Checkout the list of the Most Famous South Africa Actresses
- Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron is an South African and American actress and producer.
One of the top-paid actresses, she’s the recipient of numerous awards such as the Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award as well as the Golden Globe Award.
In 2016 Time listed her as among the top 100 most influential individuals around the globe.
2. Lesley-Ann Brandt
Lesley Ann Brandt, aka the “Little Miss Black”, is the South African actress.
Brandt has appeared in several New Zealand television series and first gained international attention by playing the slave-girl Naevia in the television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
Since January she has played the character of Mazikeen in the TV series Lucifer.
3. Kandyse McClure
Candice “Kandyse” McClure is a Canadian actress from Canada.
She is famous for her performances in the roles of Anastasia Dualla in the SyFy series Battlestar Galactica and Dr. Clementine Chasseur on her role in the Netflix show Hemlock Grove.
4. Jessica Marais
Jessica Dominique Marais is a South African-born Australian actress who is famous for her appearances in Australian television shows such as Packed to the Rafters and Love Child.
She also appeared in Magic City, an American television drama Magic City.
5. Louise Barnes
Louise Barnes is a South African actress. Barnes received recognition within South Africa for various roles in locally produced films as well as TV series’.
Her most well-known role is her performance in the South African/UK horror film Surviving Evil In the film, she was in the film with Billy Zane, Christina Cole and Natalie Mendoza.
6. Khanya Mkangisa
Khanya Mkangisa, is a South African actress. She is most well-known for her role in the popular series Isidingo, Shattered, Step Up to a Start Up and Harvest.
She is also a TV DJ and presenter. She is well-known for YoTv, too.
7. Fikile Mthwalo
Fikile Mthwalo is a born in Lesotho, South African actress, script writer, and an entrepreneur.
She is most well-known for her role in the popular series It’s Complicated Isidingo as well as Gold Diggers.
8. Alice Krige
Alice Maud Krige an South African actress and producer.
Her debut film part included Chariots of Fire as the Gilbert and Sullivan singer Sybil Gordon.
She played the dual roles of Alma Mobley/Eva Galli on Ghost Story and the Borg Queen in Star Trek: First Contact.
9. Alex McGregor
Alex McGregor is a South African actor from South Africa.
She started her career in minor roles as a young girl before becoming popular for her role as Christine for the film Spud.
10. Mona Monyane
Tiisetso Mona Monyane is an South African actress.
She is famous for her role in popular TV shows such as Muvhango as well as Skeem Sam and the film Kalushi.
11. Lynne McCarthy
Lynne McCarthy is known as a South African actress, model journalist and TV presenter.
She is most well-known for her roles in the cult series Egoli: Place of Gold and Isidingo.
12. Nobuhle Mahlasela
Nobuhle Mimi Mahlasela, is a South African actress and model.
She is most well-known for her role as Aggie Ngwenya-Meintjies on the cult series 7de Laan.
13. Lindiwe Chibi
Lindiwe Chibi was an South African actress. Considered to be one of the most skilled actors on South African television, she is famous for her character Doobsie in the cult serial Muvhango.
14. Nathalie Boltt
Nathalie Boltt is a director as well as an actor and writer.
She is well-known for Riverdale as well as District 9.
Her first break into acting came in her country of birth, South Africa, as Joey Ortlepp on the SABC 3 drama Isidingo from 2001 until 2004.
15. Trevyn McDowell
South African born Trevyn McDowell is an actress from the past and a property developer who has appeared in TV shows, films theatre and radio mainly in her home home country, England.
McDowell was in the film Mary Shelley’s The Frankenstein and was Rosamund Vincy in the film Middlemarch.
16. Pearl Thusi
Sithembile Xola Pearl Yeti is an South African actress, model and presenter.
She is well-known for her portrayals in the roles of Patricia Kopong in the BBC/HBO comedy-drama show, The No. One Ladies’ Detective Agency.
She also played Dayana Mampasi on her role in the ABC drama Quantico as well as Samkelo in the romantic movie Catching Feelings.
