Musetta Vander is a South African actress and model who has vigorously worked in the field of show business since 1991 to date. She was familiar with the entertainment field as her parents worked in this industry as ballet dancers. Likewise, she landed her debut acting role on the stage at the age of four.

Moreover, Vander professionally began her acting career in 1991, where she played in the TV series ‘Super Force’ as Zander Tyler. Musetta has also featured in various music videos and has landed her voice in various video games. Additionally, she has also appeared in various commercials.

Quick Info
Full NameMusetta van der Merwe
ProfessionActress and Model
Birth Date26 May 1963
Birth PlaceDurban, South Africa.
SpouseJeff Celentano (divorced)
Jurgen Human (2018-Present)
Net Worth 2021$1 million
NationalitySouth African
Height5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cm)
Weight57kg (125lbs)
Sun SignGemini
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Where was Musetta Vander born?

Musetta Vander’s full name is Musetta van der Merwe. She was born on 26 May 1963 in Durban, South Africa. Talking about her family, she has not made anything public about their names. She has two siblings, a brother, and a sister.

Vander holds a South African nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she belongs to Dutch South African. Additionally, she is currently 57 years old with a Gemini star sign.

How did Musetta receive her education?

Musetta Vander has completed her studies. She has received a BA degree in Communications and Psychology. School and college names where she has attended are not disclosed. After her graduation, she also worked as an anchor host for different MTV programs in South Africa.

What is Musetta Vander’s height and weight?

Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cm) tall and weighs around 57kg (125lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body type measuring 33-25-35 inches respectively. Moreover, she has a pair of green-colored eyes and dark brown-colored hair.

Is Musetta Vander socially active?

Musetta Vander has active social media accounts, but her accounts are not verified yet. Her Instagram account with the username (@musettavander) has 5.92 thousand followers. There are also Facebook and Twitter accounts that are not verified.

Who is Musetta Vander’s husband? 

Musetta Vander has married twice. She first married Jeff Celentano in 1988. But after some time, they divorced. She then married Jurgen Human on 24 December 2018. They are living a happy married life. This couple has not given birth to any child to date.

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How did Musetta Vander begin her career?


Musetta Vander landed her debut film roles in small roles. She played in ‘The Endangered,’ ‘Crimes of Crimes,’ and ‘The Revenger’ in 1989. Her next film role came in the direct-to-video ‘Monolith’ in 1993. She then appeared in ‘ I’ll Do Anything’ in 1994, where her scenes were deleted. The same year, she also played in ‘Oblivion’ as Lash. Likewise, she again appeared in the direct-to-video ‘Project Shadowchaser III’ and ‘Under the Hula Moon’ in 1995. Talking more, her other films are ‘The Lord Protector: The Riddle of the Chosen’ and ‘Oblivion 2: Backlash’ in 1996, ‘Mortal Kombat: Annihilation in 1997, ‘Gunshy’ in 1998, and ‘Molly,’ ‘Wild Wild West’ in 1999.

She has also portrayed the role of Siren and Ella in ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ and ‘The Cell’ respectively in 2000. In 2004, she appeared in the fantasy action film ‘Forbidden Warrior’ as Reza. The next year, she had three movies named ‘Mansquito,’ ‘Kicking & Screaming,’ and What’s Up, Scarlet?’ She also played ‘ Spymate’ in 2006, ‘Say It in Russian’ and ‘Planet Raptor’ in 2007, and ‘Transylmania,’ ‘Breaking Point’ in 2009. During this time, she already shared her screen with different stars. To name a few, they are Patrick Cavanaugh, Will Ferrell, Steven Bauer, Steven Brand, Emma Roberts, Jackie Swanson, Kate Walsh, Marie Matiko, etc.


Furthermore, Musetta has also appeared in the short film ‘Napoleonic’ in 2009. The next year she appeared in ‘Johnny’ as Julia Cater. In 2012, she starred in ‘Under the Bed’ as Angela Hausman. Moreover, she has also played in ‘5 Hours Friends’ in 2013, ‘Spreading Darkness’ in 2014, and ‘The Better Half’ in 2015. Her recent played film is ‘Shine’ where she played the role of Corrine Stacker in 2017.

TV Shows

Musetta Vander landed her debut TV role in the recurring role Zander Tyler in ‘Super Force,’ which ran from 1991 to 1992. This action-adventure TV series starred stars like Ken Olandt, Larry B. Scott, Patrick Macnee, Lisa Niemi, etc. After this, she appeared in an episode of various television shows. She has played in ‘Murder, She Wrote’ in 1994, ‘Boy Meets World’ in 1995, ‘Diagnosis: Murder’ and ‘Viper’ in 1996, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’ ‘Babylon 5,’ ‘Pensacola: Wings of Gold,’ and ‘Highlander’ in 1997. Likewise, she has also portrayed the role of Lila in ‘The Sentinel’ and Kasina Fada in ‘Soldier of Fortune, Inc.’ in 1998. She also appeared in an episode of the 1999 series ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ as Derran Tal.

Furthermore, her 2000s TV roles are in different series. They are ‘Pensacola: Wings of Gold’ and ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ in 2000, ‘Son of the Beach’ in 2002, ‘She Spies,’ and ‘Frasier’ in 2003, ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ in 2004. Meanwhile, she has also played the recurring role in ‘Secret Agent Man’ as Prima in 2000. After this, she directly appeared in an episode of the 2010 series ‘NCIS.’ She then played in ‘Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders’ and ‘Swedish Dicks’ in 2016. Her latest played series is ‘Hawaii Five-0’ in 2017.

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Has Musetta won any awards?

Musetta Vander has not received nominations and awards to date. But she has acted in different award-winning movies and shows.

What is the net worth of Musetta Vander?

Musetta Vander has earned fame, name, and popularity acting in the entertainment industry. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2024.