In Pictures: Nkunzi is an Entrepreneur, Masoja Msiza’s Net Worth shocks South Africa
South African actor and poet Masoja Msiza is well known for playing the leading role of Nkunzi Mhlongo on SABC 1 soapie Uzalo. Born and bred in Kwa-Thema in Gauteng, Masoja’s love for acting started in primary school, where he was heavily involved in drama and art classes.
On Uzalo, Nkunzi plays a villain and ruthless crime lord. Nkunzi is also a renowned businessman on the screen, where he owns a chain of businesses including restaurants, garages and salons around the KwaMashu community. The business acumen skills are transferred from his off-screen life in real life; Masoja Musiza is a serial entrepreneur with business interests in Film and Drama, Framing and Mining.
Nkunzi has business interests in Mining; he developed a keen interest in mineral extraction while employed as a miner soon after finishing school. He was fired from the mining job after leading a strike for better and safe working conditions.
Masoja Musiza -Nkunzi on Uzalo Net Worth
He bagged a handful of roles along with his acting career despite being one of the unqualified South African actors. For his lead role on Uzalo, Masoja Msiza is believed to have signed a R 125 000 per month contract with show producers Stained Glass Productions. He also signed a contract with beverage spirit producer Smirnoff to be their brand ambassador.
Like fellow lead actor Gabriel Temudzani who plays the role of Chief Azwindini on Muvhango, Nkunzi is a full-time farmer who boasts a herd of over 180 cattle and pigs. All his businesses, acting and music career, has offered Masoja a hand in riches. He is valued at R11.6 million in 2021.
Masoja is no stranger on our television screens; he has been there and played supporting to main roles on the most popular soapies and telenovelas.
Masoja Mzisa played the notable roles of Bhodlimpi on Isibaya, Saul on Isidingo, Joe Malefane on Rhythm City and Thomas on Zone 14.