Shona Ferguson, is a Botswana- South African-based actor best known for his role as Simon “Vader” Masire in the Netflix series, Kings of Jo’Burg alongside Zolisa Xaluva and Cindy Mahlangu.
He is the co-owner of Ferguson Films, producers of the Nextflix hit series, Kings of Jo’Burg.
He began Ferguson Films with his wife, Connie Ferguson.
The film company has produced several series loved by many television viewers.
48 years old
Date of Birth
He was born on the 30th of April
He kicked off his career in acting playing the role of Ace on Generations, a Mzansi TV series.
In 2006, he began to act on the Muvhango, playing the role of Dr. Leabua. The role brought him into the spotlight.
In March 2007, he left the show and landed a starring role as Itumeleng on an M-Net soapie from 2011 through 2013.
King of Jo’burg Series
Shona portrays the character of Simon “Vader” Masire, a member of the KOJ brotherhood and the eldest of the Masire siblings.
As the smoother and charming brother, prolific businessman Simon leads the family business.
However, under the lavish suits and ties is a man hiding a deep dark secret.
He has been married to Generations star Connie Ferguson since 2001.
The couple welcomed their daughter, Alicia, into their family on the 7th of June 2002.
In 2013 the couple produced and starred in the Mzansi Magic drama series Rockville.
His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
Update ( 2021 )
News reaching us today, 30 July 2021, indicates that the actor died from COVID-19 related complications after having had heart surgery a few days prior at Milpark hospital.
A press release shared on his official Instagram page confirmed his demise.
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