Sipho Ngema Biography: Age, Wife, Career, Net-worth, and Death
Sipho Ngema was a South African actor who came to the attention of the entertainment industry when he got the role to play Raymond in the famous e.tv soapie, Rhythm City. The actor was often seen on screen playing hardcore criminal characters that viewers enjoyed watching and feared all at the same time. At times he managed to leave the viewers in laughter.
Sipho Ngema Age
The actor was born on 21 July 1972. He was turning 48 years later this year. The actor grew up in Durban KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Sipho Ngema Family
Not much is known about Sipho Ngema’s wife and children except his daughter Mbali who announced the news of his death. Even though he seemed so tough on screen at home he was the sweetest husband and cool dad. His daughter Mbali define his father as a sweet, softie, and always had a smile on his face.
Sipho Ngema Career
In 2012, Sipho Ngema showcased as Phuna alongside actors Lindani Nkosi and Khulu in Zama Zama.
In 2013, he got the role of Luthando, who was the drug-dealing boss of a car wash, in the Mzansi Magic series, Stash. In 2015 he appeared in the movie. His talent on the screen landed him yet another role in 2018, on a mini TV series ‘Judge Thenjiwe Khambule’
He also had a recurring role as Terror in the third season of the SABC 1 soapie Uzalo. His first appearance on the show was in season 3, episodes 139 which was 17 August 2017.
According to colleagues and directors who got a chance to work with Sipho, he enjoyed playing the gangster role. He did nothing but made his characters so significant and real and that’s what the viewers loved most about him.
Sipho Ngema Death
According to his industry colleagues, Sipho Ngema yielded to an illness. His death was made known to the public by his daughter Mbali. According to the daughter he died at exactly 10:15 pm on the 21st of April in a Johannesburg hospital.
“He passed away (on Tuesday) night at 10:15 pm at a hospital in Johannesburg. He suffered from pulmonary hypertension, which caused his heart to fail. The family is currently discussing details of his burial.” said the daughter.
Celebrities and fans have come out to pay their respects. Fellow Uzalo actress, Nomcebo Gumede paid her respects to the veteran actor and recalls how they worked together.
Sipho Ngema will always be remembered for his amazing acting and the life that he brought to all the characters he presumed on screen. Deepest condolences to the Ngema family. Sipho Ngema died at the age of 47.
Sipho Ngema Networth
The net worth of Sipho Ngema has not been Revealed.