Who are some of the Child Actors that you adored growing up? Our favorite child actors still occupy a warm place in our hearts. Their cute antics still bring a smile to our faces. Let’s Look at 6 Famous Child Stars from South Africa.
Selae at the age of 31 has already enjoyed a professional career of 14 years. She began her actor’s career as a TV celeb at the tender age of 7. In 2000, she was given the opportunity to be a host on YOTV on SABC1 for shows such as Wildroom, McChat and B.I.G. YO. Selae received the honor of being nominated for a Crystal Award for Best Kids’ Presenter in 2004.
Today, she is the founder of Africanvass and is also a Strategy Director.
Wright Ngubeni burst on the TV scene at the age of 5. He starred on the popular kiddie show Kideo. He has worked as a Presenter, starred in numerous commercials and acted in several TV dramas. Wright, also starred in the critically acclaimed movie called, “Kingdom of the Sun.”
In 2015, he became the host of Mzani Magic TV series, Love Back.
Katleho began his career in 2007 as a host on SABC1 on the kid’s series YOTV. Katleho wears many hats as a Musician, Actor and TV Presenter. In 2011, he starred in the Movie Drama Frozen Time.
Katleho Sinivasan, currently is a host of E! Africa.
Began her budding TV career as a child actress at the age of 10 appearing on commercials and working as a Presenter on KTV on M-Net. In 2013, Roxy was a Co-host on the popular program MTV Choice. Over the years, Kateho has had a lengthy acting career. She starred in numerous TV shows, but as of 2017 a host on E! Africa.
Currently, Roxy is a Celebrity Blogger and also works as a TV presenter.
Born in 1982, Carly began her career as a child actress at the age of 14. She has appeared on numerous South African Television shows including Disney’s Roadhog, Disney’s Cartoon Café and X-Attitude. Carly has also worked to promote internationally known brands like Coca-Cola, Telkom, Nabisco, ABSA, KFC, DSTV, Standard Bank, and MTN.
Today, Carly is busy as ever working as an Actress, Voice-over, Producer and Presenter.
Musa or should I say, Dr. Musa Mthombeni literally grew up as an Actor on various YOTV live shows. He worked for 10 years as an Actor while earning his degree to become a Doctor and all this while still under 30 years of age. Dr. Musa also starred in various Television shows and was an on-air host of a Radio show. He has also worked as a Presenter.
Today, Dr. Musa Mthombeni is certainly not taking it easy with all his Business endeavors. Only time will tell what is next on the horizon.