The Queen Actor Thato Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Girlfriend, Daughter, Weight Issue And Net Worth
Xolani Mayekiso is a South African dancer, singer and actor who is stealing the hearts of The Queen viewers as he takes on the role of Thato. As he performs his role flawlessly masses wonder who he is when not gracing the small screen. Find out more in Xolani Mayekiso Biography (Age, Wife, Daughter, TV Roles, Net Worth, The Queen).
Xolani Mayekiso was born in 15 April 1992 in QwaQwa, Free State, South Africa. The actor is 29 years old this year of 2021. He is trilingual, speaking Afrikaans, English, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho, Setswana and Sepedi
Xolani Mayekiso home town is Harrismith. His late mother raised him, and he has no idea of who his father is. But his mother later died in a sad road accident, together with two of the actor’s nieces. The actor has not yet come to terms with the situation but believes that time heals everything.
The famous actor has an elder sister, but since he was raised among many cousins, he feels like they all are his sisters and brothers. Despite growing up without a father, the actor is a great father to his young daughter. He would not like to disappoint her, and she is the reason he wakes up each day to work.
He graduated from AFDA with a BA in Live Performance.
Xolani first appeared in an acting role on television in 2016 when he was cast in the Mzansi Magic telemovie Izinqumo Esizenzayo (The Decisions We Make), which aired as part of the channel’s “Lokshin Bioskop” made-for-TV movie strand featuring township tales.
The following year he played the role of Vusi in a scene on the SABC1 soapie Generations: The Legacy, which aired on 2 March, 2017. Xolani got his big break later in 2017 when he gather up a starring role as Thato Maake on the Mzansi Magic soapie, The Queen. In the soapie, he takes the role of a kasi guy who suffers from a drug problem and is on the edge of getting better.
He made his first appearance on the show in Season 2, Episode 72 (which aired on 7 November, 2017). Originally recurring in Season 2 and the first part of Season 3, he was promoted to series regular during the third season. Xolani also had a role in the movie Umhlanga, a film created by interns from M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy for young filmmakers. The film aired on Mzansi Magic on 3 February, 2018.
Xolani Mayekiso is a great father to his young daughter. He and his daughter’s mum are not together, but they have a good relationship and co-parenting.
Relationship The actor is not together with the mother of his daughter. There is no information about his love life, as he has managed to keep his private life away from the limelight. Xolani Mayekiso girlfriend is not yet known.
Xolani Mayekiso The Queen role is a dream come true for him. He did not believe it at first as he thought it was a prank. He revealed that he always had a soft spot for acting since he was a young boy in primary school. “From primary going through into school, I’ve always loved acting, but I feel like acting chose me in a way”.
The actor is also a dancer, singer, and voice-over artist
Interesting to note, the handsome actor joined the cast of The Queen when he was quite thin. However, after a few months, Xolani Mayekiso weight had drastically increased. In an interview with Move! he shares that his current weight is his normal weight: “When I joined The Queen, I was hungry and starving. I guess being happy and content has made me too comfortable.”
Thato Net Worth
The upcoming actor is in his division and cashing in from his acting roles, dancing, singing and voice-over gigs. All this makes him a handsome dollar and he is worth $100 000. He is still headed for the stars and is in the right track.