Wayne Van Rooyen AKA Stokkies on Scandal was born on the 14th of 1978.
Biography profile of Stokkies from Scandal
Name: Wayne Van Rooyen
Born: 14 June 1978
From: Eldoradopark, South Africa
Current location: Johannesburg
Nationality: South African
Education: BA Honours in Dramatic Art (University of Witwatersrand)
Known as: Stokkies from Scandal
Net worthy: $300 000
Spouse: Tracy-Ann Van Rooyen
Personal life history
Wayne Van Rooyen is South African Actor known for acting on Scandal as Stokkies. He was born 14 June 1978 in Eldoradopark, South Africa. Saint Barnabas is the college that he attended from 1991-1997. After he went to study at University of Witswatersrand where he obtained his qualifications in BA Honours in Dramatic Arts. The graduation took place in 2003.
He was raised by his mother and grandmother and he is the only child. As a young boy, he was shy but despite that he used to perform for his family. His talent as a actor was visible from a young age. Although he was shy he used to sing and practice karate. That way, he knew he had a bright future.
Career journey in acting
He rose to prominence in 2008 for his part as Brandon “BB” Bonthuys on the SABC2 medical drama series Hillside.
In 2011, he participated in the SABC2 variety show Colour TV, and in 2013, he starred in the drama series Geraamtes in die Kas.
Wayne’s significant appearances include Jozi, for which he received a supporting part on Mad Buddies in 2012. As a result of this, he is cast as Rudy in Geraamtes in die Kas and as Wesley in Inconcievable. He made a cameo appearance on Sink in 2016, and his role on Scandal! is one of Mzansi’s favorites.
Wayne also participated in theatre production such as Sophiatown, The King of Laughter (Naledi Award) , Victory
and The Tempest. He won Naledi award for theatre drama ‘ The King of Laughter ‘as the best supporting role.
Wayne Van Rooyen wife and marriage
His life is different from Stokkies from Scandal. In real life he is married to his wife Tracy-Ann Van Rooyen. They have two kids together and have been married for 16years. Wayne always show off his beautiful wife on his social media platform. As an Actor and a father he tells his kids that ” Daddy pretends for a living “. Also he restricts his children from watching the series he appeared on, he feared that they might not be able differentiate the real him.
Wayne Van Rooyen net worth
As a master of his craft, the actor is cashing in from his acting career. Worth $300 000, Wayne continues to serve as inspiration as he heads for the stars.
Wayne Van Rooyen Awards
1.2020 Nominee SAFTA Golden Horn Best Supporting Actor — Feature Film Fiela se Kind (2019)
2.2016 Nominee SAFTA Golden Horn Best Supporting Actor – TV Drama Shreds and Dreams (2010)
3. Naledi Award for best supporting role.
Wayne Van Rooyen on Instagram
His Instagram is Wayne Van Rooyen