Siphesihle Vazi Biography
Siphesihle Vazi is a well-known figure in South Africa, recognized for his roles as a TV presenter, actor, and public personality. His vibrant personality has made him a favorite among audiences, and his work as a Master of Ceremonies (MC) showcases his energetic nature and ability to engage crowds at events. He is also known for his role as Mlungisi on the TV show “The Queen”. If you recognize his face, it’s likely you’ve seen him on this show.
Career and Passion
Siphesihle Vazi has already made significant strides in his career, despite being in its early stages. His journey to this point has been a labor of love, and he continues to strive for improvement. He is also passionate about agriculture, which adds another dimension to his personality.
Here are some key details about Siphesihle Vazi:
- Full Name: Siphesihle Vazi
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: 19th April 1992
- Age: 30 years as of August
- Place of Birth: Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal
- Current Residence: Johannesburg
- Nationality: South African
- Hair Colour: Black
- Eye Colour: Black
- Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
- Body Measurements: 44-38-45 inches
- Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Communication from the University of Johannesburg
- Occupation: Actor, TV Presenter, MC
- Net Worth: Between $500,000 and $1 million
Siphesihle attended an African medium high school in Ermelo, where he received a scholarship for his outstanding performance in rugby. After matriculation, he enrolled at the University of Johannesburg to study marketing and communication. He successfully completed his A levels and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Communication.
Information about Siphesihle Vazi’s family is not readily available online. He was born and raised in Madedeni, Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal. It is not clear whether he has any siblings. However, on the TV show “The Queen”, Siphesihle has on-screen brothers. He secured the role after Lesedi Ferguson issued a casting call for a Zulu-speaking actor. In the show, Siphesihle plays the son of Brutus, a troublesome character portrayed by Themba Ndaba.
There is no concrete information available online about Siphesihle Vazi’s romantic relationships. It is unclear whether he is married or has a family. He prefers to keep his personal life private.
Speculations about his Sexuality
In June 2020, Siphesihle went on a trip to Zanzibar and shared snippets of his vacation on social media. However, fans raised questions about his sexuality due to Tanzania’s anti-gay laws, which make homosexuality a criminal offense. The government also established a task force to arrest suspected members of the LGBTQ community. This move sparked international outrage, leading many people to vow never to visit Tanzania until the law is amended. As a result, Siphesihle’s decision to visit the country raised eyebrows among his fans.
Career in Movies and Television
Siphesihle Vazi began his career in 2015 as a presenter on the SABC1 show, Selimathunzi. He has been a part of the show for over five years. In 2018, he co-hosted the New Year’s event, Come Duze, alongside Dineo Ranaka. He was also a featured guest on an episode of Zaziwa, another SABC1 music talk show, during its fifth season.
In the same year, Vazi made his acting debut in Muvhango, where he played the role of the MC at a wedding. In 2019, he secured an acting role as Mthoko in Makoti, a drama show on SABC1 that airs on Wednesdays at 19h30. He was also cast in Uselwa, another SABC drama show. However, the production of the show did not proceed due to non-payment of actors and crew.
Role in “The Queen”
Vazi joined the cast of “The Queen” in its sixth and seventh seasons. He plays the role of Mlungisi Khoza, one of Brutus’ five sons. His character is often involved in feuds with his brothers. Vazi’s character, Mlungisi from “The Queen”, was also a celebrity contestant on “Tropika Island of Treasure”, a reality TV show, during its ninth season which aired in March 2020.
Hosting and MC Career
Apart from his successful career as an actor, TV presenter, and host, Vazi is also a renowned host for various corporate, lifestyle, and consumer events. He is a well-known red carpet host and event MC. Some of his notable work includes:
- Hosting the ABSA Rebranding Event in Port Elizabeth
- Hosting the 23rd South African Music Awards official Red Carpet and presenting and live broadcasting the Green Room on SABC 1
- Being the tour MC for Dark n Lovely Golden Scissors Awards Competition Nationwide
- Hosting the Gauteng School Sports Awards
- Judging and being the ambassador for AMPED AFRICA
- Hosting the South African Agri Star Awards
- Hosting the Trending SA Guest
Siphesihle Vazi, also known as Mlungisi from “The Queen”, has multiple career titles to his name. His net worth is estimated to be between $500,000 and $1 million.