Uzalo Actor GC Biography, Age, Early Life,Family, Education, Career, Music, Boyfriend, Business, Award And Net Worth
Khaya Dladla is a South African actor popular for his role as GC on Uzalo. His eyebrows are always on fleek, makeup on point and he is always dressed to kill than most ladies. At first look one would think Khaya was born female but sadly he is just a male who can pull off a girly look perfectly. His doubtful picture of GC Uzalo, has attracted him a huge following.
Khaya Dladla was born on the 3rd of April 1990, in Umalazi BB section. The actor is 31 years old.
His parents are Mr. Reggie Dladla, the late, and his mother is Thandi Dladla from Umlazi G section. They are six children in their household, he was born fifth.
GC Early Life
His parents were looking for something to keep their hyper son busy. They then settled for dance because that was what Khaya decided to do at six years old. Khaya would find himself the only boy in the ballet classes, but this did not disturb him. He did his thing and was obviously very good. This was seen when he was eight years old and had already gotten a gig to go and perform.
His parents were also surprised because they never stayed behind for his performances. He would often go for gigs and not be in school as often as he should be, but he was happy with his work however. It is safe to say from 8 years old, he performed around South Africa and maintained this line for a long time throughout his life
He might have started working when he was 8, but Khaya is well-educated. He attended Isipingo Hills primary school when he was younger. From grade 8 he joined Hunt road, Glenwood. He did his matric at Brittenwood High School. He got a diploma in advertising at Varcity College and finally, he got his degree in Unisa, a bachelor of arts in Marketing and Communications.
He was primarily an actor in theatre, and he loved the excitement that came with doing a new character and engaging himself in the shoes of different people. The Khaya TV role seemed less fascinating to him, and when he was asked to try out for Gc Uzalo, he was unsure if it would be a good fit. However, on the stern recommendation of a director, he went for the audition and got the part.
The turn was, he was only going to be on the show for the first three or so episodes and had very few lines. When his time was meant to be done, the producers just couldn’t let him go because of how good he was. They even gave the character a real name (originally Gc stood for Gay Character), but with the adjustment of Khaya into the main show, they gave his role a real name, Gamakhulu Cetshwayo.
This caused a scandal on social media because nobody wants to see Gc go. This upcoming season has seen several members of the Uzalo cast exit the show. According to producer Pepsi Pokane, the actor has not left the show and is still part of the cast despite being sidelined a bit and being made a call actor.
Khaya is also trying his magic in the radio world as he has already made a name for himself in that industry. Recently Khaya lands a radio gig at a KZN radio station, Gagasi FM.
GC Music Career
The actor is at the beginning of his music career. He has been featured with the music legends like Hugh Masekela, Salif Keita and Thandiswa Mazwai as a background vocalist. Recently he has featured in YoungStar’s “INGOMA” and “Indovozi”.
The stylish actor is also on a footpath to being a business power and he owns sneaker line for R2000.
He is in a very happy relationship with his boyfriend. He says that his ‘bae’ has supported him and made him happy. It was also his goal not to date a singer, actor or anyone in the spotlight and he got what he wanted.
All fans of Uzalo have a personal love for Gc, the character who causes the soapie to trend so much online. The portrayal of Gc by Khaya is incomparable, the extravagance and skill in the acting have made him a household favorite. The role got him a nomination in the Golden Award for the Best Supporting Actor in a TV Soap.
GC Net Worth
The net worth combined by Khaya Dladla amounts to $70 000. He is bagging an daunting quantity of wealth from his acting, music, hosting gigs and his sneaker line.