Similar to Nigeria South Africa has one of the most recognized artists, actors, producers and figures in the world. And we will look 18 of the richest and highest paid South African actors of all time and their net worth. Looking at who is the richest South African actor or actress as of 2023.
18. Leleti Khumalo
Leleti is well recognized for playing the title character in the film and stage play Sarafina! as well as for her appearances in other movies like Hotel Rwanda, Yesterday, and Invictus. Aswell as for her roles on TV soapies such as Generations and on Imbewu. As of 2023, Leleti has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Around R18 million. 
17. Tony Kgoroge
Tony is best known for playing Jason Tshabalala in the television series Invictus. He also appears in the Imbewu: The Seed soap opera on e.tv as Zimele “Ngcolosi” Bhengu. Tony Kgoroge has a $1.7 million net worth.
16. Connie Ferguson
Constance is most known for playing Karabo Moroka on Generations, the most watched soap opera in South Africa. Ferguson also own Ferguson films which she co-founded with her late husband Shona Ferguson. As of 2023 she has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
15. Pallace Dladla
Pallance has starred in a number of high-profile movies and television shows, including Shadow (2019), Hard to Get (2014), and Isibaya (2013-2021). He was also known for playing the replacement role of Sbu, Miles vilakazi’s son on Rhythm City. 
14. Amanda Du-Pont
Actress, model, and television host Amanda du-Pont. Her role as Senna in the CW drama series Life is Wild is what made her most well-known. She has net worth of $2 million as of 2023.
13. Pearl Thusi
One of the most well-known black actresses from South Africa is Pearl. She is well known for her performances as Samkelo in Capturing Emotions and Dayana Mampasi in Quantico. With an estimated $2.1 million in current net worth, Pearl will rank among the top 10 wealthiest actors in South Africa in 2023.
12. Léon Schuster
On May 21, 1951, in Vereeniging, South Africa, Leon Schuster was born. His writing and acting credits include Yankee Zulu (2001), Mr. Bones (2005), and Mama Jack (1993). The South African actor, comedian, singer, and filmmaker has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2023. 
11. John Kani
Actor, dramatist, director, and author Kani is from South Africa. His performance as T’Chaka in the MCY movie Captain America: Civil War is well renowned. John Kani has a $4 million net worth
10. Sizwe Dhlomo
Sizwe Dhlomo is a South African radio and television host born on June 21, 1983. He became famous after winning the MTV Base Talent Contest and becoming MTV Base’s first video jockey. He now works as a presenter at Radio 702. Although he has multiple income streams, he has a net worth of $4 million.
9. Jamie Bartlett
James, a South African actor of British descent, is best known for playing the evil puppeteer David Genaro in the movie Rhythm City. Jamie Bartlett had a $5 million net worth. 
8. Minnie Dlamini
South African actress, model, and on-air personality named Minnie. She is well recognized for her performances in The Wild and Generations. The total wealth of Minnie Dlamini is $5 million.
7. Adhir Kalyan
Adhir is a well-known actor from South Africa best known for playing Timmy in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement. Adhir is one of the top 10 wealthiest male actors in South Africa with a net worth of about $6 million.
6. Bonang Matheba
Bonang is a renowned actress, radio host, and television presenter from South Africa. She gained notoriety for her work on Public Figure (2019). The top 10 most wealthy actresses in South Africa include Bonang. It is thought that Bonang is worth $7 million. 
5. Moshidi Motshegoa
South African actress Moshidi is best known for playing the title character Denzela Ledwaba in the SABC2 drama Zero Tolerance (2003-2006). In 2022, Moshidi will be the richest actress in South Africa with a net worth of over $8 million.
4. Sello Maake ka Ncube
Sello is well-known for his work on Scandal! (since 2005), The Whale Caller, and The Herd (2018). (2006). In 2022, Sello Maake will have a net worth of $13 million.
3. Shartlo Copley
His acting resume includes parts in the science fiction movies Elysium, The A-Team (2010), and District 9, which was nominated for an Oscar Award. In 2023 Sharlto Copley has an estimated net worth of about $15 million net worth.
2. Trevor Noah
Noah is estimated to be worth a whopping $100 million as of 2023, earning $16 million year, per Celebrity Net Worth. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this sum naturally includes his eight-figure pay from The Daily Show as well as the $14 million he has made in previous years from his comedy tours.
1. Charlize Theron
A South African-born actress, model, and producer, Charlize Theron has a $170 million net worth. Actress and producer Charlize Theron is South African and American. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the world and has won numerous honors, such as an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She was listed among the 100 most important persons in the world by Time in 2016.
The South African actors with the highest net worth have all contributed significantly to the entertainment sector’s explosive rise over the past few years in Mzansi. With regard to movies and television series, these men and women have aided in bringing South Africa to the attention of the world.