Connie Ferguson Car Accident: Constance ‘Connie’ Ferguson, a popular South African based Botswana actress, filmmaker, producer and businesswoman, has also became a victim of celebrity death hoax after her death news was shared and has been trending on different social media platforms, since on Sunday, March 20, 2022, where some shared that she died in a ghastly car accident while other wrote she was found dead. Till now no official verified news platforms, television station or any close relative has confirmed the sad news.
Connie, née Masilo, the former wife of popular and award wining actor, Neo Matsunyane, was best known for her role as “Karabo Moroka” on South Africa’s most popular soap opera, Generations. She starred on the show from its start in 1994 until she exited in 2010. while in 2014, she reprised her role on the show after a 4-year absence for a short term. Ferguson was on the cover of Forbes Woman Africa magazine in 2018.
Connie began acting In 1994 after she landed a main role of Karabo Moroka, the wife of Tau Mogale and sister to Archie Moroka, in the most popular South African soap opera, Generations. She starred alongside Menzi Ngubane, Slindile Nodangala and Sophie Ndaba. In 2010, after playing the lead role of Karabo Moroka for 16 years, Connie announced her departure from Generations “to purse other career options”. Ferguson left Generations on a good note as she returned to the soapie four years later to help relaunch Generations: The Legacy.
Ferguson (then Masilo) married Neo Matsunyane, a fellow actor, in 1993. They had a daughter in December 1992. After five years of marriage, they divorced in 1998. Ferguson met actor Shona Ferguson in July 2001. They married in November 2001, three years after her divorce from Matsunyane. The couple welcomed a daughter in June 2002. Shona Ferguson died of COVID-19-related problems on July 30, 2021, after nearly 20 years of marriage.