Net worth in 2024 compared:Who is richer between Vusi Kunene and Rapulana Seiphemo?
Mzansi’s entertainment industry has provided employment opportunities to a multitude of people. From the street performers to the artists working on movies and selling out arenas, they are all part of the entertainment industry, which boosts the economy in many ways.
It will be unfair to talk about outstanding actors in Mzansi without mentioning Vusi Kunene and Rapulana Seiphemo. The two stars have been in the acting industry for decades and have a cabinet of awards as a testament to their skills. Vusi and Rapulana have worked together on the long-running soap opera Generations: The Legacy and made waves on the show.
After leaving Generations, The Legacy Vusi Kunene joined the drama series House of Zwide, and Rapulana Seipheno joined Ferguson Films telenovela The Queen. Both stars are talented, and it’s without a doubt that their service doesn’t come cheap. They are being paid thousands of rands for their acting roles, hence drawing comparisons about who is wealthier than the other in real life.
1. Vusi Kunene
Vusi Kunene is a South African actor, best known for his roles as Jack Mabaso in Generations and its continuation, Generations: The Legacy, Funani Zwide in House of Zwide, Bhekifa in Isibaya (2012–2016), and Jeffrey Sibeko in Isidingo (2009–2014). He is also known for the way he speaks Zulu (IsiZulu). He has appeared in 25 films and television shows since 1993. In 2011, he received the Golden Horn Award for Best Actor for the drama Soul City.
As of 2024, Vusi Kunene has a net worth of R15 million; his primary source of income is his acting career. However, he is a man who wears many hats, as he is the CEO and founder of Blackness Sushi, a sushi and wine bar-restaurant located at 20 Kruger St., City and Suburban Johannesburg. He is a dynamic man who stops at nothing to secure the bag. As of late, he is nailing his role on House of Zwide as Funani Zwide, and Mzansi has grown fond of his character.
2. Rapulana Seipheno
Rapulana Seiphemo (born 4 November 1967) is a South African actor and filmmaker. He is primarily known for his role as Tau Mogale in the long-running soap opera Generations and its continuation, Generations: The Legacy.His career began back in 1989. He has also had starring roles in How to Steal 2 Million, Tsotsi and the sports drama Themba. He made a move from Generations: The Legacy to join Mzansi Magic’s telenovela The Queen in early 2020.
In contrast, Rapulana is the epitome of hard work, with many arms like the tentacles of an octopus. As of 2024, he has an estimated net worth of R20.5 million, something reasonable for someone who is getting paid a salary of R120 000 per month. Rapulana Seiphemo has managed to keep his business investments under wraps in recent years. Still, rumours have it that the actor has business interests in the entertainment industry and real estate.