Matseke, who grew up in poverty, was always eager to change his way of life. He is a native of South Africa. He grew up in poverty for the majority of his childhood.
He was previously known as Israel Makoe. Israel has put in a lot of effort to become successful.
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Israel Matseke Zulu was involved in criminal activity from 1988 to 1994. At the age of 14, he was arrested for the first time for housebreaking and theft. The actor was sentenced to eight years in prison in 1996.
While serving his time in prison, he decided to form the Abaqobi Drama Group.
Hayi Kabi Magenge, his first play that he wrote and directed, featured some of the inmates and members of the VSTC based in Alexandra.
When he was released from prison in 1999, he was given the opportunity to work for the Victory Sonqoba Theatre Company, where he had the opportunity to audition for the award-winning SABC1 drama series Yizo Yizo.
In prison, he played a gang leader and ended up recording a soundtrack with kwaito star Mandoza.
Israel Matseke Zulu Age- How Old Is He?
Israel Matseke Zulu was born in 1974 in Alexandra, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. He told an online publication why he changed his surname from Makoe to Matseke Zulu.
“Makoe was my stepfather, but he was very abusive and despised me. My mother’s name is Matseke, and my father’s name is Zulu. Matseke is also the name of my aunt, who helped me on my journey “he stated.
Israel Matseke Net Worth
Israel’ Matseke’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
He is the artistic director of the Alexandra-based theatre company Ishoshovi. In 2015 he had a starring role in the drama series Z’bondiwe as Jakes Masilo, Killer’s right-hand man who is ruthless, cold, and dangerous.
Israel made his Mzansi Magic soapie isiBaya debut in November 2016 as gangster Cyprian Gumbi, making his first appearance on Monday 28 November (Season 4, Episode 186). It was the first time he was given the name Israel Matseke Zulu.
Israel Matseke Wife- Is He Married?
Israel Matseke’s marital status is unknown. So we cannot confirm if he has a wife.
Details about his marital status are unavailable.
The actor has appeared in a number of shows but hasn’t revealed much about his family.
His rumored relationship with Wabantu, a dance queen and socialite, was widely publicized.
Both confirmed that they are professional friends and that their dating was a rumor.