Elizma Theron, an accomplished Afrikaans singer and actress, hails from Bethlehem in the Free State. Known for her schooling in Kuruman, Northern Cape, and her role in the KykNET soap "Villa Rosa," Elizma has carved a niche for herself in the entertainment industry. Her song "Lapaside" notably held the number one spot on MK89 for several weeks.
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Early Life and Education
Born on June 6, 1983, in Bethlehem, South Africa, Elizma's journey in the arts began at an early age. Between 14 and 17, she was homeschooled and pursued modeling in Italy and Greece. At 17, she returned to her hometown of Kuruman and graduated from Hoërskool Kalahari. Post-school, she founded a cultural school in Kuruman where she taught modern dance, modeling, and singing.
Musical Career: From Debut to Acclaim
Elizma's professional singing career kicked off in 2005 with her debut album "Lapaside," following a contract with Next Musiek. In 2007, she joined Select Musiek, releasing six more successful albums. Elizma has been actively involved in the lyrics of her albums, showcasing her versatility as an artist. Her contributions have earned her numerous music award nominations, including two South African Music Awards (SAMAs).
Acting Career: From Soap Operas to Feature Films
In 2007, Elizma made her acting debut on KykNET's popular soap opera "Villa Rosa," playing the role of medical student "Kriek" for a year. Her film career took off in 2009 with the female lead "Mara Malan" in "Jakhalsdans," a film written by Deon Meyer and directed by Darrell Roodt. Further showcasing her writing talent, in 2015 Elizma began working on her first screenplay "TOE-VAL-LIG," which was filmed in 2017.
Personal Life: A Balance of Career and Family
In addition to her successful career, Elizma has embraced the role of a mother to two children. Her ability to balance her professional life with her personal commitments is a testament to her dedication and passion for her craft. Elizma is also a familiar face at the annual Krone concerts, where her performances continue to captivate audiences.
Elizma Theron's journey in the entertainment industry is a blend of musical and acting talents, backed by a strong will to succeed and a passion for the arts. Her diverse career, from singing and acting to scriptwriting, makes her a notable figure in the South African entertainment landscape.