Matshepo Kukie Maleme (born 23 August 1980), is a South African actress and model. She is best known for the role Busi in the film A Million Colours ( 2011) and television soapies such as Muvhango, Inkaba and House of Zwide.
In 2004, she made debut television appearance with the SABC 1 drama series, Buboni Sana and played the role Zandiswa. Then in May 2007, she joined with the MNet soap opera eGoli : Place of Gold with the role of Thuli. In 2010, she made her film debut with the Night Drive. In 2011, she acted in a film A Million Colours directed by Peter Bishai. The film received critics acclaim and screened in many film festivals. In 2013, she won the Best Supporting Actress Award in feature film category at the SAFTAS. Then at the 2013 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, she was Nomi for Best Pan African Actress.
After that success, she joined with the SABC2 soap opera Muvhango with the role of Mapule from 2012 to 2013. Then in Mzansi Magic telenovela iNkaba, she played the role of Thuli Malinga. In 2016, she acted in the serial Gold diggers with the role Cat, which was her first villainious character on television. In 2017, she played the role of Zandile Maphosa on the soapie Skeemsaam. In 2018, she acted in the mini series Emoyeni by playing on role Thoko.
Maleme was born on 23 August 1980 in Freestate, South Africa. She grew up with her grandparents, but later moved to Johannesburg with her parents. She is married and is the mother of one boy and one girl.
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