Manaka Ranaka

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Manaka Ranaka
Born (1979-04-06) 6 April 1979 (age 41)
Soweto, Johannesburg,South Africa
EducationDinwiddie high school
  • Actress
  • TV personality
  • singer
Years active1999–present
Net worth$ 1 million[1]
Parent(s)Kgotlaesele Ranaka (father)
Nonceba Ranaka (mother)
RelativesDineo Ranaka (sister)
Mpumi Ranaka (sister)
Ranaka Ranaka (brother)
Mzingisi "Ziggy" Ranaka (brother)
Michelle Ranaka (sister-in-law)

Manaka Ranaka (born 6 April 1979)[2] is a South African actress known for playing her starring role for long standing soap opera Generations: The Legacy .[1] In 2000, she played the role of Nandipha Sithole on Isidingo soap opera aired on SABC 3.[citation needed]

In 2007, She won the South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) for Best Actress in a Television Comedy.[3]

Early life[edit]

Manaka was born on April 6, 1979 in Soweto.[1] She attended Dinwiddie high school.

Personal life[edit]

She is the mother of 3 children , Katlego, Naledi and a new baby. .[4]



Year Film Role Notes
2000 Isidingo Nandipha Sithole starring
2002 Gaz’lam Portia
2003 Lerata Khumalo
2006 One Way Nozuko
2007 Home affairs Neli Starring
2007 dubbed Society Ayanda Starring
2012 Rhythm City Zanele Kgaditse
2013 Zabalaza Starring
2014-Present Generations:The Legacy Lucy Diale starring


  1. ^ a b c Albert Simiyu (16 August 2019). "Manaka Ranaka Biography:Age,husband,daughter,siblings,Generations,car accident Instagram and net worth".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-13. Retrieved 2015-06-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Manaka Ranaka Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Daughters, Sisters, Siblings, Family, Career Highlights, Net Worth". 7 October 2018.
  4. ^ "10 Things You Didn't Know About Manaka Ranaka".

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