Vuyo Dabula biography: age, wife, education, net worth & son

Vuyo Dabula (born 11 September 1976) is a renowned South African actor. He has appeared in many television series and many viewers fell in love with his character in Generations. He played Gadaffi in the SABC1 soap opera.

Another name that comes to mind of many viewers upon hearing his name is Shandu in the Netflix original seriers Queen Sono. The actor did not only play these roles, he added spice to them.

He has built a profession for himself for being an exceptional talent in the entertainment scene. He has appeared in many other television series including season one of Kwethu as Mothusi.

He entered the reality competition Lip Sync Battle Africa and has also presented several shows on television.


Vuyo Dabula biography
Vuyo Dabula matriculated from P.H Moeketsi Agricultural High in 1995.
NameVuyo Dabula
Born11 September 1976 (age 45 years)
NationalitySouth African
Alma materP.H Moeketsi Agricultural High
Wits Technikon
ProfessionActor, Model
Years Active2003-date
Net worth$200000-$500000 (2021)


He was born Vuyo Dabula on 11 September 1976. His hails from Lomanyaneng close to Mahikeng, North West, South Africa. According to him, he learned “survival tactics on the streets” here.

Before becoming famous, he held on many odd jobs to earn a living and worked on building construction sites. 


He had his matriculation from P.H Moeketsi Agricultural High in 1995. In the following year, 1996, he graduated from Wits Technikon.

According to him, he went to school to study something outside his future career interest. He returned to study at AFDA Cape Town.


Vuyo Dabula is married to his beautiful wife and is also a father to Kitso. He took to social media to share pictures of the love of his life.

Fans and television viewers were anxious to meet his beautiful wife. He met their demands when he shared the picture of the Queen herself. Vuyo currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. 


In 2003, he made his debut appearance on screen alongside the late singer Lebo Mathosa in Solders of the Rock. The South African actor was cast in the SABC1 soap opera Generations: The Legacy as Gadaffi.

He has also appeared in many television serials including the SABC1 drama series Yizo Yizo as Tsetse.

Vuso has also appeared as lawyer Titus Lesenya in Isidingo, an SABC3 soap opera, in 2011.

He also starred as the lead role in Monna Wa Minno, an SABC2 mini-series in 2012. 

More on his acting credits include Wild at Heart, Bophelo, and Zone 14. He has also made an appearance in several films like Soldier of the Rock, Invictus, Finding Lenny, and Small Town Called Descent.

He also appeared in the blog buster film Avengers: Age of Ultron as Johannesburg Cop.

Net worth

The actor has landed many roles in both the local and international entertainment scene. He is estimated to have a net worth of around $200000-$500000 (2021).


He is active on social media, on the platform the actor shares about his lifestyle, hobbies, profession, and little about his family.

He boasts of strong followership on his social media accounts. On Instagram, he has over 454k followers.


Many may have guessed? Vuyo is a smoker and in one of his contents in July 2021, he shared snaps of him smoking.

Gym Goer

Most of his followers are familiar with his posts in the gym. He shares on Instagram contents of him having a session.

He has built himself to possess those looks many ladies look out for in men. Sorry ladies, he is off the hook.


Another thing his followers are not new to is his love for boxing. According to him, his father introduced him to physical sport.

He decided to pay a special tribute to his father as he took to the ring during an exhibition match in Durban at the South African Boxing Awards. His opponent was the popular actor Gabriel Temudzani.

Proud of his Body

When a person owns what is “relatively” scarce, it becomes a pride, right? The case is the same with the actor, he takes to social media to flaunt his body. He would look to the mirror and gets a snap of his six packs.


2009InvictusPresidential Guard
2017Five Fingers for MarseillesTau
2013Mandela: Long Walk to FreedomWorld Trade Centre Delegate
2015Avengers: Age of UltronJohannesburg Cop


Dream School SA Teacher
Queen SonoShandu
Lip Sync Battle AfricaCompetitor
The South African Music Awards (Season 21) Presenter
Zone 14Priest/Moruti
SAFTAs (Season 10)Presenter
Yizo YizoTsetse
IsidingoTitus Lesenya

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