Sizwe Khumbuza Biography: Age, Early Life, Twin Brother, Career, Business, Fashion

When he made his debut on the screens, he became an instant hit.

By  | Jul 31, 2020, 02:47 PM  | Sizwe Khumbuza  | Top of The

Not a lot is known about this talented actor, but be sure that when he made his debut on our screens, he made an instant hit. He became everyone's favourite and his performance did not disappoint.

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Sizwe Khumbuza is one of Mzansi's fast rising actors whose done nothing, but been able to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. 

In such a short time, how did he become one of the greatest?

Here's how he rose to fame. 

Sizwe Khumbuza Age


He has not revealed his exact birth date to the public, but based on a post on Instagram, it seem the star was born on the 7th of September.

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Sizwe Khumbuza Early Life


Sizwe was born and raised in Vryheid, a coal mining and cattle ranching town in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Growing up, Sizwe was always fascinated by the fact of taking on projects that would challenge him to work hard. That is exactly what he did to get to where he is right now.

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Sizwe Khumbuza Twin Brother


As charming as he looks, Sizwe is not the only one from the Khumbuza family with that charm. What many didn't know is that Sizwe has an identical twin. Most have a difficult time telling them apart even his own family they always confuse the two.

His twin's name is Lizwe Khumbuza and he is an actor and singer as well.

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“We are one person. It is funny how people close to us fail to identify us. Sometimes they call me Lizwe and call Lizwe by my name. They are only assisted by the tattoo on my arm. But when I am in a long sleeve top, they cannot see it,” the actor admitted.  

Sizwe Khumbuza Career


Sizwe is known for the talent that he displayed on Mzansi Magic's Greed and Desire. Established in the town of Bloemfontein, the telenovela explored the themes of ambition, wealth, power, secrets and desire.

He also had the opportunity to work along his brother on advert for Vodacom. From a young age, it seems being in the limelight was always Sizwe's dream and having to do it with his brother made it a whole lot better.

“We wanted this more than anything. Actually, we wanted to be male models because growing up we always went for goals and dreams that would really excite and challenge us to work hard and keep getting better at our craft. Acting is and always was one of the goals that we set for ourselves to achieve,” said Lizwe.

“A friend told us about the opportunity, we auditioned the client told us they loved us and we got the job, it was really that simple,” said the pair.

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Sizwe then got the role to play on one of Mzansi's favourite soap operas, Uzalo. His appearance on the soap opera had the whole of Mzansi tune in to watch every single day.

Sizwe's character on uZalo was named Godfather, the hardcore gangster and Khathaza's son. In an interview with JustNje, Sizwe Khumbuza revealed that he had never played such an intense character before, which is why he felt the need to take on such a role. He exclusively revealed that Godfather’s mission to seek revenge might get sidetracked, as he happens to fall in love with a leading lady.

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In 2020 Sizwe confirmed his Uzalo departure saying there is no bad blood between him and the team. He explained that it is completely normal for actors to come and go from a show after fulfilling their duties.

Sizwe revealed that his next role will be featuring his twin brother Lizwe Khumbuza. The two brothers will be starring in a television production which will air on SABC 2.

Sizwe Khumbuza Business


Not only is he the charming actor that we get to see on our television screens, but Sizwe is also an entrepreneur. Alongside his brother, Sizwe is the co-founder of a clothing brand named Spadille

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Sizwe Khumbuza Fashion


Sizwe knows how how to keep it fresh and simple when it comes to taste in fashion.

Here are a few pics where he left everybody drooling, well especially the ladies. No doubt!

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Even on set, he stills kills it

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How about that photoshoot

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Flexin' with his brother

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Sizwe Khumbuza definitely had this acting at the tips of fingers from early on in his life. He most certainly knows the definition of working hard because he's proof of it. Although he's exited Uzalo, fans cannot wait to see make a huge comeback on-screen.


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