Sophie Ndaba Lichaba In Real Life: Age, Husband, Children, Wedding, House, Weight loss, Illness, Business, Awards And Charity.

Sophie Ndaba Lichaba In Real Life: Age, Husband, Children, Wedding, House, Weight loss, Illness, Business, Awards, And Charity.

Sophie Ndaba is a South Africa talented actress and businesswoman. She has been in the industry for 27 years.  Sophie made her debut on popular soapie Generations, in 1993 as Queen Sebobe, later Queen Moroka. The energetic receptionist became so popular many of her fans still call her Queen. Before landing the role, Sophie starred in Class of 92 and Egoli. Her other TV appearances include Yizo YizoSoul CityIsidingo, and High Rollers.


Sophie Ndaba Age

Sophie Ndaba is 48 years old. She was born in Soweto, South Africa, on June 29, 1972. Birthdays are very special for Sophie. She enjoys giving back on her special day. Sophie spent her 42 birthday in 2015 with children from Orlando Children’s Home. She is passionate about charities related to children as she once lived in an orphanage. Her mother sent her to an orphanage in Zimbabwe so she could get a better education than what was available in apartheid South Africa.


Sophie Ndaba Husband

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Today we celebrate 2 years of our marriage.💓😍 God is amazing. 🙌The devil tried everything!!! But mercy said No…. Today I'm alive thanking you Lord that we've survived it all through your mercy. Continual Attacks on our marriage because the human devils just wont stop and dont give up. Thank you Lord for keeping loving blessing us in The midst of it all. Today since before you Lord and witnesses we signed and agreed this is forever no matter what.!💓 we cannot stop thanking you for showing those devils that you are God our Father Jehovah who saved my life again from a fatal accident yesterday. I walked out without a scratch. You answer prayers of protection in advance … because our miracle is you saved me and I walked out like Jesus would without a scratch!!!!. Today we celebrate our marriage and life. I pray in Jesus name that our God continues to show up and show those ever confident devils that my God our God has the last word. God of Abraham Jehovah jireh we thank you We love you We give you all the Glory and the honour. Jeremiah 29:11-13 I still and forever will stand.on your promise Lord💓 My husband I love you and Pray we continue to put God first in our marriage and remember we are nothing with God. I pray that we remember what love really is amazing & exciting and we both remember that ** I love you ** that we should never take it light speaks leaps n bounds 💖 love you . You know after God you are my heartbeat my love… My life …the father of our children. 💓💓💓 love you 😍

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Sophie Ndaba’s husband is businessman Max Lichaba. She met Max through his brothers. Sophie initially rejected his spreads because she did not believe he was single. The businessman got his family including his grandmother to convince Sophie he was serious about her.  He proposed to the actress a few times before she finally said yes. She is now known as Sophie Lichaba.

Max is one of Sophie’s biggest supporters and defended when her haters claimed she was dying of HIV because of her weight.

Max is hubby number three for Sophie. She was previously married to actor Themba Ndaba (1994–2007) and Bishop Keith Harrington (2011-2013).

Sophie Ndaba Children

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Sophie Ndaba has two children, Rudo and Lwandle with her ex-husband Themba Ndaba. She adopted her niece Shallon Ndaba after her sister Tiny Mphasane’s death over 25 years ago.

Sophie Ndaba Wedding

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Sophie’s wedding to Max Lichaba tied the knot in Italy after deserting in December 2017. They then celebrated their honeymoon in France. Mr and Mrs Lichaba held a traditional wedding for close family and friends in South Africa a few months later.

Sophie is also a popular event and wedding planner. She started her business nearly two decades ago. The actress has planned several celebrity weddings include DJ Black Coffee and Enhle Mbali’s fairy tale weddings in January 2017.

Sophie Ndaba House

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Sophie Ndaba’s husband bought her dream house in April 2019. He took to Instagram to share a picture of their new mansion. It’s such a great feeling as Man to buy your Wife her dream Home. She said “this is where I want to live this is the house I want. I obliged”.

“She deserves it!! Anything for my amazing Wife. She treats Me like a King after all,” he wrote.

Sophie Ndaba Illness

Sophie Ndaba’s fans became concerned about her health when a picture surfaced of her looking fragile. Some went as far as to say she had an illness, with many speculating that she had HIV or cancer.

Sophie revealed in an emotional post that she had diabetes and was heartbroken by the hateful comments she received about her body.

“Some people sadden me because I have lost both my parents through diabetes, I nursed them so I know this killer disease. It’s real. No joke. Our fellow sisters and brothers commit suicide because of the pressure of what you negative heartless people think. I stopped worrying about any negative person thinks long ago,” she wrote on her Instagram page.

Sophie was the victim of a disturbing death joke in late 2018. A fake news report claimed the star had died. Given the recent rumors about her unproven terminal illness, many were quick to believe the report

Sophie Ndaba Weight Loss

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Sophie Ndaba shocked her fans with her histrionic weight loss in 2018. She had been bit by bit losing weight over the past few years, but her slimmer frame caused some alarm with some questioning whether she had anorexia.

Sophie admitted that she lost a lot of weight but she loved her new look.

Sophie Ndaba Business

Besides showing off her prowess on the screen, Sophie is pretty the successful businesswoman. She formed a production company Sophia Media where she produces road shows or Top Brands and also now focusing on producing reality TV Shows, Magazine Show, and small and big screen movies.

Sophie is also a wedding planner and this was inspired by the fact that her wedding was not planned professionally and she saw the need and an opportunity to start the business. She plans about five weddings a year.




Sophie Ndaba Awards

Her great work on screen has seen her get the recognition that she deserves.

  • 2003 – Duku Duku Award Best Soap Actress Award
  • 2006 – Kellogs Star in You Kids Award for Favorite soap Actress
  • 2009 – Golden Horn Award for Best comic Actor
  • 2010 – You Magazine Award for Favorite Actress
  • 2012 – Sunday Times Next Generation Brand Survey Awards as Coolest TV Female Star
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Sophie Ndaba Charity

Sophie Ndaba loves to give back to the community and over the years she has been involved in so much charity work. These include Abraham Kriel Children’s Home, Mndeni Children’s Home, Reach for a Dream & Cancer Shavathon.

All this work inspired the creation of her own foundation which she named The Sophie Foundation of Hope. Its focus is raising funds to ensure Orphanages are beautiful and well maintained homes. This was also inspired by the fact that she grew up in an orphanage herself. She is one who wishes to keep supporting the progression of women and children.




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