Zikhona Sodlaka

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Zikhona Sodlaka
Born (1985-06-07) 7 June 1985 (age 38)
Mthatha, South Africa
NationalitySouth African
EducationShepstone College
Known forGenerations
Notable workZikhona Sodlaka Foundation

Zikhona Sodlaka (born 7 June 1985 in Mthatha)[1] is a South African actress best known for her starring roles in television series such as Shooting Stars, Rhythm City, Soul City, Intsika and Montana. Sodlaka once got nominated for the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA).[2]

She is prominent actress of South Africa in Tsha Tsha, Igazi, Generations.[3][4][5] and the film, The Two of Us and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.[6][7]

[8] She was a participant on the first season of The Masked Singer South Africa as The Fox and was unmasked on 19 August 2023. In 2023 she also received a National Film & Television Award for her performance on Showmax series The Wife[9]

Early life[edit]

Sodlaka was born in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, she grew up in KwaZulu-Natal. She attended school at Excelsior SSS and left in grade 9. She received the rest of her schooling at Warriors Rust high school in Margate.

She went to Shepstone College where she did her tertiary education and studied Business Admin. She got her diploma and proceeded to Johannesburg and registered as an IT Student and did Computer Programming at Havtec before moving on to pursue her passion for art.



Igazi ( 2016 )

The Wife 2021-2022 as Mandisa

Gqeberha : The Empire ( 2023 ) as Bulelwa Mxenge



  1. ^ "Zikhonda Sodlaka, TVSA". tvsa.co.za. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  2. ^ Komani Sibabalwe, Adeaga Favour (3 September 2019). "Zikhona Sodlaka biography: Age, speech, profile, Nomhle Nkonyeni, Generations, Instagram and contact details". briefly.co.za.
  3. ^ "Getting To Know Zikhona Sodlaka". zalebs.com. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  4. ^ "10 Facts You Didn't Know About Zikhona Sodlaka". mytvnews.co.za. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  5. ^ Sapa. "Final act: Axed Generations stars go to court". The M&G Online. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Why We Love Zikhona Sodlaka". redlive.co.za. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  7. ^ film wins landslide victory at film festival
  8. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (22 September 2015). "South Africa Sets Drama for Foreign-language Oscar Race". Variety. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Zikhona Sodlaka on her win". Youth Village.

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