Senzo Radebe is a 30-year-old South African actor born on May 29, 1993, who gained fame as Sthembiso Gumede on Muvhango, the SABC2 soap opera. He is currently not married.
Although primarily known as an actor, Radebe is also a certified personal trainer and fitness model. Ever since he debuted on TV in 2012, he has gained recognition and also made significant and laudable achievements. He has also appeared in TV works such as The Queen and Gomora.
Senzo Radebe is 30 Years Old
Senzo Radebe was born on the 29th day of May 1993 and is currently 30 years old. He is a native of a township called Alexandra in Gauteng Province.
The names of Radebe’s parents and other family members have never been made public. There is also no information about his family history, upbringing, and early years.
He studied acting at Duma Ndlovu Actors Academy after graduating from Alexandra High School, where he had previously studied. He has never slowed down or turned back since beginning his acting career.
He Debuted As An Actor in a Supporting Role in 2012
Senzokuhle launched his acting career in 2012, and in the same year, he snagged a supporting role in the South African TV series, Muvhango. He played the fictional character Sthembiso ‘Sthe’ Gumede.
He left the show in 2016 after a successful stint. But before his exit, he played another supporting role in the local project Z’Bondiwe which debuted in 2015. He portrayed the character Xolani.
Radebe has played starring roles, recurring roles, and even cameo roles in a sizable number of TV programs between the time he left Muvhango to the present. It comes as no surprise that he is one of the most sought-after actors in the business, given his talent and caliber.
Radebe’s popularity increased after he was cast in a significant part in the BET Africa opera Isono. He portrayed Abednego Gumede, a bisexual gangster, in the television show.
He left viewers gasping for some air with his on-screen affair with Bohang Moeko, which included intense love scenes with lots of nude content. The significantly elderly Nthati Moshesh and Radebe also shared some explicit situations.
Senzo Radebe is Best Known for his Role as Sthembiso in Muvhango
Alexandra-born sensational actor Senzo Radebe’s most notable TV project is generally regarded as Muvhango. He gave the program four years of his acting talent, and in return, he gained a sizable fan base. His Sthembiso character was a fan favorite and a generally interesting individual.
Interestingly, Senzo Radebe was originally cast as Vusi, Thandaza Mokoena’s (Sindi Dlathu) son, on the popular soap opera.
Radebe’s dark skin, however, was a factor that producers believed would prevent viewers from accepting him as Thandaza’s child. Instead, Raphael Griffiths was cast in the part, and Radebe was given a new character as Vusi’s best friend by the writers.
Radebe’s toned figure is still one of his best assets in the performing world. He acknowledged that his larger frame has always provided him the advantage he needs and has really aided him in landing acting gigs in the industry.
Being a certified personal trainer, changing his physique to fit various characters is a challenge that only requires a small amount of work. He merely exercises regularly in the gym and then adheres to a tight diet.
Senzo Radebe’s TV Shows
- Muvhango as Sthembiso Gumede (Supporting role, 2012-2016)
- Z’Bondiwe as Xolani (Supporting role, 2015)
- Ingozi as Dali Ndamase (Lead role, 2017)
- Abomama as Ghoroa (Recurring role, 2018)
- Judge Khambule as Case #2 (Guest role, 2018)
- Ring Of Lies as Scalp-crusher (Recurring role, 2018)
- Ifalakhe as Butcher (Recurring role, 2019)
- Grassroots as Phakama Zwane (Recurring role, 2019)
- The Queen as Kop (Minor role, 2019)
- Isono as Abednego (Gumede Supporting role as 2020–2021/2022)
- Entangled as Reggie (Recurring role as 2022)
- Gomora as Zibuko (2022)
- Shaka Ilembe as Senzangakhona
Senzo’s Acting Career Suffered a Temporary Setback in 2017
Radebe experienced a momentary setback in his career in 2017 when he was involved in a fatal accident that almost took his life. He literarily got sandwiched by two taxis, leading to him having a broken bone and sustaining serious injuries.
The accident left a huge scar on his arm as doctors couldn’t close the broken bone during the operation due to his huge body build. Instead, they did skin grafting, leaving him another huge scar on his leg.
Senzo Radebe slipped into depression because he thought he would no longer get acting jobs due to the scars. Things began to align for him after some time eventually, and he started to land acting roles on TV.
Is Senzo Radebe Married or Single?
Senzo Radbe is currently not married or in a known relationship with a woman. He hasn’t been linked to any woman since he rose to fame, and there is no available record of his past relationship.
The Shaka Ilembe star seems to be very focused on his acting career and how to grow his brand to an enviable height.
Despite this, Radebe is well known for being a stunning man, and women swoon over his incredible physique. He may be a low-key gentleman, but due to his attractiveness and excellent body, he is surely a popular celebrity crush.
In March 2022, South African actor and Tik Tok celebrity Linda Majola made headlines when he admitted to having a crush on Senzo Radebe. He revealed the information in a funny video of him singing to his crush, Senzo.
The video he shared on his Instagram and TikTok accounts quickly gained popularity and received conflicting reviews.
Is Senzo Radebe Gay?
Senzo Radebe is not gay. However, his sexuality became a subject of interest some time ago following his role in the TV drama Entangled, wherein he played a gay character struggling to accept his sexuality.
His role in Entangled was his second gay role following his bisexual gangster role in Isono. In a subsequent interview, he clarified that he is straight regardless of everything that played out between him and actor Bohang Moeko in Isono.