Actor Hungani Ndlovu, who is popularly known for his role as the second Tbose Maputla in Skeem Saam said that top tier South African actors can earn between R150 000 to R200 000 a month before deductions.
HUNGANI NDLOVU: ‘BEFORE DEDUCTIONS’
The former Scandal! actor Hungani Ndlovu was reacting to entertainment commentator Phil Mphela’s post on Twitter, who revealed that top tier actors in South Africa can earn between R150 000 to R200 000 per month.
“Top tier actor in South Africa can earn between R150k and R200k per month. Unfortunately, in South Africa, experience still trumps role prominence.”
“So, that margin is reserved for select actors who have been in the industry for some time. Being a lead doesn’t guarantee everybody those figures,” said Mphela.
To which Ndlovu revealed that top tier South African actors don’t receive the R150k to R200k amount after deductions.
SOAPIE FANS WEIGH IN ON ACTORS R200 000 EARNINGS
@Lesego_Disipi: “But if that’s the case you go home around R85k to R95k which is not bad.”
@lerrykins_: “Can you give us the top 5 in this country? My guess is Siyabonga Twala, Sindi Dlathu, Leleti Khumalo, Tony Kgoroge, Sello Maake-ka Ncube and Connie Ferguson. “
@MrLekgowaTshepo: “Apparently Muvhango pays well when compared to other soapies.”