7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Mlungisi Mathe


Mlungisi Mathe is a South African actor best known for his starring role as Emkay Biyela on Skeem Saam (SABC1 soapie drama).

Here are facts things you didn’t know about Mlungisi Mathe: 

1. Mlungisi Mathe was born in KwaZulu-Natal.

2. Mlungisi’s full name is Mlungisi Bafana Mathe.

3. He grew up in Zonkizizwe, Katlehong on the East Rand of Gauteng.

4. Mlungisi’s best friend is Sphamandla Dhludhlu, best known as Themba on etv Rhythm City.

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5. He is a former church youth leader and a preacher.

6. He played an extract from the theater piece called “The Island” by John Kani and Wiston Ntshona.

7. Mlungisi is a co-founder at Black Brains in Action Theater Productions.


  1. I do lyk dat part whn u were sing’ phuma kumi nd u mit Sis Ouma….. Nd u made a video-tape givin tips abt stable relationships…. U act lyk Jerry Phele a.k.a Mofokeng…

  2. Yaah emkay he makes me laugh sometimes but sometimes he annoys me nxn coz he is jealous of jama n ayanda …well emkay you must give up jama n ayanda will be together forever
    #but i love jama though

  3. Mlungisi Bafana Mathe (Emkay), you rock man, im a die follower man, from Swaziland keep it up man, i like the way you act. I was not a fan of Skeem Saam but now I cannot miss any episode.


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