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Themba Ndaba: Real Life Facts About Brutus From The Queen

Early LIfe

Ndaba was born in Soweto, Johannesburg on the 14th of February 1965. The 55-year-old actor grew up in the Kingdom of Swaziland where his Anglican missionary parents (Reverend TJ Ndaba) were forced to relocate their family, during the armed struggle in Apartheid South Africa.


The seasoned actor got enrolled for primary education in 1970. In 1982 Ndaba graduated from St Mark’s High School back in Mbabane Swaziland were he did his high school. Surprisingly the international award-winning star attended Harare Polytechnic. Ndaba pursued a Higher National Diploma in Business Studies with a distinction in economics and statistics. The Queen star actor also holds a Theology Diploma in Leadership and Life Training (Cum laude) with Unisa.

Family And Love Life

Ndaba was once married to star actress Sophie Ndaba now Lichaba for 13-years. They got divorced in 2007. Themba Ndaba is now married to Sebolelo (Josey) Ndaba, and the couple has two children. Ndaba two kids are Sibusiso and Lwandle Ndaba. He currently lives with his family in Midvaal, South Africa.

Themba Ndaba: Real Life Facts About Brutus From The Queen
Career And Scandals

While many may know him as Brutus from ‘The Queen’, his career began much earlier. The celebrated star well-known for having been a part of popular shows on SABC 1 and SABC 2. He is famous for having participated in Soul City and Generations. Ndaba thrust into the limelight was when he landed an acting role in Soul City and later at Hopeville.

The seasoned actor was nominated as the Outstanding Actor in the Drama category at the Monte Carlo TV Festival in 2009. Uncle Brutus went on to win the SAFTA Award for the category of Best Actor in Film for Hopeville as well as his win on AMAA (African Movie Academy Award) for the same category and movie.

We might all think that scandals are bad but there are good scandals too. Back then in 2019, Themba Ndaba shocked Mzansi when he turned down an award nomination. The multi-award-winning star turned down his second nomination for Best Actor (The Queen) from DStv Mzansi Viewer’s Choice Awards, so as to give other long-standing nominees a chance at the trophy.

Net Worth And Fortune

Themba Ndaba is one the most decorated entertainer in South Africa and due to his role at the Queen, the actor’s take-home salary is between R30,000 and R35,000 per month. The celebrated actor owns several media outlets and these businesses have helped him to amass a fortune. Ndaba estimated net worth is $6 million.