Vuyolwethu Ngcukana Biography: Age, Wife, Net Worth & TV Roles


Vuyolwethu Ngcukana (born 3 February 1983) is a South African actor, event MC, and television presenter. He plays the role of Schumacher on the Mzansi Magic soapie The Queen.

Vuyolwethu Ngcukana

Vuyolwethu Ngcukana Age

He was born on February 3, 1983, in Mthatha, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Vuyo is 41 years old as of 2024, and he celebrates his birthday on February 3rd every year.

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Vuyo was studying Public Relations in college but had to drop out of school to support his family. He always had a passion for acting even while in school.

Vuyolwethu Ngcukana Wife

The actor is not married but he is currently in a relationship with South African actress Renate Stuurman. The duo made their relationship public in 2018.

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Vuyo has three beautiful daughters from his baby mama.


His television debut came in October 2011 when he featured as a villager in the series finale of the SABC1 drama series Intsikam in October 2011.

Vuyo next appeared in an episode of the eKasi+ drama anthology series eKasi: Our Stories entitled “Ngwana wa Tsenwa” (Season 5, Episode 38), which first aired on 1 April, 2014.

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He also took up roles on soapie Rhythm City, the Mzansi Magic telenovela The Road, the Vuzu Amp drama series aYeYe and the second season of the SABC1 romantic comedy series Dream World.

His big break came when he was cast as Schumacher in the Mzansi Magic soapie The Queen, first appearing in the series premiere on 1 August 2016. Initially recurring for the first four seasons, he was promoted to starring cast for Season 5.

TV Roles

  • 10 Over 10 – Season 4 as Commentator
  • aYeYe – Season 1 as Jonga
  • Dream World – Season 2 as George
  • eKasi: Our Stories – Season 5 as Jabu
  • Intsika – Season 1 as Villager
  • Rhythm City – Season 1 as DH’s Lawyer Winston
  • Single Galz – Season 2 as Phakeng
  • Skwizas – Season 3 as Trey
  • Thandeka’s Diary – Season 2 as Thabo
  • The Queen – Season 1 – 5 as Schumacher (as Vuyolwethu Ngcukana)
  • The Road – Season 1 as Mak




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