Marcel CarotoPro

Gauteng, South Africa

Model, Actor, Musician, Dancer, Photographer

Marcel Caroto is a dynamic Singer-Songwriter with a distinctively soulful voice. His music is an artistic blend of tunes ranging from pop and R&B to dance music - with a tinge of the enchanting contemporary. He has compiled a variety of songs with various artists, including Universal Published Songwriter Xavier Saer and Rapper Mist. He performs a variety of covers ranging from older, more loved classics to recent popular radio hits. Currently, Marcel is back in studio, working on his second album, with Kevin Leicher, producer for Gallo & Sony artists, such as Louise Carver, Josie Field, Arno Carstens, Chris Chameleon & many more. Sponsored by TeleReference Systems and Studio A’Mar, he is well on his way to becoming one of South Africa’s most talented artists.

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Physical Details

167 cm / 5ft 6in
81 cm / 32in
75 kg / 165 lbs
Shoe size
8.0 UK / 9.0 US / 42.0 Euro
Latino / Hispanic
Hair color
Skin color
Hair length
Eye color
Hair type
81 cm / 32 in


  • South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) : BA - Media Music Production, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA) : Live Performance (Iterstasis (AFDA)), Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Aurora Private School : Matriculation (University Admission Levels) (International Examination Board (IEB)), Johannesburg, South Africa


Modeling experience: Part-time model - paid commercial work
•Schwarzkopf Essential Looks Hairshow, Tom Kroboth - Underwear/Hair Model (2010)
•Other Print/Editorial, Sport/Fitness & Casual Work (2010 - Ongoing)


Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
Accents spoken
  • South African
SHORT FILMS:- Title, Director - Role (Date)
•It Came From The Dark, Ashley (Aj) Aberdein - Protagonist: Inspector (2009)
•When The Sun Goes Down, Ashley (Aj) Aberdein - Support: Inspector (2009)
•The Will, Eric Macheru - Protagonist: Brother (2009)
•Dead End Job, Lwazi Mvusi - Antagonist: Boss (2009)
•Loved And Lost, Lwazi Mvusi - Antagonist: Michael (2009)
•Differences Aside, Kate Blackman - Support: Boyfriend (2009)
•Danridgeville, Kearan Pennels - Support: Musician (2008)
•Project Evolution, Malcolm Adams - Protagonist: Scientist (2009)
•The Mime, The Girl & The Typewriter, Malcolm Adams, - Protagonist: Happy Clown (2009)
•Synthetic Brutality, Lungile Mayindi - Protagonist: Cleaner (2008)
•Get Money, Reneiloe Mathekga - Support: Thief (2008)

•Flying Kites With Boys, Tendayi Nyeke - Support: Edwin (2010)

TV & Reality

•Good-Morning Africa TV Show - Independent Artist (08/2010)


Keyboard ability: IntermediateComposer ability: Intermediate
Vocal ability: Lead singerProducer ability: Intermediate
Vocal range: TenorLike to join a band: Yes
Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
  • Opera
Favorite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
Influences: Michael BubleCraig DavidJustin BieberJason DeruloJustin TimberlakeDavid GuettaNe-yoJohn MayerTimberlandBruno MarsLiquid DeepLouise CarverTori Amos And Imogen Heap

