Sibonile Ngubane is a South African actor famous for his role Kathaza on Uzalo. When his patience pays off, he uses the opportunity he gets to wow Tv soapie lovers.
After 26 years as a stage actor, Ngubane finally scores a role on the small screen. From Isibaya to Uzalo and then back to Isibaya, the actor’s career journey is quite interesting.
More regarding his life is revealed in Sibonile Ngubane biography (Age, Wife, Uzalo, Cars and all the nitty-gritty.)
Sibonile Ngubane Biography
Birth Place: eMacambini near Mandeni in KZN
Relationship status: Married
Profession: Actor and Musician
The actor has been enjoying the limelight since 1993, when he starts acting and performing. Most of his acting gigs are for stage productions, and his TV debut only comes 26 years later.
In 2017, Sibonile landed his first role on the small screen on Mzansi Magic’s “Isibaya”. This sees him scoring another gig on “Uzalo”, and viewers fall in love with both his characters.
A list of productions that Sibonile featured
The veteran actor has worked with Mbongeni Ngema on Sarafina, Lion of the East and Bambatha 1906.
Ringo Madlingozi also trains Sibonile as a backing vocalist and percussionist, and his craze for music rages ever since.
Most know him to be Mbovu, the acting chief of eMabovini on Isibaya. Some know him as Khathazamanyamadoda Khanyile, a bitter business tycoon fond of settling of scores.
His character causes problems for Nkunzebovu Mhlongo, the puffed-up yob of KwaMashu.
“Kathaza is introduced together with his sister. He is a businessman who manufactures and sells coffins. He has a history with Nkunzi, and now he’s back for revenge for what he did to his family,” Sibonile comments on his role.
Why did Sibonile Ngubane leave Uzalo?
Khathaza’s role intrigues fans, and just as viewers fall in love with him, he egresses the show.
His departure is the result of MaNgcobokilling him, and social media turns into a war zone. Masses were not prepared to let this one go. But those are the rules of soapville; characters come and go.
Regarding his exit, Ngubane has this to comment, “It is illegal for me to discuss the dealings of Uzalo. People should watch the show, and they will see what is going to unfold; I do not have any knowledge of what you are asking me.”
Sibonile Ngubaneʼs Salary?
It is not a secret that Sibonile Ngubane has made a reputation for himself in the acting industry over the years.
He is obviously one of the highest paid actors in Mzansi. He is believed to be earning around R90 000 per month.
Does Sibonile Ngubane have a wife?
Most of his fans wonder if the actor possesses the same character he plays on Uzalo. If he does, then his wife must be in trouble.
Fortunately, he is just a good actor. Sibonile is a Christian and is like chalk and cheese with his on-screen character.
“Even though I’m a Christian, I have to do my best with my storyline to appear dangerous. I don’t hold grudges and don’t cheat on women. I have a wife and four children,” Ngubane says.
Cars owned by Sibonile Ngubane