Siphesihle Ndaba, born on August 4, 1997, in Mofolo, Gauteng, South Africa, is a renowned South African actress best known for her portrayal of MaZet in the Mzansi Magic drama series Gomora.
Growing up in a musical environment, Siphesihle began playing the trumpet at church and later joined her high school orchestra, where she switched to playing the trombone. Alongside her musical talents, she excelled in sports, participating in touch rugby, tennis, and cricket. Raised by her single mother and grandmother, she embraced a diverse range of interests from a young age.
Siphesihle Ndaba completed her high school education at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership for Girls school. She then pursued higher education at Rhodes University, where she earned a Bachelor of Social Science degree (2016-2019). Her studies included psychology, economics, and drama. Graduating with Honours in Dramatic Arts, she specialized in acting, physical theatre, and applied theatre.
In 2018, Siphesihle directed a theater play titled Skinned at The National Arts Festival Fringes. Two years later, in March 2020, she marked her television debut with the role of MaZet in the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora. MaZet, a captivating and dangerous character from Alexandra, lured Ntobeko into a life of crime, showcasing Siphesihle’s versatility as an actress.
Her portrayal of MaZet garnered immense popularity, making her a household name in South Africa. In a humorous incident, Siphesihle shared on Twitter that traffic cops once mistook her for her character, leading to a memorable encounter. Despite the comical mix-up, her fans appreciate the depth she brings to the role.
As of now, Siphesihle Ndaba holds an estimated net worth of R2 Million, with reports suggesting she earned around R20,000 during her time on Gomora. Her success and talent have not only elevated her career but also endeared her to the hearts of South African audiences, solidifying her position as a rising star in the entertainment industry.