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|Date of Birth:||1987|
|State of Origin:||Gauteng|
|Age:||35 years (2022)|
Busi Lurayi Biography
The South African-born actress Busisiwe Lurayi is best known for portraying Tumi Sello in the Netflix drama series How to Ruin Christmas.
Busi Lurayi was born in Thembisa, Gauteng, in 1987, Busi Lurayi’s real name is Busisiwe Lurayi. The South African actress that was staying there was she.
Busisiwe Lurayi Career
In the SABC1 sitcom City Ses’la and its spin-off series Ses’Top La, Busi Lurayi played the lead character Phumzile from 2005 to 2006 and again in 2010.
She won the first-ever Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy SAFTA (South African Film and Television Awards) in 2006 for her portrayal of Phumzile.
After the first season, Lurayi departed the program (Thuli Thabethe took her place), and she joined the cast of the ITV drama series Wild At Heart, which stars Amanda Holden of Kiss Me Kate fame and is about a British family that moves to a South African game reserve.
In the second season of the show, Lurayi plays Thandi, a teacher who homeschools the kids. She is listed as a part of the supporting cast.
For the fourth and last season of City Ses’la in 2010, she took on the role of Phumzile once more. Then, in 2012, Ses’Top La, a spin-off series featuring her character, debuted.
She made a cameo appearance in the episode “There Are No Angels Here” of the medical drama ER in May 2006, playing the part of Sittina (Season 12, Episode 20).
Since 2008, she has portrayed the lead role of Winnie Molepo in the SABC1 drama series Sokhulu & Partners as a lawyer who represents the Sokhulu brothers.
She joined the cast of the SABC1 soap opera Generations in November 2011 and played Swazi Lukhele, a socialite wife who was divorcing her husband David Lukhele.
She played the head of the inept government department of Social Impact and Empowerment Strategy in the Mzansi Magic sitcom S.I.E.S. in 2012.
She hosted the M-Net game show Million Rand Money Drop in 2013 and returned to the role of Phumzile in Ses’Top La Season 2 in 2014.
She portrayed the recurrent character Nkuli in Season 2 of the Mzansi Magic prison drama Lockdown, and in the SABC2 medical drama series Vutha in 2020, she played Dr. Lungile Asumadu.
She received a SAFTA for Best Actress in 2021 for her performance in How to Ruin Christmas as Tumi.
Busi Lurayi Cause of death
On July 10, 2022, Busi Lurayi passed away in Guatemala. She had a 35-year-old age.
A statement from Busisiwe Lurayi’s management company, Eye Media Artists, confirmed the news of her untimely passing.
Busi Lurayi Filmography
- ER Sittina
- Wild at Heart
- Netflix’s How to Ruin Christmas
- Vutha Dr Lungile Asumadu
Businessman Mziwoxolo Qwelane is Busi Lurayi’s baby daddy.
When he alleged Busi had stolen goods from his Randburg home in 2020, there was some potential for conflict between the pair.
Busi Lurayi Daughter
Busi Lurayi is said to have a daughter whom she refers to as Ayana.
Busi Lurayi Net Worth
Busi Lurayi is a popular Actress. She has an estimated net worth of $300,000.