Paballo Mavundla bio, House of Zwide, personal life, music and more

Paballo Mavundla (born 11 June 1999) is a South African actor. Best known for his debut role Nkosana on Mzansi Magic’s supernatural drama series The Herd and as Jerah Moroka on Generations: The Legacy. Even though the actor is most remembered as Nkosana from the Herd. He has worked really hard to prove himself in other roles. So, stay tuned for his full biographical information.

Full biography: Paballo Mavundla

A picture of Paballo Mavundla
A picture of Paballo Mavundla

Full name: Paballo Mavundla
Nickname: Sikie
Date of birth: 11 June 1999 (23 years old)
Place of birth: Meadowlands, Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Education: Orlando West High school (Soweto)
Alma mater: Barchelors in Dramatic Arts (National School of Arts)
Height: 1.65m to 1.67m
Occupation: Actor
Known for: Jerah Moroka from Generations the Legacy, Nkosana from The Herd, Sandile from House of Zwide
Nationality: South African

Early life of Paballo Mavundla

Some may know Mavundla from Generations the legacy as Jerah Moroka
Some may know Mavundla from Generations the legacy as Jerah Moroka

Paballo Mavundla was born on the 11th of June in 1999. Making him 24 years young as of 2023. Moreover, the actor, comes from South western side of Soweto in Meadowlands. A place full of history, but with not as many names coming the small town. So, he’s one of the few names from that place. According to his official Facebook account, he attended the Orlando West High school in Soweto. And it’s important to note that the actor’s childhood is not fully known.

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The confident and determined actor attended the National School of Arts where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Dramatic Arts.

Mavundla who plays Sandile on House of Zwide and his colleagues, Nefisa Mkhabela (far left) and Linda Nxumalo extreme right
Mavundla who plays Sandile on House of Zwide and his colleagues, Nefisa Mkhabela (far left) and Linda Nxumalo extreme right

And, he has revealed that his time at the National School of Arts played a huge role in his acting career. In the modern acting industry, there is higher preference for actors with an acting education. So, his degree couldn’t be more useful especially in appearing in shows like Generations the Legacy.

Personal life of Paballo Mavundla

At this point you might be aware that celebrities are a little shy and like to stay away from the spotlight. But, who could blame them. And, Paballo isn’t an exception, and thus he has little information about his personal life.

The House of Zwide's Sandile actor is in a relationship
The House of Zwide’s Sandile actor is in a relationship

However, he has revealed that he is in a relationship. And according to his Facebook profile, the relationship was initiated on the 16th of April 2022. So, it’s barely a year old. However, he has not revealed whom he’s dating.

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His agency is Eye Media Artists. However, their site is still under construction. So, we can’t get his actual height as of yet. However, we do estimate that he has an unbilled height of around 1.65m to 1.67m. This is an estimate and we believe it’s closer to his actual height. But it’s important to note that this value or figure is only tentative and as new and more reliable information presents itself, we will update this section.

What is Paballo Mavundla’s Net worth

Well, according to sources like, the actor has an estimated net worth of $150 000. Which in Rands is around R2 300 000. However, these values are only estimates and the real figure could be slightly higher or lower. So, it’s important to always note this as an estimate rather than an actual figure. Furthermore, according to and, he has an estimated salary of R25 000 to R35 000 a month. However, he has other ventures, so we don’t know his actual monthly income.


After several times of auditioning and not receiving a role, the actor landed his first professional job in the supernatural drama The Herd, where he depicted the role of a naughty and rebellious teen, Nkosana. And according to Paballo, he got quite the backlash for the role. Citing that even the Jerah Moroka role didn’t get him that much backlash. Saying that it was even the opposite as he got positive feedback for that role. He played alongside Sello Maake and said he embraces the role of Nkosana and doesn’t mind the hate people have for it.

A picture of actor and artist Paballo Mavundla

He later joined the SABC1 soapie Generations: The Legacy in November 2018. He was tasked with the role of Jerah Moroka also known as Crazy J, a misbehaved cousin of the Morokas who is a varsity student and later works at Ezweni Communications. And more recently, the actor was cast as Sandile on House of Zwide. His second big role yet.

Other endeavors

While most people remain faithful to the craft. Mavundla is a multifaceted artist, he’s not only an actor but he’s also a rapper and MC. So, you might hear him blowing up in the music industry too. Moreover, according to his most recent Twitter account, he could be a fashion designer as well. As he write founder of Mavundla designs on his Twitter bio. His Twitter handles are @therealpaballo and @pablo_mavundla respectively.

Social media

If you would like to reach the actor. It would be best to approach his agency at eye media artists. But, if you’re just a fan, you’d be glad to know that the actor is on Instagram and Facebook. On Facebook, he has a personal account and page. Both under his full name Paballo Mavundla.

And, on instagram, he is under the username @paballo_mavundla. Moreover, he has two Twitter accounts, of which we believe both are his. In them he revealed how to reach or book him. You can book him at, or via his telephone number 067 908 6505. However, the account was last active in 2021. So, it’s hard to know if those details are still valid.

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