Vusi Kunene, born on April 12, 1966, is a renowned South African actor hailing from Meadowlands, Gauteng, South Africa[1,3]. Although his actual birth date was April 13, 1966, one of the nurses changed it to April 12th on his official documents due to the superstition surrounding Friday the 13th[4,6]. As of 2023, Vusi is 56 years old.
Raised in Zone 6, Meadowlands in Soweto, Vusi pursued his education at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Dramatic Art. He began his acting career in 1993 and has since appeared in over 25 films and TV shows[1,3]. Vusi is best known for his role as Jack Mabaso in the South African soap opera “Generations” and its sequel, “Generations: The Legacy”. He has also portrayed other notable characters such as Funani Zwide in “House of Zwide,” Bhekifa in “Isibaya” (2012-2016), and Jefferson Sibeko in “Isidingo” (2009-2014).
As a student, Vusi appeared in “Echoes of the Night” (1992) and later had a role in “The Colored Museum” (1996). His net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million.
Despite his fame, Vusi maintains a private life, keeping personal details such as family and relationships away from the public eye.