Some TV stars grew up within the entertainment industry, some grew up singing or featured in music videos, acting and all that. In this article we’ll be looking at those actors/actresses who joined acting industry at early ages, who actually grew up acting on TV. Check out the top five below:

1. Junior Singo

Junior Singo is a familiar face on South African television screens. In 2003, he acted a leading role in the film; Beat the Drum and he was about 9 years old. This talented actor is known for his appearances in shows such as Zabalaza and Generations: The Legacy

Junior is now a grown man, apparently he’s in late 30s. Singo has been in a relationship with the beautiful Lusanda Mtongana, they even have a beautiful daughter. The two occasionally share romantic photos on Instagram.

2. Dineo Nchabeleng

Dineo Nchabeleng is best known as a little girl; Angela Mogale on the SABC1 soap opera Generations. Before that, she also acted in the film; Beat the Drum. This 28 year old once had a leading role in this other Mzansi Magic’s Lokshin bioskop; ‘Sofa Silahlane’ produced in 2017. Dineo also acted on Ring of lies and the Mzansi Magic’s prison drama series; Lockdown

Dineo is all grown up now. In 2014, she had her first born child, a baby girl named Gabriella Bohlale. Nobody knows whether she has a boyfriend, husband or whether she is married. She likes to keep her private life away from the spotlight hence details about her are not known.

3. Given Stuurman

Given Stuurman is a South African actor best known for his role as Speedy in the SABC1 drama series Tshisa, from 2006-2012. Before Tshisa, Given Stuurman stole the hearts of many South Africans as an eight-year-old when he asked for a girl’s hand in marriage in the 2003 Postbank Lobola ad.

This 25 year old is currently acting on the Etv’s popular soapie; Scandal, playing the role of ‘Kgosi’. This talented actor and his girlfriend had their first child last year, a cute baby girl.

4. Wright Ngubeni

Wright Ngubeni used to play the character of ‘Jonathan’ in the SABC 1’s soapie; Generations back in the early 2000’s. This actor who’s also a director and TV host also played the role of Thula on eTV’s Rhythm City. Wright Ngubeni Age He was born on 20 July 1988 in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is 33 years old as of 2021.

Wright is now a Dad to a baby girl. Wright says his father named her baby girl; Hlayiseka, which means blessed or be blessed. the last time I checked he was married to Sarah Ngubeni, I don’t know if Sarah she is the baby mama.

5. Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba

This young actor started acting on TV when he was about 7 years old, do you remember him in the SABC 1’s educational drama series; Soul buddyz playing the acting role of ‘Forget’?

Siya is also known for his role as Zweli Hlatswayo in the SABC 1’s political thriller televison series End Game. This 22 year old is currently acting on the Mzansi Magic’s drama series; Gomora, playing the character of ‘Langa’. Siya’s relationship status hasn’t yet been revealed

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