Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s Net Worth, House and Cars

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s net worth is estimated at R13 million. He has a stunning mansion in Soweto and a collection of luxury cars. Ka-Ncube is not only a successful actor but someone who has also excelled in other facets of the entertainment industry. He is a producer, director, and businessman. He amassed his wealth through these endeavors.

What is Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s Salary?

No information is available about South African actor Sello Maake Ka-Ncube‘s current acting salary. At one point, nevertheless, it was reported that his monthly pay ranged from R100,000 to R120,000.

Although he never confirmed or refuted the report, the news did not come as a surprise to the majority of the public because he is one of the top actors in South Africa’s TV and film industries.

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s Net Worth: Is He the Richest Actor?

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube is currently one of the highest-paid actors in South Africa, with a net worth of $13 million. However, it is difficult to tell if he is the richest actor in South Africa right now, as widely speculated.

He has been active in the industry for more than forty years, but he hasn’t been making appearances in projects as he used to during his prime days as an actor. It is perceived that this could be one of the reasons he decided to branch out into other fields in the TV and film industry.

Recently, he was accused by a rude troll of being old and depreciating, but the actor hit back at him, warning him not to make such utterances against him.

The Farewell Ella Bella star hasn’t been officially named the richest actor in the country. Until he is officially unveiled, he can only be regarded as one of the best-paid actors.

Sources of Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s Net Worth


Acting is Ka-Ncube’s major source of income. He became a professional actor in 1981, and since then, he’s been active. He began his career in the theatre and performed in several countries, including the United Kingdom and the United States, among others.

The South African actor has appeared in productions both at the West End of London and with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been in several high-profile plays, for which he received considerable pay, including the following:

  • Othello, based on William Shakespeare’s play, Othello
  • Titus Andronicus, based on Shakespeare’s play, Titus Andronicus
  • The Lion King, based on the 1994 animated classic, The Lion King
  • The Good Woman of Sharkville
  • Smallholding
  • Prophets in The Black Sky
  • Aaron
  • The Suit, based on Can Themba’s short story, The Suit
  • Raisin in the Sun
  • Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s TV Shows include:

  • The Queen (2016 – 2017). He played the role of Kgosietsile Mathapelo
  • Rockville as Rolex Ngidi (2016)
  • King of Joburg
  • Generations (1993 – 2002). He played the role of Archie Moroka
  • Scandal! (2007 – 2016). He played the role of Lucas “Daniel” Nyathi

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s Movies:

  • Bopha! (1993)
  • The Rutanga Tapes (1990)
  • The Good Fascist (1992)
  • Madiba (miniseries) as Chief Albert Luthuli (2007)
  • Djadje: Last Night I Fell Off a Horse (1993)
  • Dark City (1990)
  • Othello: A South African Tale (2005)
  • Wheels and Deals
  • Taxi to Soweto (1993)
  • A Dry White Season (1989)

The actor is also the narrator of the 2008 natural history documentary Africa’s Outsiders, which focused on unusually pigmented (albino) wild animals. The project was aired by Animal Planet and received critical acclaim as well.

TV Producer

Ka-Ncube is also a producer with a vast experience in the craft. However, he hasn’t publicized the titles of movies and TV works he has produced.


In addition to acting and movie production, the Orlando-born thespian is a talented director. He gained a wealth of experience in directing projects due to the years he has spent in the industry. His professional credits as a director are not public knowledge, though.


Sello makes extra money through his business which has been in operation for many years. The actor doesn’t often talk about his business publicly, and he hasn’t mentioned the exact kind of business he is into.

The above-mentioned sources of income are the ones known to the public. Sello Maake Ka-Ncube may have other channels through which he makes his money that he is yet to disclose.

Sadly, he has not been forthcoming about how much he makes from each income stream. However, it is visible that he is an all-rounder and making waves in every aspect of his career. He is the founder of the Sello Maake ka Ncube Foundation. The organization empowers communities through diverse projects.

Board Advisory Roles

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Naledi Theatre Awards Soweto TV Board Gauteng Arts and Culture Adjudication Panel. He previously served on the Gauteng Film Commission Board of Trustees – Moving into Dance Mophatong.

Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s House

Actor Sello Maake Ka-Ncube owns a sprawling mansion in Soweto. He currently lives in the apartment with his wife and kids. His house is exactly situated in Dube, one of the townships in Soweto. The worth and features of his house are not public knowledge.

The actor’s property made headlines for the first time during his legal battle with his ex-wife Palesa Mboweni. She had demanded a spousal half-share of the property and spousal support.

There hasn’t been much update on this aspect of their divorce. From what is perceivable, Sello is still an occupant of the estate with his family, and he likely bought his ex-wife out of the house.

A Look at Sello Maake Ka-Ncube’s Car Collection

Sello Maaka Ka-Ncube has several expensive cars in his garage, but it is difficult to tell the exact number of cars he owns, all their brands, the period he bought them, and the worth of all the cars he owns.

Sello owns a white 2014 Porsche Cayenne, which he often drives around often. The high-end vehicle offers stability and traction control, antilock brakes, driver knee airbag, front-side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, parking sensors, a rearview camera, rear-side airbags, as well as a blind-spot warning system.

During the thespian’s divorce proceeding, it was revealed that his ex-wife burnt one of his cars, gave away all his clothes, and even locked him out on several occasions.

The Gender-based activist is not usually seen driving around, nor does he posts most of his cars on social media. Being someone with elegant taste in cars, it is believed that his apartment is littered with other powerful cars.

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