Khathu Ramabulana is one of South Africa's fastest rising young stars. Since coming on the scene in Generations: The Legacy, he has stolen the hearts of viewers across Mzansi. He has recently branched out into acting roles on productions that get distributed across the world, exposing him to a wider audience. Read on for a proper introduction to the man behind the name!
Khathu Ramabulana Muvhango actor's name seems to be in more places today than ever before. This is because more people are finding out about his talents on the screen and the stage. This biography of the actor will tell you more about Khathu Ramabulana age, career, TV shows, movies, and pictures.
- Full name: Khathutshelo Kevin Ramabulana
- Date of birth: September 10th, 1993
- Current age: 26 years
- Nationality: South African
- Occupation: Actor
Khathu Ramabulana biography
He was born in South Africa on September 10th, 1993. This places the current Khathutshelo Ramabulana age at 26 years going on 27.
He is an actor by profession, and he is most famous for his performance on the Netflix superhero series known as Shadow, where he plays Detective Max Makena. The path towards this role was relatively short compared with some of the other actors since it took only three years to appear on a television show.
Not much is known about his career as an actor before he appeared in his first television performance. He graced South Africa's screens for the very first time on September 23rd, 2016. This was on the popular SABC1 soapie known as Generations: The Legacy. He played the recurring role of Yonke, a character that was meant to be a very charming individual. For his work on the show, he was listed in the show's credits as Khathutshelo Ramabulana.
On February 14th, 2019, he made his debut on the popular eTV soapie entitled Scandal! In the Valentine's Day episode, he played the role of Zweli.
In the same year, he got his major break when he landed a starring role in Netflix's superhero show known as Shadow. In it, he portrayed Detective Max Makena (no relation) alongside co-star Pallance Dladla.
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Khathu Ramabulana TV shows
His acting roles so far are as follows:
- Season 1 of Generations: The Legacy, where he portrayed the character known as Yonke
- Season 2 of Ikhaya, where he portrayed the character known as Moshe
- Season 1 of Impilo: The Scam, where he portrayed the character known as Phineas
- Season 1 of Muvhango, where he portrayed the character known as Hulisani
- Season 1 of Queen Sono (2020-2021), where he portrayed the character known as William
- Season 1 of Scandal!, where he portrayed the character known as Zweli
- Season 1 of Shadow, where he portrayed the character known as Detective Max Makena
- Blessers, a 2019 South African comedy movie, where he portrayed the character known as Talent
Khathu Ramabulana pictures
As of now, he does not have any known social media profiles but there are still pictures of him available on the internet since he is still a celebrity.
1. Looking good in maroon
In this photo, he is pictured at an event for Netflix where they were promoting Queen Sono. He keeps his look casual with a maroon suit, black shirt, and maroon headdress. The white sneakers complement the look just like the rings he is wearing.
2. Makena Max with Shadow
In this promotional image for the show entitled Shadow provided courtesy of Netflix, he is pictured in his role as Detective Max Makena along with the character known as Shadrach "Shadow" Khumalo. The character was supposed to be nerdy for most of the series, but he is clearly capable of taking it to different heights, proving he is talented as an actor.
At the launch event, the two male co-stars both wore custom-tailored tuxedos that had an effect on their admirers. The OkMzansi blog's Shwashwi covered it with the following words:
The show's two lead hunks Pallance Dladla and Khathu Ramabulana twinned in tailored tuxedos. Pallance plays the muscle superhero in the show, while Khathu plays the nerdy detective. How about a threesome with Shwa, boys? Yum! Newbie Khathu is one to watch.
3. Friendship is magic
This photo shows him with former Uzalo actor Nay Maps looking good together. It did rounds on last year's Khathu Ramabulana birthday when Maps sent him a shoutout via Instagram.
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4. The detective on the job
This promotional image from Shadow shows him expressing a different angle of the detective character. It looks more intense and darker than the previously featured image to show that the action has taken a different turn.
5. Hanging with a co-star
In this picture, he is seen hanging out with Enhle Maphumulo. She is also one of the actors on Queen Sono, and she plays his romantic partner on the show.
It is obvious that Khathu Ramabulana is here to stay. His shows and movies have been liked by his South Africans and it is only a matter of time before the rest of the world catches on to his talent. Keep an eye on him in the future.
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Briefly had previously reported that Queen Sono is expected to have a second season with Pearl Thusi coming back to the starring role. This indicates that the first season was successful when it aired.
Most of the cast members from the first season are expected to return to the show with Thusi.
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