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10 Interesting Facts About TikTok Sensation and Actor Primo Baloyi

10 Interesting Facts About TikTok Sensation and Actor Primo Baloyi. It’s always heartwarming to see children of stars, pave their own way in the industry. One such is actor and comedian, Primo Baloyi.

1. Ofentse Primo Baloyi was born in Hammanskraal, is 31 years old.

2. After high school Primo went to Monash University to study Economics. He then dropped out and went to Varsity College to studied Strategic Management but didn’t complete the course. He later settled for a Diploma in Brand Marketing and Communication at Vega School Johannesburg.

3. The upcoming star is the son of soccer legend Lucas Radebe. As expected, he attempted to fill his father’s big boots, as a soccer but failed to match them

4. After coming to the realization that he wasn’t going to have a successful career like his father on the field, Baloyi turned to coaching. His father suggested the idea to him, and he has been coaching a young squad of kids, up until his content creation took full force.

5. Primo launched his public career on social media during the Covid-19 lockdown. He was just making skits on YouTube, then one day decided to post one of his videos on Instagram. Someone then told him that the type of skit he had created would do well on TikTok, and the rest is history.

6. Towards the end of 2023, he sat down on the Hustlers Corner Podcast where he had a chat with the host, DJ Sbu. Primo revealed that the highest payment he has ever received was R200 000. He explained that the payment is for a month’s worth of content, but that it took him four days to complete the project.

7. As an actor, Primo made his breakout TV role of Veli in Mzansi Magic new drama series Code 13. He plays the role of Veli aka Veja. The character is loved by many viewers, who find it funny and relatable.

8. Before the, Primo landed a role on 1 Magic’s Lingashoni season 2. The gig made him realize that he could branch out properly without stressing too much.

9. Besides content creation ans acting, Primo is also a dancer. His nickname emerged when he was still a krump dancer.

10. His future plans are to become a revered director and producer who might work with renowned stars. Primo is looking at writing, directing and acting in his own production.

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