Without implicating Jamie Bartlett, one can not talk about the South African entertainment industry. The seasoned actor is best known for his on-screen character on Etvs drama series Rhythm City as David Genaro. No doubt his on-screen character on Rhythm City will go down in the history books of soapie operas.
On-screen, he was best known for waging wars with Suffocate Ndlovu character played by Mdudusi Mabaso. Their on-screen rival made all sorts of headlines at some point Mzansi almost thought it was real. However, he kissed his villain character goodbye when Rhythm City was canned in the mix of things. In the mix of things, his exit saw the mass exodus of the star-studded cast of the drama series up until it was canned.
Mzansi wondered where the actor disappeared to? Bartlett joined Hillbrow TV and Radio, after kissing his on-screen character of 13-years goodbye. According to the multi-award-winning actor, this was in a bid to spread his wings.
Rhythm City actor David Genaro ‘Jamie Bartlett’s age and net worth gets Mzansi talking
The actor has managed to cap his career with accolades such as the precious Golden Horn Award. In the mix of things he has starred in drama series like Piet’s Sake, he stars as Piet and Mandla. Currently, he is nailing his on-screen character on The Republic, a Mzansi Magic political drama series.
Of late, Mzansi has wondered how much he earns from his gig since he hardly acts. It comes as a shocker that the actor is one of the most paid actors in South Africa. His illustrious career makes one dig deep in his pocket to lure him on-screen.
Before his exit on Rhythm City, the showrunners were paying him a whopping R140 000 per month. Rumour mill has it that the showrunners of The Republic are paying him relative more than his paycheque from Rhythm City.
The celebrated actor has an estimated net worth of R90 million as of 2022. No doubt, his unmatched flair and business interest cash in a fortune. It comes as a shocker that the celebrated actor was born in Maidenhead, United Kingdom, on July 9, 1966. After all, he is a South African despite being born in the United Kingdom.