Khulu Skenjana Biography

Khulu Skenjana Biography

Mkhululi Malusi Manqoba Skenjana, popularly known as Khulu Skenjana, is a South African actor born on April 6, 1982, in Soweto, South Africa. He has been active in the acting industry since 2008 and is best known for his roles in popular television serials such as “Machine Gun Preacher”, “Zulu”, and “Zama Zama”.

Personal Life

Skenjana was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa. In 2016, he married fellow actress Mona Monyane, and together they have two children. Their second child, Amani-Amaza Wamazulu Skenjana, was born on November 16, 2017, but tragically passed away just seven days after birth. Their eldest daughter, Ase-Ahadi Lesemole Mamphai Skenjana, was born in August 2016.

Acting Career

Skenjana’s acting career began in the 2000s with guest appearances in television serials such as “A Place Called Home”, “Binnelanders”, and “Generations”. He also made appearances in the popular television serial “All Access Mzansi” as a voice artist and played the role of ‘Kumkani Modise’ in the serial “Entabeni”.

In 2008, Skenjana played the role of ‘Mandla’ in the mini-series “Noah’s Ark” from July to August. In the same year, he made a cameo role in the NBC series “The Philanthropist”. Then in 2010, he played the role of ‘David Tabane’ in the series “The Mating Game”. He also appeared in several popular television series such as “Sokhulu & Partners”, “Rhythm City”, “Hola Mpinji”, “A Place Called Home”, and “Jozi-H”.

In 2011, Skenjana made his film debut with the role of ‘Max’ in the film “48”. In the same year, he appeared in the film “Machine Gun Preacher”. In 2013, he played a lead role ‘Themba’ in the film “Zulu”. In the same year, he joined the second season of “Intersexions” and then in “Tempy Pushas”.

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Television Serials and Filmography

  • A Place Called Home as Guest Star
  • All Access Mzansi as Voice Over Artist
  • Binnelanders as Guest Star
  • Change Down as Voice Over
  • Entabeni as Kumkani Modise
  • Erfsondes as Stanley
  • Fallen as S’bu Majola
  • Generations as Guest Star
  • Hard Copy as Malume Joe
  • Hola Mpinji! as Thomas
  • Imposter as Caesar
  • Intersexions as Montsho
  • Isono: The Sin as Gazati
  • It’s Complicated as Diliza
  • Jacob’s Cross as Mr Black
  • Jozi as Guest Star
  • Lockdown as Mamba
  • Matatiele as Construction Guy
  • Noah’s Ark as Mandla
  • Single Guyz as James
  • Sokhulu & Partners as Guest Star
  • Tempy Pushas as Zenzele Zembe
  • The Bantu Hour as Cast Member
  • The Docket as Guest Star
  • The Mating Game as David Tabane
  • The Mayor as Jabu Isaacs
  • The Philanthropist as Sergeant
  • uSkroef noSexy as Ntelezi
  • Zabalaza as Ntsika

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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