Charles Maja Biography: Age, Wife, Career, Net Worth and the Cause of His Death
Charles Maja who is famously known as Big Boy on the popular drama Skeem Saam, he was a South African Television and radio personality, his role on Skeem Saam was admired by most South Africans, he has also had extensive roles on radio dramas at Thobela FM.
He had many viewers glued to their screens with his funny character on Skeem Saam soapie. Big Boy’s character was an alcoholic and often gets criticized for the way he treats his son Leshole, played by Thabo Mkhabela.
He started acting in 1984, where he was on a road on a radio drama at Thobela FM. Maja’s first TV role debut was in 1997 when he appeared in SABC 2 drama Ke Bona Boloi
Real Name: Charles Maja
Nationality: Limpopo, South Africa
Age: 54 YEARS
How Did Charles Maja Die
The Skeem Saam actor on Thursday 9th of April was pronounced dead by his family, close friends and families of the deceased are broken heated by the death of their beloved one who has just died. It is with a deep sense of grief that affected people mourn and shared the painful news on social media
Charles was a skilled veteran actor who has left behind the entertainment industry in total shock and sadness as he was a role model to so many people in the industry.
Condolences and tributes are been shared across different social media timeline. We knew about this death on April 9th, 2020 through different publications on websites and social platforms.
He suffered a stroke. His daughter confirmed the news to us. The family is devastated,” Mogola said.
Charles Maja Wife
Charles was actually a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Maja was very private about his personal life therefore, there is no family picture on social media platforms or a picture of his wife.
Charles Maja Career
Maja was born and bred in Limpopo and he was famously known for the radio drama voice actor on the SABC’s Thobela FM drama “Mahlakung” portraying the role of Bra Tick. He made his debut on Skeem Saam in 2016 when he was introduced as the abusive, alcoholic father of Leshole Mabitsela, played by Thabo Mkhabela.
Maja’s character was soon loved by the viewers when he turned his life around, stopped abusing his son and instead became his pillar of strength as the two would face a series of painful challenges in the soapie.
The character was used for adding comic relief to the soapie’s serious storylines. Maja, who had no professional training, said in real life, he was quite different from his brash character.
“Big Boy and I are complete opposites – we don’t mix. He is rough and he shouts at people while I am cool, calm and collected. I can’t stand confrontation and would rather walk away than involve myself in an argument,” he said
Charles Maja Net Worth
Maja’s net worth is currently under review. However, the information will be updated soon