dancer, and singer. He is popular for appearing in the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango as Pelo Mohale. More on his television credit is being the host of the SABC1 game show All You Need is Love.

He was cast as Lefa Letswalo, a youth pastor in training, in the e.tv soap opera Scandal! (2008-2011).

In 2012, he landed the starring role of Lieutenant Colonel Sello Kumeke in Streets of Mangaung, an SABC2 police drama series.

He has also appeared in the musical Annie and was the presenter on the TV youth program On Track. He has also held performances in several Corporate and Industrial theatre programs.

Aubrey bagged the Best Performance by a New Actor award for his role in [email protected] In the musical Far From the Madding Crowd, he played the lead role of Gabriel at the Durban Play House.

He traveled to Spain to perform a musical tribute to Motown and also has writing credits.

He landed a lead role in Ouma se Slim Kind, an Afrikaans film, and appeared in other television roles.

Aubrey was cast as Muzi in Gaz’lam, Pelo Mohale in Muvhango, Zero Tolerance, Zone 14, and Nomzamo.

Aubrey appeared in the stage musical Soweto Story as the romantic lead in 2007. He also played Tom Collins (lead role) in the musical Rent.

In the SABC1 drama series Usindiso (season 1), he was cast as Themba, a documentary maker (2007-2008).

He was cast as Tebogo in Noah’s Ark, an SABC2 mini-series for a month (July-August 2008). In 2011, he hosted The Right to Win (season 1), an SABC2 game show. 

Landing the starring role of Siya in After 9 (season 2), a controversial SABC1 drama series in 2013 followed.

Filmography

After 9Siya
Zaziwa Himself
The Right to WinHost
The Book of Negroes Biton
UsindisoThemba
The Wild Lebata
The EstateCastro Kamanga
Streets of Mangaung Lt. Colonel Sello Kumeke
Sokhulu & Partners Vinny Moroke
All You Need Is LoveHost
Bone of My BonesKarabo Mohlala
Gaz’lamMuzi
Scandal!Lefa Letswalo
On the CouchTshepo
Noah’s ArkTebogo
MuvhangoPelo Mohale
Moferefere LenyalongThebe Morake
Jacob’s CrossKatlego Molefe
IsidingoPastor Gabriel
IsibayaFenyang

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