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South African actors who are also musicians in real life

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These South Africans have not only made it in the acting industry, they have also made it as musicians in real life. Check out the South African actors who are also musicians in real life.

Sjava

Jabulani Hadebe is a South African actor and musician popularly known as Sjava. He has appeared in a few television shows in South Africa such as Zone 14, Isibaya as well as eHostela.

Sjava is also a well known musician. He has released several albums including Isina Muva, Umphako, and his latest EP titled Umsebenzi. He has also won a BET award.


Letoya Makhene

Letoya is well known for portraying Tshidi Moroka on the South African soap opera Generations: The Legacy which plays on SABC 1.

As a musician, Letoya has once worked as one of the legendary Brenda Fassie's backup singers at the age of 7. She also has a song titled "The One" with DJ Cleo.


Simphiwe Majozi

Simphiwe is known for his acting role of Sibusiso on a soap opera that plays on SABC 1 called Uzalo.

He took a step into the music industry in 2020 with the release of his single "Nizobona ngomophu" and he gained a lot of good impressions from South Africans.


Kelly Khumalo

Kelly Khumalo made her debut in the acting industry on a drama series called Mtunzini.com and she has also made appearances on other television soap operas such as Uzalo and Rhythm City.

As a musician, Kelly released her debut album titled TKO in 2005 which had the hit song "Qinisela". The album received 2 nominations at the South African Music Awards (SAMA). In 2020 she released another album titled "The Voice of Africa". The album has songs like Empini, Kuyenyukeka and Nok'khanya.


Clement Maosa

Clement is well known for his role as Kwaito on South African teenage drama Skeem Saam. This was his first role on television. As a musician, Clement released a song titled "Good Life" which features Limpopo musician King Monada.


Lerato Mvelase

Lerato made her debut in the acting ndustry when she had a role on ETV's soap opera called Backstage. She is also well known as Samkelo who is Mpiyakhe Zungu's third wife on Isibaya.

As a musician,, she released a single titled "Sthingthing" in 2018 which features Mpumi, Emza, Professor and DJ Active.


Ntobeko Sishi

Ntobeko is one of the best upcoming young actors in South Africa. He made his acting debut on Mzansi Magic telenovela called Gomora.

As a musician, he dropped a single titled "Either Way", which was produced by Milan Rendall. He has other songs such as All Night, Cut It Off, and All You Need.


Zola Nombona

Zola is well known for her acting role as Shado in the drama series Intersexions that she played 2013. She has also played the role of Monde on Lockdown, a drama series that is set in a high security prison for women.

As a musician, Zola was featured in a song called "I Like It" by DJ Active, Mpumi and Emza. She was also on a song by Mr LuuX MSK titled "Sunday Chant".


Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung

Somizi is the jack of all trades. From music, acting, presenting, cooking as well as judging, Somizi has done it all. He is best known for his early roles on one of the best South African movies titled Sarafina.

He released a song titled "Ngimbonile" that featured the popular South African DJ Heavy K. In 2020, he released another single titled "Ntandane" which featured Vusi Nova. The song was in memory of his late mother Mary Thwala.


Nicholas "Nicksouls" Nkuna

Nicholas Nkuna is well known as Nicksouls and he is a South African actor and musician. He has acted for a role as Sakhile on the SABC 1 youth drama Skeem Saam. He also plays the role of Fikani Chauke on 7de Laan.

As a musician, Nicholas Nicksouls released his debut album titled "Therapy" in 2018. The album received a nomination in the R&B/Soul category at the South African Music Awards.

And that's it. Who is your favorite from this list? Leave a comment and let us know. Don't forget to also leave a like, share, and follow us for more daily entertainment news.

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