Bongani Masondo Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth

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Bongani Masondo Biography

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Bongani Masondo Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth

Bongani Masondo is a South African musician and actor who is popularly known for his role as Bafana “Prince” Shabalala in the SABC1 drama series Tshisa. He was famous for her major times.

Bongani Masondo Age

Masondo was born on 26th January 1984 in Katlehong, South Africa in Africa. He is age 35 years old as of 2019.

 Bongani Masondo Education

He attended Bekimfundo Primary School and obtained his matric in 2001 at Donville high school in Germiston. Masondo attended the University of Johannesburg where he studied Economic Science. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Live Performance, majoring in screen acting from AFDA.

Bongani loves art and believes in its power to transform. In school, he did drama and sang in the choir. Rau, started to explore contemporary dance. At Afda he is studying an Honours in Live Performance, majoring in Screen Acting. He recently starred in the international award-winning student short Elaleni.

Bongani Masondo Career

In 2011 together with rapper and fashion enthusiast Mpumelelo “Fresh da Real” Sojane they founded a rap duo Tu Black and they released their first single on 1st March 2017.

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Masondo is a member of an experimental band called Coloured Black. “It’s a new genre: beatboxing, rap, singing, poetry and no accompaniment. We write collectively.”He is finding the Tshisa experience “very, very cool.” He’s formed a bond with Innocent Masuku who plays Baksteen, his best friend and foil in the series.


He has a starring role as Bafana “Prince” Shabalala in the SABC1 drama series Tshisa, from 2006-2012. He appeared on Skin (2008), Tshisa (2006) and Society (2007). Bongani is best known for his starring role as  Baby Maker or Mangaliso on SABC1 drama series Skeem Saam since season 3. as Baby Maker or Mangaliso.


He appeared in Skin (2008) a British-South African biographical film.


Masondo was a brand ambassador for the Department of Water Affairs.

Bongani Masondo Movies

  • Tshisa as Bafana “Prince” Shabalala which aired from 2006 – 2012.
  • Skin (2008)
  • Society (2007)
  • Skeem Saam as Baby Maker or Mangaliso (since season 3)

Bongani Masondo  leaves Skeem Saam

In June 2017 Bongani left Skeem Saam due to pay disputes with the show, he wanted a pay increase but the show wasn’t able to meet his requirements.

“As with all our actors, we sat down with Bongani’s agent to discuss a renewal of his contract. Our offer came with an increase. His representative told us about Bongani’s new salary demands and it was a figure that was too great for us to afford. We tried to negotiate but at the end of the day he decided to leave the show,” Skeem Saam spokesperson Percy Vilakazi told TshisaLive.

“A lot of things have been happening in the past season and I was not really happy. My character was featured in almost every part of the storyline and I didn’t complain about that. When we had to talk about renewing contracts at the end of the season in March, I asked my agent to negotiate a higher salary, but they (the producers) refused,” Bongani said.

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He was a brand ambassador for the Department of Water Affairs.

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