Skomota age
Skomota has become a viral internet sensation with humor and his dance challenges.

Thabang Sefala (born 18 November), best addressed as Skomota, is a South African viral sensation and influencer. He rose to fame for his humor and comical behavior. He made headlines after dance queen Makhadzi brought him as a surprise guest act on stage.

The entertainer has gained prominence around South Africa. He appeared on many news platforms on 25 August 2023 after he won R3 million from Betway. His story can be inspiring to many.

Skomota biography
Skomota made headlines after he won R3 million from Betway on 25 August 2023.
Full name:Thabang Sefala
Other name:Skomota
Born:18 November (age 21 years old)
Place of birth:Limpopo
Nationality:South African
Known for:Dance challenge on social media

Early Life

Skomota was born Thabang Sefala on 18 November. He hails from a small village, Ga-Mampa, outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo, South Africa. He has been the breadwinner after he and his younger sister lost their parents.

The viral sensation loves dancing since his childhood. It makes him happy, and today, Skomota has extended that happiness to many other South Africans. They have incorporated his moves on social media and participated in dance challenges.


Skomota topped the pages of many news platforms after winning R3 million from the betting platform Betway in August 2023. His newfound fame has brought him many gigs. He has been spotted in many clubs and has performed as an MC.

His quirky dance moves took the internet by storm, triggering a social media frenzy. His dance challenge continues to get many participating in it. Some celebrities, like Oscar Mbo and Limpopo Boy, tried the dance.

Skomota was on stage with Makhadzi at the 29th annual South African Music Awards (SAMA) at SunBet Arena in Time Square, Menlyn Maine, in Pretoria. He joined the singer as she closed the show, which aired live on SABC 1.

The influencer tried music and dropped a song, Dipikara Mmotong. He featured artists like Team Delela and Aembu.

The dancer went viral for posting his different women at parties and his unique dance moves. He took social media by storm with his dance moves and flaunted his cash with the ladies surrounding him.

Personal Life

Skomota has bought himself a car and a house. He dresses in expensive clothes. He has also spoilt his family and friends and hangs out with celebrities. 

A video of Skomota eating his own snot surfaced online in December 2023.

By Nomzamo Khoza

Nomzamo Khoza is a passionate writer and avid traveler. She has a degree in Political Science from a prestigious university, and has worked as a journalist since 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, exploring new places.