Loyiso Macdonald biography: wife, age, background & net worth

Loyiso Macdonald (born 7 September 1986 in Eastern Cape) is a celebrated actor in South Africa. He rose to prominence for appearing in the telenovela The Queen as Kagiso Khoza for six seasons.

He has also appeared in other roles that topped his fame. He was cast in the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo as Ntando Sibeko. Loyiso also appeared in 3 Way Junction and Happy Family.

Profile

Loyiso Macdonald biography
NameLoyiso Macdonald
Born7 September 1986 (age 35 years)
Eastern Cape, South Africa
GenderMale
NationalitySouth African
EducationSpeech and drama
SpouseLuphiwo Mathunzi
OccupationActor
Years active2013-date
Net worth$500,000-$2,000,000

Background

He was born Loyiso Macdonald on 7 September 1986 in Eastern Cape in South Africa. He had his studies at Pinetown Boys’ High School. Loyiso studied speech and drama at a small Durban film school.

Personal life

Loyiso Macdonald family

The celebrated actor Loyiso Macdonald is married to Luphiwo Mathunzi. Before they exchanged their marital vows, they dated for 6 years.

The couple first met in a stage performance of Othello in Johannesburg. He is also a happy father and took to Instagram a picture of “The happy family“.

Career

He is best known for playing Ntando Sibeko in Isidingo. Loyiso appeared in the SABC3 soap opera in April 2012.

Loyiso was also cast in Those Who Can’t, an SABC3 sitcom. The actor played the role of PE and Geography teacher Woody Mabandla.

He also held a performance in the Princess and the Pea, a Midsummer Night’s Dream. Macdonald also appeared in the production directed by Gail Snyman titled Sasol Fever.

Loyiso worked in Durban’s Theatre industry for four years and appeared in plays. He played roles in productions ranging from comedy, drama, Shakespeare, and physical theatre. 

Some other theatre credits include;

  • Othello
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • Man Up a Tree
  • Escape from Nombiland

He has also landed roles in many commercials on TV. Some clients he has worked for include Tops at Spar and Wimpy.

Car

His love for cars is immeasurable but he seems to have a special one for British and Italian cars. Some of the luxury vehicle brands he is “obsessed with” include Alfa Romeo and Jaguar. The celebrated actor drives an Audi sedan

Social media

Social media has provided fans the opportunity to maintain a connection with celebrities. People who ask for his contact details could leave him a Direct Message.

On Instagram, he is active and continues to leave fans with content to talk about.

He uses the platform to share pictures of his profession, family, and lifestyle. He boasts of over 323k followers on his verified Instagram account.

Filmography

  • Gold Diggers as Edmund
  • Intersexions as Jabu / Mdu
  • Isidingo as Ntando Sibeko
  • Rockville as Africa Mbatha
  • The Queen as Kagiso Khoza
  • Those Who Can’t as Woody Mabandla
  • Zabalaza (2013) as Ray

Net worth

Though he rather maintains a low-key way of life, he is living a life mixed with comfort and luxury. His house, car, and lifestyle have given the estimate of his net worth.

The celebrated millionaire has been estimated to be worth around $500,000-$2,000,000. His long-term acting career and other deals he gets in commercials contributed to his source of wealth.

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