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[4].

Raised in Zone 6, Meadowlands in Soweto[8], Vusi pursued his education at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Dramatic Art[8]. 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”[2]. 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)[2].

As a student, Vusi appeared in “Echoes of the Night” (1992) and later had a role in “The Colored Museum” (1996)[8]. His net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million[9].

Despite his fame, Vusi maintains a private life, keeping personal details such as family and relationships away from the public eye[10].