Connie Ferguson

Connie Ferguson’s successful career in the entertainment industry began with her iconic role as Karabo Moroka on SABC 1’s Generations,  since then, she has become one of the country’s most prominent businesswomen.

Connie Ferguson began her career as an actress in 1994 on the long-running weekday drama, Generations. The Botswanan-born, South African-based actress took on the role of Karabo Moroka, and appeared on the show since its pilot season until 2010. After a four-year hiatus, Connie returned to take on the iconic character once more, appearing on the revamped version, Generations: The Legacy, for a two-year stint.

In 2010, Connie joined forces with her husband, Shona Ferguson, to create the production company, Ferguson Films. The company has become largely successful and is responsible for many of the most well-known South African drama shows. These include Rockville, iGazi, The Gift, The Throne, and The Imposter, amongst others.

Currently, Connie portrays the lead character of Harriet Khoza on Mzansi Magic’s The Queen, which is also produced by Ferguson Films. The weekday drama has accumulated a series of awards during its run, and was reportedly the most-watched weekday drama in 2019.