Junior Singo (born 1988 or 1989 in Chiawelo) is a fast-rising South African actor. He gained prominence for playing a starring role in the 2003 feature film Beat the Drum. The role of Musa earned him the Best Newcomer award at the Monaco International Film Festival.
He also was the recipient of the Best Actor gong at the Newport Beach Film Festival in California for the role. He has been making onscreen appearances for a long time now and has never been disappointed.
He made his debut appearance in the early 2000s and gained prominence for his impressive performance. He has been in the industry for over twenty years and has continued to contribute his quota.
|Name||Nathaniel Junior Oliphant|
|Other names||Junior Singo|
|Born||1988 or 1989 (age 32 or 33 years)
Chiawelo, Soweto, South Africa
The ever-young-looking actor was born in 1989 in Chiawelo, Soweto, South Africa into the family of Carol Oliphant.
His mother is an art director. He relocated to and grew up in Protea Glen, a township of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
His mother’s profession had a great influence on his career choice as an actor. During his young days, he started to appear in productions like Beat the Drum, Zabalaza, and Generations.
The actor is dating Lusanda Mtongana and they have been a couple for a while. The celebrated couple shares romantic pictures of them on social media.
He is also a proud father of a lovely daughter Ayamah. Though the details of his baby mama are still not known. The actor shows his daughter fatherly love and care.
Reports cover that his daughter lives with her mother, his baby mama. However, she pays him a visit on weekends and they spend time together watching animated movies.
What comes to mind of television viewers when they see Junior is the role of Musa he played in 2003. He was cast in the feature film Beat the Drum and bagged several awards for the role.
At the Monaco International Film Festival, Singo took home the Best Newcomer award. Another award he bagged for the role was Best Actor gong at the Newport Beach Film Festival in California.
In 2003, he appeared in the film The Wooden Camera, and in the following year, he was cast in Country of my Skull as Samuel L. Jackson’s son.
Still, in 2004, Junior was cast in Red Dust, and in 2006, he appeared in The Trail. In 2006, he landed a starring role in the television movie The Good Provider as Jabu Sithole.
He played another starring role as Themba Manyani in the SABC2 mini-series Hopeville (March-April, 2009). In the Mzansi Magic soap opera Zabalaza, he played another starring role of Qiniso “Q” Cele.
The renowned and award-winning actor has managed to grow his presence on social media. He shares pictures of him, his love life, career, and lifestyle on Instagram and has decent followership.
- 4 Hours as Bookkeeper
- 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls as Buhle
- eKasi: Our Stories as Kholo
- Generations as Mpho
- Heartlines as Jabu Sithole
- Hopeville as Themba Manyani
- Inconceivable as Clinic Guard
- Intersexions as Shorty
- isiPantsula as Tshepo
- Rhythm City as Sakhile
- The Road as Crew
- Thola as Brains James
- Zabalaza (2013) as Qiniso “Q” Cele
- Zone 14 as Stars Player
The actor has been in the entertainment circle for many years now. The young actor has managed to remain relevant since these years and has continued to make a name for him. According to Briefly News, Junior Singo is estimated to have a net worth of $1,000,000.
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