South African actress Busi Lurayi passed away . Here are five things we know about the beloved actress. The family of Busi Lurayi confirmed her death via a statement on Monday 11 July. According to the statement the actress passed away at her home on Sunday 10 July and was confirmed dead by medical personnel.…
South African actress Busi Lurayi passed away . Here are five things we know about the beloved actress. The family of Busi Lurayi confirmed her death via a statement on Monday 11 July. According to the statement the actress passed away at her home on Sunday 10 July and was confirmed dead by medical personnel.
The family states the cause of death is unknown until they receive the autopsy results. We are deeply saddened to notify you of the passing of our beloved Busisiwe Lurayi,” read the statement.
“Busisiwe passed away suddenly and was pronounced dead at her residence on Sunday 10.07.2022 by medical personnel. The reason for her death is still unknown as we await the results of the autopsy report,” the statement continued.
So, what do we know about Busi?
BUSI WAS A STAGE AND ON-SCREEN ACTRESS
Busi was both a stage and on-screen actress. She was best known for starring as Phumzile on the SABC1 sitcom City Ses’la and the spin-off series Ses’Top La.
Her popularity grew when she starred in the first two seasons of the Netflix hit series How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding and How to Ruin Christmas: The Funeral.
2. SHE WAS A MOM
Busi has a daughter who she reportedly calls Ayana.
“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that she is someone today- Stacia Tauscher. You my love, you’re just magic! ,” she wrote on Instagram.
HER ‘BABY DADDY’ IS A BUSINESSMAN
Busi’s “baby daddy” is businessman Mziwoxolo Qwelane. The pair had some drama looming in 2020 when Qwelane claimed she stole furniture from his home in Randburg. According to Drum, Qwelane knew Busi was the culprit because he saw her loading the furniture into a truck in the CCTV footage.
BUSI WAS BORN IN TEMBISA
According to Briefly, Busi was born in Tembisa Ekhuruleni.
SHE IS AN AWARD WINNING ACTRESS
Busi has won the following awards,
The Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy in 2006
Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy in 2011