Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Uzalo Actor Khaya Dladla Famously Known As Gc
Khaya Dladla is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most talented actors. With his fantastic portrayal of GC in South Africa’s number one soapie, Uzalo, he has gained so many fans. With fame comes curiosity and we are here for all of it! We will give you a brief, but accurate Khaya Dladla’s biography and you will learn very many interesting facts about this fun guy.
Khaya Dladla was born on the 3rd of April 1990, in Umalazi BB section. His parents are Mr. Reggie Dladla, the late, and his mother is Thandi Dladla from Umalazi G section. They are six children in their household, he was born fifth.
In his words, his career started in Isipingo Hills Primary School. His parents were looking for something to keep their hyperactive son busy. They then settled for ballet because that was what Khaya decided to do at six years old.
Khaya would find himself the only boy in the ballet classes, but this did not phase him. He did his thing and was unmistakably very good. This was seen when he was eight years old and had already gotten a gig to go and perform. His parents were also stunned because they never stayed behind for his performances.
He would often go for gigs and not be in school as often as he should be, but he was happy with his work nonetheless. It is safe to say from 8 years old, he performed around South Africa and maintained this streak for a long time throughout his life.
Once he discovered his love for the arts, nothing could deter Khaya from his goal to pursue theatre. Even after disagreeing with his parents because of his chosen career path, he still went on to do what his heart desired.
Khaya Dladla education
He might have started working when he was 8, but Khaya is well-educated.
He attended Isipingo Hills primary school when he was younger. From grade 8 he joined Hunt road, Glenwood. He did his matric at Brittenwood High School. He got a diploma in advertising at Varcity College and finally, he got his degree in Unisa, a bachelor of arts in Marketing and Communications.
Khaya Dladla in Uzalo
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All fans of Uzalo have a personal liking for Gc, the character who causes the soapie to trend so much online. The portrayal of Gc by Khaya is unmatched, the extravagance and skill in the acting have made him a household favorite. The role got him a nomination in the Golden Award for the Best Supporting Actor in a TV Soap.