The list of the highest paid celebrities in South Africa is dominated by actors and media personalities who are between twenty and fifty years old. Some of these celebrities have changed careers to focus on their talents. Acting pays well in South Africa. The highest paid actor gets around R120,000. South African television shows pay newcomers approximately R22,000 a month. Here Is How Much Mzansi Soapie Stars Earn Per Month
The wealth of the majority of these actors is from their past and current roles in popular movies and South African telenovelas and reality shows like Scandal, Generations, The River, Idols, Muvhango, and Isidingo. The television and media personalities, on the other hand, have served leading South African radio and television channels. Who are the richest celebrities in South Africa? The richest actors in South Africa earn between R100,000 to R120,000 per month. Most of them have been in the entertainment industry of South Africa for decades. Here are they are:
His twenty-five years of acting experience and fame make him a hot cake in the entertainment industry of South Africa; hence, he takes home a monthly salary of R100,000 to R120,000. His best films include Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Taxi to Soweto, and The Rutanga Tapes. He is the richest celebrity in South Africa with a net worth of almost $13 million.
His appearance on screen has always attracted thousands of viewers for over the thirty years that he has been acting. With a net worth around $11 million, Bartlett earns a monthly salary of around R100,000 to R120,000. He has starred alongside Idris Elba, Anjelina Jolie, and more international stars. You will hate the wicked Mike O’Reilly on Insidingo and the inhuman David Genaro on Rhythm City but love the actor behind the characters. Jamie Bartlett has an impeccable talent. He has hosted SAFTAs and Jozi-H, and he was once a judge on South Africa’s Got Talent.
She played the role Denzela Ledwaba on SABC2 series, Zero Tolerance, so well that she broke people’s hearts when she left The River on 1 Magic. She has been in the industry for more than twenty years, and she remains the most sought after actress in South Africa. She co-starred with an American actor, Taye Diggs, in the movie, Drum (as Florence Nxumalo). No television or film production company in South Africa can have her if it is not ready to part with R100,000 to R120,000 monthly. Moshidi’s net worth is $8 million, which totals up to about R110 million.
The actress has maintained her glory for 25 years. Her role as Karabo Moroka in Generations soapie made her a household name in South Africa. She worked with her husband as the co-creator and co-executive of a famous drama series named Rockville. This 50-year-old lady played the role of Mavis Mabaso in that telenovela. In 1996, she was one of the actors in the movie, Danger Zone.
Rapulana Seiphemo recently joined the cast of The Queen and is salary is rumored to be around R120 000.
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