Based: London & JHB

Brian Temba (born Brian Themba Makiwane) is a South African born performer, singer, songwriter and producer, known for his recent role as Ranthumeng Mokoena in the South African soap opera Muvhango and his role as Simba in the West End musical The Lion King.

Career

Theatre
-Simba in The Lion King (2003–2008: West End)
-u/s Simba/Ensemble in The Lion King (2000–2001: Panteges Theatre, Los Angeles)
-Ensemble in Lion and the lamb (1999: Market Theatre, South Africa)
Television
-Omar in Hip Hop Opera (Urban Concepts, London)
-Featured Artist in Back stage (ETV)
-Brian in Generations (SABC 1)
-guest at The Jay Leno Show (Los Angeles)
-guest at Felicia Mabuza Suttle Show (South Africa)
-Ranthumeng Mokoena in “Muvhango”(SABC 2)
Recordings
-Amazing Grace (film soundtrack)
-Roger and Sam Grandison Live in London, featured on track Awesome Wonder
-Mamani by Joy Denalane (2002)
-Something Better by Brian Temba (2009)
-T.I.M.T This Is My Time By Brian Temba (2012)