Inside Tony Kgoroge’s Marriage of Two Decades To Wife Sthandiwe

Tony Kgoroge and Sthandiwe Kgoroge are one of South Africa’s TV power couples currently making waves in the South Africa entertainment industry. They are dearly loved for their acting skills and for keeping their affections for each other alive for close to two decades. Despite the rigors of fame, the demands and pressure that come with being a celebrity, the couple has been able to make their love last.

The duo appears to have mastered the art of building an admirable home, having lived together for years without any sort of family drama or scandal. They’ve also learned how to perfectly strike a balance between their work obligation and family obligation, and it’s been rewarding. The two have truly remained committed to each other and are still going strong despite all odds.

Tony Kgoroge And Sthandiwe Began Their Marital Journey In The Early 2000s

Tony Kgoroge and Sthandiwe tied the knot in the year 2002. The actor sealed his love for his sweetheart after proposing to her on her birthday. However, the exact day, month, and location where their wedding took place is not known to the public.

Perhaps, what matters most is that the two have remained husband and wife since then. They’ve had their fair share of life’s ups and downs, but they were able to conquer all as a couple. So far, the duo has been enjoying a scandal-free marriage. There are no signs they are leaving each other’s side any time soon or heading for divorce.

Friendship Is One Of The Things That Have Kept Them Going All These Years

Celebrities are known for their short-lived marriages and relationships, but Tony Kgoroge and his wife Sthandiwe are proof that true love exists. In a recent interview, Mrs. Kgoroge admitted that they’ve faced some challenges in their marriage, but some of the factors that helped their union are friendship and prayer.

According to her, marrying one’s best friend is key when it comes to love matters. She added that her husband is her best friend, a great pillar in her life, her confidant, and someone she looks up to everytime.

Sthandiwe also emphasized the importance of collective prayers in marriages, adding that whenever they are faced with situations that appear tough and difficult, they usually hold their hands together and pray about it. The actress believes there is no manual for a successful marriage and that marriages work because the people involved made it so.

The Two Are Parents To Three Lovely Kids

Tony Kgoroge and Sthandiwe Kgoroge’s union is blessed with three children. Unfortunately, the names of their children and information on when they were born are not available for public consumption. Also, there is no information about where exactly they are now, and what they’ve been up to.

However, we do believe that they live with their parents and that they are busy with their studies and other meaningful things. Also missing on Tony and Sthandiwe’s family timeline are their parenting skills and special family moments. Although the actors may have kept information about their children from the wandering eyes of the public and the curious, we are certain that they still find time out of their busy schedule to have fun as a family.

On their parenting skills, there is no gainsaying the fact that Tony and Sthandiwe are doing a great job. The fact that none of their kids have been in the news for the wrong reason is proof that they are raising responsible children.

Both Tony Kgoroge And His Wife Are Successful In Their Own Rights

Tony Kgoroge is a South African actor best known for his stunning performances in several projects, especially in the biographical sports thriller drama Invictus. His role as Jason Tshabalala did not only earn him international recognition, but also screen time with celebrated Hollywood stars like Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman.

Apart from Invictus, he has been part of other numerous projects in the industry. His other film credits are Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, Hotel Rwanda, Highjack Stories, Lord of War, God is African, The First Grader, Cold Harbour. Some of his theatrical credits include Three Penny Opera, Equus, Mooi Street Moves, Joseph, Die jogge, Woza Albert, and Fiddler on the Roof.

Tony has also appeared in the following TV series, and his performances were nothing short of incredible – Isidingo (as Sammy Chirendza), Life is Wild, Young Vision, Madam and Eve, Soul City, Gaz-lam, Dark Angles, Zero Tolerance (as Vuyo Khumalo), Tarzan, Homecoming, Imbewu: The Seed, and Deafening Silence.

Tony Kgoroge’s Professional Credits Are:

  • Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • Highjack Stories
  • Lord of War
  • God is African
  • The First Grader
  • Cold Harbour

His theatrical credits include:

  • Three Penny Opera
  • Equus
  • Mooi Street Move
  • Joseph
  • Die jogge
  • Woza Albert
  • Fiddler on the Roof.

Tony has also appeared in the following TV series:

  • Isidingo (as Sammy Chirendza)
  • Life is Wild
  • Young Visio
  • Madam and Eve
  • Soul City
  • Gaz-lam
  • Dark Angles
  • Zero Tolerance (as Vuyo Khumalo)
  • Tarzan
  • Homecoming
  • Imbewu: The Seed
  • Deafening Silence

Sthandiwe, born Sithandiwe Msomi, has also done well for herself. The Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal-born actress has starred in numerous works, including but not limited to the mini-series MTV Shuga Alone Together, Generations, the first series of Yizo Yizo, and series 5 and 7 of MTV Shuga. Her stint on Generations lasted from 1999 to 2005.

The University of Natal graduate has worked with prominent performances in South Africa including Mohau Cele, Mamarumo Marokane, and Lerato Walaza.

Mr. Kgoroge Is, However, More Famous Than His Wife 

Tony Kgoroge and Sthandiwe Kgoroge are both talented and popular in the South African entertainment industry, but it appears the former takes the lead when it comes to who is more famous between the two. Tony has worked with some international talents and also has more professional credits than his beloved wife.

Also, the Invictus star is the chairperson of the Creative and Cultural Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA). He was elected into the position in 2015 and has represented the board and the country at large through the platform at different places, being an art activist.

Tony’s performance over the years has not only earned him the praises of critics and filmmakers but also a couple of awards which include: Honorary award from the Pretoria University of Technology, The Best Actor at the Durban International Film Festival (his role in Cold Harbour, 2014), as well as The Vita Award for Best Upcoming Actor (1997).

Some of Tony’s Awards include:

  • Honorary award from the Pretoria University of Technology
  • The Best Actor at the Durban International Film Festival (his role in Cold Harbour, 2014)
  • The Vita Award for Best Upcoming Actor (1997)

Sthandiwe also has an award to show for her acting talent. Her role as Zoe Cele in the 1999 project, Yizo Yizo, earned her recognition as the best-supporting actress in a drama series, as well as Avanti Award.

Ever since the couple began their career as actors, the two of them have never starred in the same movie. The couple’s fans are positive that one day they will see them flex their acting chops together.

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