Ncibijana Madlala Biography

Ncibijana Madlala Biography


Full Name:
 Ncibijana Mpumelelo Madlala
Date of Birth: 01 January 1978
Age: 46 years old
Gender: Male

Career Overview

Ncibijana Madlala is a renowned South African actor, who gained fame for his role as Wiseman in the Mzansi Magic telenovela-turned-soap-opera, isiBaya.

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Early Life and Struggles

After completing his matriculation, Ncibijana ventured into various jobs to sustain his livelihood. He tried his hand at cabinet making and even worked in a call centre. However, his passion for acting and performing was something he could not ignore.

Acting Training

Between 2003 and 2005, he undertook acting training at the MNM talent agency. This training marked the beginning of his journey in the acting industry, and he has been dedicated to his craft ever since.

Breakthrough Roles

His breakthrough came in 2008 when he secured the recurring role of Samkelo in the second season of the SABC1 drama series, Mtunzini.com. His performance was well-received, and he reprised his role in the show’s third season.

Later in 2008, he landed another significant role in the SABC1 drama series, A Place Called Home, where he played a character named Jabu. Since then, he has been actively involved in acting, with a focus on industrial theatre.

Ncibijana Madlala Biography a look at his Recent Works

In 2012, encouraged by a friend, Madlala attended open auditions for the second season of the SABC1 drama series, Intersexions. He successfully landed the role of the team soccer coach to Two Step (played by Abdul Khoza) in Episode 6.

In 2013, he joined the cast of the taxi drama, isiBaya, as Wiseman. His role was extended to Season 2 when the telenovela transitioned into a soapie.

Television Roles

Madlala has showcased his acting prowess in numerous television shows. Here are some of his notable roles:

  • A Place Called Home – Season 2: Jabu
  • Gomora – Season 2 & 3: Mjay
  • Icala – Season 1: Mshencezi
  • Ingozi – Season 2: Councillor (as Ncibijana Mpumelelo Madlala)
  • Intersexions – Season 2: Coach
  • Isibaya – Season 1 & 2: Wiseman
  • Isipho – Season 1: Jabu Khoza (as Ncibijana Mpumelelo Madlala)
  • Mfolozi Street – Season 2: Freedom
  • Mtunzini.com – Season 2 & 3: Samkelo
  • Mzali Wami – Season 1 & 2: Godfrey
  • Shaka iLembe – Season 1: Mbhobho
  • S’phiwo – Season 1: Mzukisi
  • The Alliance – Season 1: Bhodloza
  • Uzalo – Season 1, 2 & 4: Siyabonga Mabuza

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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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