Tumelo Matlala was introduced in Durban Gen, playing the role of Dr Skhumbuzo Khumalo when the extended second season of the show started. His character was chosen to be the head of surgery by Dr Dlamini, but he decided not to take on the post. The actor is handsomely paid for playing his role, and in this article, we reveal Tumelo Matlala’s salary on Durban Gen.
The actor takes on the role of a young doctor who joined the doctors at the hospital four years ago and is enjoying his time there. Dr Thabo, the superintendent, chose him to be the Head of Surgery because he avoided promoting his wife, who was the most qualified. However, Khumalo refused to take on the job and said that he still enjoyed his work teaching interns and could not take higher responsibility.
Because of his experience as an entertainer, Tumelo is a perfect addition to the cast and takes on the role rather effortlessly. The actor is rumoured to take home a salary of R45 000 for playing the role of Skhumbuzo to the t. The actors’ salary is mainly based on the nature of their roles and the experience of the talent cast for that role.