Thulani Mtsweni Biography: Real Age, Wife, Education, Family, Salary, Net Worth

Thulani Mtsweni (born 31 July 1968), also addressed by Kaka, is a South African actor. He gained prominence for appearing in much popular television series. Some of his popular acting credits include Isibaya and Isidingo.

He also played a fan-favorite role in the series iNumber Number. Although he is best-known for these roles, he has landed other roles in many television series.

Thulani Mtsweni moved to Isibaya from Gomomra in October 2020. He was cast as the Mpihlangene Zungu and has an older brother Mpiyakhe Zungu.

He entered the entertainment industry in 2015 and has gained enough experience and exposure. His acting skills have gained him the experience and exposure he needs to stay relevant in the industry.

The talented actor walked into the limelight for appearing in the SABC3 series Isibaya as Sibiya.

Thulani Mtsweni
Thulani Mtsweni Biography: Real Age, Wife, Education, Family, Salary, Net Worth
Thulani Mtsweni is best known for being cast as Sibiya on the SABC3 soap opera Isidingo.
Background Information
Name: Thulani Mtsweni
Other names: Kaka
Born: 31 July 1978 (age 43 years)
Tsakane township, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Gender: Male
Children: Sanele Ngcebo Mnguni
Occupation: Actor
Salary: $50,000
Net worth: $300,000
Years active: 2014/2015-date

Early Life

The actor was born on 31 July 1978 in Tsakane township near Johannesburg and his parents named him Thulani Mtsweni. Although he is often referred to as Kaka and hailing from a humble beginning has taught him persistence, I suppose.

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Acting is not the only thing the actor knows to do best, he is also loved and enjoyed soccer, and as a child, he loved the sport.

In an interview session, the actor revealed that he would “replace beauty with talent” if he had the chance to change the industry.


Acting was not his first work in the entertainment industry. Thulani Mtsweni collaborated with several student producers and gained some experience and exposure.

What he learned gave him an edge in the competitive entertainment industry.

Many television viewers know him for playing the role of Shadrack Bhekiziswe Sibiya in Isidingo. Playing the role in the SABC3 series did not only bring him dough, but it also gained him fans.

He was cast as Nyoka in the television series iNumber Number and also made an appearance in the South African musical drama series as an abducted boy.

Later, he made it as a cast on another popular South African serial Gomora. Two years into his role, he left the show and is currently in the popular telenovela Isibaya.

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Thulani Mtsweni has appeared in several videos by Nkabi Chronicles where he could be seen dancing. Other celebrated personalities they have featured so far include Pearl Sox and Likhona.

This is the second appearance he is making on Isibaya. First, he played a guest role as Godfrey appearing in season two in 2014/2015.

Social Media

The actor is active on social media where he shares engaging pictures with his fans and followers. He has about 50.2k followers on his Instagram account “Bongani wama Grocery“.


  • Gomora – Bongani
  • Hush Money – Malusi Buthelezi
  • iNumber Number – Nyoka
  • Isibaya – Godfrey
  • Isibaya – Mpihlangene
  • Isidingo – Sibiya
  • Isono – Guard 1
  • Kowethu – Young Petrus
  • Rhythm City – Gedleyihlekisa

Net worth

Acting has been his passion and his source of wealth and he has spent over 6 years in the industry. According to BrieflyThulani Mtsweni is paid around $50,000 as salary. The Nation estimates him to have a net worth of around $300,000.

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