Sibongiseni Shezi is an upcoming South African actress famous for her role in Hleziphi on SABC1’s Uzalo. She may be categorised under new school actors, but she has what it takes to keep Uzalo fans glued to their screens. Who doesn’t love a feisty character in the show? She is the epitome of confidence. Let’s see what makes her tick in Sibongiseni Biography (Age, Instagram, Career, Boyfriend, Awards, Net worth)
Sibongiseni Shezi Biography
Date of birth: 17 March 1993
Birth Place: KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
Profession: Actress and Performer
Education and Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in Live Performance degree (AFDA)
Sibongiseni Shezi Career
How does she land the role on Uzalo?
She struts into the year 2019 with a bang. After graduating from AFDA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Live Performance Cum Laude, she auditions for a lead role on the “Uzalo.” Shezi aces her performance and lands the role of “Hleziphi”.
The Simon Sabela Awards come up next, and Shezi wins the Best Actress. This is for her outstanding performance in the AFDA Durban 2018 Feature Film, “Run”. As she competes against seasoned actresses in the category, she considers it a remarkable achievement.
AFDA Durban, Head of Live Performance School, has this to say. “Sibongiseni’s talent and extraordinary technique have taken her out of the student category, and it has placed her in the category of Best Actress in a feature film. The jury celebrates a young talented and very skilled actress who understands the industry. She works very hard and is always a pleasure to work with. We need actors like her, and we need stars like her for our growing TV and film industry.”
Which other shows has Sibongiseni featured in?
The actress is already working on more feature films. This sees her landing the lead role in the South African feature film, “Tokoloshe- The Calling“. It is due for release in 2020. However, she has made features in the following TV shows:
- Ordinary People
- The last Dance
Who is Sibongiseni Shezi’s Boyfriend?
She is “Bonnie” and Njeza is her “Clyde”. The Uzalo’s fierce couple is always up to no good, and Hleziphi is the queen who is always standing by her King. Always handling her boyfriend’s negotiations. What would Njeza do without her? In as much as the Uzalo viewers may want this kind of relationship off-set, Shezi is already taken, and she connects with him more than she does with her onscreen “Clyde”.
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.
Before signing off on all things Shezi, let’s take a look at her body goals.
Follow Shezi on Instagram: @ seni_shezi.
Read more: Uzalo actors and their qualifications.