This page is dedicated to the many African Celebrities around the world.
Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes were born in Africa. Some of these famous African people relocated to the U.S. or UK as children, while others remained in Africa throughout their careers. Multiple Nobel Prize winners were even born in Africa.
Did you know that so many celebrities hailed from Africa?
Securing a role in a Hollywood film is a dream come true for every actor and actress around the world. A majority of African actors and actresses who have made it into the Hollywood film industry have ended up bagging top awards – a true testament that Africa is chock-full with raw talent.
Jolene Martin – net worth $ 1.3 million
Jolene Martin is a South African television personality, anchor, MC, and a businesswoman. For those of us who love gambling our hard earned money away will know her as a former host for the Powerball game show. She started her career at the age of 17 as a presenter in the Cape and has hosted events in Singapore, Ethiopia and many other places. Jolene Martin’s estimated net worth is US $ 1.3 million which is about R17.8 Million.
Shashi Naidoo – net worth $ 1.7 million
Shashi Naidoo is the South African model, actress, television presenter, entrepreneur and also a fashion blogger. She is well known for hosting the ETV magazine show and also hosted the nationwide MTV VJ Show. Shashi Naidoo’s estimated net worth is US $ 1.7 million which is about R23.3 Million.
Lesley Brandt – net worth $ 2 million
Lesley Brandt is the South African born actress and currently is located in Auckland in New Zealand not to be confused with Auckland Park in Johannesburg. She has appeared in numerous New Zealand television series and she was also in “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” series playing the role of slave girl “Naevia”. She also appeared on the Fox television Lucifer series show and plays the role of “Maze”. Lesley Brandt’s estimated net worth is US $ 2 million which is about R27.5 Million.
Jessica Marais – net worth $ 6 million
Jessica Marais is the South African-Australian actress. She is best known for the television series “Packed to the Rafter” for her role of Rachel Rafter and as Lily Diamond on “Magic City” television series. Jessica Marais has an estimated net worth of US $ 6 million which is about R82.4 Million.
Moshidi Motshegwa – net worth $ 8 million
Moshidi Motshegwa is the South African actress and works on both television and films. She has been in entertainment industry over 15 years. She has appeared in many local and international films. Moshidi Motshegwa’s estimated net worth is US $ 8 million which is about R110 Million.
Jamie Bartlett – net worth $ 11 million
Jamie Bartlett is the famous South African actor who is well known for his role of David Genaro in the ETV soap drama Rhythm. He is also starred in American movies that included the American Ninja sequel film along with Steve James and Michael Dudikoff. Jamie Bartlett’s estimated net worth is US $ 11 million which is about R151Million
Sello Maake – net worth $ 13 million
Sello Maake is the most esteemed actor of South Africa and performed in films, theatre and television in both his native soil and in Europe, Canada, Britain and in the USA. He currently plays a gay character on Mzansi Magic’s The Queen and does it extreme justice. Sello Maake’s estimated net worth is US $ 13 million which is about R178.5 Million.
Trevor Noah – net worth $14 million
Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, media critic and a television host. He hosted television shows in South Africa and After almost 8 years of hosting for his country Noah moved to the United States in 2011. He is currently hosting The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Trevor Noah’s estimated net worth is US $ 14 million which is about R192.3 Million
Sharlto Copley – net worth $ 15 million
Sharlto Copley is the South African actor, director and producer. He has directed music videos and commercial. However I would say he is best known for his role as the “Wikus Merwe” in the science fiction movie “District 9” which was nominated in the Oscar awards. Sharlto Copley has an estimated net worth of US $ 15 million which is about R206 Million.
Charlize Theron – net worth $ 110 million
Charlize Theron is the South African fashion model, actress and producer. She has starred in many Hollywood blockbuster movies such as “The Devil’s Advocate”, “The Italian Job”, “Hancock” as well as “Mad Max” which was released in 2015. She has also receives several awards such as the “Golden Globe Award”, “Silver Bear” and an “Academy Award” which made her the first South African actress to win an Academy award. Charlize Theron has an estimated net worth of US $ 110 million which is about R1.5 Billion.