Lydia Mokgokoloshi was born on 27th September 1939 in Botlokwan, Limpopo in South Africa. She is an actress best known for her role as Koko in the series Skeem Saam that airs on SABC 1.
She attended Manthata Tribal School upto standard five and six at Botlokwa Primary.
She attended high school at Mokomene School
She later attended teacher training at Mokopane.
She taught for 10 years at home and in 1974 moved to Soweto where she taught until she retired in 1997.
In 1990s she got a role in Sepedi drama television to play a role as Mma-Nkosheng, cruel mother in law ,in the TV3 series Bophelo ke Semphekgo.
In 2011 he played the role of Koko Mantsha in the soap opera Skeem Saam.
She has also acted on number of TV drama like Ngwanaka Okae, Muvhango.
Lydia Mokgokoloshi Awards
In 2017 she won the lifetime achievement award at the South African Film and Television awards.