Former Rhythm City star Wright Ngubeni is one of those faces which we grew up watching. From acting to tv presenting, he has definitely made a name for himself in the industry and his television comeback is a hit.
The actor who landed his first acting gig at just eleven years old has become one of the most talented actors to come out of South African television. The kid who we once knew as Jonathan Motene the son of Khaya and Jula Motene on Generations back in the early 2000's is now all growj up.
Let's take a look at 6 facts you probably didn't know about him
Because he lives in the creative space, it's only normal to nurture his creativity to the fullest and this has helped him nurture his creative side. If he is not in front of the camera, the 29-year-old is behind it as a director. He is also working on a new sound which he calls "Ghetto Gospel" and says that we can expect a single soon.
Wright became a father to a baby girl named Omuhle and his dad named her Hlayekisa. Wright says becoming a parent has made him realise what parents go through and what they feel for their kids.
If his daughter looks anything like he did when he was younger then she is an absolute cutie. We guess that's why he named her Omuhle.
Wright is not the only Ngubeni in the industry., His older sister who is former Isidingo actress Sara Ngubeni. The siblings have always been supportive of each other's careers and have a really close relationship. Sara is now married and has changed her surname to Thabethe.
He is InternationalHe has starred in International films too. He made his international debut in the mini series Human Cargo, in which he played Nobakhaba, a Burundian teenager with a Hutu mother and Tutsi father; caught up in a cultural war going on in his country between two tribes. His next international feature was Shadow, in which he played a small role of the son of Amin Walker.
Wright is part of the SS Media Shack which helps the youth start their own business, get learnerships, Internships and empower the youth using the right resources. The SS Media Shack organiation works closely with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA). SS Media also behind the SMC project which stands for Self Made Cheese. They specialise in giving the black youth a platform to develop their skills and make money from whatever they are interested in.
Ladies, we're sure you'd agree with this 6th fact.
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