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indafrica June 20, 2022
Updated 2022/06/20 at 2:45 PM

Sonia Mbele is a well-known actress, producer, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur from South Africa.

Sonia has inspired many people in South Africa with her speeches and quotes.

She gained significant recognition when she got the lead role in the hit SABC 2 drama, “Phamokate”. She also gained more recognition for featuring in a Beacon commercial.


Sonia Mbele was born in Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa, on the 11th day of December in 1976. She celebrated her 45th birthday in December 2021.


Mbele starred in the first season of “Generations” in 2003. She also played Thuli in the first season of “Gold Diggers” and Thlabi in “Greed & Desire”. Later on, she began playing Philane in “iNumber Number”. In addition, Mbele appeared as a judge in season 56 of Miss South Africa.

Mbele presented at Season 6 of the SABC Crown Gospel Awards. She played Tuki Ramphele in the first season of “Soap On A Rope”. She is the executive producer of the show “Real Housewives of Johannesburg”.

She also plays the lead role in the SABC 2 show “Phamokate” and was a cast member in “Muvhango”. In addition, she has starred in various other hit shows.


After dating for a while, Sonia Mbele married Leslie Sedibe in 2006. Their wedding photos proved that the couple tied the knot in style.

According to reports, the wedding was attended by a hundred guests. Sadly, the marriage ended in 2014 after a couple of years.

The famous actress has stated that the divorce was the most challenging thing she ever went through.

Mbele fell into depression following her divorce, but with her strong will and the help of her mother, she was able to recover and get through it.

She has stated that she could not trust anyone because someone in her circle leaked some personal information to the press.

She once suffered a stroke during one of her kids’ birthday parties and battled anxiety and panic attacks.

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