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Sandile Mahlangu Biography| Age, Early Life and Education, Career, Filmography, Personal Life

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This is biography of Sandile Vincent Mahlangu, he is a talented South African actor hailing from South Africa. With a passion for acting and theater since childhood, Sandile has honed his skills and built a successful career in the entertainment industry.

Sandile Mahlangu Age

He was born on the 6th of September 1993. As of 2023, he is 30 years old.

Sandile Mahlangu Biography

Sandile Mahlangu Biography (Image Credit: Instagram @sandilem_)

Early Life and Education

Sandile Mahlangu hails from Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa, where he was born. He did his secondary education at Steelcrest High School. Notably, he was chosen to undergo an electrical apprenticeship at SAMANCOR Ferrochrome in Middelburg. As part of his training, he embarked on on-the-job practicals in the North West region. Subsequently, in 2017, he successfully obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). In that same year, he relocated to Johannesburg with the aim of pursuing a career in acting.


Career Beginnings

Sandile Mahlangu’s journey in the world of acting and theater began at an early age. Even in primary school, he showcased his talent by playing the lead character in a school play. As he progressed to high school, he continued to explore his abilities, taking on prominent roles in endorsed musicals. It was during this time that he discovered his flair for choreography and freestyle dancing, further expanding his artistic repertoire.

Sandile Mahlangu Biography

Sandile Mahlangu Biography (Image Credit: Instagram @sandilem_)

His talents were recognized when he participated in The National Eisteddfod Academy. In both 2011 and 2012, he emerged as the category winner for the English Comic & Drama Monologues. In 2014, he showcased his skills in the Dance Category (Freestyle) and not only won the category but also secured the Overall Dance Winner title and achieved Third Place in All Categories, spanning from art to music to acting.

In 2015, Sandile landed his first TV commercial role in “KFC KaChing” and subsequently appeared in several others, including “Channel O Turn Up” TVC, “SunBet International” TVC, Halls TVC, “FNB” TVC, “Stimorol WhatChewDo” Social Media Content, and “Cell C Black” TVC, as well as Debonairs Pizza.

Acting Career

Sandile’s entry into the acting industry came in 2016, when he initially worked as an extra on the popular soap opera “Rhythm City.” He later returned to the show, this time portraying the character “Cash.” In addition, he made a cameo appearance on the sitcom “SesTopLa” on SABC 1. In 2017, Sandile took on the lead role of “Siyanda” in the second season of the star-studded sitcom “Single Guys,” which airs on SABC 1.

He also had notable roles in the controversial BBC series “Noughts and Crosses” and the DStv series “iSithembiso,” where he played the lead character of Cheese Boy. His portrayal of “Cheezeboi” in the popular television series “Isithembiso” garnered significant public attention. Originally a recurring role, he was promoted to the starring cast for the show’s second season.

In 2018, Sandile starred in the film “Shaft 6” alongside Vuyo Dabula and Deon Lotz, portraying the character of ‘Uuta Mazibuko.’

In 2020, he took on the role of ‘Simo Shabangu’ in the television soap opera “Scandal!” Additionally, he gained recognition for his performance as ‘Sbu Twala’ in the highly acclaimed Netflix original series “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding.” He reprised his role in the series’ second installments, titled “The Funeral” and “The Baby Shower.”

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2016 Rhythm City as Cash 
2017 Single Guys as  Siya
2018 – 2020 Isithembiso as Cheezboi
2020 Shaft 6 as  Uuta Mazibuko 
2020 Scandal! as Simo Shabangu 
2020 How to Ruin Christmas : The Wedding as Sbu Twala 
2021 How to Ruin Christmas: The Funeral as Sbu Twala
2022 Durban Gen as Fikile “Ficks”
2022 Jewel as Muzi Thriller 
2022 Umbuso as Samora Nyandeni 
2022 Gereza as Mmini 
2022 The Queenstown Kings as Philip Dladla
2022 Cogito Ergo Sum as Philip Radebe 
2022 How to Ruin Christmas: The Baby Shower as Sbu Twala
2022 Grown Woman as  Sakhile Hlatshwayo

Personal Life

Sandile Mahlangu has chosen to keep his personal life private, and as a result, there is limited information available about his relationships. It is known that he is not married and does not have any children. Sandile prefers to maintain a level of privacy when it comes to his personal matters.

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