FULL NAME : Jolene Martin-Morgan
STAGE NAME : Jolene Martin
NET WORTH : Jolene Martin estimated net worth is US $ 1.3 million
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born March 15
PLACE OF BIRTH: South Africa
OCCUPATION : South African actress, singer, television presenter and MC
NATIONALITY : South African
MARITAL STATUS/HUSBAND :
INSTAGRAM : (@jolene.martin)
Jolene Martin whose full name is Jolene Martin-Morgan is a South African actress, singer, television presenter and MC best known for hosting the Coca-Cola Mega Millions game show on SABC1, and also for her role as Candy in e.tv sitcom Scoop Schoombie.
Life And Career
Jolene Martin was birthed in the Western Cape, she is one of the South African celebrity who has really travelled far and wide as a result of her career. When she was thirteen years old she was discovered by a television producer who then build and nurtured her to become the Cape Town field presenter for Eco-Vision, an SABC youth environmental awareness programme. She was still busy with her studies at Sans Souci Girls’ High when she was asked to present another youth TV show called 2 Cool for SABC 2 as a result of her talent in entertainment.
She emerged one of the two selected citizens who were hand-picked to participate in addressing the United Nations at their head-quarters in Paris, France paying more attention to cities going through dramatic change when she was only seventeen years old.
The gorgeous woman was also picked to represent South Africa by the Los Angeles based famous art institute the J. Paul Getty Foundation. The famous J. Paul Getty foundation published Jolene’s photography and poem in the book Picture Cape Town . Her poem talks about her visit to Robben Island – was a matric setwork published in the following year’s curriculum in the Western Cape.
She was selected to play a lead role in Grease in the year 1998 which got her noticed by theatre legend Janice Honeyman. She was also selected to play the role of Candy in the e.tv sitcom scoop Schoombie playing a young, attractive and very absentminded receptionist. Immediately after that, she got a lead role in Fishy Feshuns where she played Janine.
She was hand picked to play a vixen lawyer character in the third season of SABC’s drama series Hard Copy and she also starred in the second season of SABC2’s hospital drama Hillside, in 2008.
The following year which is 2009, she was a cast member of sitcom Konsternasie Oppie Stasie where she acted as Molly D’Oliveira the floor manager of a community TV station which aired on the SABC 2. Fast forward to the year 2015, she featured in soap opera Generations: The Legacy making a guest appearance, a programme aired on SABC 1.
Jolene Martin at some point took a break from acting and she travelled for six months alongside purveyors of dance music ministry of sound, they headlined some of the biggest clubs in Spain and the Mediterranean. In 2006, she returned to South Africa to record her first album which was released in late 2006.
- From March 2006 to September 2013, she was a Live broadcast anchor at Global Access,
- From October 2009 to 2015 she was the Host of Powerball South Africa, Red Pepper Pictures and Gidani,
- From 2004 to 2014, she was a Business Broadcast Anchor, Television host, Voice over artist, Gaenor Talent Management,
- From January 2013 till Present, she is an Executive producer at JM Productions
This biography is under update.