Vusi Kunene Biography
Vusi Kunene, born on April 12, 1966, is a highly regarded South African actor and television personality, renowned for his role as Jack Mabaso in Generations. Originally from Meadowlands in Soweto, Gauteng Province, South Africa, Vusi’s acting prowess, particularly in portraying villains and delivering entertaining moments, has contributed to his fame.
Despite being born on April 12, 1966, a day earlier, superstitious beliefs led to the actor’s official birthday being recognized on April 13th.
Vusi Kunene’s journey into acting began during his secondary school years at the Shell Road to Fame School of the Arts, where he discovered his passion for the craft. In 1991, he pursued formal education in drama at the Wits School of Drama, earning a certificate in Dramatic Arts upon completion.
With decades of experience in the South African entertainment industry, Vusi Kunene has captivated audiences since the 1990s. His notable TV movie appearances include titles like “The Line,” “Drumbeats,” and “Rhodes.”
The actor gained national acclaim for his role as Reverend Msimango in the feature film “Cry the Beloved Country,” directed and produced by Darrell Roodt. His stellar performance earned him awards, including the Best Performance award at the Zimbabwe-Southern African Film Festival. He also received a nomination for an M-Net All African Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Vusi Kunene, a mentor to aspiring South African actors and a philanthropist, is currently married to Brenda Mhlongo, with whom he has three children.
Vusi Kunene Net worth
His estimated net worth is between $1,000,000 and $4,000,000.