Meshack Mavuso biography, age, wife, Magabane, background

Meshack Mavuso (born 8 April 1977) is a South African director and actor. His starring role in television serials like Javas in Yizo Yizo, Vusi Moletsane in isidingo, and Chairperson in Heist brought him to the limelight.

The celebrated actor has also appeared in several television serials. He was cast in the SABC2 police procedural series Zero Tolerance and many others.


Meshack Mavuso biography
NameMeshack Mavuso Magabane
Born8 April 1977 (age 44 years)
Johannesburg, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionDirector, actor
Years active1998-date


He was born Meshack Mavuso on 8 April 1977 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The actor started to act in 1998 and boasts of two decades and three (23) years of experience.


Meshack Mavuso is happily married to the love of his life Neo. The couple has been together for over over twenty-three years and their love grows stronger by the day.

In an Instagram post, the celebrated actor shared a wedding picture of him and his wife Neo and left a heartfelt message as they celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary.


Mavuso is a celebrated actor best known for his starring television roles. He has appeared in Yizo Yizo as Javas and Isidingo as Vusi Moletsane.

He was cast in seasons 2 and 3 of Zero Tolerance. In the SABC police procedural series, he was cast as Simiso Mtshali and appeared in season 1 playing a different character.

Meshack entered Strictly Come Dancing New Year Special with Robynn Soules, his dance partner, as one of the celebrity dancers. It was broadcast in December 2008 on SABC2.

He is also among the featured celebs on season one of Who Do You Think You Are?

In 2009, the South African version of the genealogy documentary series based on the British series of the same name was broadcast on SABC2.

In 2014, he made a television comeback after landing a guest-starring role in two episodes of Soul City. He was cast as a doctor on the SABC1 AIDS drama.

In the following year, he landed another guest-starring role in an episode of Zabalaza, an Mzansi Magic soap opera.

He was cast as Chairperson (starring role) in the robbery drama Heist.


IsidingoVusi Moletsane
Durban GenThabo Dlamini
Rhythm CityLungile
Soul CityDoctor Dube
Strictly Come Dancing New Year SpecialCelebrity Dancer
The RiverNsizwa
UzaloStation Commander
Who Do You Think You Are? (SA)Himself
Yizo YizoJavas
Zabalaza (2013)Nathi
Zero ToleranceSimiso Mtshali


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