Simphiwe Majozi is a South African actor who plays Sbu on the SABC 1 soapie, Uzalo. Simphiwe is the direct opposite of his Uzalo character Sbu who is a small time thug with a lot of hilarious moments. Here are a few interesting facts you will definitely love to know about Simphiwe Majozi.
Interesting facts about Uzalo’s Sbu
Simphiwe is quite the talented young man. The actor released his debut single, Nizobona ngomopho which drew a lot of eyes. The single has scored 351k views on YouTube and has proven to be a more serious song in terms of the message. This is a direct contrast of his character as Sbu in Uzalo.
It appears music is a family passion. Uzalo’s Sbu is mentored by Mxolisi Majozi who manages the Grammy award winning group Lady Smith Black Mambazo.
Not only is Simphiwe a musician but he is a performing artist as he has a few dance moves to show!
While we all know his on screen Uzalo character, Sbu to not be the best at relationships with a very dramatic relationship with Fikile, in real life, Simphiwe is the absolute opposite. The actor is very much in love with his childhood sweetheart whom he has been with for 10 years. We could all learn a thing or two from him 6!
Uzalo’s Sbu is one actor who has also taken time to pursue his education as he studied Marketing Management at the Universal College Outcomes in Pietermaritzburg. Book smart on top of his many talents!
His stint as Sbu was supposed to be for one episode but his portrayal of the thug earned him a whole character with a story line that viewers enjoyed.
The actor enjoys and appreciates his privacy and so he keeps a good part of his life away from the media. He stated that, “My private life remains private. I might be in the media industry but please respect my privacy. I don’t want a situation where I can’t be myself. Sbu from Uzalo stays on TV, not in my real life,”