Thulani Mtsweni aka Mkhapheni on etv drama series Isiphetho

Actor Thulani Mtsweni, affectionately known as Kaka, was born in South Africa on July 31, 1968. His most well-known roles are those of Sibiya in the SABC3 series Isibaya and Bongani in the Mzansi Magic serial Gomora.

Biography profile of Thulani Mtsweni

Thulani Mtsweni biography
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Full name  : Thulani Mtsweni

Gender : Male

Date of birth  : 31st July 1968

Place of birth  : Tsakane Township, Gauteng Province

Nationality  : South African

Occupation  : Actor

Instagram  : @mtswenithulani_stukie

Facebook  : Thulani Mtsweni Stukie

Networth  : $300 000

Language  : Zulu, English, Sesotho, Xhosa

Height  : 1.83m

Early life

On July 31, 1978, Thulani Mtsweni was born in the Tsakane township, which is near Johannesburg. He comes from a modest background and is affectionately known as Kaka. In elementary school, he had a passion for theater. He was passed up for class plays since he did not speak English fluently. [1]

Thulani persisted in trying. When there was a lull, he and his would shoot advertisements. Because his aunt’s house was closer to the school, he stayed there. A friend of his told him they were in the theater one day. He asked my aunt if he might return to Tsakane because he didn’t know much about theater. Their practice location, the community hall, was nearer to his father’s home.

He eventually joined, and in 2001 he gave his debut at the Market Theatre. Mtsweni stated to a media that he would substitute talent for beauty if he had the power to alter the industry.


Thulani’s educational background is unknown at the moment. He haven’t mentioned where he finished his primary and secondary schooling. It is unknown if he went to tertiary or not. So meaning it is unknown how he got into acting.

Personal life

Nothing is known yet about Thulani’s private life. He must have children somewhere but his wife is unknown. Even the details concerning his kids are not known. So we can conclude saying nothing is known about his marital life at the moment. [2]

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Acting Career of Thulani Mtsweni


Thulani collaborated with numerous student producers in the early years of his career in the entertainment sector. In the SABC3 soap series Isibaya, he portrayed Shadrack Bhekiziswe Sibiya. Following a remarkable performance on the show, fans praised and discussed his part. Because of the role he played in Isibaya, he rose to fame.

Thulanui started starring as Nyoka in the Mzansi Magic drama series iNumber Number in 2017. He played Rhythm City Gedleyihlekisa in the soap serial. As Bongani, he joined the cast of the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora.

In 2020, Mtsweni—the younger brother of Mpiyakhe Zungu and Mpihlangene Zungu—joined the telenovela Isibaya. He played Shadrack Bhekiziswe Sibiya in Isidingo, which is one of his well-known roles. After two years, the actor quit the show after landing a part in Gomora, another Mzansi Magic Telenovela. He has performed dances in numerous videos that Nkabi Chronicles has released. For their parts in Isidingo, Thulani Mtsweni and Nasiphi Ntabeni were nominated for the fourth Royalty Soapie Awards in 2020 as Outstanding Couple.


Thulani Mtsweni biography
Image of Thulani alongside his dog

In 2001, Thulani began his career in theater. He received his first TV break as a cast member in Isidingo: The Need, after seventeen years. The seasoned actor performed in the Joburg Theatre’s production of Woza Albert!, a satirical South African drama written by Dr. Mbongeni Ngema, Percy Mtwa, and Barney Simon, which ran till March 12. Mtsweni performed with Hamilton Dlamini, an actor who has won numerous awards. [3]

Networth of Thulani Mtsweni

The seasoned actor has made several on-stage and television appearances. He has more than eight years of experience in the entertainment sector. His net worth is estimated by The Nation to be approximately $300,000 (R5.4 million).

Social networks

Viewers frequently encounter him on social media in addition to the television screen. He uploads photos of himself dancing or doing shows. In the studio, the actor chats and shares his work. His captions are often positive. He will occasionally pose next to a statue of a dog. His username on Instagram is @mtswenithulani_stukie. He has 765 posts and 108K followers and following 7502. On facebook he has 4.9K friends and his username is Thulani Stukie Mtsweni.


  • Gomora as Bongani
  • Hush Money as Malusi Buthelezi
  • iNumber Number as Nyoka
  • Isibaya as Godfrey
  • Isibaya as Mpihlangene
  • Isidingo as Sibiya
  • Isono as Guard 1
  • Kowethu as Young Petrus
  • Rhythm City as Gedleyihlekisa