Shelton Forbez is a South African musician, dancer, choreographer, television presenter, model and actor best known for being one of the former faces of Vuzu, a youth television channel in South Africa where he made his presenting debut for one of the station’s flagship shows “V prime” and then went on to present “V Entertainment” for three consecutive seasons on the same channel.
The 27-year-old artist has combined his love for theatre performance, music and uplifting the youth of South Africa
by founding New Melody in partnership with Joburg Theatre. New Melody is a monthly event that takes place at the Joburg Theatre where young up and coming performing
artists are given an opportunity to share a stage with him and showcase their talents to a large audience.
Q&A with Shelton
Tell us something about yourself that nobody knows.
I am a professional photographer – it started out as a hobby.
What tips can you share that have helped to shape your career?
Do something that you really love; put in effort and intention behind all you do and at all times push to always stay true to yourself.
TV presenter on “V-entertainment” was one of the most important career moments.
Best advice you were given when you started out?
Your dreams will make room for you and get you into doors you would never imagine
With FAME Week Africa being hosted in the Mother City, what do you love about Cape Town?
I love the lifestyle and scenery.