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Muvhango salaries revealed: Here is how much your favourite Actors get paid

In recent years many questions have been asked on which is the most-watched soapie in South Africa and how much do the actors take home.

Probably one would admit that the reign of hit drama series like Muvhango, Isibaya, Scandal, and Generations The Legacy is nearly coming to an end after the introduction of new drama series such as Uzalo, Gomora, and Imbewu.

In recent years we have seen the reign of Isidingo, Scandal, Muvhango, Rhythm City, and their viewership base has always impacted positively to their cast members payments.

Changes in plots of Muvhango’s storyline can be blamed for its downfall. Rumour has it that the now boring soapie is set to be replaced by a Ferguson Films production. The once most-watched Venda soapie has seen a sharp decline in viewerships and this has prompted its cancellation from SABC.

Muvhango is a South African television soap opera, created by Duma Ndlovu. Muvhango has an average of 4 million daily viewers. The first episode was aired on 7 April 1997.

Despite the drop in viewerships have you ever wondered how much do Muvhango actors rake in per month? Salaries of actors vary with the production house however salaries of the highest-paid actors in the entertainment industry are based on variables such as show ratings, years of experience, and obviously craft competence.


In 2019 Muvhango actors went on strike for unpaid salaries. This article seeks to reveal in lengthy on How Much does Muvhango actors earn in 2020.

Salaries: How Much Do Muvhango Actors Earn In 2020

Given its stay on screens probably Muvhango is one of the most paying soapies in Mzansi. With Muvhango being one of the most and longest aired soapies on SABC 2 it’s every actor’s desire to be part of the cast.

Muvhango firebrand Gabriel Temudzani who plays the character of Chief Azwindini is the most paid on the cast.

The Muvhango lead actor and long-serving cast member gets between R120,000 to R130,000 per month due to his influential role.

McDonald Ndou as KK gets between R75,000 to R90,000 per month for his role.

Sydney Ramakuwela as Mulalo gets a salary between R60,000 to R70,000.

Dingen Khumalo as James gets between R75,000 to R80,000 a month.


Surprisingly Azwimmbavhi Rambuda as Mpho gets between R35,000 to R40,000 a month.

Inoccentia Makapila who plays Rendani is paid between R35 000 to R45 000 a month.

Moreover, Buhle Samuels as Matshidiso is paid between R45,000 to R55,000 a month.

Liteboho Molise as Tebogo gets a salary between R25,000 to R35,000.

Bukamina Cebekhulu who plays the character of Gugu is paid R45,000 to R50,000 a month.

However, a number of Muvhango’s actor’s salaries have not been established as their monthly payments depend on their time on the show.

Muvhango is one of the most-watched soapies hence they have quite a number of supporting actors and they take between R3,000 and R6,000 per month.

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