Siyabonga 'Siya' Xaba Biography, Girlfriend, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Movies, Education, Leaving Gomora, Wikipedia, Photos, Instagram, Death

Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba Biography: Girlfriend, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Movies, Education, Leaving Gomora, Wikipedia, Photos, Instagram, Death?

March 11, 2022 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Siyabonga Xaba (born 25 January 1999), professionally addressed as Siya Xaba, is a youthful South African actor, singer, and songwriter.

He became best known for playing the role of Langa on Mzansi Magic drama series Gomora.

Being famous in renowned TV Shows has awarded him a massive fan base, making him one of the most loved in the program.

Siya Xaba
Siya Xaba: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Siyabonga Xaba
Stage Name: Siya Xaba
Born: 25 January 1999 (age 25 years old)
Place of Birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Nationality: South African
Height: N/A
Parents: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Wife • Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Partner: Not Disclosed
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actor • Musician
Net Worth: US$200,000

Early Life & Education

Siya Xaba, whose real name is Siyabonga Xaba, was born in Johannesburg, Gauteng. The South African actor was born on the 25th of January in 1999. 

Not only did he love acting, but he also pursued a career in it, which led to his prominence.

After getting the role of Zweli Hlatswayo in SABC1’s End Game, he became a loved figure in the Mzansi scene.

Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba matriculated from Parktown Boys High in 2017.


Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba‘s interest in acting dates back to his teenage days. In 2010, he appeared in the television series Strike Back. In the popular television serial Gomora, he appeared as Langa.

In 2020, Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba was cast to play the role of Langa in the hit crime series Gomora. Langa from Gomora is the firstborn son of Thathi, who has to move from the luxurious Sandton to Alex township after his father’s death. Langa is also a nerdy boy who is always on his computer.

Viewers saw Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba‘s final performances in the Gomora episodes 41 and 42. Gomora‘s character Langa Dlamini had to die. Having to say goodbye to the show was quite hard for Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba. The actor said he learned a lot from Lulu Hela and Kutlwano Ditsele.

He always does exceptionally well playing his roles. This made him one of the fan-favorite actors in South Africa.

In March 2020, Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba was cast for the role Langa in Mzansi Magic’s crime series Gomora. He has also played roles including Xolani in 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls – Season 1, Young Chekura in The Book of Negroes – Season 1, Najim in Strike Back, and Forget in Soul Buddyz.

The actor has is no newbie in the television and film industry. He had been performing since his days as a teenager. Though he walked into the limelight for his role in End Game.

He was cast as Zweli Hlatswayo in the political series thriller on SABC1. In 2016, he played a starring role in the 2016 Hollywood movie Queen of Katwe.

In End Game season one, Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba was cast as Zweli Hlatswayo. In 2010, he played the role of Najim in the first season of Strike Back.

Other acting credits include Langa in GomoraForget in Soul Buddyz, and Young African on Plane in The Hot Zone (2019).

Personal Life

Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba is one of the young South African actors who are not married. He has no wife and has teased none of the media on anything related to his girlfriend.

Many believes he is keeping her away from the media to avoid public outburst.


  • 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls as Xolani
  • The Hot Zone as Young African on Plane (2019)
  • The Girl from St. Agnes as Tim
  • The Book of Negroes as Young Chekura (2015)
  • Strike Back as Najim(2011)
  • End Game as Zweli Hlatswayo
  • Carrots (2021)
  • Queen of Katwe (2016)
  • Professionals (2020)
  • The Influencer (2019)
  • Madiba (2017)
  • The Crown (2016)
  • Soul Buddyz
  • Gomora as Langa
  • Back of the moon (2019)

Net Worth

Referred to as one of the youngest affluent actors in South Africa, Siyabonga ‘Siya’ Xaba has an estimated net worth of US$200,000.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @siya_xaba

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