17. Thembsie Matu
Nomathemba “Thembisile” Matu is often referred to under the pseudonym Thembsie Matu, is a South African actress and television presenter.
She is most famous for her roles on TV serials like Tshisa, Rockville and The Queen.
18. Glynis Barber
Glynis Barber is an South African actress.
She is most well-known for her roles as Sgt.
Harriet Makepeace in the British police drama Dempsey and Makepeace, Glenda Mitchell in EastEnders, DCI Grace Barraclough in Emmerdale, Fiona Brake in Night and Day, and Soolin in Blake’s 7.
19. Hlubi Mboya
Hlubi Mboya, also referred to as Hlubi Mboya-Arnold is an South African actress. In the world of television, she been portrayed as Nandipha Sithole on the soap drama Isidingo.
She was also in the movie Dora’s Peace, for which she was awarded the SAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.
20. Nthati Moshesh
Nthati Moshesh was an South African actress. She was nominated for an Africa Movie Academy Award for the Best Actress in an Supporting Role in the year 2016.
21. Jodi Balfour
Jodi Balfour is an South African film and television actress best known for her performance as Gladys Witham in the Canadian television drama Bomb Girls.
22. Bubu Mazibuko
Bubu Mazibuko is Bubu Mazibuko is a South African actress.
She was the character Betsy on the movie Catch a Fire. She also played Thuli in the television show Gaz’lam.
For this, she was nominated for the Duku Duku Award for Best Female Actress in the Drama.
23. Tanya van Graan
Tanya van Graan is a South African actress, singer and model from South Africa.
She is famous for her performances on Zulu as well as Starship Troopers 3: Marauder and also for being FHM’s sexiest Woman in 2007 at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women of the World party that was hosted in Johannesburg.
24. Terry Pheto
Moitheri Pheto is an South African actress who is most well-known for her lead part in the role of Miriam in the Oscar-winning 2006 motion picture Tsotsi.
25 Mary Makhatho
Mary Makhatho was a South African actress. Her most famous work was her roles on television in Yizo Yizo and Gaz’lam. She also appeared in Generations as well as Ga Dumele. Dumele.
26. Justine Waddell
Justine Waddell is a South British-African actress.
She appeared in 2006’s movie The Fall and 2005 film Chaos as in Tess of the d’Urbervilles in 1998’s LWT film adaptation Tess of the d’Urbervilles as well as Estella for the 1999 BBC version of Great Expectations.
27. Suanne Braun
Suanne Braun is Suanne Braun is a South African born actress. She is from London, England.
28. Thuso Mbedu
Thuso Nwakwanda Mbedu an South African actress. Nominated by the Academy for the International Emmy for her role in the television show Is’Thunzi.
She was on the 2017 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. The year 2021 was the last time she was a character as a character in Amazon Video limited series The Underground Railroad.
29. Natalie Becker
Natalie Bridgette Becker is a South African actress.
30. Nomzamo Mbatha
Nomzamo Mbatha is South African actress, television persona, businesswoman, and human rights advocate.
31. Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa
Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa, is a South African actress, TV presenter, and fashion designer.
She is well-known for her groundbreaking role in Tshisa, the South African Television Series, Tshisa.
The actress launched the maternity clothing collection SE Preggoz in South Africa and New York in 2015.
32. Leleti Khumalo
Leleti Khumalo is Leleti Khumalo is a South African actress known for her lead role in stage and film play Sarafina! and also for her performances in various other films, including Hotel Rwanda, Yesterday and Invictus and the soap show Imbewu: The Seed where she is Nokubonga “MaZulu” Bhengu.
33. Carmen Maarman
Carmen Maarman, is a South African actress and voice-over artist.
Her most famous work is her roles on TV serials like Lui Maar Op, Belinda, Arendsvlei and Skemerdans.
34. Mmabatho Mogomotsi
Mmabatho Mogomotsi has been an South African actress and script writer.
