Jesse Suntele biography: age, net worth, girlfriend, birthday, education

Jesse Suntele (born 18 September 1992 in Johannesburg) is a model and actor. The popular figure in the South African entertainment industry also raps and presents.

In 2016, Jesse drew the attention of many lovers of entertainment after appearing on Top Actor Africa, season two. On the BET reality competition series, he took home the winning prize. 


Jesse Suntele biography
Jesse Suntele biography. Image: Instagram/@jesse_suntele_. (Edited by Author).
NameJesse Ambrose Suntele
Born18 September 1992 (age 29 years)
NationalitySouth African
BirthdaySeptember 18
EducationSound Engineering
Alma materAcademy of Sound Engineering
ProfessionRapper, presenter, model, actor
Net worth$150000


Jesse Suntele profile
Jesse Suntele profile. Image: Instagram/@jesse_suntele_. (Edited by Author).

His date of birth is on 18 September 1992 and the place of birth is Johannesburg. Jesse Suntele is 29 years old. During his childhood days, while in Grade four, his family relocated to Bloemfontein, the capital city of the Free State, South Africa.


Suntele had his matriculation at St. Joseph’s Christian Brothers College. After which he returned to the place he was born – Johannesburg.

He had his furthered his academic pursuit at the Academy of Sound Engineering. At the institution, he studied Sound Engineering. Upon appearing in several plays in school, he developed an interest in arts and fell in love with acting.

Jesse later realized that acting is his thing perhaps a talent after landing his debut professional audition. Though he never underwent any formal training in acting.


Jesse Suntele girlfriend
Jesse Suntele girlfriend. Image: Instagram/@jesse_suntele_. (Edited by Author).

Jesse Suntele is dating Thuthu, a respected artist manager in South Africa. The couple takes to social media to express the love they have for each other.

The actor and rapper left followers going “how sweet” after sharing the song he wrote for his bae for Valentine’s Day. The lyric of the song contains him praising his girlfriend, Thuthu, and further touched how they met and what he would do for her.


In June 2013, he appeared on U Can Do It and left the SABC1 reality competition making it to the Top one-hundred (100).

In May 2014, he appeared again on television after was cast to play a starring role in the Season one finale of Ngempela. Which records the SABC1 docu-drama as his debut credited acting role on TV.

More opportunities came knocking after talent prevailed. The following year, in 2015, he landed a guest-starring role on the popular soap opera Generations: The Legacy.

Still, in 2015, he was cast as Kabelo on Ashes to Ashes. On the soap opera, he appeared playing a recurring role. Winning the Top Actor Africa on BET (Season two) recorded him his big break. He emerged winner on the show after defeating other contestants in the final episode in 2016.

In September 2016, he appeared to play a guest-starring role. In the third episode of the Second season of Mutual Friends, Suntele was cast.

After a week, he landed another job on BET A-List. On the BET lifestyle and entertainment magazine show, Jesse was an insert presenter.

After thirty-seven episodes he climbed to the position of anchor presenter, joining three others. He made his debut appearance in May 2017, at the time the show was revamped.

It is also worth mentioning that the actor landed other roles on television. He was cast as Tuelo, also addressed as Officer Bae on The Queen. His first appearance on the popular telenovela on Mzansi Magic in the eighty-eighth episode of the first season.

Have you wondered if the “good-cop, bad-cop” from Lego could happen? Well, Officer Bae has the answer, the character protects the rights of citizens during the day as a policeman. At night, he becomes quite the opposite – a serial killer.

In 2017, he appeared on another popular television show, The Hustle. On the Vuzu Amp reality competition series, he was one of the constants on the second season and went by the stage name J-Flo.

In 2018, he joined Rhythm City and was cast as Nqaba. His character on the soap opera is the suave, easy tempered son of Suffocate.

Net worth

As a model and actor, he has been able to keep the money rolling in. He lives a comfortable life even without flaunting on social media. Jesse Suntele is estimated to have a net worth of $150000


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