Lindani Nkosi age, full name, P.O.B, son, married, career, worth

Lindani Nkosi age, full name, P.O.B, son, married, career, worth

Lindani Nkosi is the man who keeps most Mzansi drama fans glued to their screens for his role in the famous show Isidingo. He appears to be one of the most loved yet highly hated characters because of his villain role as Lincoln Sibeko. Despite the love-hate relationship, one thing we can all agree on is that he is a gifted and brilliant actor. But who is this star off-camera? Let us find out!

Lindani Nkosi bio
Lindani Nkosi during the Royal Soapie Awards at MGG Production in Linbro Park on September 05, 2020 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo: Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images
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You will be surprised by the mere fact that the on-screen Lincoln is nothing like the off-screen Lindani Nkosi. Although he comes out as fierce on our screens, he is quite the opposite in reality. He is a calm, reserved, and humble family man. Here is everything you need to know about this famous South African celebrity.

Lindani Nkosi profile summary

  • Date of birth: 5th March 1968
  • Age: 53 years
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Occupation: Actor, Voice Artist, Musical Performer, and Dancer

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Lindani Nkosi biography

Perhaps the role that has made Lindani the streets' talk is that of Lincoln Sibeko in the SABC 3 soap opera Isidingo. His devious character has made him rank among popular villains in South African soap operas. But this character is nothing like his day-to-day life. He acknowledges that it is just a persona that he embraces and leaves on stage. So, who is Lindani Nkosi?

Lindani Nkosi profile
Lindani Nkosi, the name behind the persona Lincoln Sibeko in the Isidingo show. Photo: @y.ndzeku
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He is a notable South African personality who was born on 5th March 1968. He recently celebrated his birthday, and Lindani Nkosi age is 53 years. Given his famous on-screen character of Lincoln Sibeko, you would expect him to be an open book off-screen like most celebrities.

However, he is not. He has not revealed much about his early life, meaning details such as Lindani Nkosi birthplace and educational background are unavailable.

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There is no denying the fact that the 53-year-old actor has a thriving acting career. Although most of us may know him from Isidingo, he has featured in numerous television series. Some of his projects include:

  • Drum (2004) as Nelson Mandela
  • SABC1 Generations as Thulani
  • SABC3 The Lab
  • Rhythm City
  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008)
  • Dream World (2012)
  • The Philanthropist (2009)
  • 90 Plein Street
  • Donkerland
  • Home Affairs
  • The Docket
  • Yizo Yizo
  • Housekeepers
  • Soul City
  • The Mating Game
  • Zero Tolerance
  • Sokhulu & Partners

All these different works showcase not only his unmatched skills but also his versatility in the acting industry. It is no wonder his career is skyrocketing and does not seem to slow down any time soon.

Besides being one of the South African soapie kings killing it in the game, he is also a professional dancer. He is the brain behind the talented group called Whizz Dancers. He has performed dances in various categories, including Jazz, African, Ballet, and Contemporary.

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Lindani Nkosi career
Lindani Nkosi (L) poses for a photo with his co-stars. Photo: @isidingo_.
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He was also a member of the Physical Theatre Movement Company known as the Forgotten Angel Company. He scooped the Naledi Award for Best Male Performance in 2006 for his role in the musical Ain't Misbehavin.

Due to his thriving career, most of his fans have become curious about Lindani Nkosi net worth. He is yet to reveal his earnings and net worth. However, it is safe to speculate that the figure is pretty high and decent from his successful career.

Dealing with fame

Unlike other celebrities, Lindani Nkosi Isidingo villain, best known as Lincoln Sibeko, acknowledges that he is not a public figure. He states that he hates the limelight and tries as much as possible to avoid public events and gatherings.

It might explain why you will not even find Lindani Nkosi Instagram account. The celebrity has also urged his fans not to view him as a star because he does not regard himself as one. Similarly, he reveals he lacks confidence outside his characters, which might explain why he is shy and private and spends most of his time with his family.

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Is Lindani Nkosi married?

Lindani Nkosi son
Lindani Nkosi poses alongside his on-screen son Lerato Makhetha. Photo: @Isidingo_.
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There are many questions online about Lindani Nkosi wife and son, mainly because he has acknowledged that he is a family man. Although he has revealed he spends most of his time with his family, he has not gone into specifics. Little is known about the name of his wife, son, and other family members.

Some people believe that Lindani Nkosi son is Lerato Makhetha because the two appear to have tight bonds in the show Isidingo. More so, his character is also that of Sibeko's son. However, just because Lerato is his on-screen son does not mean that he is his son in real life. In reality, Lerato is the son of another great actor called Jerry Mofokeng.

Lindani Nkosi is no stranger on the TV screens, mainly because he graces them in the popular SABC3 drama show Isidingo. Some may know him as Lincoln Sibeko, while others may refer to him as Lindani Nkosi Dlamini.

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