Sandile Mahlangu Biography

Sandile Mahlangu Biography

Sandile Vincent Mahlangu, born on September 6, 1993, is a South African actor and singer. He has made a significant impact in the entertainment industry with his roles in popular TV series such as “Single Guys” and “Isithembiso”, and his acclaimed film “Shaft 6”. In 2021, he joined the cast of the TV series “Scandal” as Simo Shabangu.

Personal Life

Mahlangu was born and raised in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. He attended Steelcrest High School and was selected to be an electrical apprentice at SAMANCOR Ferrochrome in Middelburg. He was sent to do his on-the-job practicals in the North West. Later, he graduated from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 2017. In the same year, he moved to Johannesburg to pursue his passion for acting.

Acting Career

Mahlangu’s acting career has been diverse and dynamic. He featured in the popular soap opera “Rhythm City” in July 2016, where he played the role of ‘Cash’. His role as ‘Cheezeboi’ in the popular television series “Isithembiso” became highly popular among the public. Initially a recurring character, he was promoted to a starring role for Season 2 of the series.

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In addition to his television roles, Mahlangu has also featured in several commercials for brands such as KFC, Debonairs Pizza, Halls, Sunbet International, Cell C, and Stimorol.

In 2017, he played the role of type-A med student ‘Siya’ in the television serial “Single Guys” in its second season. In 2018, he starred in the film “Shaft 6” alongside Vuyo Dabula and Deon Lotz, playing the role of ‘Uuta Mazibuko’.

In 2020, he played the role of ‘Simo Shabangu’ in the television soap opera “Scandal!”. In the same year, he starred in the highly acclaimed Netflix original “How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding” as ‘Sbu Twala’. He reprised his role for the second instalment, titled ‘The Funeral’.


2016Rhythm CityCashSoap
2017Single GuysSiyaTV SitcomSABC 1
2018 – 2020IsithembisoCheezboiTelenovelaMzansi Magic
2020Shaft 6Uuta MazibukoPsychological ThrillerFilm
2020Scandal!Simo ShabanguSoap
2020How to Ruin Christmas : The WeddingSbu TwalaRomantic ComedyNetflix
2021How to Ruin Christmas: The FuneralSbu TwalaRomantic ComedyNetflix
2022Durban GenFikile “Ficks”Medical Drama
2022UmbusoSamora NyandeniTV seriesMzansi Magic
2022GerezaMminiActionAmazon Prime Video
2022The Queenstown KingsPhilip DladlaDramaNetflix
2022Cogito Ergo SumPhilip RadebePsychological ThrillerFilm
2022How to Ruin Christmas: The Baby ShowerSbu TwalaRomantic ComedyNetflix
2022Grown WomanSakhile HlatshwayoDramedyMzansi Magic

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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