Mbulelo Ndlazilwana Biography

Mbulelo Ndlazilwana Biography

Mbulelo Ndlazilwana is a renowned South African actor, best known for his role as Scelo on the popular show, Scandal. Despite being embroiled in controversy, his unrivalled flair and charisma have earned him a large fan base. This comprehensive biography provides an in-depth look at his age, career, personal life, net worth, and his role in The Queen.

Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Mbulelo Ndlazilwana Katise
  • Age: 27 years
  • Birthday: 19 October 1995
  • Profession: Actor, Model
  • Net Worth: R400 000

Career Beginnings

Inspired by his grandmother Francis, Mbulelo entered the entertainment industry in 2004. His career has since flourished, with roles in soap operas and commercial advertisements. His significant breakthrough came in 2014 when he worked on a Nigerian project. Recently, he earned a degree in filmmaking, a milestone that has made Mzansi extremely proud.

Role in Scandal

Mbulelo’s portrayal of the character Scelo in Scandal has been seamless. He plays the role of Lindiwe Ngema’s brother, who had been missing for some time. His absence at his sister’s funeral, where he was represented only by a letter, caused a stir on social media.

Television Appearances

Mbulelo has featured in numerous shows and advertisements, including:

  • Advertisements for ARA, Old Mutual, Indomie Noodles
  • Brothers-in-law
  • Blue Whizz
  • Generations as Jigga
  • Harvest as Donga
  • Home Affairs as Lebo
  • Jozi-H as Guest Star
  • Saints and Sinners as Hijack Victim
  • Scandal as Scelo
  • Shreds and Dreams as Nkanyiso
  • The Queen as Duma

Personal Life

Mbulelo is currently in a relationship and is not shy about showing it off. The couple, who recently welcomed a baby boy with a Viking theme, are adored by Mzansi.

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Despite the prosecutor’s failure to charge him, the public has not forgotten Mbulelo’s arrest along with 17 others for alleged human trafficking. The incident occurred following a raid at a local brothel, from which Mbulelo was eventually released without charges.

Net Worth

Juggling multiple careers has proven profitable for Mbulelo. His acting roles and filmmaking ventures have contributed to his net worth of R400 000. This is just the beginning for him.

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By Shamiso Miracle

Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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