What is Celebrity?
A famous or celebrated person.
Top Earning Celebrity In South Africa
Below are some of the Top Earning celebrities.
1. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is one of the biggest actresses in Hollywood at the moment, and she has already established a legacy that can never be erased from the history of movies. She was born 7th of August, 1975, in Benoni, Transvaal, South Africa, and she attended Putfontein Primary School and the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg.
2. Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah is one of the most popular comedians in the world. Despite his international celebrity status he continues to make it known to everyone that he is South African. Trevor Noah was already a big celebrity in South Africa before he went to America and became an instant success. His shows are well-attended, and his social media handles are always abuzz.
3. Sharlto Copley
Sharlto Copley is an actor, movie producer, and director. He was born in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa in 1973. He attended St. Andrew’s Preparatory School in Grahamstown and Redhill School in Morningside, Johannesburg. At a very young age, he was privileged to meet a director who allowed him to make use of his company’s computers for 3D filmmaking.
4. Black Coffee
Black Coffee was born in Durban on March 11, 1976. He has since become South Africa’s biggest export to the world’s music stage. He is a South African DJ, record producer, and songwriter, with deep roots in the British and American music industries. He has performed in sold-out arenas in London, and the US, and is constantly on tour.
5. Sello Maake Ka-Ncube
Sello Maake is one of the most prolific and completely professional actors that have ever come out of South Africa. He was born on March 12, 1960, in Orlando East, Soweto, South Africa. He is so talented that he has featured in all kinds of acting works including Movies, Theatres Plays, and Television Soap Operas. He has performed in South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and Canada.
6. Jamie Bartlett
Jamie Bartlett is yet another South African celebrity actor who has gone on to grace the international stage. He was born in July 1966, in the town of Maidenhead in England, but he grew up in South Africa. His earliest works were all in the South African movie industry. But after a few years, the international big screen came calling, and he has risen to the occasion.
7. Moshidi Motshegwa
Moshidi Motshegwa is a South African screen goddess; with her amazingly good looks, it is difficult to believe that she has spent around 20 years in the South African Television and Movie industry. She was born September 3, 1977, and has gone on to have an amazing career as an actress.
Who is the highest-paid actor in South Africa?
Sello Maaka Ka Ncube, Moshidi Motshegwa, and Jamie Bartlett are the highest-paid actors in South Africa. Each one of them has a salary of around R120,000.
Why is it called celebrity?
Celebrity comes directly from the Latin celebritatum, meaning famous, and is related to the verb celebrate which means to honor something with the proper ritual.