Hlomla Dandala (born 22 September 1974) is a South African actor, television presenter, and director. He is popularly known for his roles as Derek Nyathi in Isidingo, Jacob Makhubu in Jacob’s Cross, and host of the reality dating show All You Need Is Love from 2002 to 2003.
Hlomla Dandala Age
He was born on 22 September 1974 in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Dandala is 49 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on September 22nd yearly.
Hlomla Dandala Education
Dandala had his secondary education at Sacred Heart College, Johannesburg. He holds a degree in Drama from the University of Witwatersrand.
Hlomla Dandala Wife
Dandala is married to Brenda Danala. He was previously married to Candy Litchfield, but they divorced in 2009 after 8 years. Dandala is the father of four children.
Hlomla Dandala Career
His television debut was on a reality show called Channel O in 1995. He has since then made many film and television appearances.
Dandala was cast in the South African-Canadian medical drama series Jozi-H in 2007. He also starred in the M-Net Series and M-Net drama Jacob’s Cross, in which he plays the title role.
He directed three episodes of the South African drama series Hard Copy and seven episodes of Gaz’lam. He also directed episodes of the soapies Generations and Backstage. His film appearances include Fools (1997), Red Dust (2004) and Lord Of War (2005.)
- All You Need Is Love – Season 1 as Host
- End Game – Season 1 as Jet Hlatswayo
- Gaz’lam – Season 3 & 4 as Coltrane
- Interrogation Room – Season 1 & 2
- Isidingo – Season 1 as Derek Nyathi
- Isidingo Talent Search – Season 1 as Panelist
- Jacob’s Cross – Season 1 – 5 as Jacob Makhubu
- Jozi-H – Season 1 as Dr Sipho Ramthalile
- Land of Thirst – Season 1 as Khanyiso Phalo
- Madiba – Season 1 as Govan Mbeki
- Rockville – Season 3 as Gomorrah
- Scandal! – Season 1 as Kingsley Siseko Langa
- ScreenTime with Nicky Greenwall – Season 3
- The Close Up – Season 3
- The Republic – Season 1 ad Vice President
- The River – Season 1 – 4 as Zweli
- The Royalty Soapie Awards – Season 1 as Host
- The South African Film and Television Awards – Season 13 as Presenter
- Tsha Tsha – Season 4 as Lungi
- Zero Tolerance – Season 2 as Majola Tindleni
Hlomla Dandala Net Worth
Dandala has an estimated net worth of $500 000 which he has earned from his career as an actor, television presenter and director.