Loyiso MacDonald Biography: Age, Wife, Career, TV Roles & Net Worth


Loyiso MacDonald (born 7 September 1986) is a South African actor who gained so much popularity from his  role as Ntando Sibeko in the SABC3 television series, Isidingo.

MacDonald also garnered fame for his as Kagiso Khoza on the soapie, The Queen.

Loyiso MacDonald

Full Name Loyiso MacDonald
Date of Birth 7 September 1986 (age 37 years old)
Gender Male
Spouse Luphiwo
Occupation Actor
Nationality South African
Net Worth $1 million

Loyiso MacDonald Age

The actor was born in the Eastern Cape on the 7th of September, 1986. He is 37 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on September 7th every year.

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Loyiso MacDonald Education

MacDonald studied speech and drama at a small Durban film school. He quit his day job and decided to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

Loyiso MacDonald Wife

He is married to Luphiwo, a beautiful South African musician. The two tied the knot on the 30th of September, 2012 when MacDonald was 26 years.

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The wedding held in Mpumalanga, Luphiwo’s hometown. The couple had met while Loyiso was performing Shakespeare’s Othello, which was produced by Think Theatre in Johannesburg.


He started his career in 2007, after quitting his day job and studying speech and drama at a small Durban film school, performing in Tata maChance at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre.

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He then performed in the Princess and the Pea, a Midsummer Night’s Dream (both directed by Garth Anderson) and Sasol Fever, directed by Gail Snyman, the latter being the first of numerous productions at Durban’s Catalina Theatre, run by Themi Venturas.

In the four years that Loyiso worked in Durban’s Theatre industry, he acted in plays that ranged from comedy, drama, Shakespeare, and physical theatre. These included Othello, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Man Up a Tree and Escape from Nombiland.

He has also acted in a number of television commercials for clients including Tops at Spar and Wimpy.

TV Roles

  • Gold Diggers – Season 2 as Edmund
  • Intersexions – Season 2 as Jabu / Mdu
  • Isidingo – Season 1 as Ntando Sibeko
  • Rockville – Season 4 as Africa Mbatha
  • The Queen – Season 1 – 5 as Kagiso Khoza
  • Those Who Can’t – Season 1 – 2 as Woody Mabandla
  • Zabalaza (2013) – Season 2 & 3 as Ray






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