Andre Schwartz biography, age, profile, education, illness, animal person

Andre Schwartz is a South African actor and musician. The Johannesburg-born actor has made a name for himself in the highly competitive entertainment industry. On the kykNET musical youth drama series Sterlopers, he was cast as Strauss du Preez, starring role.

The actor is not a newbie in the entertainment scene, he made his first appearance as a teenager, at the age of fourteen. Even at a young age, Andre was thrilled by cameras and light. He is also popular for appearing in several other shows on television.

Apart from singing and acting, he also does a perfect job as a television host.


Andre Schwartz profile
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NameAndre Schwartz
Place of birthJohannesburg
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionBusinessperson, singer, actor


Andre Schwartz education
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His place of birth is in Johannesburg and he is a graduate. The singer studied for a degree in Law at the university. During the years of his academic pursuit, he realized that his passion lies in the entertainment industry.

Later, Andre ventured into stage entertainment, recording, and television screen. Speaking on his music career, it comes easy with him and he says “it is personal and comes from the heart”.

Even without sharing, listeners could conclude that his style of music is unique.


The Afrikaans singer has made a notable impact in the entertainment industry with his profession. Andre has landed several roles on several stage performances including Joseph and his Amazing Dreamcoat

He has also performed at the Miss South Africa finals and made an appearance with the National Symphony Orchestra in several concerts.

Listeners and lovers of good music could agree that his songs are unique when compared with others. So far, he has dropped eight albums and is among the top-selling South African artist.

He is a jack and master of many trades and is into business. As a businessperson, he began his clothing line Andre Schwartz wear.


The actor shared in an interview session revealing that he was diagnosed with a motor neuron disease. According to him, he had been battling the disease for almost a year, since 2018.

Reports covered that the same disease claimed the life of Joost van der Westhuizen, a professional rugby union player.

He played the starring role in The Sound of Music, a popular theatre production at the time of his diagnosis. Even after his diagnosis, he rather remains positive that he will defeat the illness. A quick recovery is our wish to him.

Fans and followers flooded him with messages following the news. Andre revealed that the outpouring of support has been everything he needs to hear.

Animal person

Andre Schwartz animal lover
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Andre loves dogs, yes! The musician could be seen several times holding a dog. Often, he even posts snaps of these loyal creatures on his account.

We could also conclude from his account that he loves animals. He has shared with followers snaps of him besides other animals like Rhino, horse, elephant, lamb, and donkey.

He loves these creatures that he even shared a picture of him with a horn on his head. He loves these creatures and we could conclude that these animals are friendly to him.