A brief summary of Simo Magwaza or Mamba from Scandal!

Simo Magwaza is a South African actor best known for his role as Humphrey on the drama series 4Play: Sex Girls and currently playing Mamba on etv’s Scandal! Not a stranger to the small screen, the actor has a long string of roles tied to his name. As he continues to bring suspense to Scandal!, let’s find out more about his life. Simo Magwaza Biography (Age, Wife, Children, Filmography, TV Roles, Net Worth, Scandal!)

Biography of Simo Magwaza

Simo Magwaza and Khulu Skhejana who played Mamba and Gorbachev respectively
Simo Magwaza and Khulu Skhejana who played Mamba and Gorbachev respectively

Age: 52 years

Birth Year: 1968

Birth Place: KwaZulu-Natal

Profession: Actor

Education and Qualifications: Drama (Natal Technikon)

Net Worth: $1.8 million

How does Simo Magwaza’s career start?

After attaining his drama diploma at Natal Technikon, the actor brings his dexterities to the test. Starting in theatre, feature in quite several productions, namely:

Anthony and Cleopatra


Dandelions and the Eleventh Hour

Displaced Persons

Jody Anne


Parentese of Blood

Take a Stand.

The Curse

Tricks of Slapin


Tunnel Vision

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Which TV Roles has Simo Magwaza taken on?

His unmatched flair sees him co-starring with the likes of Ice Cube, Sean Connery and Don Cheadle. With fame in Mzansi and Yonder, Simo bags roles in the following TV Shows:


Dark Angels


Going Up

Hard Copy

Home Affairs

Human Cargo.

Jozi Streets

Justice for All

Madam and Eve

Soul City


Tarzan: The Epic Adventures

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

The Res

The Syndicate.

Third World


Wild at Heart

Yizo Yizo

Zero Tolerance

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Simo Magwaza Filmography

A picture of Simo Magwaza
A picture of Simo Magwaza

We won’t have done justice if we fail to mention the films that the decorated actor has made features in, and these include:

A Good Man in Africa

Beat the Drum

Dangerous Ground

Der Weisse Afrikaner.

District 9

Hotel Rwanda




Red Tide

The Good Provider

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Does Simo Magwaza have any awards?

With that much flair and talent, the actor ought to get some recognition. He received a SAFTA Award in the category Best Supporting Actor for his role in Hard Copy 3 in 2007. Although Jerry Mofokeng from When We Were Black scoops the award, it is a decoration worth mentioning for the actor.

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Who is Simo’s wife?

As his role Mamba on Scandal! has a young slay queen for a wife, masses wonder who his offset partner is. The actor is all mum about his personal life and what is left is just room for speculation regarding his marital status.

What is Magwaza’s net Worth?

The actor is a master of his craft. With that string of roles and Filmography in his bag, he makes a handsome dollar from his acting career. Worth a whopping $1.8 million, he continues to reach for the sky.

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