Ferry Jele is an award-winning South African director and actress known for playing the role of Veronica in ‘The River’. She is multi-talent as she is a director, actress, singer, dancer, performance coach, and writer. Ferry Jele is indeed outstanding, and she has consistently exceeded expectations.
Where is Ferry Jele originally from?
Ferry Jele was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in three, and she is the last born. Ferry studied both primary and high school in Johannesburg.
Which institutions did Ferry Jele attend?
The lovely Ferry Jerry completed her National Diploma in Drama & Theatre at the Natal Technikon in 1996. Afterwards, she embarked on the showbiz journey. Along the way she attended workshops and several classes to upgrade her acting, singing and dancing skills. Ferry also took up voice artistry and had been doing well.
When did Ferry Jele get a breakthrough?
Ferry Jele made her industry debut in the Jerry Mofokeng musical ‘Mild Stones’. Next, she was cast into Orlando, but she walked into the spotlight in 2002 when she landed a role in Muvhango. In Muvhango she delivered splendid acts while portraying Advocate Sizakele Ndlovu.
Which local television roles did Ferry Jele feature in?
Ferry Jele has featured in numerous television productions but her first important role was playing Zandile in Isidingo. She went on to play Redbone Nkadimeng in Skeem Sam and Busi Makhubu in Jacob’s Cross. Moreover, she has appeared as Beatrice in Scandal and as Ma’Khoza in Ashes to Ashes. In addition, Ferry Jele has made recurring appearances in Society, Rockville, Soul City, Soul Buddyz, Saints and Sinners as well as Inkaba.
Ferry Jele Theatre Productions
1. Blues of Biko Milestones
2. , and Of Cats & Dogs
4. Shattered Dreams
6. Julius Caesar
9. Stockings and Stilettos
10. Lest We Forget
11. The Third Coming and King Lear
Is Ferry Jele Married
Ferry Jele is discreet about her affairs. She is married but has never revealed the name of her husband. However, she has two daughters and her oldest daughter, Neo Paulus, followed her steps and also took up acting.
In the award-winning Telenovela, ‘The River’, Ferry Jele portrays the character of Veronica. She is a carefree and crazy woman who is very manipulating. In short, Veronica is a con artist. In a hilarious interview with News 24, Ferry revealed that playing veronica is so much fun because the two characters are contrary.
WATCH: Veronica goes for Lindiwe’s throat – The River | 1 Magic
Director of The River
Ferry Jele has grown to be influential in the South African television productions. She started by being a performance coach for the Etv Soapie, ‘Rhythm City’, to the director of the Award-winning Telenova, ‘The River’. Ferry was applauded by South African for doing an excellent directing job on 1Magic’s ‘The River’. This came after ‘The River’ walked away with a whopping 10 South African Film and Television Awards at the 2020 (SAFTAs). Moreover, Ferry Jele walked away with the Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement in Directing – Telenovela. In response to the applause, she said, “I am deeply touched and moved by the amount of love everyone has shown me. My timeline brought me to tears. (I am) eternally grateful. Thank you.”
Five Interesting Facts About Ferry Jele
- Ferry loves flowers a lot.
- She loves Indian cuisines.
- Ferry enjoys solitude; she loves her space.
- She loves cooking a lot, the kitchen is her chill spot.
- Ferry is a family person, she loves her family lots.
Ferry loves showing her fans what she will be up to from time to time. Her IG account is a gallery and diary at the same time because it is filled with picture stories that depict her personality and her life experiences. At the moment, she is sitting at 10.5k followers.
What is Ferry Jele Net worth?
As of 2020, Ferry Jele has a Net worth of US$300 000. Ferry earns most of her money from her performance coaching and acting career. Moreover, she boosts her income with freelance scriptwriting; dance choreographs, voice artistry and endorsements.