Constance Ferguson (née Masilo; born 10 June 1970 in Kimberley) is a South African actress, filmmaker, producer, and businesswoman – well known as Connie Ferguson. She is popularly known for her Karabo Moroka main role on South Africa’s most popular Soap Opera, Generations. She starred on the show from its start in 1994 until she exited in 2010. In 2014, she agreed to reprise her role on the show after a 4-year absence then permanently left in 2016.
Generations (1993–2010; 2014–2016)
In 1993, she began acting the main role of Karabo Moroka, the wife of Tau Mogale and sister to Archie Moroka, in the most popular South African soap opera, Generations. She starred alongside Menzi Ngubane, Slindile Nodangala, and Sophie Ndaba. In 2010, after playing the lead role of Karabo Moroka for 16 years, Connie announced her departure from Generations “to pursue other career options”. Ferguson left Generations on a good note as she returned to the soapie four years later to help relaunch Generations: The Legacy.
After her 2010 departure from Generations, 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.
Ferguson was married to fellow actor Neo Matsunyane from 1993 to 1998 and has a daughter with him, Lesedi Matsunyane (born 31 December 1992). In November 2001, 3 years after her divorce from Matsunyane, she married actor and director Shona Ferguson. The couple has a daughter, Alicia Angel Ferguson (born 7 June 2002).
- Generations (1994–2010; 2014–2016)
- Soul City
- Solly Loves Kina (2002)
- Love By Many Way’s (2003)
- Late Night News with Connie Ferguson (2004–2007)
- Comedy Central Roaster (2010) Judge
- The Wild (2011–2013)
- Strictly Come Dancing (2013)
- Rockville (2015–present)
- The Queen (2016–present)
Connie Ferguson is one of the richest musicians in South Africa with an estimated net worth of $2 million, according to the list of South Celebrities and Net Worth