Sandile Mahlangu is one of the South African entertainment industry actors that can be termed eye-candy. The young actor is popular among the ladies for his good and ravishing looks. Did you know that he is not only good looking but is also very intelligent? Sandile Mahlangu is an Electrical Engineer by profession.
The actor, who was born in 1993, grew up in Mpumalanga, where he went to Steelcrest High School. When he was still in High School, his career debuted with him being part of a dramatic and comedy monologue at the National Eisteddfod. He was chosen to train to be an Electrical Artisan when he was still a teenager, but an accident cut that short for him, and he moved back home to Middleburg.
Sandile attended the Tshwane University of Technology after High School, where he graduated in 2017 with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Before he even graduated, he was featured in commercials for Debonairs Pizza, Cell C, Stimorol, KFC and many more. However, Sandile had dreams of being an actor and not pursuing a career in Engineering.
Sandile Mahlangu’s acting career
Sandile Mahlangu’s breakthrough as an actor happened when he joined the cast of Rhythm City as Cash in 2016. That was the role that put him on the map; the next part he landed was in a film called Shaft. Isithembiso cast Sandile as Cheezeboi, and in Single Guyz second season, he joined the cast playing Siyanda. In 2020 he joined the etv series Scandal playing the role of Simo, who was Romeo’s half brother. He was lying to Mamba that he was Violetta’s cousin whilst the two were having an affair.
Currently, Sandile is known for playing a role in the Netflix hit movie, How to ruin Christmas alongside Thando Thabethe and other actors. With the many followers he has landed on Instagram, the actor has paid partnerships with big brands like Dove, Halls, and Flying Fish. His acting career is so successful one would not guess that he was not trained in the professional acting craft.