Ntobeko Sishi Biography

Ntobeko Sishi Biography

Ntobeko Sishi, born in 1998, is a talented South African actor and musician who has gained significant recognition for his role as the son of Mondli and Gladys in the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora. Despite Gomora being his debut television role, he has made a lasting impression on audiences with his talent and charm. His captivating looks and impressive acting skills have left many viewers eagerly anticipating more of his screen appearances.

Personal Details

  • Full Name: Ntobeko Senzesihle Sishi
  • Year of Birth: 1998
  • Place of Birth: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Nationality: South African
  • Education: Economics and Finance
  • Alma mater: University of Cape Town
  • Occupation: Actor, Musician
  • Social Media Profiles: Instagram
  • Salary: R35 000
  • Net Worth: R2.8 million

Early Life and Education

Ntobeko Sishi was born in 1998 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Although he has not publicly disclosed the identity of his parents, it is clear that they supported him throughout his academic journey.

Sishi completed his matriculation in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He graduated with flying colors and enrolled at the University of Cape Town to obtain a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Finance. He also holds a diploma in Management and Entrepreneurship studies.

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Television Roles

In the Mzansi Magic telenovela Gomora, Sishi plays the role of Ntobeko, the son of Mondli and Gladys. His character sought the love he couldn’t get at home in all the wrong places.

Before Gomora, Sishi had made earlier appearances on screen. He presented the SABC2 show Hectic Nine-9, which he joined in May 2019. From June to September 2018, he was a cast member of the SABC 2 high school drama Signal High.


On Gomora, Sishi plays the role of a troubled son who wanted love but got less from his home. So he looked outside to get loved and appreciated.

Sishi auditioned for the same production company that makes Gomora when they were casting for Nkululelo. However, he couldn’t get the role because they wanted someone fluent in Xhosa while he is Zulu. Despite this, he impressed the judges, so they kept his audition takes. When they sought a person to play Ntokozo, he received a call for an audition. After putting up another performance on the show, he got the role.

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Music Career

Apart from acting, Ntobeko is also a budding musician. He sings alternative RnB with a touch of AfroBeats and Hip Hop. His songs are available on streaming sites. His song ‘Either Way’ is featured in Blood & Water season 2. Some of his songs include:

  • IDC
  • All Night
  • Nothing New
  • What You Need
  • Either Way

Personal Life


Ntobeko Sishi has captivated many with his looks. He used braces on his teeth in one of his pictures, which his fans discovered and admired. The braces look perfect on his teeth, and people couldn’t hold back their admiration.


Ntobeko Sishi owns a car but leaves fans and followers guessing the model. He shares the interior and partly the exterior of his ride. In one of his pictures, Sishi lay on his ride looking up to the style and captioned, “things are looking up, glory to the most high.”

Salary and Net Worth

Sishi’s groundbreaking performance on the soap opera Gomora has triggered a lot of questions about his pay. Viewers want to know if his salary corresponds with his payment. Ntobeko is one of the most paid actors on Gomora. He earns R35 000 every month. He has been on the show since its inception.

Ntobeko Sishi is a well-paid actor and adds music to his income streams. He earns from music sales on streaming sites – like Apple Music and YouTube. The budding actor has a net worth of R2.8 million as of September 2022.

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