The gifted actress is part of the Kubeka family, which took over Scandal by force. Their entrance was as epic as the members of this interesting business-oriented family. Duduzile Kubeka from Scandal’s real age gets Mzansi talking as it’s far from what people expected.
In Scandal, Sihle plays the role of Duduzile, who is a girl who tries to put the family first at the expense of her happiness. Dudu is a recent graduate of Business management, and she then shoves her head into the family business, which is waste management. This comes at the cost of her love life as her family disapproves of the girl that she loves.
She tries her best to save her family business but is mainly faced with many failures that are usually not intentional and beyond her control. Recently she bought a lot of aluminium, hoping that the prices go up, but the market prices drop instead. She is most scared of feeling like she has failed her father and keeps working hard for his pride.
As an actress, Sihle was first introduced to our screens when she landed the role of Smangele Maphumulo on Uzalo. She contested in the eighth season of South Africa’s M-net’s Idols. She had a role in the telenovela on Mzansi Magic called Inkaba in her pocket. SABC’s Room 8 cast her as Qiniso.
Duduzile Kubeka from Scandal’s real age
In 2011, she toured Singapore as part of the Broadway musical Walt Disney’s The Lion King. She won a Sabela Award for Best Supporting Actress at the Durban International Film Festival. In 2018. After her Uzalo performance, she landed a role in The Herd as Sbahle Xulu. Her most significant role was the part of Cebisile Mkhize on Isibaya.
Besides being an actress, she is also a philanthropist. She established the Sihle Ndaba foundation in 2018 with the main focus to educate children who can not afford school fees.
Her role in Scandal portrays a 26-year-old, and she nails it. However, she was born in 1989, which makes her a 32year old in real life. The actor who plays the role of her little brother is older than her in real life by four good years.