Kere Nyawo Biography

Kere Nyawo Biography

Kere Nyawo, a celebrated South African actor, is best known for his comedic role as Popeye on Zone 14. His unique character has earned him a large fan base and established him as a formidable force in the industry. As his fame grows, so does the curiosity about the man behind the beloved character of Popeye. Let’s delve into the life of Kere Nyawo.

Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Kere Moses Nyawo
  • Age: 61 years
  • Birthday: 21 October 1961
  • Birthplace: Soweto, Gauteng
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Journalism
  • Education: Diploma in Business Studies
  • Net Worth: R500 000

The Beginning of Kere Nyawo’s Career

Kere Nyawo began his career in street theatre, earning a modest living while discovering his passion for the arts. He would dramatize books in his literature class, simplifying the content for his classmates. “I read a lot and used to convert stories from the books into dramas. That’s where I started writing films. I became popular before I played Popeye on zone 14. I used to entertain people by speaking bad English and they would pay me,” Nyawo recalls.

Kere Nyawo’s Filmography

Best known as Popeye from Zone 14, Nyawo has an impressive list of roles to his name. In addition to acting, he also works as a researcher for a Japanese platform, Mainichi News.

  • Isibaya as Eric
  • The River as Vetkoek
  • Yizo Yizo as Thirty Eight
  • The Crown Gospel Music Awards as Presenter
  • Gauteng Maboneng as Stix
  • Hustle as Gang Leader
  • The Black Door as Bulelani Ngcobo
  • For Love and Broken Bones as Hlaudi
  • Moratuwa

Personal Life

Kere Nyawo is married and has three children. However, he prefers to keep the identity of his family private.

Net Worth

With multiple careers, Kere Nyawo has amassed a net worth of R500 000, proving that he is indeed thriving in his element.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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