Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths

When you search for the richest famous people on google you will see some people you never imagined including musicians, sports men, actors and actresses, politicians, businessmen and businesswomen. Some of them are so rich that you won’t believe they acquired all that in one life time. Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths

Number 10 is Rapulana Seiphemo

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The actor Rapulana Seiphemo is well known for acting in Generations, The Queen and Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema just to name a few. He is one of the highest paid actors in South Africa alongside Connie Ferguson of the Ferguson Films. According to The South African website, Rapulana earns between R110 000 or $5 500 to R135 000 or $6 750 per month or $81 000 per year. There are no clear details of the type of cars and house he owns but with such an amount of salary he definitely owns beautiful ones. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rapulana’s net worth is estimated at $3 million in 2023. [1]

Number 9 is Minnie Dlamini

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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Minenhle Dlamini known as Minn‌ie Dlamini, is a South African on-air personality, actress and model. According to the South African website, Minnie is estimated to be worth about $5 million in December 2022. She has made her fortune from her career as an actress, model and presenter. She has also been the brand ambassador for LEGit and Bombay Sapphire. She earns about R18 000 or $900, probably $50 000 per year assuming she gets four events per month. Minnie was living with her ex-husband Quinton Jones but was kicked out after divorce and she moved to her parent’s home which is beautiful by the way. She was renovating the house in May 2023, which means she is done with the refurbishment now. The actress owns some of the most expensive cars including a white jaguar F-Pace 2.0 worth $250 000, Jaguar I-Pace worth $70 400, BMW i8 which is worth $147 000, BMW 4 Series Convertible worth $35 000, 2008 Jeep Liberty worth $24 000 and Jeep Cheroke worth $65 000.

Number 8 is Moshidi Motshegwa

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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Moshidi Motshegwa is one of the highly-respected and influential actresses in South Africa. With more than seventeen years of experience in the entertainment industry, she has appeared on local dramas including Rhythm City, The River, Zero Tolerance and Generations. She has appeared on several films as well which has raised her income to whooping R100 000 to R120 000 equivalent to $5000 per month or $60 000 per year. Her netwoth is estimated at $8 million by Briefly SA website. With such amount of money in her bank per month it means the actress can afford any affordable car and a house.

Number 7 is Sello Maake KaNcube

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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Sello Maake is number seven on the list of the highest paid actors in South Africa. He is known for acting on local dramas including Scandal, Skeem Saam and The Queen. The actor earns between R100 000 to R120 000 per month which is equivalent to $5000 per month or $60 000 per year. According to Buzz South Africa website, Sello is worth $13 million in 2023. He owns Audi S4 which is worthy $50 000 on retail price. With such a massive net worth, it’s quite obvious that Sello owns a beautiful house in South Africa. [2]

Number 6 is Connie Ferguson

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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The actress Connie Ferguson who is known for The Queen, Generations and other local dramas is number six on this list. According The South African website she earns about R85 000 or $4000 to R160 000 or $8000 per month on television dramas. This means she earning about $100 000 per year in South African entertainment industry. The actress owns a R20 million or $1 Million mansion, according to Savanna News. In recent years, the mansion’s pictures have often made rounds on social media. Of interest is the fact that the mansion is eight-bedroomed. According to Buzz South Africa, she owns some of the most luxurious cars which include; a Lamborghini Urus worth $235 000, a Rolls Royce worth $450 000, a Mercedes Benz AMG C63 which is worth $93 000, a Maserati worth $145 000 and Mercedes Benz G-Wagon worth $313 000, a $300 000 Bentley and a Range Rover worth $100 000. Her net worth is estimated at $15 Million in 2023.

