Many know Botlhale as Omphile from Scandal but her real name is Botlhale Boikanyo. She is a South African poet and actress. She rose to fame in 2012 winning South Africa's Got Talent at the age of 11.
At the age of thirteen she performed her poems at the Legacy of Hope Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital campaign inauguration in New York and her request and performance was linked with international Mandela day.
In 2015 she was cast as Omphile on e.tv's soap opera Scandal.
Botlhale Boikanyo was born in Mahikeng in the North West province of South Africa. She is the eldest of three (3) children of mumsy and Lebo e Boikanyo. In 2018,she matriculated at st Stithians Girls' college. She inherited much of her love of poetry from her mother.
She released an original poetry album in 2014 and the poetry album bags her an award at South African Music Award for Best Traditional Album.
She bought her first car at the age of 18 which cost not less R670 000.
She was born May 23, 2001.
She is 20 years old.
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