Rajesh Gopie (born in Durban) is a South African actor of Indian descent known for the roles in the television serials Stellenbosch, Professionals, and The World Unseen.
At the University of Natal, he earned a B.A. in English, Drama, and History. He traveled to England for a year after graduation to continue his studies in acting.
He received the Oppenheimer Scholarship in 2013 and moved to London to continue post-graduate studies. In 2014, he graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a master’s degree in actor training and coaching.
After returning to South Africa, he wrote the stage drama Out of Bounds, which is about the lives of Indian families in South Africa.
With the stage drama Yerma, created by Federico Garca Lorca, he became a theater director in 2015.
In 2017, Rajesh Gopie starred in Jayan Moodley’s South African Indian comedy film Keeping Up with the Kandasamys. The film was the first Indian film from South Africa to be widely exhibited in theaters. The film went on to become the highest-grossing South African picture of 2017, as well as the highest-grossing South African film internationally.
He made his acting debut in the South African Indian action crime film Mayfair in 2018. In the film, he played the lead character of ‘Aziz,’ which earned favorable reviews.
Rajesh Gopie Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $200,000 which he has earned as an actor.