Tony Kgoroge Biography: Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Movies, Height, TV Shows

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Biography

Tony Kgoroge (born April 21, 1974) is a renowned actor from South Africa, celebrated for his compelling performances in notable productions. 

He rose to prominence for portraying Jason Tshabalala in the highly acclaimed film Invictus. Additionally, audiences have been fascinated by Tony Kgoroge‘s role as Zimele “Ngcolosi” Bhengu in the beloved television soap opera Imbewu: The Seed.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Tony Kgoroge
Born: 21 April 1974 (age 49 years old)
Place of Birth: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Education: N/A
Height: 1.72 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Kgoroge
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Sthandiwe Kgoroge (m. 2002)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: 3
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: $1 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Tony Kgoroge, a well-known South African actor, was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, on April 21, 1974. His parents, who have remained unknown in the public eye but can be politely acknowledged as Mr. and Mrs. Kgoroge, tenderly nurtured him throughout his childhood and formative years. 

Regrettably, details regarding Tony‘s siblings or any potential brothers and sisters he may have are not readily available. Similarly, more information should be given regarding Tony Kgoroge‘s educational journey and academic accomplishments.

Career

Tony Kgoroge embarked on his acting journey in the early 2000s, starting with minor roles in South African television series and films. His breakout moment came in 2004 with a supporting role in the acclaimed movie Hotel Rwanda, earning him international recognition. Kgoroge further showcased his talent with notable appearances in films like Lord of War and Blood Diamond in 2005.

However, it was in 2009 that Kgoroge truly made his mark when he landed the role of Jason Tshabalala in Clint Eastwood‘s film Invictus. His portrayal of the South African rugby team captain garnered widespread acclaim, earning him accolades such as the South African Film and Television Award for Best Actor.

Since then, Tony Kgoroge has remained committed to his craft, taking on diverse roles in film and television projects. Notable among these are his appearances in popular TV series like Imbewu: The Seed and Deep State, as well as his roles in films such as Recipes for Love and Murder and “Jiva!

Renowned for his versatility and talent, Tony Kgoroge is highly esteemed in South Africa’s entertainment industry. Beyond his acting skills, he uses his influential platform to advocate for social justice, fearlessly addressing issues like racism and poverty.

Awards & Nominations

Awards

  • 2023: Durban International Film Festival – Best Actor (Cold Harbour)
  • 2017: South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) – Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations

  • 2010: Academy Awards – Best Supporting Actor (Invictus)
  • 2010: Golden Globe Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture (Invictus)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @Tony_Kgoroge
  • Instagram: @tony_kgoroge
  • Facebook: Tony Kgoroge

Personal Life

Tony Kgoroge, aged 49, the esteemed actor, has enjoyed a blissful marriage to actress Sthandiwe Kgoroge for more than 18 years, tying the knot on December 21, 2002. Their union has blessed three wonderful children – two boys and a girl. 

Despite their status as public figures, the Kgoroges value their privacy and tend to keep their personal lives away from the limelight. Nonetheless, Tony has occasionally shared glimpses of his affection for his beloved wife and cherished children during interviews and public engagements.

Filmography

  • 2000: Hijack Stories as Sox Moraka
  • 2004: Hotel Rwanda as Gregoire
  • 2005: Lord of War as Mbizi
  • 2006: Blood Diamond as Liberian Army Captain
  • 2007: Birds of Passage as Scoop
  • 2008: Body of Lies as Petrus Zwane
  • 2009: Invictus as Jason Tshabalala
  • 2010: The First Grader as Charles Obinch
  • 2013: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom as Walter Sisulu
  • 2018-2020, 2021: Imbewu: The Seed as Zimele Bhengu

Net Worth

Tony Kgoroge, a celebrated South African actor, has earned a net worth of $1 million throughout his successful career. Kgoroge has charmed audiences worldwide with his remarkable talent and flexibility, having appeared in films such as Invictus, Blood Diamond, and Hotel Rwanda

Moreover, he has also made a remarkable impact on the small screen through his participation in the acclaimed television series Imbewu: The Seed. With his extraordinary contributions to the entertainment industry, Tony Kgoroge continues to solidify his reputation as one of South Africa’s finest actors.




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