Kingsley Ramabulana Biography
Kingsley Ramabulana is a respected South African actor, best known for his portrayal of Vhangani Ramasha in the SABC 3 soap opera ‘Muvhango’. He is admired for his humility and respect, traits that have made him one of the most respected actors in the industry. Kingsley is also known as the younger brother of the late Muvhango veteran actor, Sampson Ramabulana. Let’s delve deeper into the life and career of Kingsley Ramabulana.
Kingsley Nndwayamato Ramabulana, commonly known as Kingsley Ramabulana, is a male actor born in Thohoyandou, South Africa. He is 51 years old and of Black ethnicity. He holds South African nationality and has made a name for himself in the acting industry, particularly through his role in ‘Muvhango’. He also maintains a presence on Facebook under the name Kingsley Nndwayamato Ramabulana.
Early Life and Education
Kingsley Ramabulana hails from Thohoyandou, Limpopo, South Africa. His understanding of the Tshivhenda culture and language can be attributed to his roots. For his education, Kingsley attended Shayandima High School in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. In 2018, he furthered his education at the Central Johannesburg College, indicating his desire to expand his horizons beyond acting.
The Legacy of Sampson Ramabulana
In September 2019, the entertainment industry was saddened by the news of the passing of a well-known local actor, Mr Sampson “Vho-Nenzhelele” Ramabulana. Sampson, an educator and a legend in the industry, was also Kingsley’s elder brother. He passed away at the age of 68 in the Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane after a long illness. He was famous for his ‘Vho-Mushasha’ role in the Tshivenda soapie, ‘Muvhango’.
Kingsley Ramabulana has been a part of ‘Muvhango’ for almost a decade and has made a few other TV appearances. He has also appeared in several films, including ‘Elelwani’, alongside his late brother Sampson.
In ‘Muvhango’, Kingsley plays the role of Vhangani Ramasha. ‘Muvhango’ is one of the oldest TV shows in South Africa. This soap opera, created by Duma Ndlovu and broadcast on the public TV channel SABC 2, began airing in 1997. The show, which has been nominated for a SAFTA, has strong family-oriented storylines that seek to address the conflict between traditional and modern ways.
Details about Kingsley Ramabulana’s wife or family are currently unknown. Kingsley prefers to keep his personal life private, understanding the potential downsides of fame. He is careful to protect his personal life from public scrutiny.
As of 2024, Kingsley Ramabulana has an estimated net worth of US$180,000. His income primarily comes from his successful acting career. However, it’s important to note that net worth can fluctuate over time due to a variety of factors, including career developments, investments, and more.