Wandile Molebatsi: Biography; age , career , wife, children; wedding.


Wandile Molebatsi: Biography; age , career , wife, children; wedding.

Wandile Molebatsi is one of the greatest actors in South African film and television. He started acting in the 1990s as a child. Some of his childhood movies and television shows include KTV, Born Free, and Cry, among others. He is also a producer, and he owns a production company called Coal Stove Pictures, which has produced leading films, including Hear Me Move.

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The successful actor was born on March 21st, 1991. His hometown is Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa. His father is Bishop Caesar KL Molebatsi, the head of the Ebenezer Evangelical Church, also located in Soweto, Gauteng. The actor’s mother is a social worker at the African National Congress (ANC). Wandile Molebatsi’s parents have four sons, and he is the second-youngest. His two older brothers are Lebogang Solomzi and Kgomosto Dumisani.


He studied drama and film at the University of Witwatersrand. He is a die-hard fan of South Africa’s Kaizer Chiefs FC.

He is a happily married man. Wandile Molebatsi wife, Jessica Jane, is a stylist and fashion designer. They have two children together, a son and a daughter. Their son, Elijah Aruna, was born in late 2014, while their daughter, Onalenna, was born in 2017.


His mother noticed that he had acting potential from a young age because he liked seeking attention. She found him an agent, and that is how his star began to shine. He started his career in the film industry with a role on KTV, a kids’ television show in the 1990s. His first film as a child was Born Free (1996), where he played the role of Nik Nik. His other childhood films include Shuba Lodge, The Beloved Country, and Cry.

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In 2006, he starred in When We Were Black mini-series. From 2011 to 2013, he played the role of a laid-back tracker Blessing Dlamini on The Wild, an M-Net soap opera. He is the founder and owner of Coal Stove Pictures, a production company based in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The company has produced movies such as Hear Me Move and the 13-part television series, Guilt.

He is also a musician, mostly a performer. He developed an interest in music while attending his father’s church and even formed the Embryo band together with other teenagers. He is currently part of the Uju band as a performer.

He has been together with his wife since 2013. The two are happy together and always post about how they feel about each other on social media platforms. Jessica Jane comes from Durban, but her father is German. Their interracial marriage is not a hindrance to their love.

They held their wedding on July 6, 2013. They currently live in Johannesburg, where his wife does fashion design and he concentrates on filming. The actor is blessed with two beautiful children. He is a happy and doting father.



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