Check out 10 South African actor’s salaries here. Image via Instagram @sindi_dlathu/ @rapulanas/ @connie_ferguson/ @officialhlomladandala

R160k per month? 10 SA actor’s salaries revealed

Sindi Dlathu, Connie Ferguson, Rapulana Seiphemo, and more, here’s a list of some South African actor’s salaries revealed.


Check out 10 South African actor’s salaries here. Image via Instagram @sindi_dlathu/ @rapulanas/ @connie_ferguson/ @officialhlomladandala

The following South African actors and actresses have kept South Africans glued to their TV screens with drama and romance over the years. Here are 10 Mzansi actors’ and actresses’ salaries.


Check out 10 South African actor’s salaries here. Image via Instagram @zenandemfenyana/ @zandilemsutwana/ @jessicankosi/ @minniedlamini


Full name: Rapulana Seiphemo

Date of birth:  4 November 1967

Birthplace: Meadowlands Soweto, Gauteng

Salary: According to Savanna News, he was paid R110 000 per month for his role on Generations and currently gets between R120 000 to R135 000 for his latest role as Hector Sebata on The Queen

Popular roles: Played as Tau Mogale on Generations: The Legacy and as Lucky Kunene on Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema


Full name: Constance Masilo-Ferguson

Date of birth: 10 June 1970

Birthplace: Kimberly, Northern Cape

Salary: According to Savanna News, by the end of 2022, Ferguson reportedly got R160 000 per month

Popular roles: Played Karabo Moroko on Generations and Harriet Khoza on The Queen


Full name: Motshidi Motshegwao

Date of birth: 3 September 1977

Birthplace: Unknown town or province, but was reportedly born in South Africa

Salary: She reportedly earned R80 000 per month by the end of last year

Popular roles: Played as Naomi on Rhythm City and Florence Nxumalo in the movie Drum, alongside American actor Taye Diggs


Full name: Sindiswa Dlathu

Date of birth: 4 January 1974

Birthplace: Meadowlands, Gauteng

Salary: According to Savanna News, the leading actress earned between R85,000 and R95,000 per month for the role on The River in 2021

Popular roles: Played as Lindiwe Dlamini-Dikana on The River, and as Thandaza Mokoena on Muvhango


Full name: Hlomla Dandala

Date of birth: 22 September 1974

Birthplace: Mdantsane, Eastern Cape

Salary: Danadla’s last known salary by the end of 2021 was R45,000 per month.

Popular roles: He played Derek Nyathi on Isidingo and Jacob Makhubu on Jacob’s Cross


Full name: Zenande Feziwe Mfenyana

Date of birth: 11 October 1985

Birthplace: Kagiso, Gauteng

Salary: She reportedly was being paid between R33,000 to R37,000 for her role as Goodness Mabuza on The Queen in 2021

Popular roles: Played as Noluntu Memela on Generations and as Babalwa on Igazi


Full name: Presley Chweneyage

Date of birth: 19 October 1984

Birthplace: Mafikeng, North West Province

Salary: He reportedly got paid between R27,000 to R34,000 by the end of 2021

Popular roles: Played David in the award-winning movie Tsotsi, and Miltant Soldier #2 in the movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom


Full name: Ayanda Jessica Nkosi

Date of birth: 20 January 1990

Birthplace: Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal

Salary: In 2021, the actress reportedly took home between R45,000 to R50,000 per month from her acting

Popular roles: Played as Qondisile Buthelezi on Isibiya, and Thando Sabata on The Queen


Full name: Zandile Msutwana

Date of birth: 6 July 1979

Birthplace: King William’s Town, Eastern Cape

Salary: The actress’ 2021 acting salary was said to be between R25,000 and R30,000 per month

Popular roles: Played as Akua Yenana on Society and Vuyiswa Maake on The Queen


Full name: Minenhle Dlamini

Date of birth: 7 July 1990

Birthplace: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Salary: According to Richest Insure, Dlamini asks for R100,000 to R120,000 per month for her acting roles

Popular roles: Played as Zintle Lebone on The Wild and Nosipho Bogatsu on Rockville

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