Meet Nolo Seabi, the Real-life Seipati on Scandal

Nolo Seabi (born April 3, 1995; Age: 29 years old) is a South African presenter and actress who is popular for her role as Seipati in Scandal, one of South Africa’s leading soap operas. She is also known as a field presenter on the SABC1 variety show, Selimathunzi.

As Seipati, she portrayed the role of a victim of domestic violence who had to leave her son in the care of her mother to come back for him at a later time. Nolo Seabi is now a household name in the South African entertainment industry.

Summary of Nolo Seabi’s Biography

  • Full Name: Tshenolo Seabi
  • Nickname: Nolo Sippy or Nolo Cbi
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of Birth: April 3, 1995
  • Nolo Seabi’s Age: 29 years old
  • Place of Birth: East Rand Boksburg, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Nolo Seabi’s Boyfriend: Mpho Thando Sibeko
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Nolo Seabi’s Net Worth: $150,000
  • Famous for: Seipati from Scandal!
  • Nolo Seabi’s Instagram: @nolo_seabi
  • Twitter: @Nolo_Seabi
  • Facebook: @NoloSeabi

How Old Is Nolo Seabi, The Real Life Seipati From Scandal?

Nolo Seabi is 29 years old, and she was born on April 3, 1995, in East Rand Boksburg, East of Johannesburg, South Africa. The actress grew up in East Rand, where she had her basic education. Information about who her parents are and the nature of her family was not available to the public when this article was written. There are reports that she prefers to keep details about her family away from the public for reasons best known to her.

Nolo Seabi Did Not Want To Be An Actress

Despite Nolo Seabi’s success and promising future in the entertainment industry, entertainment was not her childhood fantasy. She explained on SunBuzz that she wanted to be an air hostess at first, but then she changed her mind and wanted to be a doctor. She again changed her mind from wanting to be a doctor to wanting to perform autopsies on dead bodies – which frightened her. She later got interested in forensics but changed her mind yet again.

However, in Grade 8, Nolo decided to do a TV presenting course and was captured by the desire to want to be on camera. That was a turning point for her as it shaped her into her present career path. She would go on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Arts from the South African School of Motion Pictures Medium and Live Performance.

Nolo Seabi is one of the few young, most popular television personalities. This is all thanks to her excellent acting skills. She started honing her acting skill in Grade 10 when she took part in her first play. However, her acting career officially began in October 2015 as a field presenter on SABC 1 You TV, a variety show dubbed, Selimathunzi.

Nolo Seabi Had Her First Debut Role In 2017

The actress made her first appearance on television in 2017 when she landed the role of Palesa Kunene in the Mzansi Magic drama series, Isithembiso. As Palesa Kunene, her character was a daddy’s spoiled child. She also played a few roles on the anthology series of eKasi: Our Stories, and with these roles, Nolo Seabi was launched into the industry fully.

She Stars As Seipati In Scandal!

Joining the cast of e. TV’s Scandal! is one of Nolo Seabi’s career highlights. In the series, she plays the role of Seipati, the wife of Lerumo and the mother of Tebello. Seipati is a victim of domestic violence who finally creeps into her shell and is unable to be there for her son. After some time of fighting her insecurities, she decides to take her life back. Seipati starts by trying to make things right with her son, who forgives her.

Nolo’s acting skill is quite commendable. However, she mentioned that she had faced some challenges playing the role of Seipati. First of all, unlike her reserved character in the soap opera, the actress is more outspoken in reality. However, she believes those challenges make her a better actress.

Here is a list of Nolo Seabi’s Movies and TV Shows

  • eKasi: Our Stories
  • Isithembiso – Season 1-3
  • Scandal!

Aside from acting, Nolo Seabi had worked with brands like Swarovski, Revlon, and Daniel Wellington.

Is Nolo Seabi Active On Social Media?

The real-life Seipati from Scandal! is very well active on social media. Nolo Seabi has made about 289 posts on her Instagram handle – @nolo_seabi – with about 185k followers. She is not left out on the blue bird app Twitter as her account there – @Nolo_Seabi – has about 41.1k followers. More attractively, Nolo Seabi has a large community of about 1.2M followers on her Facebook account – Nolo Seabi.

Nolo Seabi’s Net Worth

According to Savannah News, Nolo Seabi is worth $150,000 (2021 estimate). She makes a better part of her net worth from her acting career. However, she also makes money from being a brand ambassador. She has endorsed brands like; Eucerin, M&B, Simple Truth, Dark and Lovely, to mention a few. She also makes money as a presenter and event MC.

What Happened to Nolo Seabi’s Car?

Nolo Seabi has been a victim of car theft as her car was stolen a couple of months ago. While in a meeting in Northcliff,  Johannesburg, the Scandal! star received a shocking message from her car tracking company that her car, which she rode in for the said meeting, was now in Diepkloof.

Shocked and flabbergasted, Nolo Seabi had to go to the parking lot to check if the message from the car tracking company was a prank as she found it difficult to believe, but to her greatest surprise, the car was nowhere to be found. The police were contacted, and they began investigations, and they restrained her from revealing more than was necessary as the case was under investigation.

Nolo Seabi has since gotten another car, but the specifications and type of vehicle it is is not known to the public, probably for fear of being hunted down again. Besides, the status of the stolen car is still not also known to the public.

Nolo Seabi Is In A Relationship With Mojo Thando Sibeko

Nolo Seabi is not married, but she is in a relationship with a fellow South African actor and colleague, Mpho Thando Sibeko. Nolo Seabi and Mpho Thando have been together for a couple of years. The couple has been spotted together in different places, and they also share their pictures on Instagram.

From what is obvious, their relationship seems to be growing stronger on a daily basis. They seem to be without issues as all is going on well in their love paradise. We expect to hear wedding bells sooner rather than later.

Did Nolo Seabi Have A Breast Reduction Surgery?

The actress has gone under the knife for breast reduction surgery. This may come as a surprise, seeing that most celebrities go for breast enlargement procedures. However, in her instance, the opposite is the case.

In an interview with Drums, she mentioned that she has always wanted an hourglass shape but with a petite body and a large breast, achieving her dream body was difficult. Also, the size of her breasts caused her unbearable pain sometimes, and her bra size (E and F) were difficult to find – and also more expensive.

She also has to deal with people making jokes about her breasts. Some even went as far as calling them ‘Melons.’ However, she did not have surgery because of what people had to say; instead, her motivation was the pain having a large breast caused her.

Nolo Seabi has a considerable height and great body shape. Her body weight blends well with her height. However, the actual body size, height, and weight have not yet been made public.

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