Sibonginkosi Tenza biography aka Nandi from Isitha the Enemy: Age, kids, career, personal life etc.

Sibonginkosi Tenza (born August 17, 1999) is a 24-year-old South African actress. She is best known for playing Nandi on Isitha the Enemy. In this article, we will look into her life and work, as well as her work ethic. So, read till the end.

Biography Facts of Sibonginkosi Tenza

Sibonginkosi Tenza who plays Nandi from Isitha (Formerly The Black Door)
Sibonginkosi Tenza who plays Nandi from Isitha (Formerly The Black Door)

Full name: Sibonginkosi Mpumelelo Tenza
Gender: Female
Born: August 17, 1999 (age 24)
Place of birth: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal Province
Occupation: Actress
TV Shows: Isitha The Enemy as Nandi
Known as: Nandi Mkhize
Height: 1.57m
Nationality: South African

Early life

Sibonginkosi Mpumelelo Tenza was born on August 17, 1999. So, as of 2023, she is 24 years old. Her current home is in Johannesburg; however, she was raised in Pietermaritzburg. Few details about her early years are available to the public.

It’s clear that she had an early interest in performing for a young performer like herself. However, she states in an Instagram post that she never imagined herself as an actress, but life compelled her to do so, and it’s now her regular job.

Her Isitha role as Nandi is one of her biggest to date
Her Isitha role as Nandi is one of her biggest to date

Moreover, her Instagram post reads as follows: “‘God doesn’t ask us if we accept this life. There is no choice. Life is forced upon you.

The only choice is how you live it. Or not. That’s a choice as well.’ – Frances Shea (Legend). Acting was never a dream for me. It is and will always be my life.

For as long as I can remember, I have been comforted, conquered challenges, found healing, and learned to laugh at life and embrace everything that comes my way.

Through the characters, storylines, and non-stop movies I have playing in my head, it is such a blessing to wake up every day, not only doing something that you love but something that you know you were made for.”

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She attended and completed her elementary education at Pietermaritzburg’s neighborhood schools. After that, she went to Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School.

Where she graduated with her diploma. Moreover, in 2018, she enrolled at the University of Witswaterstrand, also known as Wits, in Johannesburg after receiving her matriculation.

Sibonginkosi Tenza was cast as Nandi Mkhize in the provocative drama series The Black Door on etv in 2022. She performs here with well-known actors like Gabisile Tshabalala, Linda Sebezo, Ontiretse Radipade, and Zamani Mbatha.

Personal life of Sibonginkosi Tenza

Sibonginkosi Tenza is not in a relationship, according to her social media bio. Moreover, she speaks IsiZulu and English as her means of communication. She is currently living in Johannesburg, where she is pursuing her dreams.

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Her role of Nandi Mkhize in The Black Door

After starring as Nandi Mkhize in The Black Door, Sibonginkosi rose to prominence. She is only renowned for her work on The Black Door; this was her first role in acting.

Nandi Mkhize is dating Zamani Mbatha’s character Khaya in this drama for adults. However, it seems like Nandi is unaware of Khaya’s source of income.

Sibonginkosi Tenza is also a social media influencer wth 9k followers on Instagram
Sibonginkosi Tenza is also a social media influencer with 9k followers on Instagram

She recently graduated from Stellenbosch’s business school, so she is book smart and has a somewhat worldly perspective on life.

She is a devout young woman with high morals from a modest background, yet she is eager to complete her internship and leave Emalahleni so she may live on her own.

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Social media platforms to find Sibonginkosi Tenza

Sibonginkosi Tenza is on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Her Instagram has 9,000 followers as of 2023. This is where she posts now and again about her personal life.



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