Tumisho Masha.

Tumisho Masha. Images via Instagram @tumishomasha

Unveiling Tumisho Masha: A South African Star’s Journey

Tumisho Masha: Renowned South African actor and TV presenter, famed for his role as Dumisani Thusong in Isidingo and hosting Top Billing.

Tumisho Masha.

Tumisho Masha. Images via Instagram @tumishomasha

South African TV presenter and actor Tumisho Masha has recently made headlines following his court battles with his ex-wife Zozibini Mtongana. He released a statement about finally being victorious after being in and out of court since 2018. After all this, he revealed that he would use his story to empower men. So, who is he?

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Tumisho Masha is an actor famous for his role as Dumisani Thusong on the soapie Isidingo. Additionally, he is a TV presenter known for hosting the magazine show, Top Billing.


Full nameTumisho Masha
Date of birth14 August 1975
Country of birthSouth Africa
Age48 years (At the time of this publishing)
Zodiac signLeo
NationalitySouth African
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
Sexual orientationHeterosexual
Relationship statusMarried
SpouseChantal Wagner
OccupationTV presenter, producer, MC and actor
Social media accountsInstagram


He was born on the 14th of August 1975 in South Africa. As of this writing, Tumisho Masha’s age is 48 years old and his star sign is a Leo. His father’s name is Rodney Matsikitle Masha born on 27 June. The actor has attributed all of his success to his father, via an Instagram post stating that he is who he is right now because of him. His mother is a doctor of medicine. In addition, Tumisho has three siblings called Lesedi, Dumetse and Refetse.

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As per TVSA, the actor gained popularity for his portrayal of Dumisani Thusong in the soap opera Isidingo and for hosting the magazine program Top Billing. He also appeared as Modise Tladi in the M-Net soap opera The Wild from 2011 to 2013.

In addition to his previous roles, Tumisho has appeared in various shows including, Gaz’lam, Society, JoziH (2007), Dr. Lucille (2000), Coup! (2006), and Red Water (2003). Masha has appeared in several television commercials, worked as a voice-over artist, and hosted the South African Music Awards in 2006.

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He also played the role of Mlu in the SABC3 comedy series On the Couch, since October 2008. On 13 December 2008, Tumisho co-hosted the 58th annual Miss World pageant which was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.


The Isidingo actor is currently married to Chantal Wagner, the owner of PurpleCuria Media. Chantal holds a degree in PR Management and a BA (Honours) in Media. They have been together for over six years and have been married for two since 2 May 2021.

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The pair got together after Tumisho parted ways with his ex-wife Zozibini Mtongana. Zozibini and Masha tied the knot in 2010 and their divorce was settled in 2019. In an interview with DRUM, the actor admitted cheating on his then-wife.

They had a daughter called Zinathi. Since their separation, the former couple had been in court for years over their daughter’s custody. According to Masha’s post, Zozibini had been denying him chances to see their daughter. However, he won the case in September 2023.

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Tumisho Masha, with 26.2K followers on Instagram and an impressive 129K followers on X (formerly Twitter), actively engages with his audience across these social media platforms.

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One notable aspect of his social media activity is his strong emphasis on family. He frequently shares heartwarming moments and glimpses into his personal life, shining a spotlight on his loving relationship with his wife and daughter.

Tumisho Masha has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. His contributions have made him a beloved figure in South African television and a source of inspiration for aspiring actors and presenters alike.