Atandwa Kani Net Worth

March 18, 2023
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Atandwa Kani was born on 6 June 1984, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and is an actor, although perhaps best known for being the son of South African actor John Kani. He’s appeared in numerous stage and television projects, including having a part in the Marvel superhero film entitled “Black Panther”, and in “The Suit” and “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Atandwa Kani? As of late-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $500,000, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.


Atandwa Kani Net Worth $500,000


At a young age, Atandwa was exposed to the entertainment industry thanks to his father, and became very interested in acting after seeing his father’s acting roles in various theatre performances. He attended the University of Witwatersrand, and during his time there, studied theatre performance. He participated in several school productions, before graduating in 2008 with honors.

Kani would then make his international stage debut in a production of Shakespeare’s classic play “The Tempest”, in which he played the character of Ariel. He received great reviews from critics, and his performance would lead to more opportunities and to increases in his net worth. In 2009, he made his television debut as a part of the CW program entitled “Life is Wild”, which is an adaptation of the UK family drama entitled “Wild at Heart”, however, the American adaptation only lasted for one season, but he would then appear during a couple of seasons of the original “Wild at Heart”. He also continued in stage productions, including “Hayani” and “ID Pending”, and the following year he was featured in “TrueLove” magazine, and was then cast as a regular in the series “Soul Buddyz”, before finding work in the third series of “90 Plein Street” in 2011.

Atandwa’s next project would be in the film “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”, directed by Justin Chadwick and based on the autobiographical book of the same title, starring as Nelson Mandela in his late teens and early 20s, and which also starred Idris Elba and Naomi Harris. Afterwards, Atandwa appeared in the series “The Book of Negroes”, then in 2014, he performed on stage in the productions of “Black & Blue” and “Sizwe Banzi is Dead” which is a production directed by his father, followed by a part in the short film “The Suit”.

One of his latest projects is the comic book film “Black Panther”, in which he is set to appear alongside his father. The superhero film is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, also starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, and Lupita Nyong’o.

For his personal life, it is known that Atandwa is married to Fikile M Kani, and the couple now reside in New York City, USA.

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