He’s also a voice-over artist! Bongo Khoza, who plays the lead role of Mqhele on the Showmax series The Wife, impressed Mzansi with his voice over skills. He has openly spoken about his talents in the media industry. Firstly, he aspired to be an illustrator; he then ventured into acting but wasn’t too serious about it. He’s also spoken about how he enjoys doing voiceover work.
On his Instagram nightlight stories, he has one highlight up titled voiceovers. In the highlights story, he showed the voice over studio he works in. He also revealed that he’s on the Game Of Thrones series promotion on DSTV.
Some of his biggest clients are the pharmaceutical company Dischem, the telecommunications company Vodacom, one of South Africa’s most prominent banking giants, Nedbank, and many more.
Voice over artistry industry
Voice over artists make a lot of money from their voices; however, they do not get recognition from the industry and the viewers. The main reason for the little recognition is that they work behind the scenes. Other famous voice-over artists in the country are Pearl Modiadie, Dj Sabby, Masechaba Khumalo and many more.
The Wife role of Mqhele Zulu
As I’ve mentioned, acting as a side hobby for him but, he perfected it enough for him to be sacred as the lead actor on The Wife. On the show, he can portray different scenes with immaculate precision. Most recently, his character Mqhele physically abused his wife Hlomu, and Mzansi was outraged.
The difference between him and Mqhele
Both men are married to Zulu me. Mqhele was born and raised in the villages of KwaZulu Natal. Bonko was born and raised in Johannesburg. Mqhele is a taxi driver involved in sinister illegal activities, whereas Bongo is an all-rounded artist.
TikTok voice-over challenges
He has participated in various TikTok challenges promoting his voice over skills, and fans are impressed. His promotions, plus his new fame, will be beneficial for him in landing more voice over roles.
Watch Mqhele from The Wife’s voiceover
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