Born 1975, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Mathapelo was born in Mouth Fletcher and went to school at Bethania Primary School in Makgwaseng and Fezeka High School in Gugulethu. She has 1 brother and 3 sisters. She moved to Cape Town in 1992. She loves to cook chicken, vegetables and pasta. When she isn’t beading she loves to socialize, dance and go to the theatre.