Who is Siyabonga Gcwensa? Mbuso from Scandal

Siyabonga Gcwensa is a South African actor, Dancer, Voice Over- Artist. He is best known for playing the role of Mbuso from Scandal. He is 19 years old in 2023.

Biography Profile

Siyabonga Gcwensa who plays Mbuso in Scandal soapie.
Siyabonga Gcwensa who plays Mbuso in Scandal soapie.

Real name: Siyabonga Gcwensa
Date of birth: 2004- 2005
Age: 19 years old
Profession: Actor, Dancer, Voice-Over Artist
Height: 1.85m (185cm)
Languages: English, isiZulu, Sepedi
Agency: Mehlareng
From: uMthwalume, KwaZulu-Natal
Nationality: South African

The biography of Siyabonga Gcwensa

Siyabonga Gcwensa was born in between the years 2004 and 2005 possibly in uMthwalume in KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. He also lived in Diepsloot, Johannesburg before finally joining etv’s television drama series Scandal.

Growing up, Siyabonga loved acting from early age back in elementary school. His dream was to appear on TV and when he landed a role on television it was a dream come true.

Siyabonga Gcwensa Acting Career

Siyabonga Gcwensa or Mbudo from Scandal

Siyabonga might have acted in theatres before landing his first role on television. When DiepCity, a Mzansi Magic drama series started, Siya got a role and learned from the best who starred on the very drama. When interviewed by Isolezwe, Siya admitted that big stars did helped him sharpen his acting skills.

“I can affirm that Jack Blackgod significantly aids me in my work. He recognizes that I am young and that receiving training from someone like him means a lot to me, which is something I like about him.

Acting is a significant field, which is why schools and institutions offer courses in it. Black people need to recognize this. Siyabonga stated, “I also wish that individuals my age don’t lose up hope in the area of acting when I look at the journey I’ve taken even if I’m still young.

In 2023, Siyabonga Gcwensa was introduced to Scandal as Phakamile’s younger brother Mbuso, who was serving a prison sentence at the juvenile prison. When he is released from prison, he robs malume Ndumiso’s spaza shop chillax before meeting his siblings, Phakamile (played by Lerato Nxumalo) and Nqobile (by Zekethelo Zondi). He later decides to change and become a better young man for his sisters and start to look for jobs but his past was following him behind.

Social media

Siyabonga is on Facebook where he uses his real name and surname. He has an Instagram account as well with a Instagram handle of @s.b_gcwensa.