Jerry Mofokeng is a prominent South African producer, director and actor popular for his role Bra Neo Mokheti on etv’s Scandal! He is no stranger to the small screen and his fame dates back to the 90s. With fame in Mzansi and yonder, let’s get to know more about this force worth reckoning with. Jerry Mofokeng Biography (Age, Wife, Children, Doctorate, TV Shows, Movies, Net Worth, Scandal! )
Biography of Jerry Mofokeng
Name: Dr Jerry Mofokeng
Birthday: 17 April 1956
Birth Place: Soweto (South Africa)
Wife: Claudine Mofokeng
Profession: Actor, Producer and Director
Education and Qualifications: Masters in Theatre Directing (Columbia University)
Net Worth: $800 000
What does Jerry Mofokeng do?
The actor is clearly doing something right for him to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Free State. Starting off in theatre during the riot days, he pursues his studies.
Subsequent to graduating he puts his dexterities to the test. He rises up from being Associate Artistic Director to Artistic Director of The State while flawlessly gracing the small screen as well. Proving his intellectual abilities he releases a book In Love & Intimate in 2015.
Which TV Shows and Movies has Jerry Mofokeng featured in?
His unmatched acting dexterities have seen him making features in quite a number of productions namely:
- 90 Plein Street
- End Game
- Sober Companion
- The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency
- Let Heaven Wait
- Curious Culture
- Cry, the Beloved Country
- Lord of War
- The Forgotten Kingdom
- Mama Jack
- A Good Man in Africa
Does Jerry Mofokeng have any awards?
58 years of living a lie, Jerry announces at the South African Film and Television Awards nominations party that he is a Makhetha and not a Mofokeng. For his undisputed work he has managed to scoop a number of awards which include:
- Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actor for Max and Mona (2006)
- The Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actor for When We Were Black (2007)
- Golden Horn Award for Best Actor in a TV Drama for Heist (2017)
Who is Jerry Mofokeng’s wife?
Married for four decades, the actor and his wife have five kids including the famous Lerato Makheta. The couple is the epitome of black excellence as they both do marriage counselling, operating as separate entities.
What is Jerry Mofokeng’s net worth?
The actor is without a doubt well decorated and a master of his craft. His acting career, productions and other side hustles have amassed him a fortune worth a whopping $800 000.