•World Record Tyre Flip With Bidvest Motors & Wesbank Asset - Independent Artist & Ambassador (03/2014)
•Casino Royale Fashion Show At Recess Nightclub - Independent Artist (03/2014)
•African Wildlife Heritage Gala Dinner With The Lions SA Cricket Team - Independent Artist & Ambassador (03/2014)
•Abraham Kriel Children's Home Handout - Independent Artist & Ambassador (03/2014)
•Boschkop Primary School With Menlyn Auto - Independent Artist & Ambassador (03/2014)
•New Hope School With Ford McCarthy & Mazda McCarthy - Independent Artist & Ambassador (02/2014)
•SABC3 Play Network Interview & Performance - Independent Performing Artist (01/2014)
•Thuthuzela Aid Community Centre Handout - Independent Artist & Ambassador (12/2013)
•IH Harris Primary School Handout - Independent Artist & Ambassador (10/2013)
•Ellis Park Stadium Handout - Independent Artist & Ambassador (10/2013)
•Cansa Relay For Life Concert - Independent Performing Artist (10/2013)
•Sizanani Children’s Home With Godrich Toyota - Independent Artist & Ambassador (08/2013)
•Kungwini Welfare Organization With McCarthy Silver Lakes - Independent Artist & Ambassador (08/2013)
•Mandela Day, Various Schools In Zandspruit (15000 Kids) - Independent Artist & Ambassador (07/2013)
•CANSA Relay For Life Concert - Independent Performing Artist (04/2013)
•Coronation Park Handout - Independent Artist & Ambassador (01/2013)
•Early Christmas McCarthy Ford And Mazda Silver Lakes - Independent Artist & Ambassador (12/2012)
•Mandela Day Handout - Independent Artist & Ambassador (07/2012)
•ANC Youth Day Celebration - Independent Performing Artist (06/2012)
•Markets Of The World Fashion Show - Independent Performing Artist (05/2012)
•Markets Of The World Show (Bruma Lake) - Independent Performing Artist ( 04/2012)
•CANSA Shavathon - Independent Performing Artist (03/2012)
•Toys For Africa Charity Drive - Independent Artist & Ambassador (03/2012)
•16th Sun City Million Dollar Pigeon Race (Sun City Super Bowl) - Independent Performing Artist (01/2012)
•Red Hot Campaign (Mall@Reds) - Independent Artist & Ambassador (12/2011)
•Bilo Live In Concert (The Majestic Theatre) - Independent Performing Artist (11/2011)
•Couture Model Of The Year (Gold Reef City Globe Theatre) - Independent Performing Artist (11/2011)
•Back O’ The Moon (Gold Reef City Casino) - Independent Performing Artist (10/2011)
•Vaalwater Wildsvees Festival - Independent Artist & Ambassador (09/2011)
•Arts Festival Of Southern Africa - Independent Performing Artist (05/2011)
•Tanz Café Performance (Songwriters Toolkit) - Independent Performing Artist (04/2011)
•Movember Prize Giving Gala Event (CANSA) - Independent Performing Artist (11/2010)
•Laborie Mcc Rosé Release (CANSA) - Independent Performing Artist (10/2010)
•Africa Magic - Good Morning Africa Show - Independent Performing Artist (10/2010)
•Tanz Café Performance - Independent Performing Artist (10/2010)
•Jet Night Club - Independent Performing Artist (10/2010)
•Mr/Miss Spring Beach SA - Independent Performing Artist (10/2010)
•Miss Schools SA - Independent Performing Artist (09/2010)
•FIFA Fan Fan Festival - Independent Performing Artist (07/2010)
•Cantare Talent Walk Of Fame Show - Runner-Up Contestant (05/2010)
•Arts Festival Of Southern Africa 2010 - Independent Performing Artist (04/2010)
•Annual Burn Foundation Benefit Show - Independent Performing Artist (03/2010)
•Cantare Talent Walk Of Fame - Independent Performing Artist (01/2010)
•Angels In The City Album Release (Xavier Saer) - Independent Performing Artist (11/2009)
•Blues Room, Sandton Performance 2 - Independent Performing Artist (10/2009)
•Blues Room, Sandton Performance 1 - Independent Performing Artist (09/2009)
•S.A. School Of Motion Picture (Afda) Talent Showcase - Independent Performing Artist (09/2009)
•Lusito Land Portuguese Festival – Independent Performing Artist (03/2008)


Dancing ability: Intermediate
•Cricket Miway T20 Super Sport Stadium - Lead Dancer (04/2012)
•Cricket Miway T20 – 2011 Wanders Stadium - Lead Dancer (04/2012)


•The Beeld Newspaper - Artist/Charity Article (2012)
•Citizen Newspaper - Artist Spread (2011)
•Fourways Review Newspaper (2011)
•Sandton Chronicle Newspaper (2011)
•Soul Magazine - Artist Spread (2011)
•DSTV Online - Artist Spread (2011)
•Metro Life Magazine - Artist Spread (2011)
•Amawinna Magazine - Artist Spread (2011)
•Style Your Life Online - Artist Spread (2010)
•Streetlamp Online - Artist Spread (2009)



Photography experience: Part-time professional (paid work)Has a studio space: No
Type of camera equipment: 35mm SLR/DSLR
•Editorial Graphics Designer, Studio A'mar (2012)

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