Masoja Josiah Msiza Biography: Age, Children, Divorce, Net worth, Uzalo

Masoja Josiah Msiza

Masoja Josiah Msiza is a South African actor famous for his role Nkunzi on Uzalo. He has given his fans a reason to love to hate him, and with all these mixed feelings, they cannot get enough of him. Despite his character being quite shady‚ he has found strength in being able to play a role he knows is making a difference in people’s lives. Apart from being the villain we all know and love, he is so much more, and Masoja Josiah Msiza’s biography will tell all about his age, children, divorce, net worth and all the nitty-gritty.

Masoja Josiah Msiza
Masoja Josiah Msiza: Image source @Instagram

Masoja Josiah Msiza Biography

Profile Summary

Date of birth: 5 October 1964

Birth Place: Kwa-Thema, Gauteng, South Africa

Profession: Actor, Poet, Musician

Children: 3

Years active: 1992-present

Net Worth: R11.6 million

How did Masoja Josiah Msiza’s Career start?

The actor has a gift of playing around with words that one wants to listen to him all day. Eloquence is a gift one was born with; no wonder Msiza won a drama competition at only 14 years of age. Since he is good at expressing himself, Masoja is caught up in a protest at a mine he works, leading to the loss of his job. A blessing in disguise, it was as he embarked on his journey as an entertainer. He then lands his debut gig in a play,” Mfowethu”. This is only the beginning.

Masoja Josiah Msiza Poetry

If talent talked then, Msiza would not need to speak. The way he makes Mangcobo melt is an indicator that he is a good poet. Check it out:


  1. Time to Rhyme
  2. Babulawelani
  3. The Click Poem
  4. Nokuthula
  5. The 8th Man
  6. Hamba Nami
  7. My Love
  8. Hallelujah
  9. Mbali
  10. My Skin
  11. Women and the Ocean
  12. Judas

Masoja Josiah Msiza
Masoja Josiah Msiza: Image source @Instagram


  1. Sokhulu & Partners – as Mthethwa
  2. Zama Zama – as Oliver
  3. Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu – as Rev. Ndlovu
  4. A Million Colours
  5. A Place Called Home – as Hudson
  6. Inkaba – as Goodman
  7. Intersexions – as Mhinga
  8. Isibaya – as Bhodlimpi
  9. Isidingo – as Saul
  10. Jozi Streets – as Vusi
  11. Mfolozi Street – as Mandla
  12. – as Bheki
  13. Rhythm City – as Joe Malefane
  14. Ring of Lies – as Mandla
  15. Shreds and Dreams – as Msoja Msiza
  16. Umlilo – as Welcome
  17. Zabalaza – as Larry
  18. Zone 14 – as Thomas
  19. You Lla – as Gate Guard
  20. Uzalo – as Nkunzebomvu Mhlongo

Does Masoja Josiah Msiza have any children?

Although he barely shows them to the world, Msiza is a father of three, one son and two daughters.

Awards and nominations

In 2018 he was nominated for Dstv Mzansi Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Best Actor)

Masoja Josiah Msiza fails to break the divorce cycle.

Life is what happens when you are busy making plans. The Uzalo actor grows up in a dysfunctional family and barely sees his father as his parent’s divorced. Growing up in such gruesome circumstances, Msiza is determined to do better for his children, all to no avail. Life sees him drifting from his children’s lives following a separation from his wife.

Masoja Josiah Msiza on his role in Uzalo.

The actor plays the role of Nkunzi on Uzalo, and although he plays the bad guy, he sees it as another art form. “A way to give hope,” he says. “It is not about me, and it is about telling a story with my craft. Sometimes you have to wait for the right role‚ a role that may make you relatable to people‚ and I had to wait for this one. It has been an honour playing it so far,” Msiza adds.

Is Nkunzi rubbing off on Masoja?

If Nkunzi were to pull off a money heist fiasco, nobody would be surprised but Masoja? The famous actor finds himself caught up in a money scandal as he cons promoters of R18 000. Masoja, together with two other actors, are approached by event organisers Esona Masele and Zukisa Robiyane. The actor charges R20 000 as an appearance fee at an event, and after his dues are paid, he does not show up.


Does Masoja Josiah Msiza have a wife?

Most envy Nkunzi and Mangcobo’s on-screen relationship. However, the reality is not so rosy for the actor. Msiza once tied the knot to Innocentia, and later they parted ways. With the wife taking full custody of the children.

What cars does Masoja Josiah Msiza drive?

Fancy ride, fancy life, Nkunzi is living the dream. The renowned actor has expensive wheels as per his Instagram account. Check out this video to see the car he drives:

Masoja Josiah Msiza Net worth?

Through his unmatched acting skills and his business empire, Masoja has a net worth of R11.6 million.

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