Sihle Ndaba (born 13 June 1989) is a South African actress, singer and voice artist. She is popularly known for her role as Smangele Maphumulo in SABC1’s TV series, Uzalo.
Sihle Ndaba has also featured on television series such as Isibaya, iNkaba and the herd. She should not be confused with Siphesihle Ndaba.
Sihle Ndaba Age
The beautiful and talented actress was born on 13 June 1989 in Ermelo, Mpumelenga, South Africa. She is 31 years old as of 2020.
Sihle Ndaba Education
Sihle studied for a National Diploma in Musical Theatre from the Tshwane University of Technology, from 2007-2009.
Sihle Ndaba Mother
Sihle was raised by a single mother. She acknowledged that her mother was hard-working and made sure that she didn’t go to bed hungry, and that she went to the best schools she could afford.
Sihle Ndaba stated that her upbringing was what inspired her to set out and make a real difference in the lives of many young South Africans. Her mother was shot right before her eyes.
Sihle Ndaba Boyfriend
The actress is in a relationship with South African fitness trainer, Matthew Stone. Sihle flaunts her man proudly on her social media page.
Sihle Ndaba Career
She has appeared on several soapies and dramas including on Mzansi Magic’s Inkaba and SABC 1’s Room 8.
She got the role of Smangele Maphumulo on Uzalo in 2015. Her amazing acting skills saw her winning the Sabela Award for Best Supporting Actress at the Durban Film Festival in 2018.
After leaving Uzalo in 2018, she landed a role as Sbahle Xulu on Mzansi Magic telenovela The Herd. She also landed a role as Cebisile Mkhize on Mzansi Magic’s Isibaya.
Sihle Ndaba TV Shows
- Idols – Season 8
- iNkaba – Season 1 as Pru
- Isibaya – Season 6 & 7 as Cebisile
- Room 9 – Season 1 as Qiniso Kaleni
- The Herd – Season 1 & 2 as Kayise
- Uzalo – Season 1 – 5 as Smangele Maphumulo
- Zaziwa – Season 5
- Sabela Award for Best Supporting Actress at the Durban Film Festival in 2018.
- 100 Most Influential Young South Africans 2019
Sihle Ndaba Ndaba Foundation
The Sihle Ndaba Foundation was launched on the 26th of October 2018 at her hometown Kwandisamfuyo Primary School in Ermelo. The Foundation focuses at promoting education at the elementary level.
As aprtcof the launch, The foundation with the assistance of other sponsors donated 100 pairs of school shoes to students at Kwandisamfuyo Primary School.
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Fun Fact‼️ I used to model as a kid. My mom had me taking modeling lessons, entering pageants, the works… All at my request of course😁 To cut a long story short. I stopped growing and that dream tanked fast 🙈🥺(Anyone who’s met me knows how, not so tall I am 😅😅😅) But I think the lessons came in handy last year at @afi_sa #tbt 😁💃🏾❤️🙃 – 📸Cover image Captured by: @mini__photography – – – Swipe left for more backstage moments 😘 #blackgirlmagic