Connie Ferguson born Connie Masilo is a South African actress, film-maker, producer and business woman.
She was born on the 10th of June, 1970 in Kimberley City, South Africa but she was raised in Botswana.
She is widely known for her role in one of South Africa’s most popular soap operas “Generations”.
Let’s delve into her biography below.
Connie Ferguson Full Name
She was born Connie Masilo but her name changed when Shona Ferguson. She is now Connie Ferguson.
Connie Ferguson Age
She was born on the 10th of June 1970 in Kimberley City, South Africa. She is 50 years old as of the year 2020.
Connie Ferguson Hometown
She was born in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa and was raised in the town of Lobatse, in South-Eastern Botswana.
Connie Ferguson Personal Life
She was married to fellow actor Neo Matsunyane from 1993 to 1998 and had a daughter with him called Lesedi Matsunyane.
They divorced after three years of marriage. However, in November of the year 2001, she remarried actor and director Shona Ferguson. The couple have a daughter called Alicia Angel Ferguson born on the 7th of June 2002.
Connie Ferguson Career
She began acting in the year 1994, and first major role was in the South African soap opera “Generations” where she played the role of Karabo Moroka. She starred alongside Menzi Ngubane, Slindile Nodangala and Sophie Lichaba.
After 16 years in the soap opera, Connie announced her departure from Generations “to pursue other career options”. She left Generations on a good note as and returned four years later to help relaunch Generations: The Legacy.
She went on to star in the lead role of the M-Net telenovela The Wild, which was shot at an exotic South African game farm. She co-starred with her real-life husband until its cancellation in April 2013.
Connie and her husband, Shona, launched the television company Ferguson Films in 2010. Their first production, Rockville, was commissioned by M-Net three years later.
Other productions include iGazi, The Gift, The Throne, The Queen, The River and The Imposter. They often appear in their own productions; for example, Connie plays the role of Harriet Khoza on The Queen.
Their movie, “The Queen” was nominated in several categories at the South African Film and Television Awards in 2018.
She was on the cover of Forbes Woman Africa magazine in 2018.
Connie Ferguson Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
She goes by the handle @connie_ferguson on Instagram, @Connie_Ferguson on Twitter and Connie Ferguson on Facebook.