Londeka Mlaba gets her fame from her infamous role on Uzalo as Sibahle. Let’s get to know who she is off-set. Londeka Mlaba Biography (Age, Career, Television roles, Children, Uzalo, La’Simee) bares all on the actress’s colourful life.
Biography of Londeka Mbaba
Date of birth: 22 August 1991
Birth Place: North Coast, South Africa
Profession: Actress, Choreographer, Entrepreneur
Labels: La’Simee online store (founder)
Education and Qualifications: BA Drama and Performance Art, Media and Cultural Studies at Howard College Campus.
Londeka Mlaba Career
In 2000 she started her dance career, dancing in school concerts and beauty pageants. By the time she is 12 takes an interest in beauty pageants, which prepares her for a job she lands sixteen years down the line. In 2016, she was employed by the Grace of Destiny Dance as a dancer and actor, performing in different events and music videos. Let’s take a look at her electric dance moves.
Londeka ventures into the Arts
Londeka defies the notion that school dropouts do not make it. The actress drops out of law school to pursue the Arts. “I’ve always wanted to be in the entertainment industry. At first, I wanted to be a dancer, but my mother insisted that I study something serious; in this case, it was law,” she says.
“She was paying, so I had to do it. I studied for two years, but I got to a point where I could no longer do it. In my third year, I dropped out and studied drama and performance instead. I couldn’t continue wasting my mother’s money knowing that I was not going to practice as a lawyer.”
When she enrols for a degree in Drama and Performance, Londeka starts making strides. She completes several productions on campus, one being “Have You Seen Zandile”. Mlaba completed her degree in 2014 and is cast in Kwasukasukela (Folktales) as a dancer.
She ventures towards the world of photography modelling whilst performing in different events doing contemporary dance as a profession.
Although she tries other avenues, she keeps her acting career a priority. In January 2015, she was cast in the production Prince Senie: The Curse Of Logozo. That same year in September, she became one of 12 actors to be mentored at the Playhouse Company in Durban. Here she performs dance, singing, poetry and acting. One of the plays she appeared in was Hello and Goodbye by Athol Fugard, in which she plays the character of Hester at the Opera Theatre. In December 2015, she acted in Asambeni, an industrial theatre piece for the Chamber of Commerce targeting several different Municipal Departments.
Londeka Mlaba Television Roles
Broken Vows – Season 1 (Zamo)
Single Galz – Season 2 (Miss Dlamini)
Thuli noThulani – Season 1 (Thembi)
Unmarried – Season 1 (Vuyo’s Girlfriend)
Uzalo – Season 2,3 &4 (Sibahle)
Does Londeka Mlaba have children?
In 2018, the former Uzalo actress served fans with a fantastic pregnancy photoshoot. Londeka is in seventh heaven as she shares the news on social media. Although she does not share details of her baby daddy, her daughter, who is now two years of age, is gorgeous. The actress once revealed how rough it was to come to terms with the reality of being a mother. However, she has entirely accepted the responsibility that comes with being someone’s mother, and she constantly serves us mommy-daughter goals.
What inspires Londeka Malaba’s La’Simee online store?
The actress seems to be taking a break from acting and concentrating more on her choreography and entrepreneurship. The founder and owner of the La’Simee online store are living their best life. “It’s finally here!!! My lifelong dream has finally become a reality. Inspired by my daughter to finally wake up and live my dream, I named it after her, and it is her legacy; please follow @lasimee_sa online store also available on Facebook please do like my page there also,” she posts.