Jolene Martin Biography
Jolene Martin (Jolene Martin-Morgan) is a South African actress, singer, television presenter and MC. She is popularly known for hosting the Coca Cola game show which aired on SABC 1
Jolene Martin Education Background
Student at Sans Souci Girl’s High School.
Jolene Martin Career
When she was 13 years old he was spotted by a television producer and recruited to be the Cape Town field presenter for Eco-Vision, an SABC youth environmental awareness programme.
While she was in high school she was asked to present another youth TV show called 2 Cool for SABC 2.
At the age of 17 she was one of the two selected citizens who were selected to participate in addressing the United Nations at their head-quarters in Paris, France on cities going through dramatic change.She was selected to represent South Africa by by the Los Angeles based famous art institute the J. Paul Getty Foundation.
The J. Paul Getty foundation in the book Picture Cape Town published Jolene’s photography and poem. Her poem – about her visit to Robben Island – was a matric setwork published in the following year’s curriculum in the Western Cape.
In 1998 she played a lead role in Grease which got her noticed by theatre legend Janice Honeyman.
Jolene was offered the role of Candy in the e.tv sitcom scoop Schoombie playing a young, attractive and very absentminded receptionist.
She later got a lead role in Fishy Feshuns where she played Janine.
She played a vixen lawyer character in the third season of SABC’s drama series Hard Copy and appeared in the second season of SABC2’s hospital drama Hillside, in 2008.
In 2009 she was a cast member of sitcom Konsternasie Oppie Stasie where she played the role of Molly D’Oliveira, the floor manager of a community TV station which aired on the SABC 2.
In 2015 she made a guest appearance on the soap opera Generations: The Legacy that aired on SABC 1.
Jolene Martin Music Career
She took a break from acting which saw her travel for six months alongside purveyors of dance music ministry of sound, headlining at some of the biggest clubs in Spain and the Mediterranean.
She went back to South Africa to record her debut album which was released in 2006.
Jolene Martin Job History
January 2013- Present: Executive producer at JM Productions
October 2009- 2015: Host of Powerball South Africa, Red Pepper Pictures and Gidani
2004- 2014: Business Broadcast Anchor, Television host, Voice over artist, Gaenor Talent Management
March 2006- September 2013: Live broadcast anchor at Global Access.