Boitumelo Thulo dropped out of Monash University during her 2nd year, her mother could not afford fees. She is now a rapper and an actress.

Khumbulani Sibiya, after finishing high school he dropped out of college because of immaturity. He is now an actor.

Nelisa Mchunu, was studying at Wits University but had to drop out during her 3rd year because fees was too expensive, she is now an actress.

Mbalenhle Zakwe, was studying drama at Witswatersrand University but she dropped out to pursue a career in acting.


Siyabonga Nene aka Big Zulu, he could not further his studies after high school and became a taxi driver. He is now an actor and musician.

Letoya Makhene, she is best known as Tshidi on SABC 1’s Generations: The Legacy. She is also a musician and a Sangoma.

Andile Jobe was kicked out of school. After the death of his father, his mother could not afford the fees, he is now an actor.

Zimiphi Biyela, she dropped out of UNISA during her second year of studies. She plays the role of  Matron Nkabinde on Durban Gen.

Nelson Ntombela, dropped out of school after being introduced to criminal life. He is best known as Chicken on’s Rhythm City.

Somizi Mhlongo Mohale, went straight into acting after High school and played the role of Fire on Sarafina. He is also a radio host, choreographer and reality tv star.