11 Actors who are not South Africans

11 Actors who are not South Africans

These are some of 11 actors who are not South Africans. Some of them are now residency of South Africa and its difficult for people to know where they comes from.


1. Joe Kazadi

Joe Kazadi born on 26 June 1990 is Congolese by nationality. He is a well-known actor in South Africa. The actor came to South Africa from Congo while he was still young. His mother left from Congo because young man where taken to become soldiers in Congo. So she fled with her son, Joe Kazadi. Joe attended school here in South Africa. Before he began acting, he started by working as a waitor in a restaurant and then pursue modeling. During the time he was working as a waiter, he studied to become a Chef.

As time goes on he began acting. He appeared in several drama series such as A Crime Uncovered, Strike Back 3, Jacobs Cross, Intersexions, Generations, Ekasi Our Stories, The Queen and Uzalo and Scandal.


2. Jerome Galileo

Jerome Galileo born on 05 June 1984 is a Zimbabwean actor, model and media personality. He comes from Harare in Mbare, Zimbabwe. The actor relocated in South in search of green pasture. He appeared in different drama series as an extra.  Drama series which includes Isithembiso
Gomora, The Queen, Umlilo, Zabalaza, Housewives and Broken Vows. His first breakthrough as an actor is on Scandal where he appeared as Dr Mugari.


3. Chrispen Nyathi

Chrispen Nyathi born on 31 May 1994 is a Zimbabwean born actor, who is best known as Pastor Charleston on DiepCity. The actor was born in Bulawayo, the second capital city in Zimbabwe. He relocated in South Africa in 2019. His interest in acting began when he was still young. Chrispen has been in the entertainment for long time but his breakthrough was on DiepCity. He portrays a character as Pastor Charleston.


4. Jean Michelle Tuji

Jean Michelle Tuji  born 9 July 1996 is a Congolese actor and model. He is still new in the acting industry. His first breakthrough in acting was on Skeem Saam. He got the role to act as Luc on Skeem Saam.

5. Lethuli Dlamini

Lethuli Dlamini born 13 March 1966 is Luthuli Dlamini  is a Zimbabwe-born South African film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Stan Nyathi on the e.tv soap opera, Scandal!. Dlamini has also had roles on Generations, Jacob’s Cross, InterSEXions, Rockville, Room, Tempy Pushas, and Uzalo.

6. Charlene Chiedza

‘Chi’ Kudzai Mhende (born 19 October 1991), is a Zimbabwean actress, director and voice over artist.[1] She is best known for shocking audiences with her convincing male portrayal of ‘Wandile Radebe’ on the South African soap opera Generations.

7. Ernest Ndlovu

Ernest Phosa Ndlovu is a Zimbabwean born resides in South Africa. He was born on 20 February 1954. He has acted in numerous television series including Egoli, African Skies, Going Up, Tarzan: The Epic Adventures, Justice for All, Home Affairs, Sokhulu and Partners, Angel, Okavango, Rhodes, Soul City, Madam & Eve, Charlie Jade, Scandal!, Izingane zoBaba, Crusoe and House of Zwide.

8. Akin Omotoso

Akin Omotoso (born 1974) is a Nigerian-born South African actor, writer and director best known for his role as Khaya Motene in the SABC1 soapie Generations. He also had starring roles in the SABC3 soapie Isidingo and the e.tv sitcom Big Okes.

9. Seneo Mabengano

Seneo Mabengano born 1996 is originally from Botswana. She is former Miss Botswana. She began acting career after she got a role to act on Muvhango. On Muvhango she potrays a character as Khumo. This is her first time in acting. She has been a model all her life.

10. Anthony Oseyemi

Anthony  Oseyemi (born 17 January 1977), is a British–South African actor of Nigerian descent. He is best known for the roles in the films and teleserials Five Fingers for Marseilles, The Congo Murders and Isidingo. Apart from acting, he is also a writer, musician and producer. Also he acted on Isono as Pastor Abiola.

11. Angela Atlang

Angela Atlang, born on 4 November 1995 (age- 27), is a Botswana-born actress and model well known for playing Itseng Motsamai on Muvhango. She is more popularly renowned as a model in Botswana. Also she has appeared in the music videos of several artists and modelled for fashion brands.