Biography of Macks Papo: Age, Wife, Children, Career & Net Worth

Macks Papo: Biography of Macks Papo, Age, Wife, Children, Career & Net Worth

Macks Papo (born 6 December 1965) is a South African Actor, Playwright, and Poet known for the role he played as Marothi Maphuthuma in SABC1 soapie drama Skeem Saam and Boipelo in Mzansi Magic’s telenovela The Throne. 

Full Name Macks Senatla sa ga Papo
Date of Birth 6 December 1965 (54 years old)
Gender Male
Occupation Actor
Nationality South African
Net Worth $400,000

Early Life, Background & Childhood

Macks Senatla sa ga Papo was born on 6 December 1965 in Mamelodi near Pretoria, Gauteng. He showed an interest in drama, poetry, and music at school.

He won an American Field Service scholarship to Columbus North High School in Indiana, USA, where he graduated with distinction in 1985.

Macks Papo Age

He was born on the 6th of December 1965. As of 2019, He is 54 years old.

Macks Papo Education

Macks Papo enrolled with the Wits Drama School in 1988. He graduated in 1992 with a BA Dramatic Arts degree.


Highlights of his career are Pick of the Fringe Award-winning plays like No Good Friday, Survival, Bear in Zermatt, Switzerland and Kwamanzi at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland for the entire British Royal Family in 1992; playing Moleka in Bessie Head’s Maru for PACT at the Windybrow Theatre, from 1993 to 1995.

Macks played the role as Tsheko Mashabela in the M-Net soapie Egoli, from 2000-2007 and also stars as wealthy businessman Ivan Tshinawa on the soapie Rhythm City, since 2007.

He currently plays the role of Marothi Maphuma in SABC1’s Skeem Saam and as Boipelo in Mzansi Magic’s The Throne.


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