The man who is affectionately as Jonathan in the acting industry, Wright Ngubeni, is celebrating his 28th birthday today.
The Soweto-born, begun his television career at a very age of 5 (Five) on children’s television programme, Kideo.
He started acting at 10 for number of TV adverts. He joined Professional Kids Casting Agency, this is where his television presenting and acting career was launched.
It was the popular soapie, Generations that made him popular in Mzansi.
He made his international debut in the mini-series, Human Cargo in which he played Nobakhaba, a Burundian teenager with a Hutu mother and Tutsi father; caught up in a cultural war going on in his country between the tribes.
While on Generations, he auditioned to anchor World of Winners on SABC 2. The show which was initially a 5 minute weekly game show proved to be popular to the point that the SABC extended it to a 30 minute daily live show. It was at this point, Wright left Generations to pursue live TV.
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