Recently in an interview Siyabonga Shibe shared the love he has for his son and how his career has made them stronger.
Playing the role of Qhabanga on Uzalo, Siya told of his four-year-old son been his biggest fan. Siya went on to say, that apart from the challenges in raising a child, his son is his biggest blessing in life.
At the time Siya got the role in Uzalo, he and his son were living in Johannesburg. Siya had to uproot his boy and relocate to Durban.
The little man has, however, adjusted very well to his new surroundings. While at his new school, he pretends to be his father’s popular TV character.
Siya says that his little man knows exactly when Uzalo is on TV. When playing at creche‚ he always wants to be Qhabanga and when the other kids want to be Qhabanga he tells them no because that is his dad.
Siya is very grateful that he is able to be there for his son and the fact they are able to live together.
As a former Zbondiwe and Gaz'lam actor, he understands the challenges in raising a child while playing in one of the country’s biggest soapies will bring. But being a dad is super rewarding, said Siya.
Siya is happy with his life and says that the experience has given him invaluable growth. the star says that he has no intention of stopping and 'does not believe in retiring‚ at least not anytime soon'.
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