Elizabeth Serunye known as the ‘Principal’ Thobakgale on Skeem Saam

#SkeemSaam airs every weeknight on SABC 1 at 18.30 - She has been in the industry long enough and really doesn’t need much of an introduction. She is warm, bubbly and funny, and always knew that she would one day make it big in the entertainment industry.

Elizabeth Serunye is a talented actor from Limpopo that started out as lead singer in her high school choir, but decided pursue acting after matric. A career in acting wasn’t easy for her at the beginning and she spent many years looking for stable acting gigs. She even ended up working at a Super market before she got her first huge break with Soul City in 2006. Elizabeth has since then been part of a number of television shows namely Home Affairs, City Sesla, Death of a Queen and many more.    

Popularly known as ‘Principal’ Thobakgale on Skeem Saam, she had recently lost her job as the Principal at Turfloop High School, with alleged claims of corruption and mismanagement of funds against her. She has since been without a job and because of it caught up in a rut of depression, which eventually drove her to drown all her sorrows in over the counter drugs.  

Lizzy, (Principal’s only daughter) has luckily helped her out of her sadness and back into the ring of having to fight for her job back. It won’t be easy, it will take time, positive energy and money, but she is adamant in winning now more than ever.  

2019 might just be a better year for Principal and it will also be the year where her true friends and foes are revealed.

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