Khathu Ramabulana full biography, wife, age, height and salary

Khathu Ramabulana (born 10, September 1993) is a South African actor best known for playing Zweli on Scandal! Etv. However, you may also know him as Detective Max on Netflix’s Shadow. His career span is still not that vast but he is very much known for much.

Biography: Khathu Ramabulana

Khathu Ramabulana biography
Image of actor Khathu Ramabulana

Full name: Khathutshelo Kevin Ramabulana
Date of birth: 10, September 1993
Place of birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Education: University of Cape Town, (Diploma in Drama)
Occupation: Actor
Known for: Zweli from Scandal, Detective. Max Makena
Height: 1.71m
Net worth: $10 000-$50 000
Nationality: South African

Early life

Khathutshelo Kevin Ramabulana was born on the 10th of September 1993. So, he is 29 years old as of 2022. He grew up there and pretty much completed his entire basic and high school education there. No information is available on his childhood as he is very private. Moreover, we don’t know how he grew up or who his inspirators were. [1]


Khathu Ramabulana enrolled for his primary and high education in Soweto. Thereafter, in 2013 he proceeded his study by studying Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Cape Town. Moreover, in 2016 he graduated with a degree in the program. The diploma he obtained from the University gave him a smooth ride into the industry and helped him clear many obstacles from his path. As it is often required for actors to have degrees relevant in the arts. [2]

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Personal life of Khathu Ramabulana

His personal is very private. Not only does he not have any social media account or page linked to him. He also has no surviving interview detailing his life. So, pretty much everything known about him is from his agencies and some tabloids. So, we don’t know if he has any girl friend, wife or children. However, when the information presents itself. We will be sure to update you.


While his height has been placed at 1.51m. It is obviously way off. The star is taller than actors like Stephanie Sandows and Mikateko Hlabangwane whose heights exceed 1.6m. So, his height can be reasonably placed at 1.71m to 1.74m. Which is fairly good for a male actor. [3]

Net worth

While the consensus on his net worth is controversially inconclusive. With estimates ranging from $5 000 to $50 000. But none agree on one value, but we can almost all agree it isn’t $5 000.

Career of Khathu Ramabulana

Khathu Ramabulana Biography
Image of Khathu alongside fellow actor Hukani Ndlovu

At this point, the actor was cast as Detective Max Makena (starring role). In the Netflix superhero series Shadow. This is his top role to date. He landed his first role on screen in September 2016. Where he played the role of Yonke (recurring role) in the SABC1 soap opera Generations: The Legacy.

Moreover, in 2019, Khathutshelo landed a recurring role of Zweli in Scandal! The character was a married scammer who deflowered Mary while his wife made a video of it. Khathu made his debut in the soap opera on Valentine’s day.  After a week, he appeared in a guest-starring role in season 2, episode 8 of 1Magic polygamy drama series iKhaya.

More recently, in Shadows, a Netflix superhero serial, he was cast as Detective Max Makena. The role is credited as his debut starring role on TV. He was cast as Rendani’s gambling-addicted husband Hulisani in the soap opera broadcast on SABC2 – Muvhango. Ramabulana appeared first in November 2019 and left in the second half of 2020.