Vuyo Dabula Biography: Wife, Age, Net Worth, Height, Children, Movies, Home Language, TV Shows

Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Vuyo Dabula (born September 11, 1976) is a celebrated South African actor, model, and bodybuilder known for his compelling performances on both the big and small screens. 

His notable portrayal of Shandu Magwaza in the hit Netflix crime series Queen Sono catapulted him to international recognition. Beyond this breakthrough role, Vuyo Dabula has demonstrated his acting prowess in a range of productions, including blockbuster films like Avengers: Age of UltronFive Fingers for Marseilles, and the long-running South African TV series Generations.

Vuyo Dabulaverify button
Vuyo Dabula: History ‧ Bio ‧ Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Vuyo Dabula
Born: 11 September 1976 (age 47 years old)
Place of Birth: Mahikeng, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Education: Technikon Witwatersrand
Height: 1.8 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Dabula
Siblings: Siyolo Dabula
Spouse: Mrs. Dabula
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Kitso Dabula
Occupation: Actor • Model
Net Worth: $1 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Vuyo Dabula, a prominent South African actor, was born on September 11, 1976, in Lomanyaneng, near Mahikeng, the capital of the North West Province in South Africa.

Throughout his upbringing, Vuyo was nurtured by his parents, often referred to as Mr. and Mrs. Dabula in media circles due to their privacy. He also shares a sibling bond with his brother, Siyolo Dabula.

Following his graduation from P.H Moeketsi Agricultural High School in 1995, Vuyo Dabula pursued higher education at Technikon Witwatersrand, where he completed his studies and graduated in 1996.


Beginning his journey as a model, Vuyo Dabula ventured into the world of advertising, gracing campaigns for esteemed brands like Coca-Cola and MTN. However, his path turned towards acting in 2003, with his debut on the silver screen in the film Soldiers of the Rock

Since then, Dabula has become a prominent figure in South Africa’s entertainment sphere, featuring in local films and TV series such as Zone 14Isidingo, and Generations: The Legacy. His talent transcended borders in 2015 when he secured a supporting role in the Hollywood blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Vuyo Dabula‘s prowess shone brightly in the 2017 South African Western film Five Fingers for Marseilles, earning him widespread acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Notably, the film was selected as South Africa’s official submission for consideration at the esteemed 90th Academy Awards.

In 2020, Dabula mesmerized audiences by portraying Shandu Magwaza in the hit Netflix crime drama Queen Sono. His performance contributed to the series’ critical and commercial success and earned him accolades for his remarkable talent.

Vuyo Dabula‘s acting prowess has not gone unnoticed, with several prestigious awards adorning his career. He was honoured with the Best Actor Award for his stellar performance in Five Fingers for Marseilles, while his portrayal in Queen Sono earned him the Best Actor Prize at the 2020 African Movie Academy Awards.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @vuyodabula 
  • Twitter: @vuyodabula 
  • Facebook: Vuyo Dabula

Personal Life

Vuyo Dabula, aged 47, is a renowned actor and a devoted married man. Married to Mrs. Dabula, Vuyo shares a strong bond with his son, Kitso Dabula, which he openly expresses during interviews. 

Family plays a significant role in Dabula‘s life, and he often speaks fondly of the love and admiration he holds for his son, highlighting the importance of their relationship.


  • Soldiers of the Rock (2003)
  • Finding Lenny (2009)
  • Invictus (2009)
  • Presidential Guard (2009)
  • A Small Town Called Descent (2010)
  • Wild at Heart (TV series, 2011)
  • Unsung Hero (TV mini-series, 2012)
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
  • Johannesburg Cop (TV series, 2014)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017)
  • Generations: The Legacy (TV series, 2017)
  • Queen Sono (TV series, 2020)
  • Shaft (TV series, 2020)
  • Collision (2022)
  • Unseen (TV series, 2023)

Net Worth

Vuyo Dabula‘s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million, a testament to his thriving career as a model and actor. His hard work and talent have paved the way for significant financial success, enabling him to amass considerable wealth over the years.

DISCLAIMER!! : Every Biography and Contents Published On TheCityCeleb are For Knowledge Reason, Don't Hesitate to Reach Out to Us/Contact for Any Correction || Suggestion || Copyright!!

Post Your Contents & More On TheCityCeleb
Call: (+234) 815-413-5400 || Email:
WhatsApp: (+234) 703-964-6947

PS!!: Connect With Us On Social Media To Catch Up With Our Juicy Updates; FacebookTwitterInstagram!!