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Masoja Msiza: All you need to know.

Masoja Msiza AKA Nkunzi Mhlongo
Masoja Msiza AKA Nkunzi Mhlongo

Masoja Msiza AKA Nkunzi Mhlongo

Masoja Msiza was born October 5, 1965 is a South African actor, poet and musician. He is best known for portraying “Nkunzi Mhlongo” in the award-winning telenovela Uzalo.

Msiza was born in Kwa-Thema in the province of Gauteng. Kwa-Thema is a township in South Africa.

Msiza is a multi-talented individual, an Actor, Poet and a motivational speaker. His love for acting started when he was 9 years old and he enjoyed participating in art and drama classes. At the age of 14 he participated in a drama competition in his school which he won.

Masoja Msiza a motivational speaker

He has appeared in a number of notable films such as Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu and A Million Colours. However, his most prominent role is his portrayal of the ruthless villain Nkunzebomvu “Nkunzi” Mhlongo on the most viewed television show in South Africa Uzalo

After finishing school he found work as a miner and he eventually ended up being fired along with other miners who were involved in a strike. Following his dismissal, he decided to pursue his dream to become an actor and his debut gig was featured in a play called “Mfowethu”.

TV series Masoja Msiza appeared in

Msiza began his career as a poet and later a stage and television actor, musician and a storyteller. He has also appeared in several TV series such as Scandal!, Shreads and Dreams, Rhythm City, Intersexions, Sokhulu & Partners, and Making Cents with the Sitholes.

In 2016, he got his first starring role in television in a telenovela called “Ring of Lies”.

In 2004, he wrote poems for the South African National Football Team during the AFCON tournament held in Tunisia. He also wrote and performed promo poems for the largest radio station in South Africa Ukhozi FM.

On June 22, 2019, Masoja Msiza alongside Dudu Khoza presented the first annual Cothoza Music Awards hosted by the multi-award-winning A cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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