Tumisho Masha: A South African Star’s Journey

South African TV presenter and actor Tumisho Masha has recently made headlines following his court battles with his ex-wife Zozibini Mtongana. He released a statement about finally being victorious after being in and out of court since 2018. After all this, he revealed that he would use his story to empower men. So, who is he?


Tumisho Masha is an actor famous for his role as Dumisani Thusong on the soapie Isidingo. Additionally, he is a TV presenter known for hosting the magazine show, Top Billing.He was born on the 14th of August 1975 in South Africa. As of this writing, Tumisho Masha’s age is 48 years old and his star sign is a Leo. His father’s name is Rodney Matsikitle Masha born on 27 June. The actor has attributed all of his success to his father, via an Instagram post stating that he is who he is right now because of him. His mother is a doctor of medicine. In addition, Tumisho has three siblings called Lesedi, Dumetse and Refetse.

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As per TVSA, the actor gained popularity for his portrayal of Dumisani Thusong in the soap opera Isidingo and for hosting the magazine program Top Billing. He also appeared as Modise Tladi in the M-Net soap opera The Wild from 2011 to 2013.

In addition to his previous roles, Tumisho has appeared in various shows including, Gaz’lam, Society, JoziH (2007), Dr. Lucille (2000), Coup! (2006), and Red Water (2003). Masha has appeared in several television commercials, worked as a voice-over artist, and hosted the South African Music Awards in 2006.

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He also played the role of Mlu in the SABC3 comedy series On the Couch, since October 2008. On 13 December 2008, Tumisho co-hosted the 58th annual Miss World pageant which was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.


The Isidingo actor is currently married to Chantal Wagner, the owner of PurpleCuria Media. Chantal holds a degree in PR Management and a BA (Honours) in Media. They have been together for over six years and have been married for two since 2 May 2021.