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Number 5 is Bonang Matheba

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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The fifth celebrity and actress on the list of highest paid actors is Bonang Matheba. According to Forbes Africa website, the actress earns between R30 000 or $1500 to R100 000 or $5000 per four hours per event. It means her monthly salary if contracted is higher than that, therefore she earns an estimate of $60 000 to $120 000 per year. A custom-made wig from Patrick Missile that Matheba wears with perfection costs R15 000 or $1 050, not counting upkeep. She claims that she may easily spend R55 000 or $5 882 on her appearance for an occasion like the South African Style Awards. Her net worth is estimated at $64 million according to Popular Bio website. The actress and media personality owns a house in Midrand which is worth R6 million or $300 000. She has quiet a good number of expensive cars including a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon: She spent about R3 million on this luxury SUV, a Range Rover Sport: This machine cost her about $50 000, a Mercedes-Benz Merc: She spent about $35 500 on this model. Mercedes-Benz Maybach: The value of this vehicle is estimated to $150 000 and a BMW i8: This model cost her about $100 000.

Number 4 is Trevor Noah

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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Most people are familiar with Trevor Noah as the top stand-up comedian from South Africa who also presents a comedy show known as the Daily Show. Trevor Noah who was born in Johannesburg, South Africa has global fan base and has become the richest comedian and actor. Noah is estimated to be worth a whopping $100 million as of 2023, earning $16 million per year according 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. What are the most expensive things Trevor Noah owns? Well, according to Briefly News, Trevor Noah has four expensive vehicles: a Tesla Model S worth $74 000, a Lamborghini Aventador worth $507 300, a Rolls-Royce Cullinan worth $355 000, and a Chevrolet Tahoe worth $56 000. The total cost of the collection of his cars is $1 million. He owned multiple-houses abroad: his $27 million Bel Air Residence, LA, California which he later sold, a $10 million New York City Pent house and another $20.5 million Bel Air. [3]

Number 3 is Charlize Theron

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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Charlize Theron is the third highest paid actress of all the actors and actresses in South Africa in 2023. The actress who was born in Benoni, South Africa and now a naturalized American, starred in several Hollywood films including Mad Max: Fury Road, The Devil’s Advocate, Mighty Joe Young, The Cider House Rules, The Legend of Bagger Vance and The Italian Job. Charlize who earns $30 million to $40 million a year is not the highest paid only in South Africa but around the world. Her net worth in 2023 is estimated at $170 million according to briefly website. The most expensive things owned by Theron include a Bungalow Mansion in Los Angels which she sold in 2022 for $2 million. When it comes to cars Theron believes in affordable cars, she owns a 2011 Toyota Prius Hybrid worth $22 800, a $42 800 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, a $49 900 2011 Lexus RX450h Hybrid, a 2016 BMW X5 worth $57 900, 2016 Audi S7 which is worth $83 800 and BMW 7-Series Sedan worth $87 800.

Number 2 is Lesley-Ann Brandt

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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Lesley, a South African actress best known for the role of Mazikeen on the television series Lucifer, is the second on our list. She was born in Cape Town but then later moved to New Zeeland in her late teens. According The People With Money magazine, Lesley was listed as the highest paid actress in 2023. The actress is reported that she earned $75 million dollars between August 2022 and August 2023. The magazine estimates her net worth at $215 million. She owes her fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. The actress owns a beautiful house in Los Angeles with lot of bedrooms and a nice swimming pool outside. She bought the house during lockdown and she loves it a lot, as it has a studio inside and place of meditation. The Lucifer actress also owns two moderate cars including an Audi Q7 worth $85 000 and a Audi R8 worth $175 000.

Number 1 is Sharlto Copley

Top ten Highest Paid Actors & Actresses in Mzansi with their Net Worths
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The third on our list is Sharlto Copley whose acting credits include roles in the Academy Award-nominated science fiction film District 9, the 2010 adaptation of The A-Team, the science fiction film Elysium, the science fiction horror film Europa Report and the dark fantasy adventure film Maleficent. The actor is the highest paid actor in South Africa and around the world in 2023. According to People With Money Magazine, Sharlto has earned $82 million this year alone. The actor-producer from South Africa is thought to be worth $245 million. His massive net worth comes from wise stock investments, significant real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement partnerships with CoverGirl cosmetics for his success. Additionally, he owns the “Fat Copley Burger” chain of restaurants in Pretoria, the “Pretoria Angels” football team, his own vodka brand (Pure Wondercopley – South Africa), and is currently vying for juniors’ attention with the best-selling perfume With Love from Sharlto and the “Sharlto Copley Seduction” clothing line. [4]