Cool Kruger: Uzalo lead actor ‘Nkunzi’ Masoja Msiza’s real age shocks Mzansi
Actor Masoja Msiza is famous for playing the lead role on Uzalo as Nkunzi Mhlongo. Nkunzi role on Uzalo is a leader of the Bhebhe clan, a villain and gang leader who operates and reside in the KwaMashu community. With a speciality in car hijacking, extortion and money laundering, Nkunzi earned a name for himself and built a legit business in the community. Nkunzi and his family are court police attention and lives under the watchful eye of Captain Mondli Mdlalose, the head of the KwaMashu police department.
He is lives with his son Sibonelo and is a legal guardian of Zekhethelo and Nosipho. Over the storyline, Nkunzi married Hlengiwe – the role played by Gugu Gumede, MaNgcobo – The role played by Dawn Thandeka King and Innocentia – the role played by Standwa Nzuza.
After being left with all his spouses, Nkuzi seeks to rekindle the burning love with the mother of his son, Gabisile –the role played by Baby Cele – Maloka.
Will Nkunzi win Gabisile’s heart?
Playing hard to get or being cautious of the devil she knows, Gabisile plays her cards closer to the chest while trying to resist Nkunzi’s romance advances towards her. Candlelit dinners and midnight stories, Nkunzi try, by all means, possible to profess his love for Gabisile, who visibly tries to play along but is held with her previous life and the promise she made to Hlelo of changing her life.
Uzalo actor Nkunzi real age
As the lead actor on Uzalo, the most-watched and popular soap opera drama in South Africa, many questions has been asked by Masoja Msiza’s personal life. His age becomes the centre of speculation whether the role he plays on screen suits his real-life age. On Twitter user asked if Nkunzi speaks in a hoarse voice in real life as on Uzalo, he further asked if he is that old as portrayed with his onscreen character.
“Let’s talk about Nkunzi’s voice? Does the guy speak like that off-screen? Image having a father who calls you in that tone? Scary? Kanti, how old is he these days? He looks older.”
In real life, Masoja Msiza was born on October 5, 1964, in Kwa-Thema, a township in Gauteng. He fell in love with acting from the tender age of 9; at 14, he participated in a drama competition and emerged victoriously. A versatile actor is a man of many talents; he is an established poet, musician and storyteller who performs at social and charity events.