Hleziphi from Uzalo: Real Life facts about Sibongiseni Shezi, how an accident ruined her first career
Hleziphi from Uzalo’s real name is Sibongiseni Shezi she was born on 17 March 1993 in KwaZulu Natal and is 28 years old. Hleziphi joined Uzalo as a supporting act until she obtained a lead role on the SABC 1 soapie.
Sibongiseni Shezi is a University Graduate who holds two qualifications, a Degree in Music from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Live Performance Cum Laude from AFDA.
On Uzalo, Shezi plays the role of Hleziphi an unapologetic character who doesn’t conform to what people think. She started off as a vindictive high school student who wasn’t scared to commit a crime in support of her then-fiancé Njeza role played by Nkanyiso Makhanya. Hleziphi’s character has grown from a school kid to a fully grown young woman on Uzalo.
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Currently signed with Star Quality Management Agency, Shezi appeared in, Uzalo, Sean Penn’s The Last Dance – Film, RCL Foods Corporate.
Sibongiseni Shezi’s first career
Sibongiseni Shezi was destined to be a Ballet dancer it was her first love which she started at a tender age, her ballet skills were extraordinary, and her flexibility was unquestionable till tragedy happened. In 2015 Hleziphi was involved in a car accident that ruined her ballet dancing career and birthed her acting career.
Due to the realisation of how terribly inflexible I have become (*smh*) here’s a #throwback #TiltTuesday situation from that time when a car decided to make out with my leg.. Unrequitedly. Mxm😒 few weeks later & it still couldn’t shake my #HappyFeet
Hleziphi from Uzalo husband Lethu Gcwabaza
Hleziphi is married to film producer and Actor Lethu Gcwabaza, the couple has been married since 29 December 2016.
What is Sibongiseni Shezi’s Net worth?
The actress is bagging a salary in the range of R25 000 to R35 000 a month from Uzalo. Her net worth is $80 000 and she has all these features and roles she is landing. Her bank account looks pretty decorated.