The Queen is a South-African telenovela that first aired on Mzansi Magic on 1st August, 2016. The plot spins around the Khoza family, the drug lords that work for them in the family’s logistics company and them not seeing eye to eye with their competitors as well as the Tembisa Police Service.
The executive producers of the show were Connie Ferguson and Shona Ferguson and the producers were Lauren Neil and Amanda Quwe with Ferguson Films being the production company. The country of Origin is South Africa where the original languages used were English, isiKhosa, Sepedi, Setswana and isiZulu. The, show, which premiered on Canal Plus in April 2020, is currently at 4 seasons and 90 episodes. Here are the Queen Actors and Their Real Names 2020:
1. Harriet Khoza – Connie Ferguson
Connie Ferguson is the main character of The Queen in all the 4 seasons, playing Harriet, who is the wife of a drug lord. Connie Ferguson, 49, married Shona Ferguson in 2001 after her divorce with Neo Matsunyane in 1998.
2. Captain Jerry Maake – Shona Ferguson
Shona Ferguson is the main character in all the 4 seasons, playing the role of Jerry Maake, who is a police officer. Shona Ferguson was born on 30th April, 1972 in Botswana. He is currently 48 years old. Shona Ferguson is currently married to Connie Ferguson.
3. Brutus Khoza -Themba Ndaba
Brutus is the main character in all the 4 seasons of The Queen. Themba Ndaba is currently 55 years old.
4. Kgosietsile – Sello Maake kaNcube
Sello played as Kgosietshile in The Queen. Kgosietshile was the main character only in season 1. Sello is a 60-year-old South African actor that was born on 12th March, 1960 in Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa.
5. Boitswarelo Sis Boi Maake-Mara Louw
MaraLow is a 62-year old South African actress that was born on 17th July, 1957 in Soweto, South Africa. She played the role of Boitswarelo on The Queen.
6. Vuyiswa ‘Sis V’ Jola – Zandile Msutwana
Zandile Msutwana is a 40-year-old South African actress who played the role of Sis V on The Queen. Last year, she opened up about her struggles with PCOS.
7. Shaka Khoza – Sthembiso Khoza
SK Khoza will not be returning to the Queen. This means that Sthembizo has left The Queen for good. Abdul Khoza and Sthembizo Khoza are real life brothers.
8. Keabetswe ‘Kea’ Khoza – Dineo Langa Moeketsi
Dineo Langa Moeketsi is a gorgeous South African actress who played the role of Keabetswe in The Queen. She was recently dumped from the show after she asked for a 3-month break to shoot a movie. Dineo is married to a rapper known as Solo Langa.
9. Kagiso Khoza – Loyiso MacDonald
Loyiso MacDonald is a 33-year old celebrated South-African artist that is best known for playing the role of Kagiso Khoza in The Queen. He was married to Mathunzi MacDonald but their marriage hit rock bottom.
10. Amogelang ‘Amo’ Maake – Natasha Thahane
Natasha Thahane is a celebrated South African actress that has been a cast in The Queen, Lockdown and Skeem Saam among others. She played the role of Amo in The Queen. Natasha left the show to focus on her dreams of studying directing. She explained that she experienced racism on life in America after people found out that she is from Africa.
11. Goodness Mabuza – Zenande Mfenyana
Zenanda Mfenyana is a 29-year old South African actress who was born on 11th October, 1990 in Kagiso, Krugersdorp in South Africa. She played the role of Goodness Mabuza in The Queen and that of Noluntu Memela in Generations.
12. Gracious ‘Tgom’ Mabuza – Rami Chuene
Rami Chuene was born in Seshego-B in Polokwane, South Africa. She was married to Tsepo Desando before they got divorced, which according to her was the best decision ever. She exited the Queen on February 2020 after playing Gracious on the show.
13. Diamond Mabuza-Zolisa Xaluva
Zolisa Xaluva is a 38-year-old South-African actor that is best known for playing the role of Jason on Generations and that of Lwazi in Tsha Tsha. He is Diamond in The Queen.
14. Patronella Zulu – Thembsie Matu
Thembsie plays the role of Patronella in The Queen. She has been in the acting industry for 32 years now. In late 2019, Thembsie had a depressing moment when she found her husband Peter Sebotsa’s lifeless body face down in a pool.
15. Mmabatho Khoza – Motsoaledi Setumo
Motsoaledi is a South African actress that was born on 15th April, 1991 in Kagiso, Westrand, Gauteng Province in South Africa. She played the role of Mmabatho Khoza in The Queen. Setumo exited the show on January 2020.
16. Martha Mabuza – Khayakazi Kula
Khayakazi Kula is a 34-year-old South African actress that was born in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape in South Africa. She played the role of Martha in The Queen and that of Lizeka in Intsika. She announced leaving The Queen in late 2019.
17. Jabulani ‘Mjekejeke’ Zulu – Sipho Manzini
The 53-year-old Sipho is a comical character commonly known as ‘Mjakes’ in The Queen. Mjakes can never say no to anything.
18. Sthembiso Radebe – Mlamli Mangcala
Mlamli Mangcala played Sthembiso in The Queen. He is a renowned actor and sports commentator who is best known for playing the role of German Jale in SABC1. He is married to Thotyelwa Mangcala and together they are blessed with 2 children,
19. Schumacher – Voyulwethu Ngcukana
Voyulwethu is a celebrated South African actor who is best known for playing Schumacher on The Queen. He was born on 3rd February, 1983 which makes him 37 years old at the moment. He has a beautiful daughter and a gorgeous girlfriend.
20. Thato ‘TT’ Maake – Xolani Mayekiso
Xolani Mayekiso is a 28-year-old South African actor who is best known as Thato Maake in The Queen. The AFDA graduate lost his mother in late 2019.