Scandal! on eTV actors in 2022: A-Z Exhaustive cast list with pictures

Scandal! on eTV actors in 2022: A-Z Exhaustive cast list with pictures

Scandal! is a South African soap opera that has been aired since September 2005. 17 years later, the show is still quite popular among South African of different ages. While it has excellent scripting, direction, and production, the remarkable cast is also part of the reasons behind Scandal's enviable success. What are the Scandal actors' real names, and how old are they?

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Who are the new actors on Scandal?
The Scandal! cast in 2022. Photo: @etvScandal
Source: Instagram

The show follows the lives of people working for Nyathi Family Holdings, a fictional media company based in Johannesburg. The show highlights the socioeconomic differences of the Scandal eTV cast and the day-to-day struggles to make ends meet.

Who are the Scandal actors in 2022?

Here is a look at the Scandal South Africa cast in 2022.

1. Andile Sithole

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scandal eTV cast
Andile portrays the ambitious Ndumiso on the show. Photo: @andile_sitholesa
Source: Twitter

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  • Real name: Andile Sithole
  • Age: 30 years
  • Character: Ndumiso
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 14

Andile is able to play this part with a lot of ease, considering that Ndumiso is very much like him. On the show, he portrays an ambitious man that grabs every opportunity that comes up regardless of the consequences.

2. Ayanda Daveti

scandal South Africa cast
Ayanda Daveti looking great. Photo: @ayandadaweti
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Ayanda Daveti
  • Age: 42 years
  • Character: Chumani Langa
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 5

Ayanda plays Chumani Langa, a young man from a wealthy family. Daveti is a talented actor and brings out the role perfectly.

3. Ayanda Brandy Nzimande

Scandal cast on eTV
Ayanda Nzimande joined the show's cast in October 2020. Photo: @ayandabnzimande
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Ayanda Brandy Nzimande
  • Age: 26 years
  • Character: Aya Mamba
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 3

Aya is Mamba's teenage daughter on Scandal! Brandy joined the hugely popular show in October 2020.

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4. Bathabile Mashigo

Scandal cast on eTV
Grace is a successful businesswoman on the Scandal! Photo: @batsflyhi
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Bathabile Mashigo
  • Age: 42 years
  • Character: Grace Medupe
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 4

Bathabile plays Grace Medupe who is Romeo Medupe's mother on the local show. She is an established businesswoman with a four-star hotel.

5. Botlhale Boikanyo

Scandal South African soapie actors
Botlhale Boikanyo is one of the youngest cast members on the local show. Photo: @botlhaleboikanyo
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Botlhale Boikanyo
  • Age: 21 years
  • Character: Omphile
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 2

Botlhale, winner of SA Got Talent show in 2012, joined the cast of Scandal! in September 2015. Her character, Omphile is the scandalous child of Boitshoko and Mlungisi.

6. Brighton Ngoma

Scandal actors real names
Brighton posing for a photo. Photo: @_iambrighton
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Brighton Ngoma
  • Age: 36 years
  • Character: Quinton Nyathi
  • Cast type: Guest
  • Seasons: 7

Quinton is the son of Nyathi and a good-looking lady's man.

7. Charlie Bouguenon

Who are the new actors on Scandal?
Charlie Bouguenon is a talented actor and has appeared in both local and international shows and films. Photo: @charliebouguenon
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Charlie Bouguenon
  • Age: 39 years
  • Character: Timothy Jones
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 5

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Timmy, Charlie's character in Scandal, is a charming Setswana-speaking guy and has grown to become a fan favourite.

8. Cindy Mahlangu

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Cindy Mahlangu plays the role of Violetta Mamba, a stylish married woman who loves another man who is not her husband. Photo: @cindy_thando
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Cindy Mahlangu
  • Age: 25 years
  • Character: Violetta Mamba
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 3

Cindy joined the Scandal cast in August 2020. She plays the role of Violetta Mamba, a stylish married woman who is in love with a man (Simo) who is not her husband. Her lover is her husband's (Sandile Mamba) accountant.

9. Gcina Nkosi

How old is eTV Scandal?
Gcina Nkosi has been on the local show since 2009. Photo: @OkMzansi
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Gcina Nkosi
  • Age: 53 years
  • Character: Zinzile Ngema
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 12

Nkosi joined Scandal in 2009 and has never looked back. Her role started out as that of a respectful wife who never argued with her husband. However, the character evolved over time and can now voice her opinion when she is not in agreement with her husband.

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10. Jason Willemse

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Jason Cameron portrays the role of Cameron, a struggling young boy on the local soapie. Photo: @Sweepersman
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Jason Willemse
  • Age: 35 years
  • Character: Cameron
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 8

Jason joined Scandal in 2013. He plays the role of Cameron, a young man who goes to Newtown to seek an opportunity to work as a security guard at Safe 'n Clean. He lives in extreme poverty.

