What is Siyabonga Shibe net worth?
Siyabonga Shibe is a South African actor from Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal. Shibe was born on 23rd Febuary, 1978 in Umlazi, Kwazulu-Natal. He attended Ganges Secondary School, where his teachers encouraged him to pursue acting. As a child, Shibe would regularly participate in community plays in Umlazi. After finishing high school, he went to study Drama at Technikon Natal.
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Shibe, along other fellow students at Technikon Natal, formed a theatre group called Amagugu. After completing his studies he went to Johannesburg to further pursue his dream of being an actor.
Upon his arrival in Johannesburg, he faced various obstacles but his luck changed when he bagged an advert for HIV/AIDS awareness. He went on to land a role in a feature film called The Stripes of a Hero.
In 2002 to 2005, he bagged a leading role as Sifiso in the SABC1 drama series Gaz’lam. The series went on to receive multiple nominations from the South African Film and Television Awards. After he finished filming the first season of Gaz’lam, Shibe was cast as James in the feature film James’ Journey to Jerusalem, written and directed by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz.
The film revolves around an African teenager named James who goes on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land on behalf of his village. Shibe ended up winning the Best Male Actor award at the Jerusalem International Film Festival.
He also landed a role in the Canadian mini-series Human Cargo. The series won seven Gemini Awards and two Directors Guild Awards. He also starred in the British series Wild At Heart and Mtunzini.com; however, Shibe resigned from the latter due to financial disputes.
In 2006, he played the role of Mad Dog in the feature film The Trail. In 2007, he played the role of Mandla Nyawose in the drama series Bay of Plenty. In 2008, he was cast to portray the role of Thami in the drama series A Place Called Home.
From 2010 to 2014, Shibe portrayed the character of Kila, a smart, shrewd and violent taxi driver in the e.tv soap opera Scandal!. He was awarded the Best Actor award at the Duku Duku Awards for his role as Kila.
In 2015, Shibe landed a role in the e.tv telenovela Ashes to Ashes; his portrayal of the character Kgosi earned him a SAFTA nomination for Best Actor.
In 2017, he left Johannesburg for Durban to join the most viewed South African television show, Uzalo, where he portrays the role of Qhabanga Mhlongo.
Siyabonga Shibe Net Worth
Siyabonga Shibe net worth is estimated at over $1 million. Among the movies he has starred includes;
- Ashes to Ashes (Kgosi)
- Z’bondiwe (Bheka Shabangu)
- A Place Called Home (as Thami)
- Bay of Plenty (as Mandla Nyawose)
- Doubt (as Captain Dube)
- Gaz’lam (as Sifiso)
- Generations (as Joshua)
- Home Affairs (as Zakes)
- Isidingo (as Detective Nelson Xaba)
- Is’thunzi (as Matthews)
- Madiba (as Chief Jongintaba)
- Mtunzini.com (as Waxy)
- Scandal! (as Kila)
- Silent Witness (as Maidstone)
- Stokvel (as Richard)
- Wild at Heart (Themba Khumalo)
- Uzalo (Qhabanga Khumalo)
D’banj Net Worth 2021
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D’banj net worth 2021: D’banj known is real life as Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and television personlity. D’banj net worth 2021 is estimated as 15 million.
D’banj was born on 9th June 1980 in Zaria, the Northern part of Nogeria. He is also known as Kokomaster or Bangalee.
He was enrolled to the Nigerian Military School at age eleven. However, D’banj resisted the system and disenrolled from the school after three years. While at the Military school he was a member of the elite drum corp of the Nigerian Army.
From the Nigerian Military School he proceeded to another military owned institution Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Ibara, Abeokuta where he was a church worker. There he completed his secondary school education.
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D’banj Music Career
D’banj was introduced to the harmonica by his late older brother, Femi Oyebanjo, who died in a plane crash at age seventeen.
Following the death of his 17-year-old brother, D’banj arranged all his possessions on his bed after they were brought home and just picked up his harmonica. I’d play it to remember him.”
Later, at university, he realized the potential of his new skills with the instrument. “I’d go to the female hostel after lectures, and even if there was no electricity I could play there.” He remembers learning Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” after Titanic came out – “and that got me a lot of girls!”
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D’banj then proceeded to study study mechanical engineering at the Lagos State University to, but due to the constant strikes and several irregularities in the school he decided to withdraw.
Plans to continue his studies as a mechanical engineer in London were derailed when he arrived in the UK in 2001, and met Don Jazzy who was trying to make it as a songwriter and producer. D’Banj started hanging around the studio, making ends meet while working as a security guard.
He has since released several hits and albums. He later broke up with Don jazzy and continued on his own.
D’banj net worth 2021
D’banj’s worth is estimated as $ 15 million as of 2021.
D’banj is the founder of Koko Foundation for Youth and Peace Development. He is also Nigeria’s first United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace. Dbanj is a ONE campaign ambassador; he released the song “Cocoa Na Chocolate” in support of agriculture investments. ‘Cocoa Na Chocolate’ featured 18 other African artists and won Best African Collaboration at the All Africa Music Awards in 2014.
In 2015, he was applauded by World Bank Chief, Jim Yong Kim for using his music power and high celebrity status to bringing attention to serious and critical issues in Africa with special focus on agriculture and poverty alleviation.
D’Banj is vastly immersed in the information technology, particularly in the areas of value-added services and Content digital distribution. He owns MCOMM Ltd (Median Mobile Communications Limited, A Value Added Service Content Provider) and D’ Kings Men Media Limited (a 360 Media Company), which are responsible for his major digital moves in recent times.
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— D’banj D Kokomaster (@iamdbanj) March 28, 2020
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