The richest actor in South Africa is the talented natural-born actor Sello Maake KaNcube. His acting skills have helped him secure significant roles in South Africa and beyond in countries like the United Kingdom, the USA, and Canada.
Sello, who also dabbles as a director and producer, was born 62 years ago in Orlando East, Soweto, South Africa, and raised in Atteridgeville, Pretoria.
Besides his career in the limelight, Sello is also a vocal activist against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and a philanthropist who founded and runs the Sello Maake KaNcube Foundation.
Here are all the answers to your questions about the richest actor in South Africa.
What is the net worth of the richest actor in South Africa?
As of 2022, Sello Maake kaNcube’s net worth is estimated to be $13 million, equivalent to about R190 million.
He has accumulated his wealth through his successful career as an actor, director, producer, and businessman.
According to sources, the actor earns a monthly salary of around R100 000 and R120 000 and is among the highest-paid actors in South Africa.
Sello Maake KaNcube’s films and movies
Since launching his acting career, Sello has brought to life numerous characters on TV, film, and theatre.
Some of his most famous roles on television that you might remember include Archie Moroka on Generations, Lucas “Daniel” Nyathi on Scandal!, the showy Kgosietsile on The Queen, and the corrupt Rolex Ngidi on Rockville.
In addition to his career on television, Sello has appeared in movies including The Good Fascist, Taxi to Soweto, and Othello: A South African Tale. He has also performed in theatres in popular plays such as The Lion King and The Good Woman of Sharkville.
His works as an actor have earned him numerous awards and money that ultimately contributed to his net worth making him the richest actor in South Africa.
Is the richest actor in South Africa married?
Yes, Sello is a happily married man; sorry, ladies. His wife is called Pearl Maake KaNcube. It is reported that she is 39 years old and that she works as a brand manager and an entrepreneur.
Before his marriage to Pearl, Sello had been married before to a woman called Palesa Mboweni. The two exchanged vows in 2015, only to be divorced eight months later after Sello discovered that Palesa was a con artist.
Sello Maake KaNcube’s children
The richest actor in South Africa is the father of five children. In a 2018 interview with Drum magazine, Sello revealed that he had six children from six different women but that his oldest son passed on in a car accident in 2011.
Where does the richest actor in South Africa live?
Sello Maake KaNcube lives in South Africa with his family. The exact whereabouts of his house have not been revealed since, like most veteran actors, Sello is quite private when it comes to his property and private life.
Sello Maake KaNcube’s awards
Besides being the richest actor in South Africa, Sello Maake Ka’Ncube is also considered among the best actors in the land.
Throughout his acting career, he has won a number of awards, including a Vita Award for Best Performance in a Comedy and the Pan African Heritage Broadcast Achievement Award.
Other rich actors in South Africa
Other South African actors and actresses who make it on the list of the richest actors in South Africa include Connie Ferguson, Moshidi Motshegwa, and Pearl Thusi.