John Kani

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Birth Name: John Kani

Occupation: Movie Actor

Born In: South Africa

Birthdate: August 30, 1943

Age: 78 years old (as of 2022)

Ethnicity: Unknown


Sexuality: N/A

John Kani was born on the 30th of August, 1943. He is famous for being a Movie Actor. In Black Panther, he joined an all-star cast that included Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and Chadwick Boseman. John Kani’s age is 78. Renowned South African actor and voice actor who gained fame in the U.S. playing King T’Chaka in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. He would reprise the role for 2018’s Black Panther. He also joined the cast of Disney’s The Lion King in 2019 as Rafiki.

The 78-year-old movie actor was born in South Africa. He got his start in acting as a member of the acting group Serpent Players in 1965. By the 1970s, he would begin writing plays including the Tony Award-winning plays Sizwe Banzi Is Dead and The Island. A skilled playwright and screenwriter, he co-authored Sizwe Banzi is Dead and The Island. He also penned the play Nothing But the Truth which would be adapted to the screen in 2008.

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John Kani was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

John Kani is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.

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While we don't know John Kani birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Monday. People born on a Monday tend to be a bit sensitive and emotional. They have imagination and don't like planning things in advance. They're flexible and good at improvising.

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The 78-year-old was born in the Baby Boomers Generation and the Year of the Goat


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John Kani’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Kani’s parents.

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REAL NAME: John Kani
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation

Net Worth

The 78-year-old movie actor has done well thus far. Majority of John’s money comes from being a movie actor. CelebsMoney has recently updated John Kani’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: John Kani is a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John Kani was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: John Kani has a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

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John Kani’s birth sign is Virgo and he has a ruling planet of Mercury.

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