The cast of Soul Buddyz. Where are they now?Matshepo is a young actress who has been in the entertainment industry for over a decade.

The cast of Soul Buddyz. Where are they now?

She was first introduced to our screens at a young age on Soul Buddyz. Matshepo played the role of Zingi who was Pule’s love child.

Zingi and Pule were both confused and angry and they struggled to build their relationship as she’s quite rebellious.

The actress is all grown up now and is currently best known for her character Dimpho Mokoena on the hit TV series, the river. The 24 year old grew up in kagiso and has also played the characters of Sihle on Zbondiwe, she has also appeared on isibaya. Matshepo definitely made her mark when she was cased as Dimpho.

2.Siya Xaba

Siyabonga is an actor, musician best known for playing the role of Langa on Gomora. Siya has always been fascinated by acting from a very young age and joined drama classes in primary school when one of the teachers saw potential in him.

The actor was born in Newcastle KZN and moved to Johannesburg when he was still a baby. He started acting at a very young age. Soul Buddyz was his first acting gig where he played the role of Forget. Siya rose to prominence after getting the role of Zweli on Sabc 1 End game. He also starred in Queen of Kwate, a 2016 Hollywood movie along side Lupita Nyongo.

3.Yolanda Kgaka

Yolanda is an actress bested known for her role as Noxolo in the Mzansi magic teen drama Isithunzi. Yolanda is actually not new to the acting industry. The young actress starting acting at the age of 10y. She joined a drama school ad an agency in 2005 after being encouraged by her aunt. In 2009 she landed the role of Bongi on Soul Buddyz. Yolanda landed her second role in television in Isithunzi which premiered in 2016.

4. Mpho Sebena

Mpho is an actor best known for his role Ledwaba in zero tolerance and Sly in Soul Buddyz. Mpho was born in Soweto and raised in Randburg. He’s the elderest in his family. When he was 12y his mother’s friend spotted him in a school production and encouraged him to pursue acting. Mpho got into Soul Buddyz and played the character of Sly who’s forgets older brother and the leader of amakoporosh. Mpho’s interests besides acting include script writing, photography and directing. In 2015 he starred in Zbondiwe as Lebo Ncgobo. In 2016 he was on ring of lies as Neo a boxing champion.


Tsholofelo is one of the many former child starts and has made a mark for herself in the acting industry. She’s now far from that little girl we knew back in her hey days in Soul Buddyz. Tsholofelo starred in a small role on cry the beloved country. She joined Soul Buddyz during their second season. Today Tsholofelo is a 28y old woman who is doing very well as a business woman.

6.Garion Dowds

Garion was one of the first white actors to embrace the new South Africa by playing the role of Gabriel in Soul Buddyz season 5. His role in Soul Buddyz started his acting career and now he is an international star. He took his talent internationally and landed a leading role in the movei Shepard and the witches in 2016 where he was nominated for a golden horn award. His recent acting job was a 2019 film called seranity.

7. Thando Dlamini

Thando is an actress best known for her role Nozipho on Soul Buddyz. In the show Nozipho is an energetic young girl who has to come to fact with her HIV status. Thando was born and raised in Soweto she has always loved acting. Her dream is to continue to humble herself to this gift and learn and grow as much as possible.

8. Jafta Mababolo

Jafta is an actor best known for his role as young Kunene on the 2008 film Jerusalem. He is also known for his role as Thapelo in the 3rd season of Soul Buddyz. Jafta’s work includes presenting. It was his potryal of Kunene that gave him the international attention. He attended the NSA and had done alot of work in radio and television. Besides acting his passion is fashion designing and he has done a bit of work on that.

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9.Gift Makhampanye

Gift is one of the most talented actors, currently making a mark on TV every weekday at 6:30pm on skeemsaam. Gift was born in 1988 in Johannesburg and has always been fond of the entertainment industry. His passion for acting started when he was introduced to the world of theater. In 2005 gift made his entrance in the industry when he played the role of Sipho in Soul Buddyz, he had no acting experience when he got the part.

10. Kgosi

Kgosi is an international acclaimed actor who currently plays the character of Zakwe on BET’s Isono. Many recognized him as Andile from the soapie hopeful, while others recognize him as Sipho from invictus. Kgosi has grown so much that many don’t recognize that he once played Dombolo in Soul Buddyz.

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