Siphesihle Ndaba is a South African actress who plays the role of Mazet on Mzansi Magic’s hit telenovela ‘GOMORA’ which has over 2.3 million viewers every weekday.
Born and bred in Soweto, Johannesburg the 22-year-old is much more than her onscreen character. She’s a Rhodes University graduate, avid book reader, aspiring director and so much more. Check out 7 interesting facts about Siphesihle Ndaba aka Mazet below:
Siphesihle Ndaba is a South African actress, The star actress was born on 04 August 1997, in the Gauteng province. The rising star matriculated from the Oprah Academy Leadership School.
Interest in Music
Despite playing Mazet on Gomora, music is also one of Siphesihle’s passions. During her time at the Oprah Academy, she was a member of the school’s Jazz band.
Ndaba is a Rhodes University Alumni. She holds a Bachelor of Social Science, Psychology, Economics, and Drama as well as BSS (Hons) in Dramatic Arts.
She Comes From a Big Family
Siphesihle Ndaba was raised by her single mother and grandmother. On her mother’s side, Siphesihle is the last born and the only girl in her family. She has two older brothers. In total, Siphesihle has 18 siblings with whom she shares a father.
Siphesihle Ndaba: 7 Real life facts about Mazet from Gomora
She’s an Avid Book Reader
In her free time, Siphesihle reads books. Some of the books she’s read include Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (1995), a memoir by Barack Obama.
Apart from Acting, the Gomora star is also an aspiring director/writer. She directed ‘Skinned’ at the National Arts Festival. The play is described as an exploration of finding and creating black female joy, living in a marginalized and public body in the South African context.
Before landing the role of Mazet on Gomora, Siphesihle was cast in a lot of theatre productions. These include: I am an emotional creature by Eve Ensler- directed by Coba Wilsenach, Race by David Mamet- directed by Tisetso Mashifane, The witches by Roald Dahl – directed by Coba Wilsenach as well as Vuk’ucave directed by Andrew Buckland.
Siphesihle Ndaba: 7 Real life facts about Mazet from Gomora – Savannanews