Generation Star Mrekza In Real Life, Age, Career Education, Tv Roles, Music, Girlfriend, Twins And Net Worth

Generation Star Mrekza In Real Life, Age, Career Education, Tv Roles, Music, Girlfriend, Twins And Net Worth

Kope Makgae is a South African actor who was born on the 7th November 1985, popular for his role Mrekza on Generations The Legacy. He knows how to hustle, having started out selling kota sandwiches to his high-school friends. All this is in a bid to fund his studies. He goes on to catering and starts making curtains for old-age homes.

Anything to make him get a seat in the entertainment industry. With his spoils, he managed to graduate with a BA in media and communications from the University of Limpopo. After joining a modelling and acting agency, the rest is history.

Mrekza Career

It all begins with a part role on the drama series Zone 14, playing an electrician. He goes on to do television commercials, most famously for OLX and DStv. Doors continue opening and he returns as Papa G’s henchman Thapelo on Isidingo. His next step sees him guest-starring as a journalist on the soapie, Rhythm City.

Mrekza Television Roles

The actor features in the first season of the telenovela inKaba in 2012. He plays a recurring role of Gunsten ‘Gus’ Moloi, a funny, appealing hustler who always rides solo. Gus wants a better life but isn’t prepared to put in the chore to get it, so he keeps down off back into crime.

In 2014 Kope plays Mr Finance, a persona with a taste for flashy cars and young girls in the feature film Thina Sobabili. In the same year, he guest stars as art director Mpumi in the compilation series Mzansi Love. He features in an episode where Mpumi is abandoned at the altar by the love of his life.

The following year, Kope co-stars with Buhle Mazibuko in the movie, Selling Faith. A pastor has to come to terms with the consequences of his sins when he gives into the temptations of money, greed and power. In 2016 Kope guest stars as Vusi in the sixth season of the compilation series eKasi: Our Stories, in the episode entitled “Soul Mate”. He has so many roles to his name and so here is a summary:

Music Career

The actor tries his magic in the music scene and Dr Malinga’s eye and joins him in his One Man Show. Dr Malinga while overjoyed has this to comment. “He is a public figure and people love him. When we heard he might be available we did everything we could to make sure he was on the lineup.”


Mrekza children

Showing a questionable character on TV just shows how good an actor he is. In as much as it may come as a surprise, Kope is actually a loving father. He is a proud father of toddler twin kids, a boy and a girl. We cannot blame him for often gushing over them on Instagram, they are so adorable.

Mrekza Girlfriend

The actor is engaged to “the most understanding fiancée”, Mpotseng and he couldn’t be happier.

Kope Makgae Net Worth

Despite earning a decent monthly salary on Generations The Legacy where he plays Mrekza, Makgae has mastered the art of advertising and bagged a 2-year advertising contract with MultiChoice SuperSport. The contract is reportedly worth $115 000 per annum. Kope Makgae’s net worth is $800 000 and is expected to grow into a million due to his interest in the real estate business.

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