Aaron Moloisi, one of our ambassadors for 2014, is a South African actor and presenter best known for his presenting on SABC2’s discussion show The Big Question and for hosting the SABC1 youth show Take 5. He is currently a presenter on the SABC Education talk show Shift, on SABC1, since 2008.
In 2002 Aaron decided to venture into the television industry. He was selected to present Take 5 for SABC1, where he was the face of the show together with producing inserts. Later in 2002 he was asked to join the team of SABC2’s The Big Question as a field reporter, which he presented until 2006. In 2007 Aaron made his acting debut in the lead role in the controversial mini-series After Nine on SABC1.
In 2007 he played the starring role of Hector in the controversial SABC1 mini-series After Nine. He was also an anchor on the SABC3 investigative show Special Assignment. Aaron was born in Ga-Dikgale in Limpopo. After completing Matric he attended Fort Hare University and completed his BSC in Chemistry and Microbiology. Later Aaron was hired by an IT company as part of a graduate placement programme.
In 2008 he joined the team of Shift, where he has worked ever since. Aaron is Pedi, but also speaks Sesotho, Setswana, IsiZulu, isiXhosa, a bit of Xitsonga and Tshivenda. Hiss music preference is soul, classical and gospel. He doesn’t have a favourite song but anything by Luther Vandross, Patti Labelle or Brenda Fassie would make the top of his charts. He enjoys musicals and true-life dramas. His favourite movie stars are Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Kgoroge and his cousin Putla Sehlapelo. He listens to Talk Radio 702. In 2013 he was the host of the SABC1 reality competition Rize Mzansi.