Ten Things You DIDN’T know about Macdonald Ndou(Muvhango’s KK)
1. His real name is Macdonald Ndou and offscreen, he claims to be the opposite of his arrogant and scheming Muvhango character, KK Mulaudzi.
2. Again, offscreen the 34, year old prefers Jeans and Tees as opposed to the onscreen KK who is always putting on shiny suits.
3. In a recent interview Macdonald revealed that he once worked as a griller at Wimpy just to make ends meet.
4. His roots are in Vuwani, Thohoyandou in Limpopo.
5. He trained to be an actor at the University of Venda and then studied stage performance at the State Theatre.
6. Ndou is a philanthropist, he is active in his Vuwani community bwhere he motivates pupils and gives them stationery.
7. He joined Muvhango in 2008 after playing in Distance Past at the State Theatre in Pretoria and Joburg’s Market Theatre with Humbulani Tsharani, who plays Mulimisi in Muvhango
8. Together with Humbulani(Mulimisi) they won the best actor awards at the Sibikwa Drama Festival.
9. He says ‘KK’s way of laughing only happens onscreen’ and never in real life.
10. He is so good at the KK role that when Muvhango Producers killed his character in the soapie, viewers rioted and the producers had to raise him from the dead to appease viewers, who threatened to boycott the multilingual soapie.