11. Jerry Mofokeng

Who are the new actors on Scandal?
Jerry Mofokeng plays the role of a crime lord called Neo Mokheti on the e.tv show. Photo: @ViralFeedZA
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Jerry Mofokeng
  • Age: 66 years
  • Character: Neo Mokheti
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 9

The award-winning veteran actor joined the Scandal! family in 2013. He plays the role of Neo Mokhethi, a renowned and feared crime lord.

12. Joyce Skefu

Scandal actors real names
Joyce Skefu portrays the role of Maletsasi on the e.tv show. Photo: @incwajana
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Joyce Skefu
  • Age: 58 years
  • Character: Maletsasi Khumalo
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 8

Hers is a role of a spiritual lady. She is a morally-upright person and a devout Christian. Although she is honest, she tends to be self-righteous and judgmental. She is, in fact, the anchor in Eddie's life. She also has a relatively open relationship with Palesa, her daughter.

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13. Kagiso Rathebe

Scandal South African soapie actors
Kagiso Rathebe joined the eTV soapie in 2020. Photo: @kagisorathebe
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Kagiso Rathebe
  • Age: 30 years
  • Character: Amo
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 3

Amo is a photographer in his late 20's and also works as a freelancer for NFH. Kagiso made his debut on the local show in March 2020.

14. Khanyisile Zwane

Scandal South Africa cast
Khanyisile Zwane portrays the character of the laid back Gontse. Photo: @incwajana
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Khanyisile Zwane
  • Character: Gontse Legae
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 4

Her strong presence on the show is impossible to ignore. It is impressive that such a bubbly actor can pull off the role of the dull and laid back Gontse so perfectly.

15. Litlhonolofatso Litlhakanyane

Scandal eTV cast
Litlhonolofatso in a t-shirt. Photo: @litlhonolofatsolitlhakanyane
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Litlhonolofatso Litlhakanyane
  • Age: 12 years
  • Character: Tebello
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 3

Litlhonolofatso made his acting debut on Scandal! How old is Tebello? The child is an abandoned 12-year-old who looks after Vyonne's weak mother. Litlhakanyane is among the youngest Scandal South African soapie actors.

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16. Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong

Scandal's new actors
Mapaseka portrays the role of Dintle on the e.tv soapie. Photo: @pasi_koetle
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong
  • Age: 33 years
  • Character: Dintle
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 9

Mapaseka joined the cast of Scandal! in 2013 as Dintle. The character is a survivor who was abandoned by her parents and raised by her aunt. She uses her looks and charm to improve her status in life.

17. Marjorie Langa

Scandal eTV cast
Marjorie plays the role of Kgosi's mother, Gloria on Scandal! Photo: @Angelinah
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Marjorie Langa
  • Age: 44 years
  • Character: Gloria
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 7

Gloria is the mother of the troublesome Kgosi. While defending her son, who later got parole, Gloria was having a relationship with Caiphus, and in a bid to get her hands on some millions, she had no qualms about letting her boyfriend go to prison for a crime he never committed.

18. Matthews Rantsoma

Scandal South Africa cast
Matthews joined the cast of the e.tv show in March 2021 as Nhlamulo Maseko. Photo: @YouthVillageSA
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Matthews Rantsoma
  • Age: 26 years
  • Character: Nhlamulo Maseko
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 2

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Matthews made his debut on the eTV show in March 2021. He plays the role of Nhlamulo Maseko, a forex trader who is attracted to Lindiwe Ngema.

19. Mbubelo Ndlazilwane

Scandal cast on eTV
Mbubelo portrays the role of Scelo, the son of Mlungisi and Zinzile Ngema. Photo: @eratofonko
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Mbubelo Ndlazilwane
  • Age: 26 years
  • Character: Scelo
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 5

Scelo from Scandal is the smart one and loved one of the family. It is evident that his sister feels jealous, but he loves her all the same.

20. Natasha Sutherland

Scandal South African soapie actors
Natasha Sutherland has been on the e.tv show as Layla since 2012. Photo: @natasha.sutherland
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Natasha Sutherland
  • Age: 51 years
  • Character: Layla
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 9

The celebrated actress joined the local show in 2012 as Layla. She remains a favourite character in the South African audience.

21. Nolo Seabi

Scandal actors real names
Nolo portrays the character of Seipati, Tebello's mother. Photo: @nolo_seabi
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Nolo Seabi
  • Age: 27 years
  • Character: Seipati
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 3

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Nolo Seabi joined the Scandal cast in August 2020 as Seipati. The character is the mother of Tebello, whom she had left under the care of her deceased mother, Ma'Betty.

22. Nomvelo Makhanya

Who are the new actors on Scandal?
Nomvelo Makhanya portrays the role of Lindiwe, Mlungisi and Zinzile Ngema's daughter. Photo: @TimesLIVE
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Nomvelo Makhanya
  • Age: 26 years
  • Character: Lindiwe Ngema
  • Cast type: Main
  • Seasons: 6

Lindiwe acts as the daughter of Mlungisi and Zinzile Ngema, as well as Scelo's little sister. Not being athletically or academically gifted like the brother, his dad Mlungisi overcompensates by showering her with a lot of affection and approval.

