Zolisa Xaluva: Gomora actor Principal Melusi Dlamini reveals the reason why he has never been married
Zolisa Xaluva, who is famous for playing the role of Jason on the yesteryear version of Generations, currently plays Principal Melusi Dlamini on Gomora Mzansi Magic soapie opera. Zolisa headlined the Dstv most watched soapie Gomora, which premiered in 2020 which boosts legendary cast members including Katlego Danke, Connie Chiume and Thembi Seete.
On Gomora, the Melusi Dlamini character is a principal at a local High School; he the epitome of the society and married to a celebrated social worker Gladys (role played by Thembi Seete). Melusi is a strict father who expects a lot from his son Ntokozo (Ntobeko Sishi), who lives all his life to impress and get validation from his father.
Despite always wearing a severe face and appearing to hold high ethical standards, Melusi has a dark side which he hides from the masses. Haunted by his affection towards his high school sweetheart Thathi, Melusi struggles to keep the marriage intact.
Is Zolisa Xaluva – Melusi on Gomora married?
His family is the epitome of Gomora families, where inspiration lives, but off screens, Zolisa Xaluva is still single and doesn’t have children in real life. Over his long and fruitful career, his sexuality has been under scrutiny and questioned after playing the gay role of Jason on Generations. His legion of fans threw a lot of questions at why their favourite mum about his relationship status and keeps his love life under wraps.
Zolisa hogged the headlines in 2012 when model Zizipho Phoswa claimed that he had fathered a child with her – only for him to find out a year later that the baby is not his after carrying out DNA tests.
He clarifies why he has never been married nor fathered a child. Gomora actor, Melusi points out his busy schedule as why he won’t commit to marriage.
‘Family needs undivided attention, with my busy schedule it’s a hard decision to burden someone, I will get married in due course when time allows. We owe undivided attention to spouses and children; I will have one when I can meet their needs.”