Bongi Ndaba Bio, Age, Contact Details, Instagram, Net Worth, Birthday, Boyfriend, Pictures, Parents, Husband

Bongi Ndaba Biography: Age, Contact Details, Instagram, Net Worth, Birthday, Boyfriend, Pictures, Parents, Husband

August 11, 2021 0 Posted By Princess Tshegofatso


Bongi Ndaba is a multi-talented South African writer, actress, producer, and playwright.

She was born on the 10th of February, 1972. As an actress, she is best known for her role as Genoril in the SABC1 King Leah mini-series, which aired in 2008.

As a playwright, her most famous work is Shreds and Dreams, which was written in 2004 and adapted to a mini-series that runs from 2010 on TVSA.

Bongi Ndaba
Bongi Ndaba: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Bongi Ndaba
Born: 10 February 1972 (age 52 years old)
Place of Birth: Free State
Child: N/A
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Boyfriend • Husband: Thato
Occupation: Actress • Writer
Net Worth: $20 Million

Early Life

Bongi Ndaba was born in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

She lived with her grandmother in Eastern Cape before they moved to Margate.

Bongi Ndaba said she had a passion for writing right from childhood.

Sometimes, she would sit alone writing different kinds of weird fiction, and sometimes, she would write about people around her.

In the early stage of her life, she was auditioned successfully as an actress for the playhouse company in Durban. She was directly selected by the drama practitioner, Themi Venturas.


Bongi Ndaba went on to study Performing Art at the Durban University of Technology, and she also studied Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

After her study, she moved to Johannesburg because of the television job opportunity available in the city.


Bongi Ndaba’s writing skill was acknowledged for the first time by the Market Theatre’s New Writer’s Festival, and she was allowed to work alongside Zakes Mda, who is a novelist, poet, and playwright.

After she went through a six-month selection process competing for an internship for the soap-opera, Generations, she, among eight others, was hired out of a group of 230 people. Bongi was appointed the head writer in 2012 and served in the role until her resignation in 2014.

Between 2016 and 2017, Bongi Ndaba served as the head writer for the famous South African soap-opera titled Isindigo.

Episode 29 of this TV show was so controversial that she was charged for hate speech. It resulted from the scene where two white racist men buried a black man alive, and the scene was also released on the 26th of April, 2017, exactly a day to South Africa independence day, which is 27 of April every year.

During her time as the head writer of Insidigo, the rating of Insidigo drastically increased as they reached their all-time high level with over 1.7 million viewers.

It made it the most prominent view Insidigo would ever get. However, immediately when Bongi Ndaba resigned as Insidigo’s head writer and left, the followers reduced drastically.

Ndaba’s TV Shows

Bongi Ndaba as an actress, had featured in many TV shows. Some of these shows are listed below;

  • 2018 – Uzalo
  • 2017-2018 – Ring Of Lies
  • 2017 – Isidingo
  • 2015-2016 – Ashes To Ashes
  • 2010 – Jozi H
  • 2003-2014 – Generations (South African TV series)
  • 2003 – Shreds and Dreams

Net Worth

As a successful actress, producer, and playwright, Bongi Ndaba has been able to have enough money from multiple occupations. Her estimated net worth is $20 million.

Personal Life

According to a media publication, Bongi Ndaba‘s boyfriend is Thato. Rumor has it that the union are blessed with a child.

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