Kabomo Vilakazi biography: age, music, marriage Smoke and Mirrors and more

Known simply as Kabomo,. Kabomo Vilakazi is a South African actor and musician who was born on July 27, 1978. He is best known for playing the role of Mthetho on Smoke on Mirrors in 2024.

However, he has appeared in many other productions, including Rhythm City, Scandal, and Zabalaza. He is one of the most underrated singers in South Africa Read more about him below.

Biography of Kabomo Vilakazi

Kabomo Vilakazi who plays Mthetho on Smoke and Mirrors
Kabomo Vilakazi who plays Mthetho on Smoke and Mirrors

Full name: Kabomo Vilakazi
Date of birth: July 27, 1978 (46 years old in 2024)
Place of Origin: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Education: Phuthing Nest/Summit High School
Height: 1.68m
Occupation: Actor, Rapper, Writer and Producer
Known for: Mthetho on Smoke and Mirrors; Robert from Rhythm City
Net worth: $250,000
Nationality: South African

personal life of Kabomo Vilakazi

He was born in Benoni, Gauteng, on July 27, 1978. So, as of 2024, he is turning 46 years old. According to his social media, he is married and has celebrated his anniversary with his wife. However, it’s unknown if the couple has a child or not.

A picture of Kabomo Vilakazi
A picture of Kabomo Vilakazi

As one may guess, he is a simple yet complex man in real life. He enjoys making music and talking about current affairs. So, he has opinions on a lot of things that are current, from Netflix shows to political affairs.

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Kabomo finished high school at Phuthing Nest/Summit High school. Moreover, according to his social media, he studied at the University of South Africa, known as Unisa. However, the specific degree he studied is currently unknown.

Career of Kabomo Vilakazi

“Uzobuya,” Kabomo’s debut single, was made available in 2012. Two albums, All Things Grey and Sekusile, were successful.

He had a small part in the soap opera Zabalaza, which led to an offer to play the lead in the Vuzu comedy Check Coast in 2014.

In 2015, he made appearances in the movies Sink and Sober Companion, as well as on a number of well-known television series, including Soul City, Scandal, Thola, Saints & Sinners, Umlilo, Captain Bozaa, and Tshisa.

As a songwriter, he made several popular songs for the singers: Tshepo Tshola, Unathi, Aya, Kelly Khumalo, Thiwe, Nothende, Flabba, The Fridge, Flatoe, Pebbles, Zubz, and Dineo Moeketsi.

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Droplets and Melody are two of the feature films he also directed. He also created the script for the well-liked Skeem Sam drama series on Sepedi SABC1.

Yet the Droplets film crew then denounced him, saying that he hadn’t given them any money. He is currently on Smoke and Mirrors as Mthetho.

He starred in the comedy film Really Single, which Katleho Ramaphakela and Rethabile Ramaphakela co-directed in August 2020. On July 31, 2020, it became available on Netflix.

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Net worth

While there’s no conclusive information on his actual net worth,. Many sources estimate him to be worth around $250,000 as of 2023.

Social media

Kabomo used to be highly active on Facebook, sharing his thoughts from movies, series, artists and current affairs to just sharing his memories.

However, in recent times, he has switched to Instagram and has been more active there, with over 46k followers on the platform. His username is @kabomo_.

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