Emmanuel Gweva played Mavusana on Generations The Legacy

Emmanuel Gweva is a South African actor who plays the role of Mavusana on SABC 1 soapie Generations The Legacy.


Name: Emmanuel Nkosinathi Gweva


Date of Birth: 06 June 1983


Stage Name: Mavusana (Generations The Legacy)


Current Salary: R95 000


Net Worth: R2.8million

Mavusana started appearing on Generations as a supporting cast until he found a permanent role as an unforgiving gangster who operates under Gadaffi, a role played by Vuyo Dabula.

The role of Emmanuel Gweva on Generations the Legacy portrays that there is no loyalty in gangs as Mavusana once sold his loyalty to a gangster in suit Jack Mabaso, the role played by Vusi Kunene.

Gweva made a breakthrough on set when he played the role of Thina Sobalisi in The Two of Us (2014) and Vaya (2016).

Mavusana On Generations The Legacy vs Real Life

On Generations The Legacy, Mavusana is a gangster who works for Kumkani Phakade and an opportunist who does money and jewellery heists to get by. In real life Mavusana is a film director by profession to date, Emmanuel Gweva has participated in the following film productions:

Assistant Director on Walls (short film) in 2011

What Goes Around (short film) in 2010.

Co-Directed Botsang Lebitla (Theatre Production) in 2010

Emmanuel Gweva is a university graduate in Drama and Visual Arts and is studying towards a business management qualification.

The exodus of prominent cast members from Generations The Legacy provided an opportunity for Mavusana to beg a permanent role and line his pockets. Currently, Mavusana earns a salary of R95 000 on Generations The Legacy.

Speaking about his role as a gangster on Generations, Emmanuel Gweva revealed that the role educates the youths of South Africa to shun gangsters due to constant life threats and trouble with law enforcement agencies it causes.

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