2. Jamie Bartlett
Jamie is one of the most popular and talented actors the country has to offer. Most people would recognize him as David Genaro, the wicked puppet master on Rhythm City; an addictive South African soapie that aired in many other African countries including Kenya, Ghana, Botswana, Cameroon, and Zimbabwe.
Jamie Bartlett is among the highest paid actors in South Africa with a salary in the range of R100k – R120k. He has been in the industry for over 30 years and there is no questioning of his talent which has earned him roles alongside major Hollywood stars like Angelina Jolie and Idris Elba.