Musa Ngema is a South African actor popularly known for his ability to fully sink into his roles on the screen. His role as Mazwi on Generations: The Legacy remains a piece for which he will always be remembered in history.
Full name: Musa Ngema
Date of birth: 1 August 1989
Age: 34 years old
Place of birth: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Wife/ Girlfriend: Ntombenhle Angel ‘Angie’ Gwala
Musa Ngema’s age, early life
Born and bred in KwaZulu Natal, Musa is now 34 years old as of August 2023. Growing up, Musa had so much love for art and physical work. This has inspired him to pursue a career in acting, and his love for fitness and the gym is clear for everyone to see. His shy character in real life makes it interesting to watch him when he is a tough guy on the screen.
Musa Ngema’s wife, girlfriend, children
In 2004 Muso married his longtime girlfriend, Ntombenhle Angel Gwala. Since then the couple had been serving goals together. However, they had never shared anything that may suggest that they have children. It seemed that they still want to enjoy themselves now without baby hustles.
Some rumours claim that Musa has a child with another woman who is not Angel. These rumours remain open since Musa had not come out to deny them.
Musa Ngema’s family, mother, grandmother, siblings
It’s fair to say that Musa is a family man who always loves to be with his loved ones. Even though he grew up with his parents, it seemed that they are no longer alive as he doesn’t post them.
However, Musa is not limited to his parents alone, he has grown to be close to his grandmother despite being separated for almost 12 years. When he came back to visit her, the two have been so close since then. As of now, there is no information about his siblings.
Musa Ngema’s career, Generations: The Legacy
Mnay fans got to know Musa when he joined Generations: The Legacy, but it wasnt his first piece of work. The actor from KZN had been in some shows like 7de Laan as Lindile and Rhythm City as Norton. He also featured in many theatre productions as listed below:
- The Crucible.
- Alice in Wonderland.
- Cinderella Various.
- African Tales.
- Othello Various.
- Puss in Boots Various.
- The Giving Tree Various.
- The Fisherman Various.
- Animal Farm Various.
- Suncoast Entertainment.
Musa Ngema on Generations: The Legacy as Mazwi Moroka
Born poor, the young boy finds himself in a rich family with power and control, Mazwi became that privileged young man who is filled with so much belief in his blood and self. Musa spoke of his role as Mazwi saying:
“Mazwi grows up poor and suddenly finds himself in a rich and powerful family. This makes him arrogant. When you give a poor man money, he can easily become arrogant because he believes that he is untouchable. He has this sense of entitlement. Mazwi thinks that he is entitled to power and hates those who belittle him, “He wants to be the chief executive and leader of the Moroka business and clan. He wants to appear decisive. Right now he has lost himself. It will be a big lesson if he has to start all over again”.
Musa Ngema’s salary on Generations: The Legacy, net worth
On a monthly basis, the actor pockets between R35 000 and R40 000 as salary. He also gets money from some of his side hustles like Motivational speaking and his net worth is estimated at R3 million as of 2023.