Indigenous rapper Kyle Shilling joins the cast of Home and Away and his character will have a ‘close link’ to one of the soap’s favourite stars

Kyle Shilling will be joining the cast of Home and Away next year. 

The Indigenous rapper, 28, made the announcement via his Instagram on Monday – revealing he is playing the character of Mali Hudson. 

Kyle’s character will turn up to Summer Bay with a close link to one of the soapie’s favourite stars. 

Kyle Shilling will be joining the cast of Home and Away next year. The Indigenous rapper, 28, made the announcement via his Instagram on Monday – revealing he is playing the character of Mali Hudson 

‘It’s official ladies and gentleman. Stoked to be part of the amazing family/team of Home and Away,’ he began. 

‘It’s been nothing but an absolute privilege to work with everyone involved. Can’t wait for you all to see the story of Mali Hudson.’ 

The actor went on to thank everyone for their support.

A number of Home and Away stars said they were excited to welcome Shilling to the show.

A number of Home and Away stars said they were excited to welcome Shilling to the show

A number of Home and Away stars said they were excited to welcome Shilling to the show 

‘About time a brother boy joined the show. Good luck,’ Jake Ryan wrote. 

‘Hooray,’ Georgie Parker added. 

‘There he isssss,’ actress Angelina Thomson wrote.  

Home and Away was recently revealed to be a major money-spinner in Australian media exports earlier this year. 

The long-running series brought in a staggering $1billion worth of export revenue to Australia since it began in 1988, according to a new report by economics firm ACIL Allen

The long-running series brought in a staggering $1billion worth of export revenue to Australia since it began in 1988, according to a new report by economics firm ACIL Allen.  Here: Felicity, played by Jacqui Purvis

The long-running series brought in a staggering $1billion worth of export revenue to Australia since it began in 1988, according to a new report by economics firm ACIL Allen.

The much loved show has steadily employed between 1,500 to 2,000 people a year, in front of and behind the camera.

And 33 per cent of viewers in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand said the show increased their desire to visit Australia. 

The much loved show has steadily employed between 1,500 to 2,000 people a year, in front of and behind the camera

The much loved show has steadily employed between 1,500 to 2,000 people a year, in front of and behind the camera 

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