Uzalo's Thembinkosi Thwala reveals that he used to earn R2300 a month before acting

Uzalo's Thembinkosi Thwala reveals that he used to earn R2300 a month before acting

Thembinkosi Thwala was not always a flashy actor. Before he was the heartthrob on SABC's Uzalo Thwala worked from through night as a packed at Checkers in Eastgate.

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He reveals how his normal day used to go before he struck fame.

'When the store closed we'd come in and place products on the shelves. We'd get in at 6 in the evening and pack until 6 in the morning.'

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With his days free he didn't waste any time. He would attend acting classes which had been a passion for him since his days in high school.

His life has dramatically changed for the better since he began acting. His salary at Checkers was a paltry R2300 which he had to use to raise his two children.

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He is grateful for the lessons he has learned struggling to take care of his family and allows him to portray more realistic characters on screen.

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