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1 Biography2 Early Life3 Education4 Career5 Personal Life6 Awards and Recognition7 Net Worth


Michelle Botes (born 12 October 1962) is a multi-talented Southern African actress, language instructor, and aromatherapist.

Michelle Botes is a veteran South African actress and has been on the entertainment scene for more than ten years.

She is popularly known for her role as Cherel de Villiers-Haines in Isidingo; a South African television series.

South African actress

Full Name: Michelle Botes
Children: Two
Born: 12 October 1962 (age 59 years old)
Place of Birth: Cape Town, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Boyfriend • Husband: Ian Roberts (div.), Chris Beasley
Occupation: Actress • Tv Personality
Net Worth: $1,000,000-$4,000,000

After casting her name as Cherel de Villiers-Haines in Isidingo, she did not have a novice in the film industry and became prominent.

For nine years (9) from 1998 and 2007, Michelle Botes excellently portrayed the role of a wicked character.

Early Life

Michelle Botes was born on the 12th day of October in the year 1962.

She was born and raised in Cape Town in South Africa by her parents in a modest household in South Africa.

She completed her primary and secondary school education in Cape Town.

She fell in love with the entertainment industry after watching the South African blockbuster, The Gods Must Be Crazy.


Michelle Botes attended the University of Stellenbosch after graduating from secondary school.

She studied at the institution for a speech and drama degree.

After finishing from the University of Stellenbosch, she graduated from the University of Cape Town with an education diploma.


Michelle Botes started her career as a librarian and she was first employed to showcase books. She took extra acting classes while working as a librarian.

She finally got her big break when she was cast in 1998 in the popular drama series of South Africa, Isidingo. She is a prominent South African actress who gained popularity and prominence across South Africa when she played the role of the villain, Cherel de Villiers-Haines. In Isidingo, she portrayed and played the part from the year 1998 till 2007.

After leaving Isidingo, she played a leading part in the South African drama, Binneland Sub Judice from 2007. She played the role for three years. Michelle Botes was cast on the South African television station M-Net and departed the concert in 2010. She played the role of Ingrid Jordaan at the concert.

Michelle Botes took a sabbatical from acting in 2010 and returned back in 2019 after nine years. The actress is without a doubt one of the star actors in South Africa.

The actress has over 10 years of acting experience. Her amazing performance skills have become renowned and today she is a household figure in the entertainment sector. Michelle Botes recently portrayed the role of Princess in Eagles, a film production by Afrikaans.

Personal Life

Michelle Botes was married to Ian Roberts at the age of twenty-seven. The former couple met on the Eagles Set during their working days.

Their union came to an end in 1992 with the couple ending their matrimonial relationship due to irreconcilable differences.

Michelle Botes has two children from her first marriage one daughter and one son. Michelle and her ex-husband Ian are friends even after they have ended their marriage.

Recently, Michelle Botes had a love relationship with a fellow actor Isidingo, Chris Beasley who played the role of Len Cooper. Their romance lasted little more than a year, according to Youth Village. Following uncompromising disputes, they discontinued their relationship.

Awards and Recognition

Michelle Botes was acknowledged by the popular South African newspaper, Star. She was called the Most Elegant South African celebrity in 2005.

Several South African magazines including Elle Magazine and the Sunday Times have featured Michelle Botes on the front page.

In 2006, She won the Best Actress in Isidingo, Best Onscreen Villain at the nineteenth annual Avanti Awards. She also got the Best TV Couple in Isidingo along with Barkes Haines and Robert Whitehead.

Net Worth

The celebrated South African television personality and mother, Michelle Botes has encamped an estimated net worth of $1,000,000-$4,000,000.