Skeem Saam Salaries Exposed


By  | Mar 22, 2021, 04:47 PM  | Skeem Saam  | Top of The

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Skeem Saam is the most popular soapie in South African television at the moment and has been a favourite for some time now. Their intriguing storyline has captivated the hearts of many South Africans and has gained it's 5-star rating from viewers.

With such esteemed acclaim, one can imagine how deep their pockets are. Keep in mind that the show is low budget so it pays a little lower than DSTV and etv shows.

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According to iHarare, this is what actors are taking home each month depending on number of scenes on set and roles in the show.

The highest paid actors are: Shoki Sebotsana (Celia Kunutu) who takes home R35 000 to R50 000 monthly. Followed by Meikie, Mantuli, John, and Lelo’s take-home salary is between R30 000 to R40 000 per month. 

In the second category are Leeto, Lehasa, Rachel, Tbose, Marothi and Leshole's salaries range between R20 000 to R30 000 per month. Kwaito, Charles Kunutu and Katlego Peterson’s take home between R20,000 to R25,000 per month. 

The lowest paid is shockingly Nimrod who takes home R12 000 to R20,000 per month.

Supporting actors Sis Ouma, Pretty, Emkay and Mokgadi are earning R15 000 to R25,000 per month.

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