Sindi Dlathu Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth, Salary & Movies


Sindi Dlathu (born 4 January 1974) is a South African actress well known for her role of Thandaza on South African series Muvhango which airs on SABC 2.

Sindi Dlathu biography

Sindi Dlathu Age

She was born on January 4, 1974, in Meadowlands, Soweto, Johannesburg (JHB), in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Sindi Dlathu is 50 years old as of 2024 and celebrates her birthday on January 4th every year.

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She is married and has two kids. She keeps her family very private. Up to now, her children and husband have never been written about in the media.

She has a twin sister called Zanele Sangweni.

Sindi Dlathu Husband

She is married to Okielant Nkosi and together they have two children.

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  • Escape from Angola (1999)
  • Muvhango (2003- Present)
  • Married (2004)
  • Sarafina (1997-2007)
  • Generations (2010)
  • Ngempela (2015)


As revealed by the Tabloid, Sindi Dlathu, who plays Thandaza on SABC2’s Muvhango, is the highest-paid actor in the corporation, with a salary of about R85 000 a month.

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million which she has earned as an actress.

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Sindi Dlathu – ‘God planned my path’

Nevertheless, she is looking dashing and is aging gracefully. She ascribes this to her “good genes”.

“I never planned to be where I am today. God planned my path. The reason I’m still with the show is that I relate with the storyline.

“It’s the first show that accommodates all the African languages. It speaks to us black people,” she says.

She describes Thandaza as a woman who has been through it all. She lost her first love, a multimillionaire husband, forcing her to pull herself up by her bootstraps and start her own business.

“She loses her loved ones all the time. Her [new] husband betrays her by impregnated her niece.”

She says although people close to Thandaza say she’s a strong woman, she doesn’t look at herself as a strong person and feels vulnerable.

“The strong personality is what Sindi and Thandaza have in common.”

Two years ago, Dlathu had health scare while on set. She suffered from severe fatigue and was admitted in hospital.

“When you have three months of an emotional storyline, your employers need to give you a break to recover emotionally. It really takes a toll on you,” she says.

Asked if she ever felt she needed to leave Muvhango, Dlathu gives an emphatic no. She has rejected many offers before.

“I wouldn’t trade acting for anything. It is my first love and that’s why I’ve been doing it for this long.”



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