Mxolisi Masango biography


Mxolisi Masango, born on 21 December 1989 (age – 32), is a South African actor, journalist and presenter well known for playing his geek character Zach on Generations the Legacy. He had roles as Leo on Isithembiso season 1 and season 2.

Biography profile

Mxolisi Masango
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Full name: Mxolisi Masango
Date of birth: 21 December 1989
Age: 32 years old
Place of birth: Leandra, Mpumalanga Province
Occupation: Actor, Journalist, Presenter
Known as: Zach on Generations the Legacy
Nationality: South African

Personal life of Mxolisi

Mxolisi Masango was born on 21 December 1989 in Leandra in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa.

Education of Mxolisi

Mxolisi Masango did BA in media before joining Television.

Television career of Mxolisi Masango

Mxolisi shooting Expressions on SABC 1
Mxolisi shooting Expressions on SABC 1

Mxolisi began his career in entertainment industry as a dancer, joining Phly Boys at the age of 18. He then won an audition to be the puppeteer and manager of the 2010 FIFA World Cup mascot Zakumi.

From 2011, Mxolisi worked as current affairs journalist and anchor for radio stations such as Arise TV in London, the Turkish channel TRT, YFM and ANN7. He has also hosted SABC1 shows such as Sunday Live and Expression. ¹

Acting career of Mxolisi

Masango Mxolisi

In 2012 Mxolisi landed a role as presenter Spoke on the third season of the SABC1 youth drama series Tshisa. In 2013 he had a starring role on Mzansi Magic mini drama series of IsiPantsula. The drama series revolved around a disillusioned ex-Pantsula dancer who runs his uncle’s spaza.

By 2016 he land himself a role on Generations the Legacy as computer genius by the name of Zach. On 9 February 2017, Mxolisi began co-hosting the SABC 1 youth current affairs talk show called Expressions. His other roles were on Isithembiso season 1 to 3 as Leo, a Creepy Assistant on Unmarried season 2 and on Tshisa season 3.