Siphesihle Ndaba is a beautiful and talented upcoming actress in South Africa. She has already won the hearts of many with her debut television role on Gomora, Mzansi Magic’s new hit series. She portrays the character of Mazet on the telenovela. Since her days in college, she was involved in stage acting and even directed a play called Skinned at the 2018 Grahamstown National Arts Festival.
The Gomora actress says she became the character she is today because of two great women in her life, her mother and US media mogul, Oprah Winfrey. Who is Mazet from Gomora? Read on to find out.
- Full name: Siphesihle Ndaba
- Year of birth: 4th August 1997
- Siphesihle Ndaba age: 23
- Gender: Female
- Nationality: South African
- Profession: Actress
- Siphesihle Ndaba Instagram: @ceecee_ndaba
- Twitter: @ceecee_ndaba
Where is Siphesihle Ndaba from?
The beautiful actress was born on 4th August 1997 in Johannesburg, Soweto, where she grew up with her grandmother and single mother. Siphesihle Ndaba parents are from KwaZulu-Natal, and she speaks isiZulu. Siphesihle Ndaba mother has two other sons, and she is the last born as well as the only girl. Siphesihle Ndaba father has other children. There is a total of 18 Siphesihle Ndaba siblings from her father’s side.
Siphesihle Ndaba father name is not known as she has not shared much about him. She regards her mother as her best friend and her role model.
Siphesihle Ndaba education
The actress studied at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls from grade 10 to matric. Since Siphesihle Ndaba family was not stable financially, her single mum got subsidies from the government to keep her and her two brothers in school.
She later went to study Bachelor of Social Science degree with a triple major in psychology, economics and drama at Rhodes University. She graduated in 2019 with an honours degree in dramatic arts, specializing in acting, physical theatre and applied theatre with the dream of becoming a drama therapist.
She had plans of enrolling for a master’s degree in arts management but then landed a role on Gomora television series. In an interview with IOL, the actress revealed that she studied economics at university as a back-up because her heart is in arts.
Who is Siphesihle Ndaba boyfriend?
Siphesihle Ndaba relationship status is not known. She has not revealed if she is dating anyone now.
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What was Siphesihle Ndaba doing before Gomora?
She tried her hands on a number of things. The actress used to play the trumpet at her church and later started playing the trombone at her high school’s orchestra. She was also a member of the jazz band while studying at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy.
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Siphesihle Ndaba acting career
She started shaping her acting career while still a student. In an interview with Drum, she said at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, it was compulsory for each student to have two arts subjects and hers was dance and drama. The actress directed a play titled Skinned while still in the third year in 2018 at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival.
She now plays the role of Mazet, a young girl who takes part in criminal activity on Gomora, a telenovela on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161). Mazet is her first television role after graduation. Gomora is a new television crime series that started on 30th March 2020. It has won the hearts of many across Mzansi because of its talented cast.
Before landing the Siphesihle Ndaba Gomora role, she had taken part in several theatre roles, including the following:
- I Am an Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler and directed by Coba Wilsenach
- Race by David Mamet and directed by Coba Wilsenach
- Vuk’ucave directed by Andrew Buckland
Siphesihle Ndaba pictures
Siphesihle has become a favourite in Mzansi for various reasons. She is talented, focused, and gorgeous. Many girls would want to be like the actress. Below are a few photos of the beautiful actress.
She has beautiful brown eyes.
She used to have long natural hair.
Braids were her favourite style.
She still looks great with short hair.
Siphesihle Ndaba body shape is amazing.
She has excellent fashion sense.
Siphesihle Ndaba biography is an inspiration to many young girls across South Africa. She has beauty, brains, and talent. The 23-year-old is also focused and has already started living her dream.
READ ALSO: 'Gomora' races past 'The Queen' to become DStv number one soapie
Briefly.co.za reported that Gomora, a new telenovela in South Africa, had overtaken The Queen to become, DStv’s most-watched TV series. Gomora has many talented actors and actress, including Zolisa Xaluva and Katlego Danke. It also has first-time actors with great talent like Siphesihle Ndaba, who has gained a huge pool of fans as a result.
Siyabonga Xaba, who plays the role of Langa on Gomora, had earlier said that it was a challenge to produce amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Some scenes are hard to make due to the need for physical distancing.
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