The Richest Actors in South Africa

The Richest Actors in South Africa

Jul 03, 2019, 08:40 AM

Actor's are the probably some of the most recognizable faces in the country. They grace magazine covers, star in hit shows and movies as well as major campaigns. 

Recently, there has been a huge debate regarding the fair remuneration of local actors. Many of our local talent miss out on many financial benefits of their career that their colleagues overseas have. But it's not bleak for everyone... 

Some of our Actors have been able to stack up the rands over their successful careers. So... Who are the richest actors in the country? We are about to show you…

Pearl Thusi


Mama Panther is a surprising appearance to many but remember, Pearl doesn't just act. Pearl is better known for her other lucrative careers like modelling, hosting tv and radio shows, as well as appearing in many rapper's music videos. All the hats that Pearl wears have turned out to be very lucrative for the star as he net worth is currently estimated at $2 Million! 


Moshidi Motshegwa


Moshidi is definitely one of our most iconic living actresses with a career spanning over 20 years! The SAFTA award winning has been on practically every important soapie, movie and telenovela in the country. The hard work has reportedly paid off with Moshidi's net worth being reportedly a whopping $8 Million!


Jamie Bartlett


Jamie Bartlett is a fan favourite! The actor is most famous for his ever evolving character as David Genaro in Rhythm City. Jamie is also part of that elite crop of SA actors with decades of international film credits under his belt. His net worth is currently valued around $12 Million!


Sello Maake Ka-Ncube

I am sure you all know Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, if not then I don't know what to tell you. This man is an icon! From Generations to Scandal, you can't think of SA actors without his name coming up. Sello has played various roles in theatre, film, and television both in South Africa and across the US and Europe. He is also a seasoned Director, Producer and Voice Over Artist as well. After decades in the game, he is said to be the richest actor in South Africa with a networth of $13 Million!

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