Masoja Msiza biography, age, family, profile & background

Masoja Msiza (born on the 5th of October 1964 in KwaThema, Gauteng) is an actor, poet, and musician. 

He captured the mind of many television viewers after playing the role of Nkunzi Mhlongo” in the telenovela Uzalo.


Masoja Msiza biography
Masoja Msiza, South African actor, poet, musician
NameMasoja Msiza
Age56 years old
NationalitySouth African
Date of birth05 October 1964
Place of birthKwaThema, Gauteng
Birthday5th October
ProfessionActor, poet, and musician


His date of birth is on 5 October 1964 and the place of birth is in KwaThema, Gauteng.

Masoja Msiza is 56 years old and celebrates his birthday on 5th October.

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He was born in Kwa-Thema, township south-west of Springs in the district of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.

His love for acting dates back to when he was nine (9), then, he enjoyed taking part in art and drama classes.

At fourteen, he took part in his school drama competition and emerged the winner.

Upon finishing his academic career, he got a mining job. Eventually, he and other miners who were involved in a strike was fired 

After his dismissal, Masoja decided to chase a career in acting, after he was dismissed. 

He landed the debut gig in a play called “Mfowethu” directed by Gibson Kente.


He is a proud father of three (3) children, a son, and two daughters.


He kicked off his career as a poet, later he became an actor on stage and television. He finally added music and storytelling to his cart.

He has made notable appearances in several films including Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlangu and A Million Colours.

His most famous role was playing the role of villain Nkunzebomvu “Nkunzi” Mhlongo on Uzalo.

Masoja has also made appearances in several TV series including Scandal!, Shreads and Dreams.

He has also appeared in Rhythm City, Intersexions, Sokhulu & Partners, and Making Cents with the Sitholes.

He landed his debut starring role on TV in ‘Ring of Lies’, a telenovela in 2016.

Masoja wrote poems for the SA National Football Team, which he wrote during the AFCON tournament in Tunisia.

He has written and performed promo poems for the Ukhozi FM.

In 2019, he co-presented, alongside Dudu Khoza, the first annual Cothoza Music Awards.

It was hosted by the multi-award-winning A cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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