23. Nunu Khumalo

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Nunu Khumalo is an award-winning South African actress. Photo: @nunukhumalo
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Nunu Khumalo
  • Age: 30 years
  • Character: Hlengiwe
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 5

Nunu joined eTV's Scandal in May 2017. The award-winning actress never fails to charm fans with her exceptional acting skills as Hlengiwe.

24. Sandile Mahlangu

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How old is eTV Scandal?
Sandile portrays the role of Simo, Romeo's half brother and Violetta's lover. Photo: @sandilem
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Sandile Mahlangu
  • Age: 28 years
  • Character: Simo
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 3

Sandile joined the local soap opera in August 2020 as Simo. The character is Violetta Mamba's lover, Romeo's half brother and Sandile Mamba's (Violetta's husband) accountant.

25. Simo Magwaza

Who are the new actors on Scandal?
Simo Magwaza plays the role of Mamba, an influential businessman on the e.tv show. Photo: @etvScandal
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Simo Magwaza
  • Age: 62 years
  • Character: Mamba
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 3

Simo Magwaza is an established South African actor. He plays the role of Vunani Mamba, an influential businessman on the show.

26. Thapelo Aphiri

Scandal actors real names
Thapelo Aphiri joined the Scandal cast in 2014 as Javas. Photo: @aphiri_tp
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Thapelo Aphiri
  • Age: 40 years
  • Character: Javas
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 7

Thapelo has been on the local series since 2014. The former footballer brings out the character of Javas in the best way possible.

27. Wandile Molebatsi

Scandal South African soapie actors
Wandile Molebatsi. Photo: @wandile_molebatsi
Source: Instagram
  • Real name: Wandile Molebatsi
  • Age: 31 years
  • Character: Duma Mamba
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 2

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Wandile Molebatsi joined Scandal on eTV in May 2021, and is among Scandal's new actors. He plays the role of Duma, a young man born into money but had to learn to live humbly after his father kicked him out.

28. Wayne Van Rooyen

Scandal cast on eTV
Wayne Van Rooyen plays the role of Stokkies, an ex-convict on the e.tv show. Photo: @waynevanrooyen
Source: Twitter
  • Real name: Wayne Van Rooyen
  • Age: 44 years
  • Character: Stokkies
  • Cast type: Supporting
  • Seasons: 4

Wayne plays the role of Stokkies on the eTV series. Stokkies is a perennial loser and ex-convict with a dream to one day have a financial breakthrough.

Here is a list of people who were part of the Scandal cast on eTV but left to pursue other interests.

  • Candice Derman as Samatha
  • Clith Brink as Valentino Tino Martens
  • Dawn Matthews as Shakira Nyathi
  • Hlomla Dandala as Kingsley Siseko Langa
  • Hungani Ndlovu as Romeo Medupe
  • Getmore Sithole as Cain Gumede/Daniel Nyathi
  • Lorcia Cooper as Erin Martens
  • Lusanda Mbane as Boniswa Langa
  • Luthuli Dlamini as Stan Nyathi
  • Masasa Mbangeni as Thembeka Shezi – Nyathi
  • Mothusi Magano as Phehello Mokheti/The Dustbin Man
  • Mthunzi Ntoyi as Sijo
  • Nozuko Ncayiyane as Phindile ‘Phindi’ Skhakhane
  • Nthati Moshesh as Morongwe' Mo' Molefe
  • Patrick Mofokeng as Mlungisi Ngema
  • Petronella Tshuma as Ruby
  • Sandy Mokwena as Bra Eddie Khumalo
  • Sello Maake Ka-Ncube as Lucas' Daniel' Nyathi
  • Siyabonga Shibe as Kila Ngcobo
  • Soso Rungqu as Kagiso
  • Tshepo Howza Mosese as Lerumo Chabedi

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Who are the new actors on Scandal?

Botlhale Boikanyo, Matthews Rantsoma, and Wandile Molebatsi are the newest entrants to the show. They all joined in 2021 and have supporting roles on the TV show.

How old is Tebello?

On the show, Tebello is a 14-year-old boy. In real life, he is played by Litlhonolofatso Litlhakanyane, who is currently 12 years old.

How old is the eTV Scandal?

The show is currently almost 17 years old, having premiered in September 2005.

What is Scandal South Africa?

Formerly known as The Voice, Scandal! is a South African soap opera produced by Ochre Moving Pictures and aired on eTV. It is among the country's most-watched soap operas contending with SABC 1's longest-running TV show, Generations: The Legacy.

The remarkably talented Scandal actors are part of the reason the TV show has remained on South African screens for so long. These actors bring their characters to life, keeping their audiences glued to the screen.

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