Ayanda Makayi is currently on our screens as Sol on the MTV educational drama, Shuga was well as Mzansi Magic’s Igazi as the replacement for his Shuga cast mate Given Stuurman, as Phumza’s little brother, Boysie.
The actor was born and raised in the Eastern Cape where he matriculated in 2010 and moved to Johannesburg to study towards a BA Honours in Live Performance from The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance (AFDA).
His debut was in the SABC 1 drama Mfolozi Street in 2014 and his later landed roles on shows such as Roer Jou Voete, High Rollers and most recently Ashes to Ashes.
He lists singing, playing music with wine glasses, playing the trumpet, dancing and playing a variety of sports among his talents.
Those of you crushing on Makayi will be sad to find out that he is dating his Roer Jou Voete co-star, named Michelle, who currently plays chef Rose on the SABC 1 drama, Skeem Saam.
He also works as a casting director and is a member of two bands and has maintained a pretty long friendship with his Igazi co-star, Oros Mampofu and his twin brother, Prince.
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