Who is Sobantu Nqayi the actor?

Sobantu Nqayi (born 14 December) is a South African actor, comedian and Presenter best known for his role as Zuko Ntuli. An astute sociology lecturer and a defender of traditional and rural ways, in the e.tv drama series Umlilo.

Biography: Sobantu Nqayi

Sobantu Nqayi the actor.

Full name: Sobantu Nqayi
Date of birth: 14 December
Place of birth: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Education: Camps Bay High school
Occupation: Actor and Comedian
Height: 1.76m
Sister: Noluthando Nqayi
Partner: Amron Ilza Siebritz
Known for: Nceba on Isono
Nationality: South African

Early Life of Sobantu Nqayi

Sobantu Nqayi is a South African actor from Cape Town, South Africa. He was born the 14th of December with year unknown. However, he is at least a few years younger than 35 so he’s probably 32 or so. This supposition is derived from the fact that his older sister is 35 years old as of 2022.

So, he’s obviously younger than 35 years old. His sister’s name is Noluthando Meje-Nqayi. She’s also a famous South African actress. According to an interview he did with afternoon express, he revealed how he started enjoying acting from around the age of 12 or 13. Where he met one of his late friends Thembalenkosi Sutyu who died of cancer at the age of 28.


While his education isn’t disclosed. We know that he most likely attended the same school as his older sister Noluthando. So, since Noluthando attended Camps Bay High school, it is reasonable to assume that’s where Sobantu attended as well. However, when it comes to tertiary education. It is unknown as to where the actor furthered his education.

Personal life of Sobantu Nqayi

Sobantu is a married man. Or engaged, well one of the two. And his partner is Amron Ilza Seibritz. So, you guessed it, she isn’t black. As to how they met and where. We’re sad to inform you we don’t have those details yet. Moreover, we also don’t know if the actor has a Child yet. Sobantu is close to his sibling sister Noluthando Nqayi.


If you’re wondering how tall Sobantu is. Well, you’re in luck. According to his agency, he stands at a height of 1.76m which is fairly tall. But, that’s all we know, his weight is unknown. And as you would know, you would have to weigh him often to have his current weight. So, we don’t know his weight.

Net worth

His net worth is also unknown. However, there was once an estimate of around $500 000 and above. Which is a reasonable net worth considering his longevity in the acting industry. However, this figure may be substantially lower than his actual net worth. But, it’s a reasonable figure.

Career journey of Sobantu Nqayi

Sobantu Nqayi

This is how his television went like. Sobantu joined the show Forced Love. For its third season, in 2016.  His tevision series acting debut was in the second season of the SABC1 drama series Forced Love, in the guest role of Qhama.

Moreover, Sobantu previously featured in television commercials for clients including Flying Fish, Spur, Cell C and M-Web. He has also acted in and presented a number of corporate videos.

He had acting training from Bonnie Rodini and is the younger brother of actress and presenter Noluthando Meje (commonly known as Nolly Nolz), who is credited as Noluthando Nqayi on the SABC3 soapie Isidingo.

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