She is most well-known for her roles on TV serials like Ashes to Ashes, Hillside, Ingozi, The Wild and Yizo Yizo.
35. Zikhona Mda
Zikhona Mda is Zikhona Mda is a South African actress, voice-over artist fashion designer, as well as a yoga teacher. She is well-known for her roles in films like Goodbye Bafana, Vagrant Queen and Amaza.
She has also worked as scriptwriter and production coordinator.
36. Sma Mathibeli
Smangele Mbatha, also known as Sma Mathibeli is an South African actress, radio presenter and businesswoman.
She is well-known for her roles on TV shows like Imbewu, Yizo Yizo and Zone 14.
She is the chief executive officer for Calvin and Family Group. Calvin and Family Group.
37. Elize du Toit
The actress Elize du Toit was a South African English actress who is best recognized for her role in the role of Izzy Davies in the Channel 4 soap drama Hollyoaks from 2000 until 2004, and an appearance in 2007.
38. Tanit Phoenix
Tanit Phoenix can be described as the South African fashion model, makeup artist and actress.
She is well-known for her lingerie and swimwear photo shoots following an appearance in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2003. She also appeared in GQ magazine as well as FHM that same year.
39. Masasa Mbangeni
Masasa Lindiwe Mbangeni , aka Masasa is renowned as South African actress.
She is famous for her performance as Thembeka Shezi on the popular television show Scandal!.
40. Sasha Pieterse
Sasha Pieterse Sheaffer is a South African-born American actor, singer and songwriter.
She is famous for her character Alison DiLaurentis in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars.
Following its success on Pretty Little Liars, Pieterse was offered a role in the supporting role of Amy Loubalu on the 2011 Disney Channel film Geek Charming.
41. Musetta Vander
Musetta Vander is a South African actress, model and dancer.
42. Mamarumo Marokane
Mamarumo Marokane is a South African actor and presenter. She is well-known for her appearances on MTV Shuga and Shadow. Shadow as well as MTV Shuga.
43. Asavela Mngqithi
Asavela Mngqithi is a South African actress and model.
She is most well-known for her roles in the TV serials Isibaya as well as Abomama.
44. Bonnie Mbuli
Bonnie Mbuli is a South African actress as well as a businessperson and TV presenter.
She was a host in The SABC 3 show Afternoon Express.
She appeared in 2020 as she was Jasmine Hadley in the BBC drama series Noughts and Crosses.
45. Kim Engelbrecht
Kim Suzanne Engelbrecht is a South African actress best known for her roles as Lolly de Klerk on the soap show Isidingo as well as Sgt.
Noma Banks in The Syfy TV show, Dominion and Marlize DeVoe in The CW show, The Flash.
46. Meganne Young
Meganne Young is a South African actor and director from South Africa.
Her most well-known work is her performances as a character in The Kissing Booth franchise and the Starz series Black Sails.
47. Kelly Khumalo
Kelly Khumalo (born November 11th 1984) is a South African singer, actress and dancer.
She was born and raised in Nquthu KwaZulu-Natal. She was discovered during a gospel talent searches and was signed to an album deal together with Bomsai Entertainment, released her debut album T.K.O (2005).
The singer became famous following when she debuted with her album T.K.O (2005).
She was named the Top Newcomer of the year in the Afro Pop music circuit. The Past The Present, The Present, Present The Future, The Past Future album debuted on November 5, 2012. It was launched in the month of May, 2013.
she won an the award at the 19th South African Music Awards
48. Ilse Klink
Ilse Klink (born on March 4, 1972) is an South African actress and singer.[1She is most well-known for her role in the popular TV series Isidingo as well as Inkaba in addition to Arendsvlei.
49. Kasha Kropinski
Kasha Kropinski (born Katarzynka Kropinski , born in 1991) is South African born actress in television and film voice over artist and an old-fashioned ballerina.
50. Sonja Herholdt
Sonja Herholdt (born 1 December 1952) is a South African singer-songwriter and Afrikaner actress.
Checkout the list of the Most Famous South Africa Actresses