Phathutshedzo 'Phathu' Makwarela Bio, Wife, Age, House, Net Worth, Family, Cars, Twitter, Wikipedia, Instagram

Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela Biography: Wife, Age, House, Net Worth, Family, Cars, Twitter, Wikipedia, Instagram

October 16, 2021 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Phathutshedzo Makwarela (born July 26, 1984) is a 39 years old renowned South African content creator and award-winning Script and screenwriter.

While also being addressed as Phathu Makwarela, some fans usually referred to as the best scriptwriter in the country.

He has been in the industry for over a decade and has produced and worked with different singers and actors in the country.

Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela has been the brain behind many of the hit soapie dramas in the country, and that has earned him several awards across the continent.

He co-owns Tshedza Pictures, an award-winning production company, with Gwydion Beynon. The company’s best work includes the creation of 1Magic’s telenovela, The River.

Phathu Makwarela
Phathu Makwarela: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Phathutshedzo Makwarela
Stage Name: Phathu Makwarela
Born: 26 July 1984 (age 39 years old)
Place of Birth: Limpopo, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Girlfriend • Wife: Not Disclosed
Occupation: Screenwriter • Content Creator
Net Worth: $100,000 – $200,000

Early Life

Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela was born in Mamvuka village in Limpopo, South Africa.

He was born on the 26th of July in 1984.

His parents wished he could be a renowned engineer.

This made them enrol him at S.J. Van Der Merwe Technical High School in Lebowakgomo, Limpopo, where he did motor mechanics and passed.

However, Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela decided that his love was not in engineering but television, and he needed to change his career path to what he always wants.

So he asked his uncle to help convince his parents to allow him to pursue a career in television.

After they agreed, he applied at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria to study TV and Film Production.


Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela had his primary and post-primary education in Limpopo before going to S J Van Der Merwe Technical High School, where he studied motor mechanics.

He further his study at the prestigious University of Technology, Tshwane, where he studied TV and film production and graduated in flying colour.


Establishing himself in the industry has not been an easy thing for Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela. He started as an intern at Soul City and then as a writer at Muvhango, has written scripts for several most-watched South African telenovelas.

Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela always works together with Gwydion Beynon, and this has made a lot of people use their closeness to mean they are partners or lovers. His partnership with Gwydion Beynon can be traced to 2013 when the Ferguson Films of Shona Ferguson asked them to be head writers for Mzansi Magic’s Rockville.

One of their best-written series is The River, the first production under Tshedza Pictures, their production company.

They were assisted by Connie Ferguson and Shona Ferguson as the executive producers.

Phathu Productions

  • Legacy
  • The Republic on Mzansi Magic
  • Igazi Giyani: Land of Blood
  • The Queen on Mzansi Magic
  • Gomora on Mzansi Magic

Social Media

The talented scriptwriter, Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela boost over 50K followers on Instagram and over 20K followers on Twitter.

In addition, the award-winning content creator usually engages his fan and supporters via his social media pager.

  • Instagram handle – @makwarelaphathu
  • Twitter handle – @phathumakwarela

Personal Life

Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela is one of the celebrities that usually keep their personal life away from the public, making many things about him undecided.

He is not publicly married to anyone, but fans tip that he might be the boyfriend to his work partner, Gwydion.

Net Worth

Tagged as one of the best out of South Africa, the ace scriptwriter, Phathutshedzo ‘Phathu’ Makwarela‘s net worth is estimated to be worth between $100,000 – $200,000.

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