Hlomla Dandala Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Instagram, Pics, Father, Wikipedia, Parents

Hlomla Dandala Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Instagram, Pics, Father, Wikipedia, Parents

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Hlomla Dandala (born September 22, 1974) is a seasoned actor, experienced director, and oratory presenter.

He has been one of the dominating actors in the South Africa entertainment industry since 1995 that he made his debut in the acting role.

He has featured and directed many dramas and series. He is popularly recognized for his role as Derek Nyathi in Isidingo (1998–2001).

Hlomla Dandala
Hlomla Dandala: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Hlomla Dandala
Born: 22 September 1974 (age 49 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos State
Children: Ziyanda Dandala, Tao Dandala, Sam Dandala
Nationality: South African
Parents: Mvume Dandala, Phumzile Dandala
Height: N/A
Siblings: Gqibelo Dandala
Girlfriend • Wife: Candy Litchfield (m. 2001–2009)
Occupation: Actor • Tv Personality
Net Worth: $250,000 – $500,000

Early Life

Hlomla Dandala was born in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, South Africa, in 1974.

His father, Mvume Dandala, is a well-known person in society because he previously worked as the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of South Africa.

He also served as the head of the All Africa Conference of Churches.

The family name can be said to have contributed to his way to stardom.

His relative supported him, especially Gqibelo Dandala, who introduced him to many things and people in the industry.

Thus, Hlomla Dandala enjoyed the supports of his family, and this made his way to fame relatively easier.

His dream for South Africa is to for the country to be the first state in the United States of Africa.


Hlomla Dandala attended the Sacred Heart College for his secondary school, and after graduation, he proceeded to the Johannesburg Wits University, where he graduated with a top grade.


Hlomla Dandala started his career in the entertainment industry in 1995 but is best known for his roles as Derek Nyathi in Isidingo (1998-2001), title character Jacob Makhubu in Jacob’s Cross (since 2007), and host of All You Need Is Love from 2002-2003.

The famous actor currently stars in Rockville as Gomorrah, the main antagonist of the third season and e.tv’s prime time soap opera, Scandal! as Kingsley Siseko Langa from 2016.


  • Channel O (1995 – 1998)
  • All You Need Is Love (2000)
  • Isidingo -Derek Nyathi
  • Rockville – Gomorrah
  • Jacob’s Cross- Jacob Makhubu
  • All You Need Is Love (host; 2002–2003)
  • Interrogation Room
  • Tsha Tsha – Lungi
  • Gaz’lam- Coltrane
  • Scout’s Safari
  • Zero Tolerance – Majola Tindleni
  • Jozi-H -Dr. Sipho Ramthalile
  • Scandal! – Kingsley Siseko Langa
  • The River Zweli Dikana
  • Land of Thirst – Khanyiso Phalo
  • The Triangle (2005)
  • Madiba (2017)
  • Fools (1997)
  • Red Dust (2004)
  • Lord Of War (2005)
  • Coup! ( 2006)
  • Sniper Reloaded (2011)
  • Winnie (2011) – Oliver Tambo
  • Contract with Yvonne Okoro and Joseph Benjamin.
  • Honeymoon Hotel (2014) with Beverly Naza and Martha Ankhoma.
  • Momentum (2015)
  • Happiness Is a Four-Letter Word (2016) with Chris Attoh

Social Media

Hlomla Dandala has over 16K followers on Instagram, where he interacts with his teeming fans.

Instagram handle – @housefly29.

Personal Life

Hlomla Dandala was married to TV presenter Candy Litchfield. He has five children, but only three are known publicly as their names have been released to the media; Ziyanda Dandala, Tao Dandala, Sam Dandala.

Hlomla Dandala got divorced from his first wife, Candy Litchfield, in 2013 after an allegation of having children out of wedlock surfaced.

He speaks four languages: Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, and Zulu. He likes to ride a motorbike for relaxation.

Net Worth

The renowned South African actor and director, Hlomla Dandala has accumulated an estimated net worth of $250,000 – $500,000.

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