Skeem Saam Actors Salaries Revealed, See How Much They Earn Per Month
Skeem Saam first premiered on SABC1 in 2011 and is one of the most followed soapie operas in South Africa and it brags of more than 8 million viewers. According to the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa, Skeem Saam is the third most-watched soapie opera in South Africa behind Uzalo and Generations The Legacy.
Despite having an extensive base on viewership Skeem Saam is one of the low budget soapie productions. Skeem Saam cast is mainly dominated by expert actors with huge experience in the film industry such as Koko Mantsha but their monthly salaries do not show to that.
Skeem Saam Actors monthly salaries
Multi-award winning actress Lydia Mokgokoloshi kindly known as Koko Mantsha is one of the highest-paid actors on the set of Skeem Saam. The veteran actor claims of more than 30 years in the acting industry and has featured in soapies such as Bophelo ke Smphekgo.
Despite being relieved from full time acting Koko Mantsha takes home R35,000 monthly. Veteran actors such as Meikie, Mantuli, John, and Lelo their take-home salary is between R30,000 to 35,000 per month depending on their time on scenes and roles on set.
With a number of expert actors at its removal, Skeem Saam’s cast salaries per month are lower as compared to other soapies. Surprisingly some star actors within the set of Skeem Saam such as Leeto, Lehasa, Rachel, Tbose, Marothi and Leshole takes home a monthly salary between R25,000 to R30,000 per month.
Kwaito’s take-home salary is between R20,000 to R25,000 per month. Due to their roles and less time on scenes, Sis Ouma, Pretty, Emkay and Mokgadi gets the same kind of salary between R20,000 to R25,000 per month.
Nimrod is the smallest paid actor with his monthly salary between R15,00 to R20,000 thousand per month.
Skeem Saam is one of the most-watched soapies hereafter they have quite a number of supporting actors and they take between R1,500 to R6,000 per call.