Obed Baloyi biography: age, career, wife, salary and Diep City.

Obed Baloyi
Obed Baloyi with his colleague

Obed Baloyi who is well known as Ringo on Diep City was born 1970, age 52 years old as of 2022.

Biography profile of Ringo from Diep City

Name: Obed Baloyi

Born: 1970

Age: 52 years old (2022)

From: Diepkloof in Johannesburg

Occupation: Director and Actor

Nationality: South African

Known as: Ringo on Diep City

Gender: Male

Personal life history

Obed Baloyi is South African Actor and Director who was born 1970, age 52 years old as of 2022. He hails and grew up from Diepkloof in Johannesburg. His mom used to sell fruits and vegetables so sometimes he would help her to sell the staff. At school he was also selling sweets to help his own family.


Career journey in acting

He began performing while still in high school in 1987. He founded Mangava Drama Group in 1996 and composed Ga Mchangani, which was performed at the Market Theatre Laboratory’s 7th Community Festival.

His drama was then performed in the Zwakala Festival, where it won a Main Stream award at the Market Theatre.

Obed Baloyi
Obed Baloyi

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Via Soweto, his play, was produced at the Barney Simon Young Directors Festival in 1999.

Baloyi has now concentrated on television work, appearing in shows such as Dube on Monday, Emzini Wezinsizwa, Yizo Yizo 3 and Heartlines.

In 2007, he played Prins, a school cab driver, in the fourth season of the SABC1 youth drama series Soul Buddyz.

In 2008, he was a regular cast member on the SABC1 drama series A Place Called Home, portraying the character Blues.

From 2010 to 2013, he played Tsutsuma in the SABC2 sitcom Ga Re Dumele.

Obed Baloyi on Diep City

Currently he is acting on Diep City, potraying a character as Ringo. Ringo captured the hearts of many viewers with his sense of humor. He is one of the best comedian who can make people laugh without saying a word.

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Obed Baloyi salary

Obed has been in the entertainment industry for a long time. His salary that he is earning on Diep City is estimated to be R60 000.

Obed Baloyi wife.

Obed Baloyi is a divorced man who remarried after an eight-year separation. He is the father of four children, two from a prior marriage and two from his current one.


Golden Horn Award for Best Actor in a Tv Comedy.