Which Actors Are The Highest Paid?!The Queen Vs The River


Which Actors Are The Highest Paid?!The Queen Vs The River


Have you ever wondered which flagship TV show between The Queen and The River, has the most highest-paid actors? Well, gather around as we fill you with some hot tea on some of your favorite stars’ salaries.

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The Queen Mzansi has undoubtedly become one of Mzansi’s most-watched TV shows. The show became a household name after it made its debut in August 2016, and it has since amassed a great viewership on the Mzansi Magic channel, with its intriguing storyline and much-loved characters.

The show has introduced to the masses some newest talents in the industry and the manner in which the actors deliver their artistry will leave you mesmerized. The show is always making it trend on social media almost every night an episode has aired.

iHarare recently speculated on the salaries of the actors and how much they take home. It is no secret that actors play a major role in TV shows hence the question of how much they get paid, is always a hot topic on everyone’s lips due to their lavish lifestyle and being famous.

According to the publication, the lowest paid actor of the show is speculated to be Thembsie Matu. Thembi plays the funny character of Patronellah, and she apparently takes home between R20 000.00 to R25 000.00 per month.

Following hot on the heels of her footsteps are Loyiso McDonald and Zandile Msutwana. The actors who play Kagiso Khoza and Vuyiswa Maake respectively are set to be getting paid R30 000.00 to R35 000.00 each.

The salary is suggested as the average that many of its leading cast like Themba Ndaba, Zenande Mfenyana, and SK Khoza also take away monthly.

The new faces on the show including the likes of Jessica Nkosi, Rapulana Seiphemo, and Ntando Duma apparently bags between R40 000.00 to R50 000.00 monthly.

Another show which has become Mzansi Magic’s firm favorite is The River. The show first aired in 2018 and instantly won the hearts of many viewers.

On the show, Zweli Dikana played by the talented Hlomla Dandala, apparently bags R45 000 per month.

The lowest-paid actors on the show due to their experience are Tinah Mnumzana (Flora), Thapelo Sebogodi (Khabzela), and Matshepo Sekgopi (Dimpho) and their salaries range from R18 000 to R25 000 per month. Followed by Lunga Shabalala who plays Lindani, earns between R20 000 and R25 000

Veteran actor Presley Chweneyage who stars as Thuso ‘Cobra’ Mokoena, earns between R27 000 to R34 000 a month. He is the first son and the eldest child to Thato and Malefu. Another celebrated actor Sello Maake ka-Ncube gets paid between R25 000 to R35 000 a month

So clearly, The Queen actors are the highest-paid.